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surgical technologist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
  • resumesample@example.com
Summary
  • Motivated Surgical tech adept at handling instruments, supplies, and equipment for non-invasive to minimally invasive procedures. Well versed in all operating room activities with a commitment to upholding the highest standard of sterile technique during procedures. Excited to bring 20-year background to growing organization.
Skills
  • HIPAA proficiency
  • Equipment set up and operation
  • Preparing for surgeries
  • Transporting patients
  • Safely disposing of needles
  • Collecting medical specimens
  • Disposing of biohazardous waste
  • Workplace safety
  • Passing surgical tools
  • Aseptic and sterilization techniques
  • OB/GYN procedures
  • Surgical counts
  • Dressing wounds
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Organization
  • Problem resolution
Experience
Surgical Technologist, 07/2012 to Current
American Advanced Management, IncSacramento, CA,
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Trained [Number] staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Prepared day surgery and operating rooms for patients by ordering and stocking equipment and supplies.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Organized equipment and instruments in alignment with surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards.
  • Assessed procedure requirements and procured appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and properly handled contaminated materials.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Laid out all instruments, supplies and tools as directed by surgeons.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
Surgical Technologist, 06/2008 to 07/2013
American Advanced Management, IncFresno, CA,
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Trained [Number] staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Assessed procedure requirements and procured appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and properly handled contaminated materials.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
Surgical Technologist, 12/2000 to 05/2008
American Advanced Management, IncSouth Gate, CA,
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Trained [Number] staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • 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.
  • Organized equipment and instruments in alignment with surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards.
  • Assessed procedure requirements and procured appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Laid out all instruments, supplies and tools as directed by surgeons.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1992
Nansemond River High School - Suffolk, VA
GPA:
: Surgical Technology, Expected in
Riverside School of Health Science - Newport News, VA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Nansemond River High School
  • Riverside School of Health Science

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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