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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Focused Surgical Technologist with 3 years of expertise in the medical field. Knowledgeable in practices for Orthopedic Spine, OB-Gyn, and general surgery. Enthusiastic to join rewarding organization focused on supporting growth and career progression.

Skills
  • Equipment set up and operation
  • Passing surgical instruments
  • Collecting medical specimens
  • Aseptic and sterilization techniques
  • Surgical counts
Experience
04/2021 to Current Surgical Technologist Greater Baltimore Medical Center | Annapolis, MD,
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate equipment and instruments.
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Collaborated with vendors and service providers to coordinate required services and equipment.
  • Organized and maintained unobstructed operative fields to foster immediate access to retractors and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
03/2020 to 04/2021 Certified Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant Signature Healthcare | Prestonsburg, KY,
  • Prepared laboratory equipment and instrumentation required for tests, research, process or quality control.
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date and patient name.
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier and station.
  • Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Coordinated workflow based on stat, schedule, or outpatient needs.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Sanitized work area after every patient to prevent contamination and spread of disease.
  • Handled administrative tasks for laboratory staff and overall operations.
  • Maintained inventory and equipment and placed orders for laboratory supplies.
  • Expertly procured and processed specimens for laboratory staff.
08/2019 to 03/2020 Resident Assistant Martin Memorial Health Systems, Inc. | Stuart, FL,
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Engaged client in physical and mental activities to sustain quality of life.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Managed administrative tasks, including maintenance requests, room change process and incident reports.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Communicated with families or advocates to discuss resident needs and progress.
  • Cross-trained in kitchen positions to support team and meet residents needs.
  • Managed bar area, including cocktail design and menu, inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Helped residents participate in activities with basic and advanced mobility support.
  • Assisted residents with developing and maintaining positive social skills, mental aptitude, confidence and strong interpersonal connections.
06/2018 to 07/2019 Phlebotomist ORMC | City, STATE,
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier and station.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Identified patients using proper procedures prior to specimen collection.
  • Transported specimens following established protocol for temperature and light.
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Utilized calm and friendly demeanor to increase patient comfort and alleviate anxiety.
  • Used aseptic techniques to maintain specimen integrity.
  • Disposed of used needles in sharps containers to avoid accidental needlesticks.
  • Sanitized work area after every patient to prevent contamination and spread of disease.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2015 High School Diploma | Foundation Academy, Winter Garden, FL, GPA:
  • Honor Roll [All four years]
  • 4.0 GPA al four years
  • Duel enrolled at Valencia state starting Sophomore year
  • Softball Captain Senior year
  • Softball Co-Captain Junior year
  • Cheerleading Co-Captain Junior year
  • Algebra 2 academic award recipient
  • Rotary club member
Expected in 05/2018 Registered Phlebotomy Technician/certified Lab Assistant | Orange Technical College, Orlando, FL GPA:
Expected in 12/2020 Certified Surgical Technologist | Orange Technical College, Orlando, FL GPA:

Received merit and essay based Scholarship

completed clinicals at:

  • AdventHealth Altamonte
  • ORMC
  • Arnold palmer
  • Winnie Palmer
  • AdventHealth South
Expected in | Valencia College, Orlando, FL GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Foundation Academy
  • Orange Technical College
  • Orange Technical College
  • Valencia College

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Technologist
  • Certified Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant
  • Resident Assistant
  • Phlebotomist

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Registered Phlebotomy Technician/certified Lab Assistant
  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Some College (No Degree)

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