Surgical Technologist Ii resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Board certified Surgical Technologist offering more than five years expertise. Adept in diverse traditional and robotic surgery. Accomplished in building strong relationships with multiple groups and departments, including surgeons, team members, management, sterile processing and vendors. Eager to bring talent and leadership to existing and growing surgical teams. Skilled in General Surgery, Transplant, Pediatric and Thoracic procedures. Adept at educating staff on new policies, procedures and equipment. [experience and success in working as an integral member of the surgical team.] Committed to maintaining highest standards of health and patient safety. [expertise in setting up operating rooms, preparing patients and handling wide range of instruments and equipment during procedures.][ Ready to take next career step in [Job Title] role.] Experienced [Job Title] with strong background in [Area of expertise]. Driven and committed to sustaining highest quality standards to achieve optimal patient outcomes. eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel.

  • Safe sharps disposal
  • Passing surgical instruments
  • Pre-surgical preparation
  • Infection control protocols
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Setting up and operating equipment
  • Pre- and post-surgical counts
  • Specimen collection
  • MS Office
  • Scheduling
  • Precepting, training and mentoring new students and new-hires
Work History
10/2015 to Current Surgical Technologist II Mercy Healthcare | Hazelwood, MO,
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Liaised between Inventory and Logistics, sterile processing, vendors, surgeons and operating room teams, ensuring availability of requisite instruments and equipment, including loaned and specialty devices.
  • Worked with charge nurse and nurse manager , coordinating with operating room staff to prepare for scheduled and emergency cases.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Supported surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Documented results for post-operative instrument reconciliation and instrument performance issues.
  • Kept accurate counts of needle, instrument and sponge inventories.
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecological, urologic and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Provided guidance and leadership to [Number] surgical technologists.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and set up equipment, tools, supplies and instruments.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Prepared instruments for sterilization.
  • Quickly and accurately set up equipment and counts, following surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle count.
  • Worked closely with new staff members to provide training on operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Cleaned, restocked and set up surgical suites.
06/1993 to 10/2015 Retail Associate Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory | Durango, CO,
  • Approached each problem with fresh mind and analytical strategies to quickly resolve concerns.
  • Informed management of low inventory quickly.
  • Applied interpersonal and communication skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.
  • Contacted location managers and department supervisors to assess requirements.
06/1987 to 09/2012 Sales Associate,then Promoted to Assistant Manager Whispering Pines Tack Shop | City, STATE,
  • Trained new employees
  • Kept abreast of new products and industry trends
  • Maintained relationships with local stables and trainers to keep abreast of their needs
  • Maintained relationships with vendors
  • Kept and updated database for aforementioned tasks
Expected in 08/2015 Certificate | Surgical Technology Maine Medical Center School Of Surgical Technology, Portland, ME, GPA:
Expected in Bachelor of Arts | Biology University Of Southern Maine, Portland, ME GPA:
Expected in No Degree | Biology Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA GPA:
Expected in No Degree | Masters of Social Work University Of New England, Biddeford, ME GPA:

Fifty percent completion of MSW

Expected in High School Diploma | Greely High School, Cumberland, ME GPA:

    Board of Directors for AST NH/VT State Assembly

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Maine Medical Center School Of Surgical Technology
  • University Of Southern Maine
  • Gettysburg College
  • University Of New England
  • Greely High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Technologist II
  • Retail Associate
  • Sales Associate,then Promoted to Assistant Manager


  • Certificate
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • No Degree
  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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