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surgical technician resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Versatile [Job Title] bringing over [Number] years' experience to growing hospital. Highly proficient in various surgical procedures with success in contributing to the achievement of high patient outcome targets. Skilled in all elements of operating room setup, including inventory management, aseptic techniques and preparing patients for procedures. Currently pursuing board certification.

Skills
  • Dressing wounds
  • HIPAA proficiency
  • OB/GYN procedures
Experience
Surgical Technician, 02/2020 - Current
Amita Health Salina, KS,
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
Surgical Technican, 02/2008 - 01/2020
Crozer-Keystone Health System Havertown, PA,
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • 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.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Performed various tasks, which included assisting with reductions and administering pain injections.
  • Trained [Number] staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Assisted surgeon with patient preparation for total joint replacement procedures.
  • Prepared day surgery and operating rooms for patients by ordering and stocking equipment and supplies.
  • Maintained surgical areas and oversaw inventory management.
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards.
  • Laid out all instruments, supplies and tools as directed by surgeons.
  • Mentored and educated team of surgical technologists, offering insight and suggestions on ways to handle [Type] issue.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Oversaw inventory of specialty equipment and instrumentation inventories.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Worked with internal departments and personnel to ensure availability of instruments and equipment.
  • Organized and maintained unobstructed operative fields to foster immediate access to retractors and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Organized equipment and instruments in alignment with surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Assessed procedure requirements and procured appropriate equipment and tools.
Surgical Technician, 07/1986 - 07/1998
Amita Health San Ramon, CA,
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • 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.
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Assisted surgeon with patient preparation for total joint replacement procedures.
  • 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.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Trained [Number] staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
Education and Training
: Surgical Technology, Expected in
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York Technical College - Rock Hill, SC
GPA:
Status -
Associate of Science: Biology, Expected in
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Tidewater Community College - Norfolk, VA
GPA:
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Bachelor of Science: Aquatic Biology, Expected in 05/2000
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Old Dominion University - Norfolk, VA
GPA:
Status -

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School Attended

  • York Technical College
  • Tidewater Community College
  • Old Dominion University

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Technician
  • Surgical Technican
  • Surgical Technician

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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