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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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  • Date of Birth:
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Professional Summary

I have dedicated myself these years to raising my children and home. Have 9 years experience as a Surgical Technician. I have excellent organizational skills, work great with others. Ability to work well under stress and emergency situations. Anticipation skills. Able to act quickly and accurately. Dependable, headworker, fast learner, Great communication skills, team player and reliable.

  • Passing surgical instruments
  • Safety protocols expertise
  • Safe sharps disposal
  • Infection control protocols
  • Wound Dressing
  • Setting up and operating equipment
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Specimen collection
  • Compassion
  • Biohazardous waste disposal
  • Pre- and post-surgical counts
  • Organization and Time management
  • Self-Motivated
  • Multitasking Abilities
  • Ability to work well under stressful and emergency situations
  • Reliable, work well with others, dependable, team player.
Professional Experience
Surgical Technician, 09/2000 to 10/2009
Community Health System Roswell, GA,
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, GI Endoscopy, Opthalmology and Cardiac procedures.
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms for patients, including preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Quickly and accurately set up equipment and counts, following surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Cleaned, restocked and set up surgical suites.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Kept accurate counts of needle, instrument and sponge inventories.
  • Conducted initial and terminal sponge, instrument and needle counts.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Arranged instruments according to surgeons' preferences.
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Handled numerous sanitization tasks for surgical sites by cleaning and sterilizing, maintaining supply inventories and organizing items effectively.
  • Worked closely with new staff members to provide training on operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment for specific procedures and arranged for surgeons.
  • Completed needle, instrument and sponge counts and recorded inventories.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and set up equipment, tools, supplies and instruments.
  • Maintained inventories of needles, instruments, sponges and other medical supplies.
  • Prepared instruments for sterilization.
  • Worked with Surgical Nurse and Anesthesiologist to maintain daily workflow, coordinating with operating room staff to prepare for scheduled and emergency cases.
  • Prepared operating room for surgical procedures.
  • Kept equipment functioning properly and safely.
  • Handled and processed surgical specimens according to established policy and procedure.
  • Followed standards of operating room care and aseptic techniques.
  • Anticipated usual and unexpected events during surgical procedure and responded appropriately.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle count.
  • Decontaminated, cleaned, assembled, packaged, sterilized, stored and distributed reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Assisted surgeons with reductions, pain injections and casting.
  • Supported surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, gastrointestinal surgy
  • Decontaminated instruments and equipment and properly disposed of contaminated materials.
  • Kept detailed records of post-operative instrument reconciliations and overall care procedures.
  • Created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Used sutures, staples, clips and other tools to close wounds.
  • Maintained specialty equipment, implant and instrumentation inventories.
  • Controlled bleeding during procedures by applying hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment.
  • Liaised between Surgery Sterilization Department department and operating room teams, ensuring availability of requisite instruments and equipment, including loaned and specialty devices.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment based on daily needs and specific procedures.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment based on needs for specific procedures.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument and needle count.
  • Operated, adjusted and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Collected, prepared and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Controlled bleeding during procedures by applying hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures and electrocautery equipment.
Other Experience
  • Coordinated daily schedules for family members.
  • Tracked expenses, balanced checking account and paid bills on time.
  • Handled all communication regarding household needs.
  • Maintained monthly budget by making careful purchases and tracking expenses.
  • Planned and cooked healthy meals and snacks.
  • Managed virtual school work for 3 children through Zoom.
  • Planned trips for groups, including transportation, accommodation and entertainment.
  • Oversaw children’s homework, assisted with special projects and researched topics to assist with difficult questions.
  • Managed household events including scheduling and travel arrangements.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1993
Sherman E. Burroughs - Ridgecrest, CA,
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