emi coordinator resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Hardworking and knowledgeable problem-solver with excellent Surgical First Assistant background with over 10-years of experience and 22 years Surgical Technologist experience. Focused and well versed in wide range of surgical procedures including but not limited to General, OB/GYN, laparoscopic, Plastic, Podiatry, Robotic SI, X and XI, Minor Ortho. Adept in quickly preparing surgical suites per procedure and surgeon instructions. Expertise in sterile and aseptic techniques. Board certified by National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.

  • Workplace safety
  • Aseptic and sterilization techniques
  • HIPAA proficiency
  • Equipment set up and operation
  • Suturing wounds
  • Team management
  • Inventory management
  • Passing surgical tools
  • Dressing wounds
  • Critical Thinking
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Preparing for surgeries
  • Collecting medical specimens
  • Surgical counts
  • Communication skills
  • Administrative support
  • Assisting with procedures
02/2012 to 05/2020 EMI Coordinator Spectrum Health | Traverse City, MI,
  • Troubleshot equipment and instrument failures and notify appropriate persons for corrective maintenance on process and or equipment.
  • Oversaw inventory of specialty equipment and instrumentation inventories.
  • Worked with internal departments and external personnel from our organizations many facilities to ensure availability of instruments and equipment.
  • Collaborated with vendors and service providers to coordinate required services and equipment.
  • Prepared day surgical procedures and operating rooms for patients by ordering and verifying equipment and supplies.
  • Actualized inventory management procedures to control medications and supplies as well as rotate stock and remove expired products and supplies.
  • Set up all new vendor equipment and instrumentation education for staff along with annual in-services.
  • Assisted with transportation of instruments, equipment, and endoscopes for repair and maintenance
  • Ordered non-stock supplies efficiently to maintain stock within desired levels and meet expected patient loads.
  • Managed incoming and outgoing correspondence and packages to support smooth daily operations.
  • Served as link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems.
01/2010 to 05/2020 Certified Surgical First Assistant Catholic Health Initiative | Corning, IA,
  • Dressed wounds with antiseptic compounds and sterile coverings to protect surgical sites and promote healing.
  • Protected unobstructed views for surgical staff with use of retractors, sponges and suctioning equipment.
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Reviewed physician orders to confirm correct site surgery.
  • Provided surgical support to help specialty specific surgeon execute safe operations and procedures resulting in positive patient outcomes.
  • Controlled bleeding during surgical procedures by clamping and ligating blood vessels.
10/1998 to 05/2020 Certified Surgical Technologist Palmetto Health | Batesville, SC,
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards.
10/1998 to 05/2020 Endoscopy Technician Gi Associates & Endoscopy Center | Madison, MS,
  • Measured vital statistics and applied monitoring equipment to prepare patients for procedures.
  • Set-up and tore down procedure rooms in preparation for upcoming operations.
  • Run diagnostic tests and biologic quality assurance tests on endoscopic machines.
  • Prepare collected specimens for cytological, microbiological, and pathological analysis.
  • Adhered to operating and safety procedures during cleaning, disinfecting and sterilizing endoscopes and Olympus equipment.
  • Provide assistance to physicians in performing double enteroscopy, esophageal dilations, foreign body removals, and other endoscopic procedures.
  • Review procedure requirements to select and set up appropriate equipment and supplies.
  • Use aseptic techniques to sterilize endoscopes, forceps, snares and other endoscopic tools and equipment.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Supported physicians and nursing staff during procedures.
Education and Training
Expected in 2005 Associate of Applied Science | Surgical Technology Baker College, Cadillac, MI , GPA:
Expected in 11/2015 | Surgical First Assisting Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting, Nashville, TN GPA:

National Certification as a Surgical Technologist/Surgical First Assistant (CST/CSFA)

The National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)

Certification Number: 164936

Expires: 02/19/2022

Additional Information

Although Spectrum Health Reed City Campus was my home hospital, the following list of hospitals are Spectrum Health facilities I worked at Regularly as a Surgical First Assistant and Surgical Technologist.

Spectrum Health Big Rapids

Spectrum Health Blodgett

Spectrum Health Lake Drive

Spectrum Health Gerber

Spectrum Health Medical Center

Spectrum Health South Pavilion

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School Attended

  • Baker College
  • Meridian Institute of Surgical Assisting

Job Titles Held:

  • EMI Coordinator
  • Certified Surgical First Assistant
  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Endoscopy Technician


  • Associate of Applied Science

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