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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Meticulous Surgical Technologist excited to bring 1-year background to growing organization. Knowledgeable in all aspects of surgery, including setting up operating rooms, preparing patients and assisting surgeons. Committed to maintaining highest standards of health and safety.

Skills
  • Workplace Safety
  • Pre- and Post-Surgical Counts
  • Biohazardous Waste Disposal
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • OB/GYN Procedures
  • Safe sharps disposal
  • Infection control protocols
  • Pre-Surgical Preparation
  • Patient transportation
  • Specimen collection
  • Wound Dressing
  • Passing surgical instruments
  • Setting up and operating equipment
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Orthopedic procedures
  • Neuro procedures
  • Ophthalmic procedures
Work History
Certified Surgical Technologist, 02/2021 to Current
St Mary's Health System Lewiston, ME,
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Controlled bleeding during procedures by applying hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Used sutures, staples, clips and other tools to close wounds.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Conducted initial and terminal sponge, instrument and needle counts.
  • Decontaminated, cleaned, assembled, packaged, sterilized, stored and distributed reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.
  • Assisted surgeons with reductions, pain injections and casting.
  • Inventoried supplies for shoulder, knee and hip replacements.
  • Supported surgeons during cosmetic surgeries, gynecological and orthopedic procedures and general appointments.
Certified Surgical Technologist, 10/2020 to 02/2021
St Mary's Health System Nashua, NH,
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment for specific procedures and arranged for surgeons.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Kept accurate counts of needle, instrument and sponge inventories.
  • Supported surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.

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  • Completed Number total joint replacement procedures in Timeframe.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment based on daily needs and specific procedures.
  • Handled numerous sanitization tasks for surgical sites by cleaning and sterilizing, maintaining supply inventories and organizing items effectively.
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms for patients, including preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Completed needle, instrument and sponge counts and recorded inventories.
  • Quickly and accurately set up equipment and counts, following surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Arranged instruments according to surgeons' preferences.
  • Maintained accurate inventories for shoulder, knee and hip replacement procedures.
  • Cleaned, restocked and set up surgical suites.
  • Prepared instruments for sterilization.
  • Decontaminated instruments and equipment and properly disposed of contaminated materials.
  • 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.
  • Used sutures, staples, clips and other tools to close wounds.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Controlled bleeding during procedures by applying hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment.
Caregiver, 04/2017 to 01/2019
The Birches At Harleysville Harleysville, PA,
  • Helped clients manage money, pay bills and shop for groceries or personal items.
  • Kept close eye on client vital signs, administered medications and tracked behaviors to keep healthcare supervisor well-informed.
  • Changed dressings, bandages and binders to maintain proper healing and sanitary measures.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Helped patients care for themselves by teaching proper, safe use of ambulation assistive devices such as canes or walkers.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Maintained frequent supervision of residents unable to call for assistance.
  • Helped family members plan healthy meals, purchase ingredients and cook meals to provide adequate nutrition for client wellbeing.
  • Kept household areas clean and well-stocked, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities.
  • Kept patients mentally alert by entertaining, conversing and reading aloud to patients.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.

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  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services for patient well-being.
Managing Editor, 04/2016 to 12/2018
Aegon Denver, CO,
  • Oversaw publication of digital and print products, aligning multi-media content strategies to maintain cohesive brand identity.
  • Proofread, edited, and evaluated final copy to verify content aligned with established guidelines.
  • Maintained advanced social media presence to promote deliverables and solicit new contributors.
  • Conducted editorial meetings with staff members to collaborate and review proposed publication suggestions.
  • Delegated and tracked each staff member's assignments and deadlines.
  • Proposed ancillary projects and products to expand diversity of editorial offerings and revenue opportunities.

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Education
Associate Of Applied Science: Surgical Technology, Expected in 08/2020
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Vernon College - Vernon, TX
GPA:
Diploma: , Expected in 05/2015
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Archer City High School - Archer City, TX
GPA:
Certifications
  • CST - Certified Surgical Technologist

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School Attended
  • Vernon College
  • Archer City High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Caregiver
  • Managing Editor
Degrees
  • Associate Of Applied Science
  • Diploma