Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Talented Certified Surgical Technologist and team leader offering 9 years of success in both adult and pediatric outpatient Operating Room environments. Versatile and proficient at handling several different surgeries. Strategic thinker. Offers proven ability to build effective teams and be used as a resource. Committed to identifying and leveraging opportunities for growth in leadership. Hardworking and reliable who is highly organized and punctual.

Skilled administrative team member with in-depth understanding of medical standards, compliance requirements and operational procedures. Practiced problem-solver with friendly and caring mentality and excellent communication skills.

  • Charismatic leader
  • Delegator
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem solver
  • HIPAA proficiency
  • Workplace safety
  • OB/GYN, Urology, Orthopedics, ENT, Plastics, General, Pediatric and some vascular and eye outpatient procedures
  • Organized
  • Problem solver
Certified Surgical Technologist, 03/2013 to Current
Amita HealthMenasha, WI,
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Assisted surgeon with patient preparation for outpatient procedures.
  • Collaborated with vendors and service providers to coordinate required services and equipment.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Worked with internal departments and personnel to ensure availability of instruments and equipment.
  • Oversaw inventory of specialty equipment and instrumentation inventories.
Surgical Technologist, 03/2012 to 03/2013
Grand View HospitalHarleysville, PA,
  • Assists in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve them.
  • Assists Surgeon and assistants with retraction and suction as directed.
  • Interfaces effectively with peers and customers and assumes responsibility for professional development of self and others per departmental policy.
  • Practices and assists others in maintaining aseptic technique and electrical and environmental safety in department.
  • Assists with draping.
  • Assists RN Circulator to ensure proper room utilization through decreased turnover time per CPT and scheduled procedural time review.
  • Assists with preparing, transporting, positioning and draping patients.
Surgical Technologist, 04/2011 to 03/2012
Grand View HospitalLansdale, PA,
  • Hand instruments and supplies to surgeons and surgeons' assistants, hold retractors and cut sutures, and perform other tasks as directed by surgeon during operation.
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments and equipment, and maintains stock of supplies.
  • Act as receptionist, perform secretarial duties.
  • Assist patient back to procedure rooms.
Receptionist, 03/2006 to 04/2011
Aimbridge HospitalityHammond, IN,
  • Scheduling patients.
  • Handling patient charts.
  • Complying with procedures, rules, and regulations on keeping a safe and clean reception area.
  • Providing administrative and clerical support.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Health Administration, Expected in 2019
Saint Joseph's College of Maine - Standish, ME
Surgical Technologist Certificate Surgical Technology: , Expected in 2011
Piedmont Virginia Community College - Charlottesville, VA
Associate of Science: General Studies, Expected in 2010
John Tyler Community College - Chester, VA
Master of Science: Health Administration, Expected in
Current Saint Joseph's College of Maine - Standish, ME
Activities and Honors
AST Member
  • Interim Surgical Tech Coordinator- In this role I served as a resource for Surgical Technologists, communicated with central sterile in order to have correct instruments for the next day, collaborate with team members to accomplish daily task, as well as communicate with surgeons to meet their specific needs for each case.
  • Preceptor Helped onboard and trained 5 new surgical technologist.
  • Accomplishments.
  • Advanced to a Surgical Technologist III Certifications.
  • Certified Surgical Technologist.
  • Board certified by National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA).

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School Attended

  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College
  • John Tyler Community College
  • Current Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Receptionist


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Surgical Technologist Certificate Surgical Technology
  • Associate of Science
  • Master of Science

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