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Surgeons perform medical procedures that involve cutting into patients to repair and diagnose internal issues. Example resumes of Surgeons show responsibilities like taking care of trauma patients by performing emergency surgeries, and performing surgeries in the fields of obstetrics and orthopedics. In addition to regular medical schooling, Surgeons must also be able to show the completion of a surgical internship and residency on their resumes. Those who do not wish to be a General Surgeon will need to enroll in additional schooling in order to train for a specialty.

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General Surgeon

Performed diverse general, obstetric/gynecologic surgeries and managed the operating theatre

  • Educated all medical staff on safe and up-to-date patient oriented medical care
  • Organized a health care team to oversee the health care needs of four refugee camps serving more than 120,000 refugees
  • Conducted needs assessments of refugees and organized health education teams to reinforce preventive medicine, refugee mental health issues, and rehabilitation
  • Counseled vulnerable groups and addressed diverse physical and emotional health care issues
  • Successfully coordinated and trained refugees on first aid and hygiene
  • Prepared and submitted timely and accurate activity reports to the concerned stake holders
  • Devised an effective patient handling system that increased patient compliance and dramatically decreased treatment delay and mortality within the hospital serving nearby refugee camps.
  • Developed an outreach program that addressed the health education, immunization, and treatment needs of refugee communities.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
C
Certificate
MD
Medical Faculty
2

Oral Surgeon Assistant / Medical Reception / Financial Assistant

Managed Office. Supervised and oversee team reports, ordered product inventory and medical equipment.

  • Direct supervision of all activities performed by the Office team members.
  • Worked directly with [company name] and assisted with Patients/ Surgery / Customer results read on X-Ray/ Maintained and supervised proper equipment and ensured a sterile environment.
  • Analyzed team checkout sheets and assisted with problem accounts to promote new business.
  • Trained new Office Professionals on products and services, as well as company and industry practices and procedures.
  • Respond and communicated effectively to on-line customer inquiries, new patient inquiries and emails.
  • Scheduled new appointments and re-schedules for potential clients. Handled currency and payments. Effectively collected payments that were past due with follow up calls / emails / and direct mail.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
3

Dental Surgeon- Dental Officer

Supervised and led a team of dental hygienists and support staff of 5.

  • Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.
  • Maintained proper universal precautions and infection control procedures at all times.
  • Provided comprehensive dental treatments.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Dentistry
4

Practice Manager (multiple Office), Orthopedic Surgeon and Breast Surgeon

Team leader for project focusing on radiology compliance, standardization and decreasing departmental costs. Project resulted in all offices being compliant with state and federal regulations. Standardization of practice and service contracts. Overall departmental cost savings of ninety five percent.

  • Interview, hire and train employees, including, staff recognition, handling disciplinary actions, addressing complaints and resolving issues when necessary.
  • Participate in the development of annual departmental budgets. Perform quality control to enhance revenue and maintain annual financial goals.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with physicians to maintain quality, competitive patient care services. efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Plan, assign and direct the work process to assure efficient patient flow.
  • Facilitate new services to enhance the success of the practice.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Health Information Technology
Medical Assisting
5

Orthopedic Surgeon, Toms River

Business Administrator, Full Charge Bookkeeper, HR Administrator, Property Manager and Database Administrator.

  • All of the Accounting including coordinating spreadsheets to combine Medical and Accounting information for month end reporting and closing.
  • Human Resources including doing payroll, orientations, health and dental insurances, mediating disputes and maintain all state and federal regulations.
  • Handle any non-medical problem which arises.
  • Oversee property maintenance and upgrades.
  • Recovered $45,000 in electric expenses paid over the last ten years which should have been CAM paid by all tenants.
  • Coordinate with the Doctor and Medical Office Manager on all medical problems, billing, collections and legal issues.
  • Maintain all credentialing, CVs and CMEs for the doctor.
  • Maintain all OSHA and HIPPA requirements.
  • Implement all new equipment searches and obtain financing for same.
  • Saved $5000 on 2010 Malpractice Insurance by requesting review.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Accounting I
6

Dr. Maria V. Hegar M.d General Surgeon

In charge of checking in and out patients

  • Responsible for creating new patient electronic charts and verifying insurances in Eclinical system
  • Supported the team of surgeons in gathering all the sterilized surgical instruments required for the procedures and prepped the patient for the surgery
  • Handled various other activities like taking vitals and dressing the general and complex wounds, etc.
  • Responsible for maintaining reports printed and interring Lab, Pathology, Radiology and doctor's new referred patients
  • Expert in handling the daily transactions of copays to be collected and balances of patients accounts
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
C
Certificate
7

Surgeon's Helper

Assisted for a 7 MD OB/GYN group for 16+ years

  • Assisted for a General Surgery group for 4+ years
  • Assisted for several Orthopedic Surgeons for 17+ years
  • Assisted many independent surgeons for 21 plus years assisting on surgeries that vary from exposures for spinal surgeries to vascular surgeries to total joints and trauma surgeries.
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
24
years
at this job
Cfa
8

Receptionist for Orthopedic Surgeon

Answer incoming calls in support of patient scheduling and related inquiries effectively

  • Maintain schedules and appointment calendar for the medical practice efficiently
  • Foster a positive office environment where patients feel welcomed and their needs are addressed in a courteous manner
  • Ensure timely patient check-in of incoming appointments and follow up for future appointments
  • Perform a variety of daily clerical functions competently including typing, filing, billing, and customer service
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Physical Education
9

Volunteer Surgeon

Prepared animals for surgery; induced and monitored anesthesia

  • Performed sterilization surgeries in shelter pets, including 100+ neuters and 50+ spays
  • Taught peers to perform feline castration and spay surgeries
  • Mastered management of common intraoperative complications
Candidate Info
59
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Business Management Association
10

Tree Surgeon/crew Leader

Journeyman level work in pruning and general care of trees

  • Cut out dead and undesirable tree limbs
  • Trim trees to enhance their beauty and growth
  • Scrape decayed matter from tree cavities and fills holes with cement to promote healing and prevent further deterioration
  • Top trees to control growth and prevent interference with utility wires
  • Operate a variety of equipment such as a bucket, chipper, chain saw, truck, and tractor
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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