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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Driven CVOR, Certified Surgical Technologist offering over 23 years of experience in ambulatory and hospital settings. Well-versed in Cardiac, Thoracic. Davinci robot surgeries, trauma, general surgery and plastic surgery procedures. Knowledgeable in a wide range of procedures. Proven leader and instrumental in developing new Cardiac programs and educating staff on new policies, procedures and equipment. Eager to take next career step with growing organization offering opportunities for professional development and advancement. Dedicated professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

Skills
  • Pre- and post-surgical counts
  • Infection control protocols
  • Biohazardous waste disposal
  • Pre-surgical preparation
  • Passing surgical instruments
  • Setting up and operating equipment
  • Safe sharps disposal
  • Safety protocols expertise
Work History
04/2018 to Current Certified Surgical Technologist Witham Health Services | Zionsville, IN,
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle count.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Created unobstructed operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms for patients, including preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Provided comprehensive support to surgeons specializing in sports medicine, total joint replacement, spine and orthopedic trauma treatment.
  • Implemented new training initiatives for surgical team members to align procedures with standards and best-in-class operational processes.
  • Selected and purchased equipment for surgical procedures.
  • Coordinated acquisition of surgical services and specialized equipment.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Developed training initiatives on new equipment and procedures to promote highest patient care standards.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and set up equipment, tools, supplies and instruments.
  • Supported surgeons during cosmetic surgeries, gynecological and orthopedic procedures and general appointments.
12/2014 to Current Senior Certified Surgical Technologist, CVOR Grady Memorial Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle count.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Supported surgeons during cosmetic surgeries, gynecological and orthopedic procedures and general appointments.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and purchased equipment and tools for procedures.
  • Decontaminated, cleaned, assembled, packaged, sterilized, stored and distributed reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.
  • Developed training initiatives on new equipment and procedures to promote highest patient care standards.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Implemented new training initiatives for surgical team members to align procedures with standards and best-in-class operational processes.
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms for patients, including preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Provided comprehensive support to surgeons specializing in sports medicine, total joint replacement, spine and orthopedic trauma treatment.
  • Maintained specialty equipment, implant and instrumentation inventories.
  • Worked with sterile supplies as well as venders to maintain daily workflow, coordinating with operating room staff to prepare for scheduled and emergency cases.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and set up equipment, tools, supplies and instruments.
  • Liaised between central sterile service and materials management department and operating room teams, ensuring availability of requisite instruments and equipment, including loaned and specialty devices.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Projected best-in-class care standards by achieving training initiatives for new surgical team members and aligning cardiac procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Selected and purchased equipment for surgical procedures.
  • Coordinated acquisition of surgical services and specialized equipment.
  • Contributed to high-quality, cost-effective healthcare as key member of cardiac nursing team caring for up to over several patients daily
11/2014 to 04/2018 Travel Certified, CVOR Surgical Technologist RNnetwork | City, STATE,
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during Cardiac Surgery
  • Followed standards of operating room care and aseptic techniques.
  • Anticipated usual and unexpected events during surgical procedure and responded appropriately.
  • Implemented new training initiatives for surgical team members to align procedures with standards and best-in-class operational processes.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Developed training initiatives on new equipment and procedures to promote highest patient care standards.
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms for patients, including preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Projected best-in-class care standards by achieving training initiatives for new surgical team members and aligning cardiac procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Prepared operating room for surgical procedures.
  • Supported surgeons during Cardiac procedures
  • Selected and purchased equipment for surgical procedures.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
06/2000 to 11/2014 Certified Surgical Service Leader, CVOR Upstate University Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Decontaminated, cleaned, assembled, packaged, sterilized, stored and distributed reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.
  • Coordinated acquisition of surgical services and specialized equipment.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms for patients, including preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Projected best-in-class care standards by achieving training initiatives for new surgical team members and aligning cardiac, Thoracic. urology, general surgery, orthopedic, in all aspects of surgical procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Worked with sterile processing, materials management and surgeons to maintain daily workflow, coordinating with operating room staff to prepare for scheduled and emergency cases.
  • Provided comprehensive support to surgeons specializing in sports medicine, total joint replacement, spine and orthopedic trauma treatment.
  • Developed training initiatives on new equipment and procedures to promote highest patient care standards.
  • Supported surgeons during cosmetic surgeries, gynecological and orthopedic procedures and general appointments.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and purchased equipment and tools for procedures.
  • Inventoried supplies for shoulder, knee and hip replacements.
  • Liaised between sterile processing and materials management department and operating room teams, ensuring availability of requisite instruments and equipment, including loaned and specialty devices.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and set up equipment, tools, supplies and instruments.
  • Implemented new training initiatives for surgical team members to align procedures with standards and best-in-class operational processes.
  • Selected and purchased equipment for surgical procedures.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Maintained specialty equipment, implant and instrumentation inventories.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Applied laws, policies and evidence-based practices in patient care, minimizing errors and complaints to less than 0% monthly
Education
Expected in 05/2022 Associate of Science | Nursing West Georgia Technical College, La Grange, GA GPA:
  • Dean's List current
Expected in 05/2022 Associate of Science | Surgical Technology West Georgia Technical College, La Grange, GA GPA:
Expected in 01/1998 | Surgical Technology Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY GPA:
  • Continuing education in Surgical Technologist
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: Surgical Technologist
  • Received Diploma from accredited Surgical Technology Program

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School Attended

  • West Georgia Technical College
  • West Georgia Technical College
  • Onondaga Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Senior Certified Surgical Technologist, CVOR
  • Travel Certified, CVOR Surgical Technologist
  • Certified Surgical Service Leader, CVOR

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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