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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Seasoned Surgical Technician with Labor and Delivery experience of more than 20 years of success in healthcare supporting surgeons during a wide range of surgical procedures, including Cesarean Sections, tubal ligation, and cerclage placement and removal. Proficient in quickly setting up and breaking down surgical suites for assigned cases to sustain patient flows.

Skills
  • HIPAA proficiency
  • Preparing for surgeries
  • Passing surgical tools
  • Dressing wounds
  • OB/GYN procedures
  • Team building
  • Inventory management
Education and Training
Elizabethtown High School Elizabethtown, KY Expected in 1982 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Saint Charles Community College Saint Charles, MO, Expected in Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Experience
Amita Health - Surgical Technician
Silex, MO, 04/2018 - Current
  • Assessed patients, performed [Type] tests and documented preliminary medical histories.
  • 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.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • 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.
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Organized instruments and supplies to optimize surgical team efficiency.
  • Helped prepare team by assisting with gowning and gloving of staff.
  • Created and maintained sterile operating fields to minimize infection risks.
  • Rendered aid to patients experiencing life-threatening emergencies during surgical procedures.
  • Protected unobstructed views for surgical staff with use of retractors, sponges and suctioning equipment.
  • Dressed wounds with antiseptic compounds and sterile coverings to protect surgical sites and promote healing.
  • Developed effective strategies to streamline organizational performance, increase revenues and boost productivity.
  • Provided surgical support to help [Type] surgeon execute safe operations and procedures resulting in positive patient outcomes.
  • Executed remarkable dexterity assembling and monitoring tools to be used during surgery procedures.
  • Managed and maintained surgical suites by sterilizing equipment and [Task].
Amita Health - Surgical Technician
Skiatook, OK, 01/2008 - 02/2018

Same as listed in current position.

Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare - Medical Assistant
Hinsdale, IL, 01/2000 - 09/2006
  • Checked patients in, collected and verified insurance information, compiled new patient forms, scheduled appointments and updated patient files.
  • Performed front desk duties, including answering phones, scheduling appointments, greeting patients and ordering supplies.
  • Conducted patient interviews to gather health history, vital signs and information about current medical issues.
  • Organized charts, documents and supplies to maintain team efficiency.
  • Supported functions for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, including setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatuses.
  • Relayed messages from patients to physicians about concerns, condition updates or refill requests to facilitate effective treatment.
  • Led patients to exam rooms, answered general questions and prepared patients for physician by explaining process.
  • Assisted physicians by preparing patients for procedures, including but not limited to phleg.botomy, glucose testing, urine dip stick testin
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies in adherence to OSHA regulations.
  • Contributed to efficient office operations by triaging patients by severity of medical complaint.
  • Maintained working condition of equipment by closely following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, performing preventive maintenance and calling for repairs.
  • Maintained clean and organized work area with adequate supplies and reagents.
  • Selected equipment for use in ultrasound setup according to specifications of examination.
  • Sterilized medical instruments as needed.
  • Answered appointment calls.
  • Coordinated and executed proper medical waste disposal.
  • Obtained and recorded patient vital signs; escorted patients to examination rooms and documented medical histories.
  • Prepared, stained, cover slipped and catalogued cytology specimens.
  • Sterilized medical equipment after each procedure.
  • Transmitted physician's orders to patients, counseling on execution and addressing follow-up questions.
  • Contacted pharmacies to submit and refill patients' prescriptions.
  • Educated patients about medications, procedures and physician's instructions.
St. Luke's Hospital - Surgical Technician/Labor and Delivery Technician
City, STATE, 01/1993 - 09/2006

Same as listed previously listed and including:

  • Assisting in vaginal delivery by setting up equip to be used, assisting RN and physician as requested, cleaning up of delivery area post partum.
  • Procuring cord blood gases from umbilical cord. As well as preserving cord blood for donation.
  • Assisting in breastfeeding at the direction of charge nurse.
  • Aiding in post partum care of patient at the request of RN. Catheterization, phlebotomy, general care requests.
Activities and Honors

St. Luke's 100 Award was an honor bestowed upon teammates that exemplified the qualities of an employee that represented St. Luke's and it's commitment to the care of it's patients. Nominated by, coworkers, the top 100 received the honor.

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School Attended

  • Elizabethtown High School
  • Saint Charles Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Technician
  • Surgical Technician
  • Medical Assistant
  • Surgical Technician/Labor and Delivery Technician

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science

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