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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Passionate about and experienced in my life long career as a Surgical Technologist with over fourth eight years of experience and a thorough understanding of most surgical procedures. Detail-oriented and knowledgeable about case studies. Committed to upholding the highest health and safety standards. Excellent organizational and customer service skills. Ability to remain calm under pressure and handle difficult patients and high-stress situations with ease. Highly organized and a skilled communicator with patients, families, and healthcare professionals. Have proudly maintained a highly productive, efficient, and quality-driven environment at all times. Well-versed in sterile and aseptic techniques, as well as a wide range of surgical procedures, tools, and technologies for implementation. Highly skilled at assisting physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals in providing patients with high-quality care. Committed to providing the best possible care for patients and their families.

Skills
  • Preparing for Surgeries
  • Safely Disposing of Needles
  • Passing Surgical Tools
  • Disposing of Biohazardous Waste
  • Aseptic and Sterilization Techniques
  • Collecting Medical Specimens
  • Transporting Patients
  • HIPAA Proficiency
  • Equipment Set up and Operation
  • Equipment Operation
  • Patient Positioning
  • Specimen Preparation
  • Infection Control
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Sterile Field Preparation
  • Patient Needs Assessment
  • Safety Procedures
  • Attention to Detail
  • Calm Under Pressure
  • Assisting Surgical Team
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Wound Dressing Techniques
  • Workplace Safety
  • Surgical Counts
  • OB/GYN Procedures
  • Suturing Wounds
  • Dressing Wounds
  • Proper Specimen Disposal
  • Ordering Supplies
  • Restocking Inventory
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Work Prioritization
Experience
Surgical Technologist, 10/2001 - 05/2020
Northwest Hospital Health, WA,
  • Prepare equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures, as well as set up operating and surgery rooms for patients
  • Assessed the procedure's requirements and set up the necessary equipment, tools, supplies, and instruments
  • Surgical suites were cleaned, restocked, and set up by me
  • Followed OSHA guidelines when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies, and disposing of waste
  • Set up equipment and counts quickly and accurately, adhering to surgical protocols and surgeon preferences
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment for specific procedures, as well as making arrangements with surgeons
  • Created safe operating environments for both invasive and non- invasive procedures
  • Was a teacher
  • Worked as a liaison between the [Type] department and the operating room teams, ensuring that the necessary instruments and equipment, including loaned and specialty devices, were available
  • Counted needles, instruments, and sponges and kept track of inventories
  • Prepared the operating rooms and day surgery for the next patient, including ordering and stocking equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines
  • Effectively supported surgeons, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication after surgery in fast-paced healthcare environments
  • Pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle counts were performed and documented
  • Offered advice
  • Assisted surgeons during procedures involving general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological, and plastic surgery
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures
  • Assisted surgeons during cosmetic surgeries, gynecological and orthopedic procedures, and general appointments
  • Worked closely with new employees to train them on operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards, and facility policies.
Surgical Technologist, 10/1976 - 06/2007
Nuvance Health Darien, CT,
  • Prepare equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures, as well as set up operating and surgery rooms for patients
  • Assessed the procedure's requirements and set up the necessary equipment, tools, supplies, and instruments
  • Surgical suites were cleaned, restocked, and set up by me
  • Used retractors, sponges, suction and irrigating equipment to create non-obstructive operative fields
  • Followed OSHA guidelines when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies, and disposing of waste
  • Evaluated the procedure's requirements and acquired the necessary equipment and tools
  • Set up equipment and counts quickly and accurately, adhering to surgical protocols and surgeon preferences
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment for specific procedures, as well as making arrangements with surgeons
  • Created safe operating environments for both invasive and non- invasive procedures
  • Projected best-in-class care standards by completing new surgical team member training initiatives and aligning [Type] procedures for maximum efficiency
  • Used a variety of tools, such as retractors, sponges, and suctioning and irrigation equipment, to create and maintain unobstructed operative fields
  • Laid out all instruments, supplies, and tools according to the surgeons' instructions
  • Counted needles, instruments, and sponges and kept track of inventories
  • Prepared the operating rooms and day surgery for the next patient, including ordering and stocking equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures
  • Was in charge of operating room setup, which included cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, keeping track of supplies, and organizing surgical instruments
  • Effectively supported surgeons, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication after surgery in fast-paced healthcare environments
  • Pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle counts were performed and documented
  • Set up the necessary equipment, tools, and supplies for procedures, as well as organize instruments according to the surgeons' preference cards
  • Assisted surgeons during procedures involving general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological, and plastic surgery
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures
  • Used sutures, staples, and other tools to close wounds
  • Assisted surgeons during cosmetic surgeries, gynecological and orthopedic procedures, and general appointments
  • Mentored a group of surgical technologists and provided them with invaluable advice
  • Worked closely with new employees to train them on operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards, and facility policies.
Surgical Technologist, 08/1972 - 07/1975
Nuvance Health Kent, CT,
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to stop the bleeding
  • Prepare equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures, as well as set up operating and surgery rooms for patients
  • Surgical suites were cleaned, restocked, and set up by me
  • Assessed the procedure's requirements and set up the necessary equipment, tools, supplies, and instruments
  • Evaluated the procedure's requirements and acquired the necessary equipment and tools
  • Used a variety of tools, such as retractors, sponges, and suctioning and irrigation equipment, to create and maintain unobstructed operative fields
  • Was in charge of a variety of sanitization tasks for surgical sites, including cleaning and sterilizing, maintaining supply inventories, and effectively organizing items
  • Laid out all instruments, supplies, and tools according to the surgeons' instructions
  • Counted needles, instruments, and sponges and kept track of inventories.
Education and Training
Surgical Technology - Certificate: , Expected in 01/1972
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Technology - ,
GPA:
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1969
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Durham School of The Arts (Durham High School) - Durham, NC
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Technology
  • Durham School of The Arts (Durham High School)

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist

Degrees

  • Surgical Technology - Certificate
  • High School Diploma

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