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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Motivated Surgical First Assistant adept at handling instruments, supplies, and equipment for non-invasive to minimally invasive procedures. Well versed in all operating room activities with a commitment to upholding the highest standard of sterile technique during procedures. Excited to bring 25 year background to growing organization. Focused Surgical Assistant well versed in wide range of General, Orthopedic, procedures. Adept in quickly preparing surgical suites per procedure and surgeon instructions. Expertise in sterile and aseptic techniques. Board certified by National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. Detail-oriented surgical support staff effective at organizing instruments and supplies before and during procedures. Well-versed in maintaining sterile fields and unobstructed views to promote surgical success. Organized multitasker with good communication skills. Hardworking and knowledgeable problem-solver with excellent background over 25+ year career in healthcare. Experienced in monitoring patients before, during and after procedures to deliver exceptional care. Skillfully examine, dress and protect wounds to boost healing. Seasoned [Job Title] with more than [Number] years of success in supporting surgeons during a wide range of surgical procedures, including [Example], [Example] and [Example]. Proficient in quickly setting up and breaking down surgical suites for assigned cases to sustain patient flows. Methodical [Job Title] with expertise in anticipating surgeons' needs and assisting with non-invasive and invasive [Area of expertise] procedures. Offering more than [Number] years of experience with large healthcare organization.

Skills
  • OB/GYN procedures
  • Planning
  • Active listening
  • Collaboration
  • Multitasking
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Problem resolution
  • Time management
  • Decision-making
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Organization
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Team building
Education and Training
National Institute of First Assisting Denver, CO, Expected in 03/2001 Certification : Surgical Assisting - GPA :
Chattanooga State Community College Chattanooga, TN Expected in 06/1992 Certification : Surgical Technology - GPA :
American Board of Surgical Assistants , Expected in 03/2003 Certificate : Surgical Technology - GPA :
Experience
Catholic Health Initiative - Certified Surgical First Assistant
Erlanger, KY, 06/2014 - Current
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Set-up surgical tables, instruments and supplies required for specific operations and assisted in preparation and draping of patient and operative area.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Created and maintained sterile operating fields to minimize infection risks.
  • Communicated with professionalism and compassion when interacting with surgical team and patients.
  • Provided surgical support to help [Type] surgeon execute safe operations and procedures resulting in positive patient outcomes.
  • Organized instruments and supplies to optimize surgical team efficiency.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Exhibited confidence to work extremely well under pressure and with variety of physicians of different temperaments.
  • Assisted surgeons in variety of minor and major surgical procedures with tasks such as Arthroscopy of the Knee, Hip, and Shoulder. Total Joint ( Knee and Hip), Lap Cholecystectomy, ACDA, Lumbar Spine, Carpal Tunnel, All fractures involving the upper and lower extremities.
  • Dressed wounds with antiseptic compounds and sterile coverings to protect surgical sites and promote healing.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Sanitized and maintained surgical instruments and equipment by wiping with cleaning solution and [Action].
  • Obeyed established surgical techniques and procedures during operations.
  • Follows complex and comprehensive verbal and written instructions.
  • Pursued numerous learning opportunities in order to continuously expand core knowledge associated with surgical and technical procedures to advance patient care.
  • Protected unobstructed views for surgical staff with use of retractors, sponges and suctioning equipment.
  • Demonstrated appropriate techniques to assist surgeons with closure of incisions.
  • Controlled bleeding during surgical procedures by clamping and ligating blood vessels.
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Closed wounds using sutures, staples and other tools.
  • THIS IS A SUMMARY STATEMENT Punctual and reliable surgical assistant, no matter the time of day or night.
  • Identified professional development opportunities and led training.
  • Spearheaded training to instruct assistants and surgeons on inno
Catholic Health Initiative - Certified Surgical First Assistant
Pleasant Hill, IA, 07/2002 - 06/2014
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Set-up surgical tables, instruments and supplies required for specific operations and assisted in preparation and draping of patient and operative area.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Created and maintained sterile operating fields to minimize infection risks.
  • Communicated with professionalism and compassion when interacting with surgical team and patients.
  • Provided surgical support to help [Type] surgeon execute safe operations and procedures resulting in positive patient outcomes.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Assisted surgeons in variety of minor and major surgical procedures with tasks such as [Task] and [Task].
  • Dressed wounds with antiseptic compounds and sterile coverings to protect surgical sites and promote healing.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Obeyed established surgical techniques and procedures during operations.
  • Helped prepare team by assisting with gowning and gloving of staff.
  • Follows complex and comprehensive verbal and written instructions.
  • Pursued numerous learning opportunities in order to continuously expand core knowledge associated with surgical and technical procedures to advance patient care.
  • Managed and maintained surgical suites by sterilizing equipment and [Task].
  • Protected unobstructed views for surgical staff with use of retractors, sponges and suctioning equipment.
  • Demonstrated appropriate techniques to assist surgeons with closure of incisions.
  • Controlled bleeding during surgical procedures by clamping and ligating blood vessels.
  • Executed remarkable dexterity assembling and monitoring tools to be used during surgery procedures.
  • Reviewed physician orders to appropriately count and dispense pre-operative and post-operative medications.
  • Closed wounds using sutures, staples and other tools.
  • THIS IS A SUMMARY STATEMENT Punctual and reliable surgical assistant, no matter the time of day or night.
Specialtycare - Surgical First Assistant
Harrisonburg, VA, 06/1992 - 07/2001
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Created and maintained sterile operating fields to minimize infection risks.
  • Communicated with professionalism and compassion when interacting with surgical team and patients.
  • Provided surgical support to help [Type] surgeon execute safe operations and procedures resulting in positive patient outcomes.
  • Assisted physicians during diagnosis and treatment, as well as assisting during surgery.
  • Organized instruments and supplies to optimize surgical team efficiency.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Organized supply room and ordered supplies and equipment as needed.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Exhibited confidence to work extremely well under pressure and with variety of physicians of different temperaments.
  • Assisted surgeons in variety of minor and major surgical procedures with tasks such as [Task] and [Task].
  • Dressed wounds with antiseptic compounds and sterile coverings to protect surgical sites and promote healing.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Obeyed established surgical techniques and procedures during operations.
  • Helped prepare team by assisting with gowning and gloving of staff.
  • Follows complex and comprehensive verbal and written instructions.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Pursued numerous learning opportunities in order to continuously expand core knowledge associated with surgical and technical procedures to advance patient care.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Managed and maintained surgical suites by sterilizing equipment and [Task].
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Protected unobstructed views for surgical staff with use of retractors, sponges and suctioning equipment.
  • Demonstrated appropriate techniques to assist surgeons with closure of incisions.
  • Controlled bleeding during surgical procedures by clamping and ligating blood vessels.
  • Executed remarkable dexterity assembling and monitoring tools to be used during surgery procedures.
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • THIS IS A SUMMARY STATEMENT Punctual and reliable surgical assistant, no matter the time of day or night.
  • Developed effective strategies to streamline organizational performance, increase revenues and boost productivity.
  • Identified professional development opportunities and led training.

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School Attended

  • National Institute of First Assisting
  • Chattanooga State Community College
  • American Board of Surgical Assistants

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Surgical First Assistant
  • Certified Surgical First Assistant
  • Surgical First Assistant

Degrees

  • Certification
  • Certification
  • Certificate

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