surgical technologist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Driven Surgical Technologist offering 10 years' experience in ambulatory and hospital settings. Well-versed in sports medicine, total joint replacement, general surgery and plastic surgery procedures. Proven leader and instrumental in developing new total joint replacement programs and educating staff on new policies, procedures and equipment. Eager to take next career step with growing organization offering opportunities for professional development and advancement.

  • Sterile Field Preparation
  • Aseptic and Sterilization Techniques
  • Wound Dressing Techniques
  • Surgical Equipment
  • Preparing for Surgeries
  • Infection Control Protocols
  • Passing Surgical Tools
  • Collecting Medical Specimens
  • Equipment Operation
  • Patient Confidentiality
  • Assisting Surgical Team
  • Pre-Surgical Preparation
  • Safe Needle Disposal
  • HIPAA Proficiency
  • Safety Protocols Expertise
  • Setting Up Equipment
  • Transporting Patients
  • Disposing of Biohazardous Waste
  • Assessing Vital Signs
  • Daily Workflows
  • Patient Data Identification
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Isolation Precautions
  • Hand Instruments
  • Basic Life Support
  • Equipment and Instrument Sterilizatoin
  • Operating Room Preparations
  • Tool Sterilizing
  • Medication Side Effect Knowledge
  • Learning Strategies
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Operational Standards
  • Critical Thinking
  • Sterile Processing
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • General Surgery
  • Patient Tracking Software
  • Neurological Surgery
  • Recording Counts
  • Time Management
  • Judgment and Decision-Making
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Staffing Assignments
  • Surgery Workflow Communication Software
  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Software
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Google Drive
  • Instructing
  • Service-Orientation
  • Writing
Work History
Surgical Technologist, 08/2013 - Current
Methodist Hospital For Surgery Anchorage, AK,
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms by preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and set up equipment, tools, supplies and instruments.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Supported surgeons during cosmetic surgeries, gynecological and orthopedic procedures and general appointments.
  • Provided comprehensive support to surgeons specializing in sports medicine, total joint replacement, spine and orthopedic trauma treatment.
  • Maintained specialty equipment, implant and instrumentation inventories.
  • Coordinated acquisition of surgical services and specialized equipment.
  • Developed training initiatives on new equipment and procedures to promote highest patient care standards.
  • Implemented new training initiatives for surgical team members to align procedures with standards and best-in-class operational processes.
Shop Manager, 05/2011 - 07/2013
Stahla Services Lincoln, NE,
  • Managed inventory control, cash control and store opening and closing procedures.
  • Trained team members in successful strategies to meet operational and sales targets.
  • Oversaw employee performance, corrected problems and increased efficiency to maintain productivity targets.
  • Kept orderly and accurate accounting records by monitoring sales documentation.
  • Strengthened merchandising and promotional strategies to drive customer engagement and boost sales.
  • Delivered excellent customer service by addressing and resolving customer inquiries and complaints through Action and Action.
  • Created Bills of Material from drawings to supply shop with required materials.
Parts Specialist, 06/2007 - 05/2011
Rexco Equipment Inc Des Moines, IA,
  • Served customers in-store and by telephone to answer questions and place orders.
  • Issued parts to technicians to complete customers' repairs.
  • Tracked parts use and charged items to customer accounts for billing.
  • Received and restocked product, keeping sales floor shelves full and ready for customers' purchases.
  • Maintained current knowledge of manufacturers' options and parts availability to offer expert support.
  • Worked with vendors to place new orders, handle shortage and resolve defective parts issues.
  • Stocked storage areas with merchandise from new trucks, following bins system accurately to minimize inventory errors.
  • Increased store revenue by cross-selling products and upselling services to customers.
  • Kept checkout areas stocked with eye-catching merchandise to boost per-customer revenue.
  • Inspected parts for defects, removing damaged parts and replacing with new ones.
  • Greeted customers via telephone and in person to answer questions, resolve concerns and complete sales.
  • Assisted customers in finding appropriate parts promptly.
  • Researched vehicles and parts via physical catalogs and electronic means.
  • Ordered parts from various distributors to fulfill demands.
  • Conducted cash handling, credit card transactions and register closeout at end of business day.
  • Organized parts storage and stocked inventory according to established guidelines.
  • Maintained clean and neat parts counter and sales floor.
  • Stocked and managed stock of parts.
  • Identified specific replacement parts to meet customers' needs, making accurate suggestions with confidence.
Farm Hand, 08/2000 - 05/2011
Prime Inc. Fayetteville, AR,
  • Operated farm equipment such as tractors and trucks with extreme care and precision.
  • Checked farmland for issues in need of attention, such as fences to mend and broken pipes to fix.
  • Operated tractors and self-propelled machinery to plow and fertilize soil.
  • Repaired farm equipment, completing both emergency and preventive maintenance quickly and accurately.
  • Replaced animal's hay and water regularly while watching animals for changes in behavior or demeanor.
  • Repaired farm tillers, tractors and trucks to maintain proper working order.
  • Cleared away animal waste by hosing out operational areas.
  • Used grease guns and oil cans to lubricate and adjust farm equipment.
  • Planted crops in fields, helping farmers distribute seeds and plan harvesting schedules.
  • Assisted in farm animal branding, dipping and shearing.
Certificate : Surgical Technology, Expected in 08/2011
Eastern Iowa Community College District - Davenport, IA
Status -
: Emt-B, Expected in 08/2002
Kirkwood Community College - Cedar Rapids, IA
Status -

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School Attended

  • Eastern Iowa Community College District
  • Kirkwood Community College

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  • Surgical Technologist
  • Shop Manager
  • Parts Specialist
  • Farm Hand


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