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Benjamin Taylor
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Professional Summary

I am a reliable and dependable individual who has 14 years of medical experience to draw from.  In addition, during my senior year at Portland State I completed two internships and one volunteer position that, I believe, help prepared me for a career in the biological sciences.  These experiences combined provides a diverse foundation with a variety of knowledge to draw from.

Skills
  • Coordination/Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Biological Science/Theory/Procedure
  • Instructing
  • Active Learning
  • Organized
  • Experience with performing qPCR, ELIZA and cDNA experiments.
Experience
Surgical Technologist Sep 1996Dec 2002 Group Health Cooperative Seattle, WA
  • Maintain a proper sterile field during surgical procedures.
  • Hand instruments and supplies to surgeons and surgeons' assistants, hold retractors and cut sutures, and perform other tasks as directed by surgeon during operation.
  • Prepare patients for surgery, including positioning patients on the operating table and covering them with sterile surgical drapes to prevent exposure.
  • Wash and sterilize equipment, using germicides and sterilizers.
  • Monitor and continually assess operating room conditions, including patient and surgical team needs.
  • Prepare dressings or bandages and apply or assist with their application following surgery.
  • Operate, assemble, adjust, or monitor sterilizers, lights, suction machines, or diagnostic equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Prepare, care for, and dispose of tissue specimens taken for laboratory analysis.
  • Provide technical assistance to surgeons, surgical nurses, or anesthesiologists.
  • Maintain files and records of surgical procedures.
  • Observe patients' vital signs to assess physical condition.
  • Order surgical supplies.
Surgical Technologist Dec 2002Aug 2009 Virginia Mason Medical Center Seattle, WA
  • Maintain a proper sterile field during surgical procedures.
  • Hand instruments and supplies to surgeons and surgeons' assistants, hold retractors and cut sutures, and perform other tasks as directed by surgeon during operation. 
  • Monitor and continually assess operating room conditions, including patient and surgical team needs.
  • Provide technical assistance to surgeons, surgical nurses, or anesthesiologists.
  • Maintain files and records of surgical procedures.
  • Acted as team leader for neurology and orthopedic specialties.  Trained and oriented new employees and clinical students. 
  • Routinely led in-services to train and educate staff on new equipment or procedures

Education
Associate of Applied Science : Surgical Technology Sep 1996 Renton Technical College Renton, WA
Associate of Arts : General Mar 2012 Portland Community College Portland, OR
Bachelor of Science : Organismal Biology Aug 2013 Portland State University Portland, OR
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Previous Companies:

  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Virginia Mason Medical Center

Previous Job Positions:

  • Surgical Technologist

Schools:

  • Renton Technical College
  • Portland Community College
  • Portland State University

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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