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Ricardo Hurtado's Resume Aug 2015

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Ricardo Hurtado's Resume Aug 2015

  1. 1. Ricardo A. Hurtado IMG, SA-C Ricardo A. Hurtado IMG, SA-C 6389 Conroy Windermere road. Apartment 1711. Orlando, FL. 32835 (786) 378 9889 - CAREER SUMARY • 3 years of experience as an Orthopedic Surgeon attending on-call emergencies in a weekly basis, and office consultation 4 days a week, performing about 150 surgeries as a head surgeon from January 2011 to March 2014. • Versed experience as a Physician Assistant working under direct supervision of the Chief Hand Surgeon of one of the three major clinics of Valencia and the central region of Venezuela from January 2009 to December 2010 as a Resident Physician, and from January 2011 to March 2014 as an attending Orthopedic Surgeon; taking care of an average of 500 patients monthly in office consultation and emergencies, as well as an average of 40 surgeries monthly including but not limited to Trauma Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Microsurgery and prosthetic replacements. • Chief Resident Physician for 6 months during Orthopedic Surgery Residence, planning and conducting academic activities and working as a link between the Residents staff and Orthopedic Surgeons. • Experience in General and Laparoscopic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Urology, Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology during Surgery Residence from January 2006 to December 2007. PROFINCIENCIES • Remarkable knowledge of hospital and surgical room safety practices. • Sound knowledge of the appropriate usage of surgical instruments. • A deep understanding of diagnostic criteria based on patients’ symptoms and signs, x-rays and tests. • Ability to work with accuracy and precision with and without direct supervision. • Willingness and the ability to work for longer duration and handle pressure situations with sound judgment. • Exceptional ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks, working alone or as a team member. • Strong critical thinking and observational skills. • Excellent communication and writing skills in English and Spanish. • Committed to high professional standards. LICENSURES AND CERTIFICATIONS • Basic Life Support for American Heart association (AHA). Orlando, Florida, 2014 Healthcare provider • Surgical Assistant Certified American Board of Surgical Assistant (ABSA). Miami, Florida. 2014 • OrthopedicSurgeon Instituto Venezolano de los Seguros Sociales. Hospital Universitario “Dr. Ángel Larralde”. Valencia, Venezuela. 2010 • Medical Doctor Universidad de Carabobo. Valencia, Venezuela. 2004
  2. 2. Ricardo A. Hurtado IMG, SA-C MEDICAL ANDPROFESSIONALEXPERIENCE Orlando Center for Outpatient Surgery. Surgical Care Affiliates. Orlando, FL. Surgical Tech Certified, February 2015 to present.  First scrub role in Orthopedics and Endoscopy Unit.  Responsible for preparing the operation room and the necessary supplies and tools prior to the operation.  Provide equipments to surgeons anticipating the physician’s preferences and needs during procedures.  Clean and maintain equipments in the operating room.  Provide assistance in the Sterile Processing Department. Dr. Rafael Guerra Méndez Hospital, Valencia, Venezuela. Orthopedic Surgeon, January 2011 to March 2014. • Treated patients with acute and chronic musculo-skeletal injuries and diseases. • Handled emergency case patients and initiated emergency procedures, as required. • Performed orthopedic surgeries as per the established guidelines. • Monitored and recorded a patient’s progress according to the documentation guidelines. • Educated patients about their treatment procedures. Dr. Rafael Guerra Méndez Hospital, Hand Surgery Service, Valencia, Venezuela. Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, January 2011 to March 2014. • Directly assisted the Chief Hand Surgeon in office activities, operating room and hospitalization rounds. • Performed physical examinations of patients and conducted their medical interviews. • Discussed and liaised with medical staff regarding patient therapy and plan of care. • Provided patient-specific treatment and dispensed correct medications to assigned patients. • Documented and maintained information related to patients' medical history, treatments, medications, and discharge instructions. • Advised and educated patients regarding health management, healthcare and post-op indications. • Developed and maintained strong professional relationships with peers, nurses, and non-medical staff. • Attended medical education and research programs and conducted training of subordinates. Dr. Ángel Larralde Hospital, Valencia, Venezuela. Resident Physician in Orthopedic Surgery, January 2008 to December 2010. • One of the two major public hospitals of the state and the central region of the country. • Guided and managed medical team and support staff in emergency and consultation patient care. • Managed inbound patient referrals. • Evaluated patients, diagnosed disorders and managed emergency care delivery to patients. • Advised patients and responded to their queries related to health and treatment. • Attended, performed and conducted education lectures and activities 5 days aweek. • Provided training and mentoring to medical students and residents alike. Dr. José Francisco Molina Sierra Hospital, Puerto Cabello, Venezuela. Resident Physician in Surgery, January 2006 to December 2007. • Member of a multi-disciplinary surgical department, involving General Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery mainly, as well as Neurosurgery, Urology, Ophtalmology and Otorhinolaryngology. • Assisted in a multi-surgical operating room. • Maintained record of patient history and performed physical examinations. • Administered various medical complications as per required residency programs. • Attended and performed education lectures and activities once a week.
  3. 3. Ricardo A. Hurtado IMG, SA-C Urama Type II Rural Clinic, Urama, Venezuela. Rural Physician, January to December 2005. • Rural Clinic located in a 1300-people town. • Provided assistance and education to family members for care procedures. • Analyzed patient requirement and if required provided referral to higher treatment facility. • Supervised efficient working of health employees and monitored everyday activities. • Participated in epidemiologic meetings on a monthly basis in coordination with government departments.