surgical care assistant resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

Seasoned Surgical Care Assistant with 5 months offering individualized care services in operating room settings. Provided personal care services to support health and hygiene. Focused on quality while allowing clients to maintain highest possible level of independence. Motivated surgery student seeking internship in surgical technology to gain hands-on experience. Outgoing and friendly with strong drive to succeed. Recent graduate with excellent research, technical and problem-solving skills. Detail-oriented and able to learn new concepts quickly. Responsible and motivated student ready to apply education in the workplace. Offers excellent technical abilities with software and applications, ability to handle challenging work, and excellent time management skills. Compassionate Personal Care Assistant with hands-on experience providing companionship and emotional support to residents. Well-versed in accurately documenting vital statistics and health metrics. Committed to creating positive rapport with patients and providing quality patient care. Dedicated Direct Care Worker passionate about helping clients lead fulfilling lives by managing health-related conditions. Knowledgeable about medication administration, appointments and social activities. Well-organized and compassionate with good relationship-building skills. Kind Caregiver with experience addressing physical and emotional needs. Familiar with scheduling and managing appointments, coordinating household support and offering caring companionship. Well-organized with medications and physically fit to handle any client need. Outgoing Direct Care Worker experienced with patients with disabilities and acute ailments. Well-versed in assisting patients with daily living tasks. Committed to improving patient well-being through personal care and interactive engagement. Compassionate home healthcare professional offering demonstrated success in aligning daily activities with care plans and expediently reporting any client status changes. Promotes formation of habits for sustainable health improvement. In-depth knowledge of behavior redirection strategies. Devoted personal care professional skilled in fostering client health and convenience through assisting with daily activities and health needs. Driven to promote healthy habits to encourage client well-being by demonstrating healthy habits. Dedicated to applying emerging techniques to derive best possible outcomes. Reliable personal care professional bringing 2 years of experience in Personal Care Assistant roles. Skilled in addressing physical and mental disabilities and monitoring needs for convalescent patients. Trusted to care for patients at varying stages of life. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience.

  • Flexible Schedule
  • Meal Preparation
  • ADL Assistance
  • Client Transportation
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Community Activities
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Client Documentation
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Relationship Building
  • Housekeeping
  • Mobility Assistance
  • First Aid and Safety
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Incident Reporting
  • Respectful and Compassionate
  • Household Cleaning
  • Attentive to People
  • Community Integration
  • Time Management
  • PPE Usage
  • Diet and Nutrition
  • Bedside Care
  • Clear Communication
  • Supportive Personality
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Progress Tracking
  • Sound Judgment
  • Problem Identification
  • Care Planning
  • Client Education
  • Physical Stamina
  • Client Records Management
  • Ability to Lift Clients
  • Convalescence Support
  • Ability to Lift
  • Personal Hygiene Assistance
  • Personal Service
  • Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Team Collaboration
  • Service Documentation
  • Caring Companionship
  • First Aid Certification
  • Incapacitation care
01/2023 to Current
Surgical Care Assistant Regions Hospital Stillwater, MN,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other healthcare professionals.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Observed patients for changes in physical, emotional, mental or behavioral condition and injuries.
  • Communicated with patients' family members and friends to answer questions and explain care tasks.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Worked closely with clinical staff to support therapeutic and behavioral plans.
  • Maintained a sterile field without contaminating.
  • Anticipated needs of surgeon and other staff in operating room.
  • Organized all instruments and other supplies needed during surgery.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to prevent spread of illnesses.
09/2021 to Current
CNA Westminster Village West Lafayette, IN,
  • Answered signal lights, bells or intercom systems to determine resident needs.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Observed and reported unusual symptoms and changes to charge nurse.
  • Turned and repositioned residents using proper body mechanics to prevent pressure ulcers.
  • Assisted residents with bathing and dressing to promote personal hygiene.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Helped residents walk with or without self-help devices.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Distributed drinking water and nourishment to residents.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Assisted residents in preparing for activities and social programs.
  • Examined and treated patient lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms and referred patients to other medical professionals.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Supported non-ambulatory residents in range of motion exercises.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
02/2020 to Current
Crew Member and Trainer/Cook Helper McDonald's City, STATE,
  • Set aside add-on items for future orders.
  • Mixed ingredients for batter or dough.
  • Filled and served various beverages for customers.
  • Kept items warm until sold using heat lamps.
  • Dropped off food and drink orders for customer pickup.
  • Scheduled equipment use and activities based on daily menus and manager directions.
  • Requested supplies and equipment orders, explaining needs to managers.
  • Washed and cut ingredients for quick meal assembly.
  • Set up work stations prior to opening to minimize prep time.
  • Worked closely with cashiers to obtain order information and accurately complete customers' orders.
  • Checked completed orders for correct quantity and quality.
  • Followed specific methods for food preparation and proper portioning.
  • Collaborated with team to deliver timely service of items.
  • Packaged and bagged cooked food and prepared items.
  • Cooked menu items based on customer orders.
  • Prepared multiple orders at once for speedy service.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Safely operated ovens, fryers and grills to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Monitored quality control in kitchen area and when ordering food and supplies.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to prevent foodborne illnesses.
  • Followed designated recipes as outlined by company.
  • Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Adhered to designated guidelines for food preparation as outlined by company.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items ranging from burgers to sandwiches.
  • Set up workstations with needed ingredients, utensils and cooking equipment.
  • Utilized first in, first out method to cycle through stock and keep food fresher.
  • Prepared quality food and labeled, dated and covered items to preserve freshness.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct food temperature for high scores on health inspections.
  • Used grills, deep fryers and griddles to cook food.
  • Set up food plating line for quick and smooth flow.
  • Portioned out food to specifications to prevent waste.
  • Produced small to large batches of food items using full range of cooking techniques.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2023 to to
High School Diploma:
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana - Terre Haute,
  • Improved delivery of McDonald's by Crew member, realizing overall increase in customer satisfaction and cost efficiency.
  • Promoted from CNA to surgical care assistant, in less than 12-months.
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Created highly effective new program that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
  • Led team to achieve free meals, earning recognition from upper management and financial reward.
Additional Information
  • Committed to 4 years of soccer while keeping good grades.
  • Committed to 3 years of archery while keeping good grades.
  • Committed to 2 years of track while keeping good grades.
  • In high school was in beta for 3 years a honor society.
  • In college was in 2 years of Phi Theta Kappa a honor society.
  • Maintained a full time job during high school and college.

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School Attended

  • Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Care Assistant
  • CNA
  • Crew Member and Trainer/Cook Helper


  • High School Diploma

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