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Surgical Technologist resume example with 9+ years of experience

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

Focused Surgical Technologist with ten years of expertise in orthopedic and sports medical surgical procedures. Knowledgeable in practices for any total joint replacement, orthopedic trauma including the placement of plates and screws, ACL, MCL, PCL, knees scope, shoulder repairs. Well versed in being a team leader and training employees on updated policies, protocols and new equipment. Enthusiastic to join rewarding organization focused on supporting growth and career progression.

Skills
  • Aseptic and sterilization techniques
  • Passing surgical tools
  • HIPAA proficiency
  • Collecting medical specimens
  • Suturing wounds
  • Dressing wounds
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Supervision
  • OB/GYN procedures
  • Surgical counts
  • Preparing for surgeries
  • Disposing of biohazardous waste
  • Equipment set up and operation
  • Transporting patients
  • Orthopedic joint replacement
  • General surgical procedures
  • Sports medicine procedures
Education and Training
University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences Little Rock, AR Expected in 08/2011 Associate of Science : Surgical Technology - GPA :
University Of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Morrilton, AR Expected in 05/2010 Associate of Applied Science : General Studies - GPA :
Experience
Cape Cod Healthcare Inc. - Surgical Technologist
Plymouth, MA, 02/2020 - 04/2021
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Trained 2 staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Assisted surgeon with patient preparation for total joint replacement procedures.
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards.
  • Closed wounds using sutures, staples and other tools.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
Cape Cod Healthcare Inc. - Surgical Technologist
Plymouth, MA, 09/2016 - 02/2020
  • Spearheaded coordination of surgical services and specialized equipment
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Collaborated with vendors and service providers to coordinate required services and equipment.
  • Maintained surgical areas and oversaw inventory management.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and properly handled contaminated materials.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Organized and maintained unobstructed operative fields to foster immediate access to retractors and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Mentored and educated team of surgical technologists, offering insight and suggestions on ways to handle instrumentation.
  • Oversaw inventory of specialty equipment and instrumentation inventories.
Cape Cod Healthcare Inc. - Surgical Technologist
Plymouth, MA, 10/2012 - 09/2016
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Assisted surgeon with patient preparation for total joint replacement procedures.
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards.
  • Assessed procedure requirements and procured appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Worked with internal departments and personnel to ensure availability of instruments and equipment.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and properly handled contaminated materials.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
Cape Cod Healthcare Inc. - Surgical Technologist
Plymouth, MA, 06/2011 - 10/2012
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • 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.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Prepared day surgery and operating rooms for patients by ordering and stocking equipment and supplies.
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
  • University Of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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