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certified surgical technologist resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica
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Summary

Seasoned Certified Surgical Tech with more than 5 years of success in supporting surgeons during a wide range of surgical procedures, including Thyroidectomies, Breast Reconstruction and Robotic Prostectomies. Proficient in quickly setting up and breaking down surgical suites for assigned cases to sustain patient flows.

Skills
  • Electronic medical records management
  • Surgical counts
  • Aseptic and sterilization techniques
  • Equipment set up and operation
  • Safely disposing of needles
  • Dressing wounds
  • Workplace safety
  • Preparing for surgeries
  • Passing surgical tools
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Organizational skills
Education and Training
City College - Altamonte Springs Altamonte Springs, FL Expected in 03/2016 Associate of Science : Surgical Technology - GPA :
  • 4.0 GPA
  • Honor Roll all semesters enrolled
  • President's List for all 5 semesters attended
  • Two Clinical Rotations - South Lake Hospital, Clermont, Florida
  • One Clinical Rotation - The Institute of Aesthetic Surgery - Florida Hospital Celebration
Valencia College Orlando, FL Expected in : Emergency Medical Technology - GPA :

* Certificate for Emergency Medical Technician - 2010

* State Certified with the State of Florida

* Clinical Rotations completed at Osceola Regional Hospital ER, Fire Station Orlando 1, Fire Station 51, Fir Station 58 and Fire Station 76

Valencia College Orlando, FL Expected in : Nursing - GPA :

* Pre-requisite classes for RN Program

* Completed first year of RN Program

* Dean's List

* President's List

* One semester clinical rotation Orlando Regional Medical Center

College of Lake County Grayslake, IL Expected in 08/1989 Associate of Science : General Studies - GPA :
Antioch Community High School Antioch, IL, Expected in 05/1986 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Certifications
  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) - 165347
  • Preceptor Training - 2020
  • Licensed EMT - 2010 - 534019
  • BLS/CPR - current
  • ACLS certified 2019

Experience
Palmetto Health - Certified Surgical Technologist
Seneca, SC, 05/2016 - Current
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Prepared day surgery and operating rooms for patients by ordering and stocking equipment and supplies.
  • Trained 5 staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Laid out all instruments, supplies and tools as directed by surgeons.
  • Organized and maintained unobstructed operative fields to foster immediate access to retractors and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Organized equipment and instruments in alignment with surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards.
  • Completed Surgical Clinical Ladder - 2020
American Medical Response - Emergency Medical Technician Basic
Sicklerville, NJ, 07/2013 - 04/2016
  • Observed and assessed incident scenes upon arrival to determine level of safety for all first responders.
  • Developed strong rapport with other medical professionals to foster quality and efficient patient care.
  • Demonstrated dedication to providing quality care through continued training and education.
  • Conducted equipment inspections and vehicle checks in adherence with required maintenance schedules.
  • Operated emergency vehicles with caution to keep patients, public and first responders safe.
  • Trained newly hired EMT's by offering insight into job duties and assessing shift performance.
  • Remained level-headed and proactive during emergency situations.
  • Reviewed inventory levels prior to shift and restocked ambulance to prepare for service.
American Medical Response - Emergency Medical Technician Basic
South Hill, VA, 11/2011 - 05/2013
  • Rendered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and determining course of action based on triage.
  • Evaluated patients' medical status and monitored vital signs during transit.
  • Documented all calls in reports detailing type of incident and course of treatment.
  • Delivered emergency care to individuals involved in motor vehicle accidents, falls and diabetic incidents.
  • Observed and assessed incident scenes upon arrival to determine level of safety for all first responders.
  • Explained to conscious patients steps involved for medical evaluations and need for possible hospital transport.
  • Assessed emergency situations and prioritized medical care for patients.
  • Asked patients questions regarding ingestion or intake of over-the-counter medications, prescriptions and illicit drugs.
  • Developed strong rapport with other medical professionals to foster quality and efficient patient care.
  • Demonstrated dedication to providing quality care through continued training and education.
  • Managed care in field and in-transit, including performing standard testing and administering necessary medication.
  • Conducted equipment inspections and vehicle checks in adherence with required maintenance schedules.
  • Operated emergency vehicles with caution to keep patients, public and first responders safe.
  • Transported patients from accident scenes to hospitals in emergency vehicles.
  • Remained level-headed and proactive during emergency situations.
  • Reviewed inventory levels prior to shift and restocked ambulance to prepare for service.
  • Performed CPR and used cardiac defibrillator to revive patients in cardiac arrest or arrythmia.
  • Monitored patients from scene to hospital transfer while conducting in-transit care.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • City College - Altamonte Springs
  • Valencia College
  • Valencia College
  • College of Lake County
  • Antioch Community High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Emergency Medical Technician Basic
  • Emergency Medical Technician Basic

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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