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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Seasoned Surgical Technologist with more than 25 years of success in supporting surgeons during a wide range of surgical procedures, including Orthopedics, Sports Med and Neurology. Proficient in quickly setting up and breaking down surgical suites for assigned cases to sustain patient flows. Motivated Surgical Technologist adept at handling instruments, supplies, and equipment for non-invasive to minimally invasive procedures. Well versed in all operating room activities with a commitment to upholding the highest standard of sterile technique during procedures. Excited to bring 25+ years background to a growing organization.

Skills
  • Passing surgical tools
  • Collecting medical specimens
  • Disposing of biohazardous waste
  • Aseptic and sterilization techniques
  • Equipment set up and operation
  • Time management
  • OB/GYN procedures
  • Surgical counts
  • Workplace safety
  • Dressing wounds
  • Preparing for surgeries
  • HIPAA proficiency
  • Safely disposing of needles
  • Transporting patients
Education and Training
University Of Akron Akron, Ohio, Expected in : Accounting - GPA :
U.S. Navy Corpman School Chicago, Illinois, Expected in 11/1992 : Nursing - GPA :
U.S. Navy Surgical Technology School San Diego, California, Expected in 05/1993 : Surgical Technician - GPA :
Experience
Broward Health - Surgical Technologist
North Lauderdale, FL, 05/2005 - Current
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Assisted surgeon with patient preparation for total joint replacement procedures.
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Prepared day surgery and operating rooms for patients by ordering and stocking equipment and supplies.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • 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.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Laid out all instruments, supplies and tools as directed by surgeons.
  • Organized equipment and instruments in alignment with surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Closed wounds using sutures, staples and other tools.
  • Adhered to infection control standards and reported any hazards.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and properly handled contaminated materials.
  • Collaborated with vendors and service providers to coordinate required services and equipment.
  • Assessed procedure requirements and procured appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • 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.
Broward Health - Surgical Technologist
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 05/1998 - 03/2021
  • Trained surgical technician students on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Laid out all instruments, supplies and tools as directed by surgeons.
  • Organized equipment and instruments in alignment with surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Along with many other functions and duties that are required as a Surgical Technologist.
Healthcare Partners - Sterile Processing Technician
Costa Mesa, CA, 08/2003 - 12/2010
  • Readied instruments for sterilization procedures and completed decontamination protocols.
  • Placed orders and restocked supplies for decontamination area.
  • Prepared trays, instrument packs and surgical sets.
  • Gathered and prepared instruments and surgical supplies.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
Bryanlgh Medical Center - Surgical Technologist
Crete, NE, 05/1992 - 05/1998
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
  • 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.
  • Along with many other requirements that are associated with being a Surgical Technologist.

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School Attended

  • University Of Akron
  • U.S. Navy Corpman School
  • U.S. Navy Surgical Technology School

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Sterile Processing Technician
  • Surgical Technologist

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