owner resume example with 12+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Certified and experienced Surgical Assistant, who works well under pressure with self confidence. Adept in preparing surgical instruments, assisting during surgery and providing excellent patient care. I specialize in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Skill Highlights
  • Medical terminology knowledge
  • Calm, level-headed under duress
  • Understands surgical procedures, anatomy
  • Extensive knowledge in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery
  • Excellent team player
  • Dedicated to the well-being of all patients
  • Reliable, punctual surgical assistant
Education and Training
Madisonville Community College Madisonville, KY Expected in 2015 Associate of Applied Science : Surgical Assisting - GPA :
  • Obtained my Certification for Surgical Assisting through an accredited program
  • Associates in Applied Science with focus on Surgical Assisting
National Institute of Surgical Assisting Centennial, CO Expected in 2006 Certificate of Completion : Surgical Assisting - GPA :
Tarrant County Community College Hurst, TX Expected in 2005 Certificate of Completion : Surgical Technology - GPA :

CST/CSFA Certification

CPR Certified

Professional Experience
Fedex Cross Border - Owner
Jacksonville, FL, 10/2011 - Current
  • Self-employed Certified Surgical Assistant
  • Personal Assistant to Dr. Jonathan Heistein for 10+ years
  • Assisted several other plastic surgeons in the area upon request
Specialtycare - Surgical First Assistant
Lexington, KY, 03/2005 - 10/2007
  • Assisting in surgery and in clinic
  • Procedures include but are not limited to: breast cancer reconstruction (Tissue Expanders, Lat Flaps and TRAM flaps), cosmetic procedures, such as abdominoplasty, mastopexy, augmentation, facelift, brachioplasty, thighplasty, buttock implants, liposuction and gynecomastia procedures
  • Assisting from start to finish. From this I mean, setting up the OR and getting supplies ready, positioning the patient, draping, and assist him doing the procedure itself. I have 10 + years suturing (100% of this has been plastics closure)
  • Transferring the patient from the OR table to the bed
  • Ordering all breast implants for our cosmetic procedures, whether it is done at the hospital or his surgery center

During clinic:

  • room patients
  • remove drains, sutures
  • review consent forms with patients and answer any questions they may have regarding the surgery
Spartanburg Regional Medical Center - CST
Inman, SC, 06/2004 - 03/2005
  • Responsible for making sure that all of the instruments and supplies for each case were available.
  • Ensuring that the sterile field is always protected
  • Impeccable sterile technique
  • Available during trauma call
  • Assisted the surgeon upon request.

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School Attended

  • Madisonville Community College
  • National Institute of Surgical Assisting
  • Tarrant County Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Owner
  • Surgical First Assistant
  • CST


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Certificate of Completion

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