Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Organized, enthusiastic professional National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting individual with skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities, with excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Passionate about providing a strong work ethic and quality patient care, along with an excitement to embrace new challenges. Adept at handling instruments, supplies, and equipment from non-invasive to invasive procedures. Committed to upholding the highest standard of sterile and aseptic techniques. Recent Clinical experience included a wide range of General, ENT, Gynecology, Ophthalmic, Genitourinary, Orthopedics, Neurological, Oral Maxillofacial and laparoscopic surgical procedures. Demonstrated competency in Surgical Technology and graduated on Deans List. Previous experience working in Oral Surgery with Synthes, Straumann, Nobel, Stryker and Zimmer systems. Possess ability to perform tasks under pressure and works well as an integral component of the surgical team. Well-versed in sterile technique and ability to provide optimal patient care in the operating room environment.

  • Ambidextrous Assistant
  • Takes initiative and attention to details
  • Aseptic and sterilization techniques maintained
  • Strong communication and team building skills
  • Adaptable
  • Confidence to work well under pressure and with variety of physicians.
Surgical Technologist -Clinical Externship, 10/2019 to 07/2020
Franciscan HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environment, exhibited confidence to work with variety of physicians.
  • Secured/arranged equipment; created sterile field; opened sterile supplies; organized sterile field; performed all necessary counts; sterile skin prep; draping; passed instruments/supplies; maintained organized Mayo stand/back table; maintained sterility throughout the procedure; properly cared for specimens; applied sterile dressing; broke down sterile field; properly disposed of all sharps; prepared instruments for decontamination; disposed of all one-use items; and turned over room.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organized instruments as directed on surgeons' preference cards.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
Surgery Clinical Coordinator, 03/2015 to 01/2018
Stevenson, Fairchild & Surber Oral SurgeryCity, STATE,
  • Supervised Surgical staff
  • Sterilized and maintained operating rooms including the set up of equipment, instruments, tools and supplies needed for surgeries.
  • Used instruments and equipment to maintain an unobstructed operating field.
  • Performed pre and post-operative vitals and blood analysis to check patients' health status.
  • Educated patients on diagnoses, treatment plans and post-operative care.
  • Improve policies and procedures through development, implementation, revision and evaluation of new protocols.
  • Interviewed applicants and made recommendations for new hires.
Dental Implant Coordinator - Temporary Position, 09/2014 to 02/2015
Dr. Leonard Anglis DDS & Dental Implant CenterCity, STATE,
  • Assisted Dentist with completing minimally invasive and advanced surgical procedures.
  • Educated patients and families on treatments, procedures, medications, continuing care and community resources.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Sanitized equipment in each treatment room and the dental lab, restocked supplies, instruments and maintained cleanliness for each patient.
Oral Surgery Supervisor / Dental Implant Coordinator / CPR Instructor, 01/2004 to 04/2014
Northwest Oral And Maxillofacial SurgeryCity, STATE,
  • Educated, trained and managed Oral Surgery Assistants in Surgical & Sterilization Techniques, Anesthesia & Dental Implants in 2 locations.
  • Successfully managed all Health care CPR Certifications to Staff, Referring Doctors & Dentists.
  • Assisted in design & coordination of opening a 2nd location, Munster, IN.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Improved profit margins by streamlining operations, workflow and negotiating competitive vendor contracts.
  • Conducted yearly performance evaluations of surgical staff to monitor progress and productivity, recommended promotions, corrective and/or disciplinary actions.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Surgical Technology, Expected in 06/2020
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana - Valparaiso, iN,
  • Dean's List Honoree
  • Honor Roll
  • Major in Surgical Technology
  • 3.7 GPA
Certified Dental Assistant: Certified Dental Assistant, Expected in 07/2001
Indiana University - Gary, iN,
Dental Radiographer License: Dental Radiographer , Expected in 11/2002
Indiana University Northwest - Gary, IN
Activities and Honors

Dean’s List Graduate

Academic Honor Society 2020, 3.7 GPA

  • Board Certified by National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)
  • Board Certified by Association of Surgical Technologist (CST)
  • Registered Dental Assistant in State of Indiana
  • Dental Radiology Health & Safety Operators Certificate
  • AAOMS Anesthesia Certificate
  • American Heart BLS & Health care Provider CPR Instructor - St. Anthony's Hospital
  • EFDA Certificate of Completion – Laboratory and Clinical Expanded Restorative Procedures for Dental Auxiliaries
  • Dental Laboratory Technician Certificate
  • Dental Implant Treatment & Coordination Certificate
  • Infection Control Certificate
  • ICAT 3D Imaging Operator Certificate
  • OSHA Certified - Hazard Communication & Disease Pathogens
  • WIN OMS CS Oral Surgery & Dentrix Dental Software Certificate

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  • Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
  • Indiana University
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  • Surgical Technologist -Clinical Externship
  • Surgery Clinical Coordinator
  • Dental Implant Coordinator - Temporary Position
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  • Dental Radiographer License

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