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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic and hardworking Nursing student who has experience working in pediatric acute setting OR (Seattle Children's main OR) for the past 10 years as a surgical technologist, seeking a position in the August 2022 new grad NICU RN Residency program with Seattle children's hospital.

Eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills. Dedicated to learning, growing, and excelling in Pediatric ICU nursing, and committed to providing the highest quality of patient-centered care and bringing personal best to workplace each day.

Accomplishments
  • Built strong relationships with surgeons and learned to set up preferences to streamline surgeries.
  • Trained over 700 new surgical technologists and new operating room nurses.
  • Assisted in over 3000 procedures during 20 years.
  • Six times winner of the best preceptor award in the Madigan Army Medical Center Medic training.
Skills
  • Safety protocols expertise
  • Setting up and operating equipment
  • Passing surgical instruments
  • Infection control protocols
  • Biohazardous waste disposal
  • Safe sharps disposal
  • Pre-surgical preparation
  • Wound Dressing
  • Patient transportation
  • Pre- and post-surgical counts
  • Specimen collection
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Attention to Detail
Work History
Surgical Technologist, 09/2010 to Current
Health FirstRockledge, FL,
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms by preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and set up equipment, tools, supplies, and instruments.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological, and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Decontaminated, cleaned, assembled, packaged, sterilized, stored and distributed reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Supported surgeons during urgent and emergency procedures including ECMO, Ex lap, EVD in NICU, CIC, PICU, and ED.
  • Provided comprehensive support to surgeons specializing in emergency surgeries, all surgical specialty.
  • Developed training initiatives on new equipment and procedures to promote highest patient care standards.
  • Implemented new training initiatives for surgical team members to align procedures with standards and best operational processes.
  • Projected best-in-class care standards by achieving training initiatives for new surgical team members and aligning emergency Procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Completed XXX ECMO procedures in 10 years.
  • Completed over 1000 emergent cases in 10 years.
Lead Surgical Technologist Orthopedic Department , 08/2010 to 09/2016
Kb HomesElk Grove, CA,
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms by preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and set up equipment, tools, supplies and instruments.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Provided comprehensive support to surgeons specializing in general ortho, sports medicine, total joint replacement, spine and orthopedic trauma treatment.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Maintained specialty equipment, implant and instrumentation inventories.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and purchased equipment and tools for procedures.
  • Coordinated acquisition of surgical services and specialized equipment.
  • Developed training initiatives on new equipment and procedures to promote highest patient care standards.
  • Selected and purchased equipment for surgical procedures.
  • Implemented new training initiatives for surgical team members to align procedures with standards and best-in-class operational processes.
  • Inventoried supplies for shoulder, knee and hip replacements.
  • Projected best-in-class care standards by achieving training initiatives for new surgical team members and aligning General orthopedic, Orthopedic spine, and sports medicine, procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Projected best-in-class care standards by achieving training initiatives for new surgical team members and aligning General orthopedic, Orthopedic spine, and sports medicine, procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Completed 384 total joint replacement procedures in 4 years.
  • Completed 357 total Orthopedic spine procedures in 4 years.
  • Completed 768 total Sport medicine procedures in 4 years.
  • Completed over 500 trauma cases in 4 years.
  • Liaised between Orthopedic Department and operating room teams to assure availability of requisite instruments and equipment.
Office Manager, 01/2001 to 08/2016
Northwell HealthRoslyn, NY,
  • Maintained computer and physical filing systems.
  • Oversaw office inventory activities by ordering and requisitions and stocking and shipment receiving.
  • Optimized organizational systems for payment collections, AP/AR, deposits and recordkeeping.
  • Established workflow processes monitored daily productivity to improve overall performance of personnel.
  • Coached new hires on company processes while managing employees to achieve maximum production.
  • Managed company budgets, appointment scheduling, employee and event itineraries and accounts to improve productivity initiatives.
  • Coordinated over 5 special projects and managed schedules.
  • Compared vendor prices and negotiated for optimal savings.
  • Evaluated employee records and productivity to complete employee evaluations.
  • Developed standard operating procedures for all administrative employees.
  • Utilized client and staff feedback to maintain customer partnerships and increase revenue.
  • Monitored and evaluated personnel performance to complete annual reviews, recommend advancement or address productivity concerns.
  • Sourced vendors for special project need and negotiated contracts.
  • Arranged corporate and office conferences for company employees and guests.
  • Established and developed strong administrative team by delivering ongoing coaching and motivation and fostering career advancement.
  • Prepared meeting materials and took clear notes to distribute to stakeholders.
  • Maintained CRM database with customer updates and report generation.
  • Initiated timely project management within budget constraints for multi-faceted problems concerning executive leaders.
  • Aggregated and analyzed data related to administrative costs to prepare budgets for corporate-level management.
Lead Surgical Technologist, 01/2001 to 08/2016
Plastic Surgery ClinicCity, STATE,
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms by preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and set up equipment, tools, supplies and instruments.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Decontaminated, cleaned, assembled, packaged, sterilized, stored and distributed reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Supported surgeons during cosmetic surgeries, gynecological and orthopedic procedures and general appointments.
  • Maintained specialty equipment, implant and instrumentation inventories.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and purchased equipment and tools for procedures.
  • Coordinated acquisition of surgical services and specialized equipment.
  • Developed training initiatives on new equipment and procedures to promote highest patient care standards.
  • Selected and purchased equipment for surgical procedures.
  • Implemented new training initiatives for surgical team members to align procedures with standards and best-in-class operational processes.
  • Completed approximately 2000 reconstructive plastic procedures in 6 years.
Education
Certificate Program : Srugical Technologist , Expected in 12/2000
Braiman College - Tuiwila, WA,
GPA:
  • Dean's List 1999, 2000
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing , Expected in 06/2022
Shoreline Community College - Seattle, WA
GPA:
  • Member of OADN Honor Society
Certifications
  • TS- C - Surgical Technologist License # ST 00003397
  • Certified Nurse Assistant License number NC 61025962
  • Basic Life Support TC ID # 15093



Affiliations

U.S figure skating

Cascade valley figure skating club board member

Languages
Japanese:
Native or Bilingual
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Braiman College
  • Shoreline Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Technologist
  • Lead Surgical Technologist Orthopedic Department
  • Office Manager
  • Lead Surgical Technologist

Degrees

  • Certificate Program
  • Associate of Applied Science

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