Surgical Technologist Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
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  • single:
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Surgical Technologist, 11/1993 to 05/2014
Cape Cod Healthcare Inc. Plymouth, MA,
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Trained [Number] staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Prepared day surgery and operating rooms for patients by ordering and stocking equipment and supplies.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Performed various tasks, which included assisting with reductions and administering pain injections.
  • 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.
  • Spearheaded coordination of surgical services and specialized equipment, enabling [Result] within [Timeframe].
  • Laid out all instruments, supplies and tools as directed by surgeons.
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards.
  • Maintained surgical areas and oversaw inventory management.
  • Worked with internal departments and personnel to ensure availability of instruments and equipment.
  • Assessed procedure requirements and procured appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Collaborated with vendors and service providers to coordinate required services and equipment.
  • Organized equipment and instruments in alignment with surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Cleaned and sterilized surgical sites and managed supply inventory and organization.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and properly handled contaminated materials.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Mentored and educated team of surgical technologists, offering insight and suggestions on ways to handle [Type] issue.
  • Oversaw inventory of specialty equipment and instrumentation inventories.
  • Closed wounds using sutures, staples and other tools.
  • Spearheaded implementation of [Program], resulting in [Number]% decrease in surgical errors.
  • Organized and maintained unobstructed operative fields to foster immediate access to retractors and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
Radiology Clerk, 01/1988 to 08/1990
Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Longville, MN,
  • Maintained patient confidentiality and privacy at all times according to policies and regulations to help patients feel secure and comfortable with all interactions.
  • Established and maintained proper aseptic techniques during all patient encounters.
  • Cleaned and sterilized equipment and instrumentation between patients.
  • Collected patient history data from electronic records and patient interviews to assess previous and current concerns.
  • Applied workplace safety rules consistently to prevent immediate danger to patients and reduce exposure to radiation.
  • Reduced exposure to radiation using beam-restrictive devices and patient shielding techniques.
  • Maintained highest levels of quality, safety and patient confidentiality by following hospital and regulatory guidelines when collecting patient information and conducting imaging procedures.
  • Reduced patients' anxiety and enhanced cooperation by educating on procedure details, instructions and expectations.
  • Organized supplies and restocked work areas for maximum efficiency.
  • Identified patient risk factors and adjusted procedures to minimize injury.
  • Helped patients feel comfortable before, during and after procedures by employing calming techniques, answering questions and offering physical support.
  • Collaborated with radiology professionals and professionals in various medical fields to communicate on patient care.
Volunteer/Labor and Delivery, 03/1988 to 04/1989
UCSD Hospital City, STATE,
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new [Type] opportunities.
  • Volunteered over [Number] hours with organization helping with [Task] for [Result].
  • Kept facilities organized, clean and well-maintained to best meet program needs.
  • Maintained up-to-date and accurate program files and records.
  • Improved operations by assisting with various entry-level tasks, saving valuable time for busy staff.
  • Modeled social, behavioral and physical skills to promote development and improve classroom management.
  • Delivered personal items such as newspapers and flowers throughout hospital.
  • Learned [Task] and [Task] to support office needs.
  • Communicated needs and issues to appropriate supervisors in timely fashion.
  • Sat with patients in need of companionship and emotional support.
  • Welcomed customers and answering questions to provide excellent customer service.
  • Supported [Type] program focused on benefitting community by [Action].
  • Educated residents and families about available services and resources.
  • Talked with volunteer prospects to identify personal goals and effectively pair individuals with appropriate organizations.
  • Prepared folders for new cases to be entered and organized closed files.
  • Assisted [Job title] with clerical tasks, including [Type], [Type] and [Type].
  • Sorted and distributed food to disadvantaged families, including canned goods and fresh produce.
  • Coordinated referrals to community services by advocating for individual needs and addressing roadblocks.
Education and Training
: Surgical Technology, Expected in
Southwestern College - Chula Vista, CA

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Job Titles Held:
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Radiology Clerk
  • Volunteer/Labor and Delivery
  • Some College (No Degree)