When You Are in a Hurry and Looking for Just the Right Expert Witness to Win Your Case.
800-683-9847

Certified Surgical Technologist Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Certified Surgical Technologist, Surgery, Asepsis, Surgical Assisting, Surgical Implants, Critical Thinking, Surgical Instrumentation, Surgical Supplies, Education, Team Building, Education, Leadership, Supervisor, Orthopedics, Gynecology, Urology, Vascular, Neurology, ENT, Thoracic, General Surgery, Surgical Counts, Clinical Development Specialist,

Expert Witness No.
2055

CERTIFIED
SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST:


  • Clinical Supervisor for surgical
    technologist hospital education
  • Hosted Didactic training
  • Rotate between Orthopedics, General,
    GYN, ENT, GU and Vascular
  • Over 10 years in 100% scrub role
    specializing in Orthopedics and Spinal Surgery
  • BLS Healthcare Provider certified
  • Certified
    with NBSTSA, National Certification

Employment
History:


Private Health
Services Company,
Georgia                            6/2014
- Present

  • Clinical
    Development Specialist Educator for Surgical Technologists: departments
    include main OR, EVOR, and outpatient surgery
  • Overseen
    Certification requirements for Surgical Technologist to achieve National
    Certification
  • Managed in-service
    education for over 150 employees
  • Tri-Campus
    Corporate presenter for surgical technology
  • Established
    workflow with materials management with the education department
  • Trained new
    employees and students for JACO requirements, OSHA, hospital policy and
    procedures

 

Private Hospital,
Georgia                                                       12/2013
– Present

  • Consolidated instrument trays to improve
    workflow for the department
  • Improved preference cards for staff
    development
  • Created caskets for new doctors
  • Worked
    with educator for educating within the operation room
  • Maintain accountability for sterility and counts during surgery
  • Practice patient confidentiality and advocacy
  • Keep current with new and upcoming surgical practices

Private
Medical Center-HCA,
Tennessee                               02/2004 – 10/2013

  • Oversee sterile field and maintained
    accountability for instruments and sponges
  • Practice patient confidentiality and
    advocacy
  • Train and developed new employees
  • Maintain position to specialize in
    Orthopedics and Spinal surgery
  • Keep current with new and upcoming
    surgical practices
  • Maintain and develop a close and
    professional working relationship with medical staff
  • Develop
    close relationships with medical representatives

Externship Experience:

06/2003
-11/2003


Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN                                           

Sumner Regional Medical Center, Gallatin, TN                            

  • 400
    Clinical hours obtained in both facilities operating departments
  • Performed
    over 190 cases
  • Acquired
    techniques for specialty rotations; such as Maxofacial and Thoracic surgeries
  • Developed
    versatility in roles such as case preparation management, (casket preparations and
    room turnover)

Professional
Development:


Member, Association of Surgical Technologists                       2003
– Present

NBSTSA Certification item writer, Kansas City, KS                              03/2013

State assembly speaker for TN assembly
of AST                              
04/2013

Georgia State Assembly Board Member of
AST                      
2013 – Present

National CST representative of NBSTSA                                            11/2013

State author of Surgical Technologists
(3 articles)
,                10/2013,6/2014

National speaker for AST, Denver, CO                                                  05/2014

National nominee for Fellow of AST, Denver, CO                                 05/2014

National nominee for AST
National Committee,
Denver,
CO               05/2014

Education:


Associates
of Applied Science-General Technology
                           12/2009

Nashville State Community College,
Nashville, TN


Surgical
Technology for Certificate Program                                      
12/2003

Nashville State Community College,
Nashville, TN


Groups