Responsible Certified Surgical Assistant with excellent communication skills demonstrated by 19 years of experience in healthcare and education.
Associate of Arts, General Studies (Honors)
Responsible for assisting the surgeon under direct and indirect supervision throughout the preoperative, intraoperative, and post-operative process. Facilitate the safe positioning of the patient according to the surgeon's preference, and the surgical procedure to be performed. Assist the circulator Nurse and Anesthesia provider in the preparation of the patient to include but not limited to: Foley catheter placement, tourniquet application, cricoid pressure application, and other technical procedures as needed. Perform specific tasks according to the individual surgeon's preference including, but not limited to: incision and layered closure of surgical sites, provide exposure, achieve hemostasis, manipulate, dissect/remove tissue, aides in implanting, securing, and/or the removal of devices and drains, and apply appropriate dressing material specific to the procedure. Apply specific dressing material such as splints or casts, assists in the transfer of the patient, and follows the patient to recovery.
Full charge responsibility for conducting 11-month training courses to qualify students AST Certification. Provide mentorship/leadership to present and set up program at major New York City and NY State institutions successfully achieving their participation, gaining opportunities for students to obtain experience and jobs. Make presentations, consult with Nurse Administrators, Medical Professionals, and Technicians. Employing management principles, supervise, administer, plan, upgrade and coordinate training program periodically in classroom and clinical venues. Provide active administrative direction and support including written confirmations and distribution. Manage and maintain written daily records and files on each class. Develop/utilize forms to support program needs. Utilizing professional library research, develop, print or reproduce additional study materials and printed information selectively including graphics and illustrations from technical and professional resources. Responsible for requisition and procurement of Instruments and supplies. Develop person to person relationships from diverse Age, and Cultural back rounds. Determine/distribute assignments for students. Monitor and evaluate individual performance periodically in Classroom and Clinical environment, write job evaluations, and recommendations. Consult on performance, recommend students for employee appointments. email@example.com
5/28/11 BALTIMORE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Baltimore, MD Associate of Arts, General Studies (Honors) HASAN ABDUL HOOPER, CSA, CST firstname.lastname@example.org
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