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Work History
Volunteer Nurse , 02/2018 to 03/2018
Lao Friends Hospital for Children, Friends Without a Border Luang Prabang, Laos
  • One month volunteer position at a busy Children's Hospital
  • Worked as a team leader in high acuity environment managing patient flow, nursing assignments and communications between hospital services
  • Provided teaching to local nurses regarding medication administration, patient assessments and English language skills
Registered Orthopedic Technician, 06/2017 to Current
Alberta Children's Hospital Calgary, Alberta
  • Casual positions in Emergency Department and Cast Clinic providing care for pediatric patients with Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Cast application and repair, windowing, and wedging
  • Assist surgeons in club foot serial casting soft cast application 
Registered Orthopedic Technician/Licensed Practical Nurse, 07/2016 to Current
Sheldon M. Chumir Urgent Care Centre Calgary, Alberta
  • Part time Ortho Tech/Casual LPN position in Urgent Care setting
  • Assess patients with MSK injuries and order X-ray as needed
  • Cast application, removal and repair
  • Fitting of orthopaedic devices and ambulatory aids
  • Perform and assist in orthopedic procedures 
  • Work to full scope as a LPN including assessment, implementation of protocols, IV insertion, blood collection and administering of medications in urgent care patients 
Licensed Practical Nurse, 05/2015 to Current
Foothills Medical Centre Calgary, Alberta
  • Full time position on Orthopedic and General surgery, currently on a casual basis
  • Provide care to full scope pre and post operatively
Licensed Practical Nurse, 04/2014 to 09/2015
Richmond Road Diagnostic and Treatment Centre Calgary, Alberta
  • Casual position in Dermatology surgical and outpatient clinics
  • Included training to set up and assist in MOHs micrographic surgery, complex wound care, suture removal and extensive patient and family teaching
Licensed Practical Nurse, 01/2014 to 05/2015
Rockyview General Hospital Calgary, Alberta
  • Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Unit
  • Included but not limited to assessment, CVC care, chest tube care, complex dressing changes and monitoring of patient's on Bipap and hi flow oxygen
Licensed Practical Nurse, 01/2012 to 12/2013
Royal Jubilee Hospital Victoria, British Columbia
  • Casual position on orthopedic units
Volunteer, 07/2013 to 07/2013
Victoria Hospital Foundation Victoria, British Columbia
  • Donated time being featured in a photo shoot, interview and video to fundraise for hospital equipment
Luxury Motor Yacht Stewardess, 11/2008 to 08/2010
Various Charter Luxury Motor Yachts Various locations including the Bahamas, Italy and France.
  • Provided superior hospitality to yacht guests
  • Creative planning and quality service of theme dinners and guest parties
  • Detailed cleaning of interior, laundry and provisioning
Server, 11/2002 to 11/2007
Whistler Brewhouse Whistler, British Columbia
Full time serving position in busy resort restaurant and bar
Registered Orthopedic Technician Certificate: 2016
NorQuest College - Edmonton, Alberta
Nursing Diploma: Licensed Practical Nursing, 2012
Okanagan College - Kelowna, British Columbia
Esthetics Diploma: 2005
Blanche Macdonald Centre - Vancouver, British Columbia
Psychology and English undergraduate studies, 2001
Camosun College - Victoria, BC
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Basic Life Support
  • Immunization Administration
  • Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)
  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention
  • How to Care, What to Say (Grief support workshop)
  • Basic Foot Care
  • Standards of Training and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW)
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Certification
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Professional Summary

Meticulous Certified Surgical Technologist excited to expand my knowledge to a growing organization. Knowledgeable in all aspects of surgery, including setting up operating rooms, preparing patients and assisting surgeons. Committed to maintaining highest standards of health and safety.

Work History
Methodist Hospital Of Southern California - Certified Surgical Technologist II Arcadia, CA 01/2019 - Current
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Liaised between sterile processing department and operating room teams, ensuring availability of requisite instruments and equipment, including loaned and specialty devices.
  • Used sutures, staples, clips and other tools to close wounds.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle count.
  • Created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Cleaned, restocked and set up surgical suites.
  • Decontaminated instruments and equipment and properly disposed of contaminated materials.
  • Supported surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
Methodist Hospital Of Southern California - Surgical Technologist Student Arcadia, CA 07/2018 - 11/2018
  • Under the supervision of a preceptor, collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Under the supervision of a preceptor, created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Under the supervision of a preceptor, anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Under the supervision of a preceptor, prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Under the supervision of a preceptor, created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Under the supervision of a preceptor, gathered and set up equipment, tools, and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance.
TEAM MAKENA - Orthopedic Dispatcher Irvine, CA 08/2006 - 04/2017
  • Responsible for managing and scheduling all appointments for Northern California and the Bay Area.
  • Managed all incoming orders from John Muir Orthopedic facilities for durable medical equipment ordered for surgical patients.
  • Responsible for tracking all serialized equipment that is placed on a patient.
  • Inform and detail patients on orders sent in from their physicians.
  • Answer all questions pertaining to rehabilitation equipment being provided.
  • Troubleshoot medical equipment for patients during and after hours.
  • Assist in covering other territories while dispatchers are out sick or on vacation.
  • Relay insurance benefits and coverage to patients before scheduling service.
VQ ORTHOCARE - Orthopedic Technician Irvine, CA 09/2004 - 08/2006
  • Delivered rehabilitation equipment to the injured patient.
  • In-serviced patients on their orthopedic equipment.
  • Assisted with the troubleshooting of medical equipment.
  • Was on-call 24/7 one week out of the month.
  • Professional phone etiquette
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Articulate and well-spoken
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Administrative support specialist
  • Works well under pressure
  • Pleasant demeanor
  • Advanced clerical knowledge
  • Multi-line phone proficiency
  • HIPAA compliance
1991 St. Lucy's Priory High School Glendora, CA, USA HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
Mt. San Antonio College Walnut, CA
11/2018 American Career College Ontario, CA Associate of Science : Surgical Technology
  • Certified Surgical Technologist
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Hard working Auto Mechanic proficient in problem solving complex auto repair issues while consistently delivering quality service. Successful at generating new business through referrals from satisfied customers. Offers trustworthy auto care and expert advice.
  • Superior customer service
  • ?Diagnosis and repair
  • Preventative maintenance
  • ?Suspension and alignment
  • Brake systems expertise
  • Engine replacement specialist
  • ?Equipment safety expert
  • Brake repair and replacement
  • ?Small engine mechanics
Lab Technician 03/2008 to 09/2009 Andritz Research and Development Laboratory Springfield , OH
  • Prepared and presented wood samples to head technician for quality assurance testing.
  • Responsible for working as a productive member of laboratory team.
  • Documented and executed maintenance procedures.
  • Maintained accurate documentation to provide management with proper understanding of organizational needs.

Maintenance Worker 03/2007 to 03/2008 Crooked Tree Golf Course Mason, OH
  • Responsible for maintaining care of lawn and other landscaping duties.
  • Responsible for the cutting and trimming of trees.
  • Worked as a team member performing landscaping duties, equipment maintenance and cleaning.
  • Worked under strict deadlines and responded to service requests and emergency call-outs.
Office Clerk 01/2005 to 01/2007 Ohio Penal Indistrustries Columbus , OH
  • Maintained the front desk and reception area in a neat and organized fashion.
  • Wrote reports and correspondence from dictation and handwritten notes.
  • Made copies, sent faxes and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents.
  • Created system to accurately assess inventory needs and improvements.
  • Cooperated with private sectors to resolve billing issues.
Truck Mechanic 01/1999 to 06/2000 Navistar Truck Sales Processing Center Springfield , OH
  • Elected as Union Steward and Committee Member.
  • Completed installation duties as requested by the customer.
  • Responsible for pre-delivery inspection process.
  • Ensured customer satisfaction by providing highest quality of products by ensuring all equipment was properly installed and working correctly.
  • Reduced downtime during installation by maintaining equipment and reducing unnecessary maintenance.
Nursing Technician and Orthopedic Technician 09/1982 to 10/1987 Community Hospital Springfield , OH
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.
  • Actively participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
  • Provided palliative care in outpatient settings ranging from assessment to development and implementation of care plans.
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
High School Diploma: General Education 1982 South High School Springfield , OH, United States
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Professional Summary
Medical Assistant/ Orthopedic Technician with 5 years experience in multidisciplinary healthcare. Skilled in providing Orthopedic Care .
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2008 to present.
Skill Highlights
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Wound cleaning/care expertise
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Trained in in- and out-patient care
  • Medical clinical procedures comprehension
  • OR and ER experience
Professional Experience
University Of Pennsylvania Berwyn, PA Medical Assistant/ Orthopedic Technician 04/2011 to Current
  • Pre/Post op counseling
  • Wound care/dressing changes
  • Applies fiberglass casts/ bracing to patients of all ages
  • Skillfully performs casting/suture removals for patients of all ages.
  • Obtains and records vitals, medications and patient history into EMR system
  • Organizes, updates and maintains over 200 patient charts weekly.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
  • Room stocking/Inventory Control
  • Assisted in all back office procedures including biopsies and cyst removal EKGs, spirometry, immunizations, sterile ultrasound guided procedures
  • Assists with open and closed orthopedic surgeries.
  • Obtains all Authorizations
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing 2017 Villanova University , Villanova , PA, USA
Associate of Science: Nursing 2016 Gwynedd Mercy University , Gwynedd Valley, PA, USA
Associate of Applied Science: Medical Assistant 2011 Delaware County Community College, Media, PA, USA
Military Experience
U.S. Army 02/1993 to 09/2014
Section Chief (E-6), Retired
Earned numerous awards, medals and commendations, including the Soldier Medal and Combat Action Badge.
During combat deployment assisted with trauma in field hospital when not running combat missions.