Surgical Technician resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
  • Title of position to which you're applying Providing a Patient-First Approach to Healthcare Strong Body of Knowledge of Surgery Room Protocol Flawless Career Safety Record Compassionate and caring Surgical Tech. Highly regarded for delivering meticulous, reliable, ethical, and efficient healthcare in the surgical suite. Well-respected for creating an atmosphere of trust and confidence amongst patients, their family members, and fellow healthcare providers. Proven ability to build strong working relationships and to work well in multi-discipline teams. Highly analytical with a focus on quality assurance, process improvement, regulatory compliance, and policy adherence.
  • Solid reputation for clearly and effectively communicating to audiences from a variety of cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds in making complicated medical terms readily understood by all.
  • Proven capacity as a leader to galvanize teams to embrace a singular vision and oneness of purpose; lauded for making staff training and mentoring a high priority.

Eagle-eyed [Job Title] offering [Number] years of experience and success in working as an integral member of the surgical team. Highly knowledgeable in wide range of procedures, including [Example], [Example] and [Example]. Hold current CPR and Basic Life Support certifications. Driven [Job Title] offering [Number]-year background in military to growing clinic or hospital. Well versed in sterile and aseptic techniques, a wide range of surgical procedures and implementation tools and technologies. Proven leadership and adept in mentoring team members to achieve patient outcome goals. 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.

  • Streamline
  • Delivery
  • Financial Management
  • Inventory
  • Leadership
  • Organizational
  • Safety
  • Quality Control
  • Windows
  • Wireshark software
  • Problem resolution
  • Safety protocols expertise
  • Staff Management
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Recordkeeping
  • Team building
  • Training
  • Data Entry
  • Python
  • MS Office
Los Angeles Pacific University Azusa, Ca, Expected in 12/2019 Bachelor of Science : Healthcare Management - GPA :

pending) Working full-time while pursuing degree Coursework includes Healthcare Laws& Regulations, Healthcare Delivery Systems, Healthcare Financial Management, Healthcare Ethics & Quality Control, and Healthcare Organizational Management. Certified Surgical Technician as granted by the National Center for Competency Testing

Champlain College Burlington, VT Expected in 08/2022 Bachelor of Science : Cyber-security - GPA :
  • Coursework in [Subject], [Subject] and [Subject]
  • Certified Surgical Technician as granted by the National Center for Competency Testing
  • BLS
  • Awarded two Army Commendation Medals for outstanding leadership.
Work History
St. Joseph Health - Surgical Technician
Costa Mesa, CA, 10/2017 - Current
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Quickly responded to emergency situations during procedures with life-saving aid.
  • Protected patients from infection by setting up and managing sterile operating fields.
  • Arranged supplies and instrumentation to meet needs of individual surgeons and enhance team efficiency.
  • Oversaw and managed [Number] clinical and support staff in patient care activities while maintaining high level of staff morale and professionalism.
  • Consistently complied with applicable laws and regulations and ensured facility adhered to Medicare and Medicaid regulations.
  • Cooperated and communicated effectively with physicians to ensure client satisfaction and compliance with set standards.
Surgery Partners - Surgical Technologist
West Bloomfield, MI, 06/1997 - 10/2017
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Worked with [Job title] to maintain daily workflow, coordinating with operating room staff to prepare for scheduled and emergency cases.
  • Maintained documentation of post-operative instrument reconciliations and protocols for quality care.
  • 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.
  • Liaised between [Type] department and operating room teams, ensuring availability of requisite instruments and equipment, including loaned and specialty devices.
  • Projected best-in-class care standards by achieving training initiatives for new surgical team members and aligning [Type] procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Provided comprehensive support to surgeons specializing in sports medicine, total joint replacement, spine and orthopedic trauma treatment.
  • Developed training initiatives on new equipment and procedures to promote highest patient care standards.
UNITED STATES NAVY RESERVE - Petty Officer Second Class
City, STATE, 09/2005 - 01/2014
  • As a Surgical Technician, oversaw a team of 20 at military medical clinics.
  • Provided full range of operating room support.
  • Numerous overseas deployments.
  • Ensured medical staff was properly trained and ready for deployment.
  • Coordinated and executed transport of sick and injured patients as needed.
  • Maintained operational organization by ensuring equipment functionality, inventory levels and employee medical training.
  • Provided leadership, delegation and exceptional medical service in high-pressure situations.
  • Provided emergency medical care, including conducting physical exams and interviews to gain medical history and relevant health data.
  • Administered medical care for range of conditions and basic health concerns including immunization, medications and blood draws.
  • Provided physical support to patients through diverse types of mobility assistance.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Furthered skills by actively taking part in employee trainings and taking classes in subjects to improve [Skill].
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to [Job Title].
  • Led [Type] team in delivery of [Type] project requiring close cooperation among members to share information and develop solutions to meet broad array of deliverables.
  • Developed team communications and information for [Type] meetings.
  • Saved $[Amount] by researching and implementing [Type] cost-saving initiatives and creating fresh new approaches to long-standing problems.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Drove [Type] and [Type] operational improvements that resulted in significant savings and improved profit margins.




Additional Information
  • Continuing my education to receive my degree in Cybersecurity
  • The projects I have currently complete is building a VPN and Ad blocker for home network.

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School Attended

  • Los Angeles Pacific University
  • Champlain College

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Technician
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Petty Officer Second Class


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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