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register surgical first assistant certified surgical technologist resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Meticulous surgical team member skilled at coordinating supplies and instruments to prepare for procedures and assist staff. Maintain aseptic fields and unobstructed views to help surgeries succeed. Efficiently prioritize tasks and communicate with surgical staff. Skilled Surgical Technologist/Surgical Assistant offering more than 18 years of experience and well versed in all surgical procedures with concentration primarily in orthopedics and neuro surgery. Adept at orienting and training technical staff and implementing policies to streamline workflow. Excited to bring expertise to growing organization offering room for advancement.

Skills
  • Passing surgical instruments
  • Setting up and operating equipment
  • Pre-surgical preparation
  • Suturing
  • Wound Dressing
  • Medication Administration
  • Clerical Support
  • Planning and Coordination
Education
Richland Community College Decatur, IL Expected in 05/2004 Associate of Science : Surgical Technology - GPA :
  • Graduated with 3.3 GPA
  • Majored in Surgical Technology
Certifications
  • Register Surgical Assistant (RSA)
  • Certified Surgical Assistant (SA-C)
  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
  • BLS Certification
Work History
Ascension (System Office) - Register Surgical First Assistant/Certified Surgical Technologist
, , Amherst, NY 08/2022 - Current
  • Arranged supplies and instrumentation to meet needs of individual surgeons and enhance team efficiency.
  • Protected patients from infection by setting up and managing sterile operating fields.
  • Kept views unobstructed by retracting, sponging and suctioning surgical sites.
  • Paid close attention to operating procedures for adherence to established surgical techniques.
  • Minimized surgical bleeding with skilled ligation and clamping of blood vessels.
  • Clamped, ligated or cauterized blood vessels to control bleeding during surgical entry using hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures or electrocautery equipment.
  • Applied sutures, staples or other materials to close skin, facial or subcutaneous wound layers.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
Iconma, L.L.C. - Register Surgical First Assistant/Certified Surgical Technologist
, , Springfield, IL 02/2022 - 08/2022
  • Arranged supplies and instrumentation to meet needs of individual surgeons and enhance team efficiency.
  • Protected patients from infection by setting up and managing sterile operating fields.
  • Quickly responded to emergency situations during procedures with life-saving aid.
  • Kept views unobstructed by retracting, sponging and suctioning surgical sites.
  • Clamped, ligated or cauterized blood vessels to control bleeding during surgical entry using hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures or electrocautery equipment.
  • Applied sutures, staples or other materials to close skin, facial or subcutaneous wound layers.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
Decatur Memorial Hospital - Registered Surgical Assistant
, , 05/2016 - 02/2022
  • Kept views unobstructed by retracting, sponging and suctioning surgical sites.
  • Applied antiseptics and sterile dressings to cover surgical locations and boost healing.
  • Minimized surgical bleeding with skilled ligation and clamping of blood vessels.
  • Applied sutures, staples or other materials to close skin, facial or subcutaneous wound layers.
  • Clamped, ligated or cauterized blood vessels to control bleeding during surgical entry using hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures or electrocautery equipment.
  • Worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Arranged supplies and instrumentation to meet needs of individual surgeons and enhance team efficiency.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed
Company Name - Surgical Technologist
, , 05/2003 - 05/2016
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Worked closely with new staff members to provide training on operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Supported surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Kept accurate counts of needle, instrument and sponge inventories.
  • Conducted initial and terminal sponge, instrument and needle counts.
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Quickly and accurately set up equipment and counts, following surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Provided comprehensive support to surgeons specializing in sports medicine, total joint replacement, spine and orthopedic trauma treatment.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Richland Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Register Surgical First Assistant/Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Register Surgical First Assistant/Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Registered Surgical Assistant
  • Surgical Technologist

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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