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cardiovascular technologist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Well-organized CVT offering 29 years of healthcare experience. Smoothly evaluate patients using diverse tests and routine procedures. Good prioritization, documentation and records management abilities. Knowledgeable and meticulous healthcare team member with proven history of success in performing tests and supporting physician procedures to assisting with diagnosis and treatment of different cardiovascular concerns. Highly experienced with equipment such as Impella and surgical instrumentation. Positive and upbeat communicator with observant nature. Seasoned Cardiovascular Technologist with expertise in test methods and instrument use and laboratory policies and procedures. Exceptional Cardiovascular Technologist offering more than 5 years' working with physicians to diagnose and treat cardiac and peripheral vascular disease. Specializing in care of patients undergoing PTCA, stent placement and IABP placement. Enthusiastic CVT eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of task and training in TAVR and other sturctural heart procedures Motivated to learn, grow and excel in Trans Aortic Valve Replacemnt.

Skills
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Good telephone etiquette
  • Clerical
  • Project Management
  • Customer Service
  • First Aid/CPR
  • ACLS certified
  • BLS certified
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Cultural awareness
  • Teambuilding
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Leadership
  • Critical thinking
Education
Natioal Center For Compentcey Testing Mobile, AL, Expected in 04/2010 Associate of Science : Surgical Technology - GPA :
Jefferson State Community College Birmingham, AL Expected in 01/1991 Associate of Science : General Studies - GPA :
Tarrant High School Birmingham, AL Expected in 03/1990 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Common Spirit - Cardiovascular Technologist
Lakewood, WA, 04/2016 - Current
  • Inspected, maintained and adjusted cardiology equipment to maintain optimal functionality and diagnostic usefulness.
  • Employed specialized procedural knowledge and equipment to test and document patient cardiac activity.
  • Tracked findings of procedures such as EKGs using manual and automated recording devices.
  • Maintained and adjusted cardiology and pulmonary equipment.
  • Documented vascular data such as edema, oxygen saturation and blood pressure to contribute to accurate diagnoses.
  • Operated diagnostic imaging equipment to complete contrast-enhanced heart and cardiovascular system radiographs.
  • Helped physicians complete cardiac issues and peripheral vascular concerns by assisting with procedures such as pacemaker insertions and balloon angioplasties.
  • Measured heart chamber sizes and wall thickness against expected sizes to detect abnormalities.
  • Contributed to diagnosis of pulmonary disorders by evaluating patient pulmonary systems using spirometers and other respiratory testing equipment.
  • Supported healthcare team by maintaining responsibility for electrocardiogram monitoring, defibrillation and cardio rehabilitation training.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Actively listened to customers, handled concerns quickly and escalated major issues to supervisor.
  • Worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
Witham Health Services - Certified Surgical Technologist
Lebanon, IN, 08/2002 - 04/2016
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Quickly and accurately set up equipment and counts, following surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms for patients, including preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Cleaned, restocked and set up surgical suites.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Conducted initial and terminal sponge, instrument and needle counts.
  • Kept accurate counts of needle, instrument and sponge inventories.
  • Worked closely with new staff members to provide training on operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and set up equipment, tools, supplies and instruments.
  • Arranged instruments according to surgeons' preferences.
  • Prepared instruments for sterilization.
  • Assisted surgeons with reductions, pain injections and casting.
  • Worked with staff to maintain daily workflow, coordinating with operating room staff to prepare for scheduled and emergency cases.
  • Worked with [Job title] to maintain daily workflow, coordinating with operating room staff to prepare for scheduled and emergency cases.
  • Supported surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Used sutures, staples, clips and other tools to close wounds.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Trained staff on operating room policies and procedures, infection control standards and safety protocols.
  • Maintained specialty equipment, implant and instrumentation inventories.
  • Controlled bleeding during procedures by applying hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment.
  • Projected best-in-class care standards by achieving training initiatives for new surgical team members and aligning [Type] procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Implemented new training initiatives for surgical team members to align procedures with standards and best-in-class operational processes.
  • Maintained best-in-class care standards by implementing training initiatives for new surgical team members and streamlining overall procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Coordinated acquisition of surgical services and specialized equipment.
Danbury Health Systems - Surgical Technologist
Wappingers Falls, NY, 02/1992 - 08/2002
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Quickly and accurately set up equipment and counts, following surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms for patients, including preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Cleaned, restocked and set up surgical suites.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Conducted initial and terminal sponge, instrument and needle counts.
  • Worked closely with new staff members to provide training on operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Assisted surgeons with reductions, pain injections and casting.
  • Provided guidance and leadership to over 150 surgical technologists.
  • Managed inventory and supply purchasing for General surgery and vascular procedures.
  • Coordinated acquisition of surgical services and specialized equipment.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Natioal Center For Compentcey Testing
  • Jefferson State Community College
  • Tarrant High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cardiovascular Technologist
  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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