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Jessica
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Professional Summary

Experienced Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA) with over fifteen years of O.R. experience. Started working as a CST in an ambulatory surgical center,gradually worked up to becoming a CST/CSFA in cardiothoracic surgery. Having expertise in all surgical cases, with four years of extensive Pediatric Trauma, Transplant and Neuro services. For the past seven years being preened to scrub and assist in Cardiovascular, Thoracic, Cath Lab, and Endovascular procedures. Excellent interpersonal skills, which builds a great rapport with surgeons and staff. Patient Advocate. Great initiative and drive for Cardiovascular, Endovascular, and Thoracic. Currently extending learning to master Endoscopic/Open Vein Harvesting.

Skills
  • Expert Scrub and Assisting Skills (CSFA)
  • Traveling Locum CSFA
  • Current Specialties: Cardiovascular, Thoracic, Endovascular, and Transplant
  • Novice Endoscopic/Open Vein Harvesting
  • Sternal Closure
  • Facilitate and Coordinate Aorta Heart Program
  • SPD Liaison/Coordinator for CVOR
  • Materials Management Liaison for CVOR
  • Personal Cardiac Assistant
  • CPR Certified
  • High Achieving
  • Facilitator/Preceptor
  • Team Builder
  • Patient and family advocacy authority
Education
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cincinnati, Ohio, United States Expected in 2011 Associate of Applied Science : Surgical Technology - GPA : Surgical Technology
Work History
Chi Memorial - CSFA Locum
Hixson, TN, 10/2021 - Current

Locum Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA).

  • Traveling with individual credentialing to multiple hospitals of Florida Sunshine Area Division
  • Traveling First Assistant specialties: Cardiac, Endovascular, Thoracic, General, Vascular, and Orthopedics
  • Coordinator and facilitator Lead for Cardiac Surgeon
  • Coordinating new Aortic program for Oak Hills Hospital
  • SPD/Materials Coordinator/Liaison for CVOR
  • Evolve new procedural documents, Surgeon/Sterile processing reference book and preference cards.

Assistant Duties including: Positioning patient for surgery. Draping out patients. Follow surgeon instructions. Controlling bleeding during and at conclusion(clamping, tying, or cauterizing vessels). Kept views unobstructed by retracting, sponging and suctioning surgical sites. Monitoring patient's vital signs intraoperatively while alerting physician and intervening before complication arise. Injection of local anesthetics. Suturing incisions at conclusion. Applying dressings. Stay calm under pressure by quickly responded to emergency situations during procedures with life-saving aid if needed. Communicate clearly to other members of team.

Chi Memorial - Certified Surgical First Assistant
Chattanooga, TN, 08/2019 - 09/2021

Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA).

  • Traveling to 16 hospitals in HCA West Division Market
  • Traveling First Assistant specialties: Cardiac, Endovascular, Thoracic, General, Vascular, and Orthopedics
  • Coordinator and facilitator Lead for Cardiac Surgeon
  • Coordinating new Aortic program for Oak Hills Hospital

Assistant Duties including: Positioning patient for surgery. Draping out patients. Follow surgeon instructions. Controlling bleeding during and at conclusion(clamping, tying, or cauterizing vessels). Kept views unobstructed by retracting, sponging and suctioning surgical sites. Monitoring patient's vital signs intraoperatively while alerting physician and intervening before complication arise. Injection of local anesthetics. Suturing incisions at conclusion. Applying dressings. Stay calm under pressure by quickly responded to emergency situations during procedures with life-saving aid if needed. Communicate clearly to other members of team.

Cook Children's Healthcare - Certified Surgical First Assistant
Hurst, TX, 09/2019 - 01/2021

Certified Surgical First Assistant (CSFA) CVOR, Transplant, Vascular, and Thoracic procedures.

CV Procedures:

  • Heart transplantation
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
  • Ventricular Assist Device (VAD), Aortic/Mitral Valve replacement or repair mini or full sternotomy
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Aortic Aneurysm repair or graft placement open or Endoscopic
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation(ECMO)
  • Laser Lead extractions

Assistant Duties including: Positioning patient for surgery. Draping out patients. Follow surgeon instructions. Controlling bleeding during and at conclusion(clamping, tying, or cauterizing vessels). Kept views unobstructed by retracting, sponging and suctioning surgical sites. Monitoring patient's vital signs intraoperatively while alerting physician and intervening before complication arise. Cannulation/Decannulation of heart for ByPass functions. Injection of local anesthetics. Sternal wire closure. Suturing incisions at conclusion. Applying dressings. Stay calm under pressure by quickly responded to emergency situations during procedures with life-saving aid if needed. Communicate clearly to other members of team.

Novice Endoscopic/Open Vein Harvesting Skills.

Tampa General Hospital - Certified Surgical Technologist IV CSFA
City, STATE, 01/2018 - 09/2019

Certified Surgical Technologist(CST) III for CVOR,Transplant,Vascular,and Thoracic procedures.

Certified Surgical First Assistant(CSFA) for Cardiac,Vascular,and TGMG Transplant unit.

CV Procedures:

  • Heart/Lung transplantation
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
  • Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)
  • Aortic/Mitral Valve replacement or repair mini or full sternotomy
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Aortic Aneurysm repair or graft placement open or Endoscopic
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation(ECMO)
  • Laser Lead extractions

Assistant Duties including: Positioning patient for surgery. Draping out patients.Follow surgeon instructions. Controlling bleeding during and at conclusion(clamping, tying, or cauterizing vessels). Monitoring patient's vital signs intraoperatively while alerting physician and intervening before complication arise. Suturing incisions at conclusion. Applying dressings. Perform CPR if needed. Stay calm under pressure. Communicate clearly to other members of team. Establish rapport with Representatives of patient specific needs.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital - CST
City, STATE, 09/2012 - 06/2016

Certified Surgical Technologist II.

  • Gather all needed supply.
  • Set up instrumentation and supplies for surgical procedure.
  • Position.
  • Draping.
  • Pass instrumentation.
  • Maintain sterility. Maintain counts.
  • Applying dressings.
  • Stay calm under pressure by quickly responded to emergency situations. Communicate clearly to other members of team.
  • Lunch, evening and weekend shift provider.
  • Trauma and Neuro Lead technologist.
  • Emergency Bedside Procedure.
    Trauma bay proficient.
  • Multi-specialty efficient resource technician. i.e.: Ortho, Joint, Spine, Gyn, Ent,
    Eyes, General, Colo-rectal, Gastrointestinal, Dental/Oral-Maxillofacial and Plastics.

Control Desk Unit Clerk for Off-Shift: schedule emergent cases, formulated assignments and procedures on control board, composed post-op letters. Evolve new procedural documents and preference cards. Inventory monitor for instruments and supplies.

Direct Patient Care.

Accomplishments

Maximized efficiency by coaching and precepting. Increased productivity 70% though implementation of sterile instrument reprocessing on my personal time. Increased familiarity with Bedside and ER cases for new Technologist. Excelled the standards of being on a critical care unit. Management relies on my skill even when not on-call. Siemens Artis Zeego Super-user. Intuitive Surgical Robot XI/SI Super-user for Cardiac. Hybrid Technologist for Cath Lab and Endovascular procedures. Excel in Pediatrics and Cardiovascular. Novice Endoscopic Vein Harvester.

Affiliations
  • Association of Surgical Technologist [AST] 2010-Current
-Certification
  • American Heart Association [AHA] 2016-Current
-CPR/BLS

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School Attended

  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • CSFA Locum
  • Certified Surgical First Assistant
  • Certified Surgical First Assistant
  • Certified Surgical Technologist IV CSFA
  • CST

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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