surgical technologist resume example with 5 years of experience

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Professional Summary

Knowledgeable Surgical Technologist with talent and skills in Orthopedics and focus on continuous professional development. Operates well in high-volume, stressful settings with great multitasking and conflict resolutions skills. Sensitive, caring and professional attitude toward staff, patients and families. Brings top-notch abilities in delivering treatments and patient support for diverse conditions.

  • Multitasking abilities
  • Conflict resolution
  • Pre- and post-surgical counts
  • Suturing
  • Medication Administration
  • Infection control protocols
  • Setting up and operating equipment
  • CST - Certified Surgical Technologist
  • CPT - Certified Personal Trainer
Tidewater Community College Norfolk, VA Expected in 05/2022 Associate of Science : Sciences - GPA :
  • Elected President for Vision Tank's club in 2016
  • Member of Alpha Phe Theta Kapa, Math Honor Society
  • Dean's List Spring 2016
  • Dean's List Fall 2016
Frank W. Cox High School Virginia Beach, VA Expected in 06/2015 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Member of German Honor's Society
  • Member of German Club
  • Member of Math's Honor Society
  • Member of Japanese Club
  • Member of Japanese Honor Society
  • Trained 9 new surgical technologists.
  • Completed over 500 hours in Surgery.
  • Improved operating room efficiency 80% by reorganizing inventory system.
  • Built strong relationships with surgeons and learned set up preferences to streamline surgeries.
  • Promoted to SrA six months early, by receiving below the zone award.
  • Extinguished as Outstanding Student in Surgical Technician training school.
  • Served in Covid Pro Flight, and assisted over 2k in patients to receive medications.
Work History
Upper Chesapeake Health - Surgical Technologist
Havre De Grace, MD, 04/2018 - Current
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Completed 734 total procedures in 4 years.
  • Decontaminated, cleaned, assembled, packaged, sterilized, stored and distributed reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.
  • Implemented new training initiatives for surgical team members to align procedures with standards and best-in-class operational processes.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Liaised between Sterile Processing department and operating room teams to assure availability of requisite instruments and equipment.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and purchased equipment and tools for procedures.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Controlled bleeding during procedures by applying hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment.
Fulgent Genetics, Inc. - Barista
El Monte, CA, 01/2018 - 04/2018
  • Created a wide variety of hot and cold drinks in average shifts with consistently positive customer satisfaction scores.
  • Recommended products based on a solid understanding of individual customer needs and preferences.
  • Maintained supply levels in counter and customer areas to meet typical demands.
  • Trained over 8 new employees in groups and one-on-one scenarios.
  • Educated staff by sharing knowledge and expertise of coffees, teas and merchandise.
  • Maintained espresso equipment and performed minor repairs to keep coffee machines functioning properly.
  • Provided in-depth information to customers on beverage preparation and offered samples of latest brews.
  • Pleasantly interacted with customers during hectic periods to promote fun, positive environment.
  • Engendered customer loyalty by remembering personal preferences and allergy information.
  • Restocked display cases with attractive arrangements to promote specialty food items like bagels and muffins.
  • Developed and demonstrated skillful and creative latte art to engage customers.
  • Sanitized equipment and wiped down counters and tables to prevent thespread of germs.
  • Upsold specialty items with beverages, increasing store sales.
  • Prioritized drink requests while managing interruptions.
  • Cultivated to recall customers' names and address each by name.
  • Learned every menu preparation and numerous off-label drinks to meet all customer needs.
  • Prevented infections and maintained store professionalism by cleaning and sanitizing work areas daily.
  • Educated coworkers and customers about new products.
  • Maintained regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
  • Trained new team members with positive reinforcement and respectful, encouraging coaching.
  • Constantly expanded personal knowledge of coffee styles and varieties.
  • Created original artwork for specials board display daily.
  • Elevated customer loyalty by using strong communication abilities to resolve customer problems.
  • Listened carefully to customer requests and created personalized, delicious beverages, which improved sales.
  • Set and achieved goals for professional development and advancement.
Lowe's - Work Study Proffesor Assistant
Streetsboro, OH, 01/2016 - 12/2016
  • Kept records of student progress for teachers and made notes on details such as behavior, grades, comprehension, and personal growth.
  • Provided one-on-one and group-based learning support to maintain student progress and development.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment, and classroom displays to support the professor's lesson delivery.
  • Assisted professor with classroom management and document coordination to maintain a positive learning environment.
  • Administered quizzes and tests and documented grades.
  • Collaborated with the instructor to assist lesson and curriculum planning efforts.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development, and assignment grading.
  • Collated classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Tutored students in English Composition.
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness before submission for grading.
  • Mentored students, offering advice and support on topic selection, appropriateness, and academic value.
  • Organized, detailed, and excellent track record of working well under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Coordinated follow-up and student outreach to monitor academic progress for at-risk students.
  • Conducted seminars, workshops, and educational presentations for enrichment opportunities for students.
  • Reviewed student files to meet deadlines for completing various course requirements.
  • Answered student inquiries and resolve problems related to curriculum and course prerequisites.
  • Provided support and guidance to students experiencing academic and personal troubles.
  • Guided students in thesis proposal creation, encouraging clear definition of the problem statement, precise research questions, proposed procedures and practices, and literature review.
  • Discussed student success strategies and development of study skills.
  • Directed students in a clear definition of the problem statement, precise research questions, proposed methodology, and literature review.
Taco Bell Restaurant - Team Member
City, STATE, 07/2015 - 11/2015
  • Pursued learning opportunities to advance knowledge and take on leadership position.
  • Contributed to team success by completing jobs quickly and accurately.
  • Continuously checked products for quality assurance according to strict guidelines.
  • Adapted plans and adjusted equipment to maintain high standards of functionality and safety.
  • Maintained order accuracy and customer satisfaction by double-checking packing labels while packaging products.
  • Sought out ways to go above and beyond job requirements.
  • Resolved issues quickly to maintain productivity goals.
  • Trained new team members by relaying information on company procedures and safety requirements.
  • Worked different stations to provide optimal coverage and meet production goals.
  • Operated register to process payments and collect cash payment for order totals.
  • Developed strong cooperative relationships with coworkers and managers.
  • Learned all required tasks quickly to maximize performance.
  • Maintained productive, efficient approach to all tasks.
  • Took on additional job duties during unexpected backlog, resulting in meeting project target date.
  • Kept work areas clean, organized and safe to promote efficiency and team safety.
Spanish :
Native or Bilingual
Negotiated :
Japanese :
Limited Working
Negotiated :
German :
Negotiated :
Korean :
Negotiated :

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School Attended

  • Tidewater Community College
  • Frank W. Cox High School

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  • Surgical Technologist
  • Barista
  • Work Study Proffesor Assistant
  • Team Member


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  • High School Diploma

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