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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

CARDIOVASCULAR ANESTHESIA TECHNICIAN ~ LEAD ANESTHESIA TECHNICIAN Leadership & Collaboration Stellar Client Relationships Robust Communication Skills

Dynamic, dedicated, and service-focused with progressive experience in providing direct expert support to anesthesiologists, physicians, and nursing staff, reliably and in a highly professional manner. » Passionate and self-motivated, equipped with a competency for interacting with a culturally diverse workforce and employing robust communications with individuals from various backgrounds. » Showcase performance excellence in addressing emergencies, resolving problems, and improving patient satisfaction. » Demonstrates outstanding analytical skills, critical thinking, and decision-making abilities coupled with a strong work ethic and sound judgment in complex situations. » Thrive on tough challenges, resolve issues, and translate visions and strategies into actionable, value-added goals. » Exercise leadership and collaboration while fostering teamwork, interfacing with numerous people at every level. » Proactive, resourceful, and highly organized, with the ability to prioritize with purpose and deflect with tact; multitask and expedite quality deliverables in a fast-paced, challenging environment. Attention to Detail Interpersonal Communication Multitasking & Adaptability Accurate Data Entry Recording & Documentation Inventory Control Relationship Building Planning & Strategic Thinking Teamwork & Coordination Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity Time Management People Management Organizational Effectiveness Preventative Maintenance Sterile Processing

Skills
  • ACLS ( Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) Certified
  • BLS ( Basic Life Support) Certified
  • Multitasking and Adaptability
  • Excellent Communication
  • Patient support and positioning
  • Planning and strategic thinking
  • Time Management
  • Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity
  • Teamwork & Coordination
  • Detailed Oriented
  • Aseptic Techniques / Sterile Processing.
Work History
05/2020 to Current ANESTHESIA TECHNICIAN Uc Health | Fort Collins, CO,
  • Provide a high level of support and assistance to physicians and nursing staff to patients undergoing cardiac and other surgical procedures, monitoring the vital signs and other measures of patients' response to the anesthesia.
  • Schedule regular preventive maintenance prior to set up or use of the anesthesia equipment for the procedure or operation.
  • Adjust and monitor injectable and inhaled anesthesia and sedation by thoroughly assessing the vitals and health of patients.
  • Practices aseptic techniques according to established standards of care and infection control policies.
  • Prepares and operates auto transfusion equipment.
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital.
  • Supports administrative decisions and assures implementation and compliance with all department, institutional and regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Orient and train new staff members and students to the role and responsibilities of anesthesia technician.
  • Monitor patient before, during, and after anesthesia and counteract adverse reactions or complications.
  • Gather the list of procedures and prepare the supplies needed for prepping a patient for surgery; this includes preparing all pressure lines, regional supplies, invasive monitoring lines such as arterial, CVP, PA, and Swan Ganz.
  • Operate all common physiological monitors – EKG, Pulse, C02 monitor, I-Stat, Ultrasound, BP monitor cuffs, etc.
  • Support with proper positioning of patients for invasive monitoring lines insertion, the introduction of spinal anesthesia, epidurals, placement of transesophageal echo (TEE) probe, and other ultrasound devices.
  • Communicate with patients before the surgery, taking vital signs and explaining to the patient the next steps.
  • Leverage attention to detail competency to check and recheck the equipment and perform calibration before the surgery.
  • Clean and sterilize equipment, refill medicines, orders stocks, and prepare the operating room for the next procedure.
  • Maintained and cleaned anesthesia machines by changing soda-lime, refilling vaporizers with anesthetic agents and replacing nitrous, oxygen and air cylinders.
  • Stocked anesthesia supplies in anesthetizing locations, fiber optic carts, ploss carts and emergency airway bags.
  • Assisted anesthesia personnel with insertion and setup of temporary pacemakers, catheters, invasive monitoring lines and central lines for hemodynamic monitoring.
  • Operated invasive hemodynamic monitoring equipment, intubation bronchoscopes and ultrasonic scanning devices under direction of licensed anesthesia provider.
  • Scheduled repairs for malfunctioning equipment and kept accurate records of all medical components and machines for optimal efficiency.
  • Pretested and calibrated anesthesia delivery systems and monitors.
  • Handled emergency situations by stepping in to perform CPR on patients until anesthesiologist arrived.
  • Adjusted and monitored injectable and inhaled anesthesia and sedation by thoroughly assessing vitals and health of patients.
  • Assisted with transports of invasively monitored O.R. and I.C.U. patients.
  • Assist the anesthesia provider with intra-operative fluid management including volume resuscitation.
  • Assist with record keeping and patient charges.
  • Contributes in a positive manner to unit and department, supports team culture.
01/2020 to 05/2020 ANESTHESIA TECHNICIAN – CONTRACTOR City Of Rowlett | Rowlett, TX,
  • Provided a high level of support to physicians and nursing staff to patients undergoing cardiac and other surgical procedures, monitoring vital signs and other measures of patients' response to the anesthesia.
  • Reinforced daily operational flow in the Operating Room (OR) procedures by checking stock levels and arranging the anesthesia team's supplies and equipment to provide safe and efficient care to patients.
  • Utilized effective communication and active listening skills when interacting with physicians, nursing staff, and patients.
  • Handled emergency situations by stepping in to perform CPR on patients until anesthesiologist arrived.
  • Positioned patients to achieve proper support for spinals, epidurals and other procedures.
  • Pretested and calibrated anesthesia delivery systems and monitors.
  • Operated invasive hemodynamic monitoring equipment, intubation bronchoscopes and ultrasonic scanning devices under direction of licensed anesthesia provider.
  • Operate all common physiological monitors- EKG, Pulse Oximeter, CO2 monitor, I-Stat, Ultrasound, and BP monitor cuff.
  • Assisted anesthesia personnel with insertion and setup of temporary pacemakers, catheters, invasive monitoring lines and central lines for hemodynamic monitoring.
  • Followed infection control procedures to maintain cleanliness of anesthesia
  • monitors and apparatuses.
  • Practice aseptic techniques according to established standards of care and infection control policies.
  • Perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital.
  • Contributes in a positive manner to unit and department, supports team
  • culture.
  • Prepares invasive monitoring lines to include; arterial, CVP, PA, and Swan Ganz..
  • Assisted with transports of invasively monitored O.R. and I.C.U. patients.
  • Maintained and cleaned anesthesia machines by changing soda-lime, refilling vaporizers with anesthetic agents and replacing nitrous, oxygen and air cylinders.
  • Stocked anesthesia supplies in anesthetizing locations, fiber optic carts, ploss carts and emergency airway bags.
06/2019 to 12/2019 ANESTHESIA TECHNICIAN /Clinical Intern Stanford Medical Center/ Alta Bates Summit Medical | City, STATE,
  • Provided a high level of support to physicians and nursing staff to patients undergoing various surgical procedures, assisting with the intubation process, monitoring vital signs and other measures of patients' response to the anesthesia.
  • Stocked anesthesia supplies in anesthetizing locations, fiber optic carts, ploss carts and emergency airway bags.
  • Practice aseptic techniques according to established standards of care and infection control policies.
  • Properly disposed of non-controlled pharmaceuticals.
  • Assisted with transports of invasively monitored O.R. and I.C.U. patients.
  • Maintained sterile anesthesia supplies within expiration date.
  • Performed all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital.
  • Assist with record keeping and patients charges.
  • Maintained and cleaned anesthesia machines by changing soda-lime, refilling vaporizer's with anesthetic agents, and replacing nitrous, oxygen, and air cylinders.
  • Prepared and operated auto transfusion equipment.
  • Followed infection control procedures to maintain cleanliness of anesthesia monitors and apparatuses.
  • Prepared and assembled transducer lines and equipment necessary for invasive monitoring.
  • Operated invasive hemodynamic monitoring equipment, intubation bronchoscopes and ultrasonic scanning devices under direction of licensed anesthesia provider.
  • Handled emergency situations by stepping in to perform CPR on patients until anesthesiologist arrived.
  • Scheduled repairs for malfunctioning equipment and kept accurate records of all medical components and machines for optimal efficiency.
  • Leverage attention to detail competency to check and recheck the equipment and perform calibration before the surgery.
  • Maintains thorough working knowledge of anesthesia equipment to perform all anesthesia procedures and to address troubleshooting concerns with the anesthesia equipment.
  • Assist in positioning and supporting patients for regional anesthesia procedures such as spinal and epidurals.
  • Applies monitoring devices to the patient and operates all common physiological monitors ( EKG, Pulse Oximeter, CO2 monitor, and BP monitor cuff.
08/2000 to 10/2016 Police Officer Bart Police Department | City, STATE,
  • Engaged local community with open communication and collaborative approach to crime reduction.
  • Performed varied police functions related to law enforcement; Criminal Investigation, Backgrounds, Special Enforcement, Tag Team, patrol, traffic control / enforcement, criminal arrest, wrote detailed arrest and accident reports.
  • Promoted professional relations with the community.
  • Provided CPR, and medical assistance to sick and injured community member's.
  • Trained and mentored staff on healthy and correct procedures to maximize efficiency and protect public trust.
  • Mediated citizen's complaints and inquiries / handled conflict and resolution.
  • Apprehended offenders and conducted interviews and interrogations.
  • Conducted thorough investigations of serious injury and fatality traffic accidents.
  • Lead (FTO- Field Training Officer) for over 230 Officer's
Education
Expected in 03/2022 to to Master of Science | Administration of Criminal Justice California Coast University, Santa Ana, CA, GPA:
Expected in 12/2019 to to Associate of Science | Anesthesia Technology (Awarded Certificate) Skyline College, San Bruno, CA GPA:
Expected in 05/1995 to to Bachelor of Arts | Humanities New College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, GPA:
Expected in 05/1993 to to Associate of Science | Nursing City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA GPA:
Certifications
ACLS, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification BLS, Basic Life Support Certification

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • California Coast University
  • Skyline College
  • New College of San Francisco
  • City College of San Francisco

Job Titles Held:

  • ANESTHESIA TECHNICIAN
  • ANESTHESIA TECHNICIAN – CONTRACTOR
  • ANESTHESIA TECHNICIAN /Clinical Intern
  • Police Officer

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Science

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