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Edwin perez, Resume, 1-11-16


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Edwin perez, Resume, 1-11-16

  1. 1. 1 | P a g e Edwin O. Pérez, CTBS 10308 Rancho Road La Mesa, CA 91941 | Cell: 619-602-9157 Objective Become part of a growth-oriented company utilizing my extensive tissue banking and surgical experience to enhance company growth and provide lifesaving and life enhancing benefits to organ and tissue recipients. My extensive experience in all aspects of a full service Tissue Bank will provide expert tissue authorization, medical record review, tissue suitability determination and ensure high quality tissue recovery. Qualifications  Lead Tissue Coordinator: CTBS certified expert in all aspects of tissue banking including donor family authorization, donor screening/suitability, tissue recovery, processing, packaging and tissue distribution. Committed to customer service excellence by providing feedback to others and open to receiving growth performance feedback. Expert practitioner and trainer aseptic/sterile tissue recovery.  Administrator on call: Extensive experience providing 24/7 oversight for tissue referrals and staff deployment ensuring that all authorized tissue donors are recovered within protocols by trained staff.  Performance Improvement: Collaborate with various disciplines within Lifesharing in identifying inefficiencies and assist with implementation of improvements.  Trainer: Preceptor for authorization, review, documentation and tissue recovery. Developed and implemented tissue review and recovery competencies.  Electronic Medical Record: Expert super user and trainer for documentation of all aspects of the tissue donation process in EMR. Developed/designed and led transition to stand-alone industry validated EMR system.  Public Speaking: Expert public speaker with more than 25 years of presentations to the health care professionals and to the public.  Systems: Advance knowledge of DonorTrac, Statline and Microsoft Office with special emphasis on Excel.  Bilingual: Spanish; expert speaking, reading, and writing.
  2. 2. 2 | P a g e Work Experience Lifesharing; A Donate Life Organization; 2002 – Present Lead Tissue Coordinator/AOC. Harry Celestin, Tissue Director. 619-218-2757. Experience managing all aspects of the Tissue Donation Process for transplant, research and medical education.  Tissue Donation Coordinator: Manage all aspect of the tissue donation process including authorization, donor suitability, and tissue recovery.  Administrator on call: suitability review of tissue donors and deployment of staff. Development of on call schedule ensuring appropriate equitable coverage of all shifts.  Preceptor for all Tissue Review and Recovery Coordinators. Serve as main trainer for annual competency training, new employees, and new implemented processes to ensure that minimum training requirements were being met.  Tissue recovery of musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, joint restoration, split and full thickness skin recovery and adipose recovery. Ensure that the tissue recovered is of the highest quality by adherence to the standard recovery procedures.  Quality Review chart completion in a timely manner while maintaining confidentiality of all records.  Family Services Coordinator: donor authorization approach and donor risk assessments.  Electronic Medical Record: design, maintain and control documents  Development and implementation of on call schedule of multiple departments ensuring coverage for Family Services, Tissue Coordinators, AOC’s and Tissue Recovery technicians for over 10 years.  Experience in coordinating and collaborating with Medical Examiners, Coroners, Pathologists, Funeral Directors, and Hospital administrative staff.  Commits to continued learning and growth.  Tissue Processors: Effectively worked with Tissue Processors regarding policies, donor suitability and recovery. Experience working with the following Tissue Processors: CryoLife, LifeNet Health, Allosource, LifeCell, RTI, Allosource, Pinnacle, MTF, BBA, Axogen.
  3. 3. 3 | P a g e UC San Diego Health System; Emergency Department; 1998 – 2002 Emergency Trauma Technician. Linda Yee, Manager (Retired). Assessed the nature and extent of illness or injury and established priority for required emergency care. Based on assessment findings, rendered appropriate medical care to patients of all ages.  Initial assessment and support treatment for life threatening conditions.  Opening and maintaining a clear airway, ventilating patients, performing CPR, controlling hemorrhage, obtaining a medical histories, vital signs, bandaging and dressing wounds.  Managing respiratory, cardiac, diabetic, allergic, behavioral and environmental emergencies.  Collaborate with other medical disciplines to provide high quality medical care to emergency care patients. Hartson/AMR Medical Services 1994 – 1998 Emergency Medical Technician. Raul H. Velasco, Supervisor. 619-405-9008 Critical care transports. Assist EMT-P when providing ACLS during emergency responses and medical aids. Education 2003 – Present American Association of Tissue Banks; CTBS certified 1995 – 1996 Emergency Medical Technician 1991 – 1992 ROP, Emergency Medical Technician 1985 – 1987 ‘Escuela Politecnica’ Military Academy, Guatemala, C. A. 1983 – 1985 Bachelor’s in Science and Letters, Diploma Institute, ‘The Friendly Teacher’ Guatemala, C. A.