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certified surgical technologist resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Methodical Surgical Technologist with expertise in anticipating surgeons' needs and assisting with non-invasive and invasive surgical procedures. Offering more than 20 years of experience with large healthcare organization.

Skills
  • Workplace safety
  • Aseptic and sterilization techniques
  • Equipment set up and operation
  • Electronic medical records management
  • Surgical counts
Experience
Certified Surgical Technologist, 04/2011 to 09/XXX0
Olathe Medical CenterPaola, KS,
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Trained numerous staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • 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.
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards.
  • Assessed procedure requirements and procured appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and properly handled contaminated materials.
  • Organized equipment and instruments in alignment with surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Laid out all instruments, supplies and tools as directed by surgeons.
Surgical Technologist Clinical Instructor, 01/2017 to 01/XXX0
Olathe Medical CenterGardner, KS,
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Laid out all instruments, supplies and tools as directed by surgeons.
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards.
Certified Surgical Technologist, 09/2006 to 04/2011
Olathe Medical CenterLenexa, KS,
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Assisted surgeon with patient preparation for total joint replacement procedures.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Trained numerous 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.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and properly handled contaminated materials.
Certified Surgical Technologist, 06/2001 to 04/2006
Sanford HealthCity, STATE,
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Assisted surgeon with patient preparation for total joint replacement procedures.
  • Trained numerous staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Prepared day surgery and operating rooms for patients by ordering and stocking equipment and supplies.
  • Performed various tasks, which included assisting with reductions and administering pain injections.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • 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.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Surgical Technologist , Expected in 05/2001
Bismarck State College - Bismarck, ND
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School Attended

  • Bismarck State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist Clinical Instructor
  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Certified Surgical Technologist

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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