Class of 2017, Surgical Technology
Current Job Title: Surgical Technician
Current Employer: Allegheny General Hospital
As a Surgical Technician, I believe that the patient always comes first and I pride myself on providing the best medical care possible. Each day I assist with preparing the OR for surgeries by making sure that the right equipment is ready, ensuring a sterile field throughout all procedures, and maintaining patient safety. On occasion, I have had the opportunity to help in the cadaver labs with attending surgeons and residents-in-training.
Please provide a brief job description:
I set up operating rooms for surgery, making sure I have the right equipment, maintaining a sterile field throughout surgery, and maintaining patient safety for optimal outcomes.
Explain any interesting projects that you have worked on.
I’m able to have the opportunity to help in the cadaver labs with the attending for other surgeons-in-training, residents, and future residents.
What did you learn at PTC that still inspires you to this day?
Providing the best patient care I can. Patients come first.