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

Driven Surgical Technologist offering 10+ years' experience in ambulatory and hospital settings. Well-versed in general surgery and plastic surgery procedures, OB/GYN, small ortho procedures, urology, endo, dental, eyes. Accomplished in building strong relationships with surgeons and other team members. Expertise in setting up operating rooms, preparing patients and handling wide range of instruments and equipment during procedures. Committed to maintaining highest standards of health and safety.

Accomplishments
  • Trained 6 new surgical technologists.
  • Built strong relationships with surgeons and learned set up preferences to streamline surgeries.
  • Achieved my dreams of traveling as a CST.
  • Proved to myself that i can do anything if I set my mind to it.
Skills
  • Pre- and post-surgical counts
  • Pre-surgical preparation
  • Biohazardous waste disposal
  • Infection control protocols
  • Passing surgical instruments
  • Safety protocols expertise
  • Safe sharps disposal
  • Setting up and operating equipment
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Patient transportation
  • Specimen collection
  • Chronic disease management
  • Wound Dressing
  • Shared governance
  • Direct Patient Care
Work History
Certified Surgical Technologist, 10/2018 to Current
South Shore HealthNorwell, MA,
  • Maintained documentation of post-operative instrument reconciliations and protocols for quality care.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment for specific procedures and arranged for surgeons.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Kept detailed records of post-operative instrument reconciliations and overall care procedures.
  • Worked with circulator/charge RN to maintain daily workflow, coordinating with operating room staff to prepare for scheduled and emergency cases.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Used coordination and planning skills to achieve results according to schedule.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
Certified Surgical Technologist, 01/2015 to 06/2017
South Shore HealthRockland, MA,
  • Controlled bleeding during procedures by applying hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle count.
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Used sutures, staples, clips and other tools to close wounds.
  • Developed training initiatives on new equipment and procedures to promote highest patient care standards.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms for patients, including preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and set up equipment, tools, supplies and instruments.
  • Supported surgeons during cosmetic surgeries, gynecological and orthopedic procedures and general appointments.
  • Worked with circulator/charge RN to maintain daily workflow, coordinating with operating room staff to prepare for scheduled and emergency cases.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
Certified Surgical Technologist, 07/2012 to 12/2015
South Shore HealthQuincy, MA,
  • 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.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle count.
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Used sutures, staples, clips and other tools to close wounds.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms for patients, including preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Projected best-in-class care standards by achieving training initiatives for new surgical team members and aligning ENT procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Implemented new training initiatives for surgical team members to align procedures with standards and best-in-class operational processes.
  • 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.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and set up equipment, tools, supplies and instruments.
  • Supported surgeons during cosmetic surgeries, gynecological and orthopedic procedures and general appointments.
  • Worked with circulator/charge RN to maintain daily workflow, coordinating with operating room staff to prepare for scheduled and emergency cases.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
Education
Associate of Science: Surgical Technology, Expected in 03/2008
Indiana Business - Fort Wayne, IN,
GPA:
Certifications
  • CST - Certified Surgical Technologist Exp-2023
  • National CPR Foundation (Infant, Child, Adult) BLS, AED Exp-2022
  • AHA- CPR, BLS, AED Exp-2022
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