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

Focused Registered Nurse with 24 years of expertise in operating room as a surgical technologist. Highly proficient in various surgical procedures from general surgery, total joints, trauma and open heart cases. Well versed as team leader in devising new programs and training employees on updated policies, protocols and new equipment. Skilled in all elements of the operating room including setup inventory management, preparing patient for surgery, aseptic technique and collaborating with other team members. Eager to learn and enthusiastic to join a progressive organization with room for advancement.

Skills
  • Aseptic and sterilization techniques
  • HIPAA proficiency
  • Preparing for surgeries
  • Safely disposing of needles
  • Workplace safety
  • OB/GYN procedures
  • Dressing wounds
  • Surgical counts
  • Suturing wounds
  • Relationship development
  • Communications
  • Planning and coordination
  • Team building
  • Team management
  • Process improvement
  • First Aid/CPR
Experience
Surgical Technologist, 08/2015 to 09/2017
Surgery PartnersOrlando, FL,
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Performed various tasks, which included assisting with reductions and administering pain injections.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Trained new hire staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Effectively assisted surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Mentored and educated team of surgical technologists, offering insight and suggestions on ways to handle surgical procedures and teamwork.
Surgical Technologist, 08/2013 to 08/2015
Surgery PartnersWalnut Creek, CA,
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Closed wounds using sutures, staples and other tools.
  • Cleaned and sterilized surgical sites and managed supply inventory and organization.
  • Organized and maintained unobstructed operative fields to foster immediate access to retractors and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and properly handled contaminated materials.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Assessed procedure requirements and procured appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Assisted surgeon with patient preparation for total joint replacement procedures.
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
Surgical Technologist, 07/2012 to 08/2013
Surgery PartnersDurham, NC,
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Performed various tasks, which included assisting with reductions and administering pain injections.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Trained numerous staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Prepared day surgery and operating rooms for patients by ordering and stocking equipment and supplies.
  • 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.
  • Closed wounds using sutures, staples and other tools.
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards.
Surgical Technologist, 01/2005 to 07/2010
Surgery PartnersLafayette, LA,
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Performed various tasks, which included assisting with reductions and administering pain injections.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • 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.
  • Assisted surgeon with patient preparation for total joint and open heart procedures.
Education and Training
Associate Degree in Nursing : Nursing , Expected in 09/2020
Fortis Institute ACEN ACCREDITATION - Pensacola, FL,
GPA:
Associate : Surgical Technology, Expected in 10/1996
Premiere Career College - Baldwin Park, CA
GPA:
Certifications
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Certified Surgical First Assistant (not current)
  • BLS certified
  • AORN Member
  • InterVarsity Nurses Christian Fellowship Member

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School Attended
  • Fortis Institute ACEN ACCREDITATION
  • Premiere Career College
Job Titles Held:
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist
Degrees
  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Associate