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surgical technologist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Surgical Technologist and Certified Nursing assistant offering 30 years of experience in healthcare environments. Also, certified medical interpreter in Russian. Promotes superior time-management skills, therapeutic communication, compassionate bedside manner and astute observational ability. Knowledgeable about mobility assistance, patient hygiene needs, serving chronically ill patients. Skill at operating with long-term care or hospital operation room settings. During my 13 years of working at the Samaratin OR as an OR Tech, I worked with specialties as follow: General surgery, OB/GYN, podiatry, and orthopedics. Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.

Skills
  • HIPAA proficiency
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Customer service
  • Effective Communication
  • Quick problem solver
  • Infection control procedures
  • Bilingual in Russian
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Preforming Patient Care
  • Preparing for surgeries
  • Equipment set up and operation
  • Transporting patients
Experience
Surgical Technologist, 12/2007 - 09/2020
Christiana Care Health System Newark, DE,
  • During my 13 years of working at the Samaratin OR as an OR Tech, I worked with specialties as follow: General surgery, OB/GYN, podiatry, and orthopedics.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Organized equipment and instruments in alignment with surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Trained staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Laid out all instruments, supplies and tools as directed by surgeons.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, storing and distributing.
  • Cleaned surgical sites and managed supply inventory and organization..
CNA, 11/2000 - 12/2007
Wesleylife Silvis, IL,
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Used mobility devices and equipment to transport patients.
  • Administered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
CNA, 09/1998 - 11/2000
Wesleylife De Witt, IA,
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Rendered hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Used mobility devices and equipment to transport patients.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous, efficient visit experience.
RN Floor Nurse, 06/1990 - 05/1998
Medical Search International Los Angeles, CA,
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Cared for patients in recovery from medical procedures by caring for wounds, monitoring vitals and managing pain.
  • Updated physicians on patient test results and assisted in developing care plans.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Consistently assessed and evaluated patients' health needs by coordinating across medical disciplines to create, implement and modify personalized care plans.
  • Completed daily chart audits and assessed clinical records to verify accuracy, evaluate performance against goals and check for appropriate education of patients and families.
  • Delivered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and identifying treatment options.
Education and Training
: Surgical Technology, Expected in 12/2007
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OR TECH Job Traning Programm - Samaritan Hospital,
GPA:
Status -
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/1990
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Vladivostok Main Medical College - Vladivostok,Russia,
GPA:
Status -
Certifications
  • Registered Surgical Technologist, WA State: 60002231
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), WA State: 10057812
  • WA state DSHS certified medical interpreter in Russian, MC 53941
  • First Aid/CPR/BLS
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School Attended

  • OR TECH Job Traning Programm
  • Vladivostok Main Medical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Technologist
  • CNA
  • CNA
  • RN Floor Nurse

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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