Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Professional Summary

Driven Surgical Technologist offering almost 4 years' to date of experience in ambulatory and hospital settings. Well-versed in general surgery, orthopedic, ophthalmology, oral, urology, podiatry, oncology, ENT, and surgery procedures. Proven team player and always willing to learn new programs and educating myself on new procedures and equipment. Eager to take next career step with growing organization offering opportunities for professional development and advancement.

  • Pre- and post-surgical counts
  • Sterile surgical areas
  • Surgical best practices
  • Surgical procedures and support
  • Aseptic surgical techniques
  • Surgical patient care
  • Pre- and post-surgical care
  • Surgical scrubbing procedures
  • Surgical Techniques
  • Surgical Preparation
  • Surgical Assistance
  • Pre-surgical preparation
  • Decontaminating surgical instruments
  • Surgical sterilizations
  • Surgical equipment
  • Surgical procedures
  • Surgical safety
  • Passing surgical instruments
  • Surgical treatment assessments
  • Surgical care
  • Surgical treatment procedures
  • Maintaining standards
  • Taking patients vitals
Work History
Surgical Technologist & Nurse Assistant, 08/2016 to Current
Birmingham GreenManassas, VA,
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Work with the endoscopy team, sterilize the scopes, prepare the scopes for the use of the next procedure.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • 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 the patients for the surgical procedures etc.
  • Provided vitals of patients before and after surgical procedures.
  • Prepare surgical supplies for the next days surgical schedule.
  • Up to date on all Care Learning practices, CPR, and First Aide
Certified Nursing Assistant & Medication Aide, 06/2015 to 08/2017
St. David's CenterMinnetonka, MN,
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Furthered skills by actively taking part in employee trainings and taking classes in subjects to improve skills.
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to supervisor.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Maintained best-in-class standards for individualized care by continuously checking in with patients and families and quickly providing care.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
Paraprofessional, 08/2014 to 06/2015
Edgewood-Colesburg High SchoolCity, STATE,
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Organized classroom materials to help teachers prepare for daily instruction and activities.
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Encouraged dynamic and pleasant educational environment by promoting both gentle discipline.
  • Oversaw groups of up to 25-30 students at school and off-site locations, maintaining optimal safety and security.
  • Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Prepared instruction materials, including making copies, constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Performed special tasks to help students with special needs learn and grow.
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness and assign grades.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Organized activities to promote students' social, physical and emotional development.
  • Tailored lesson plans for students with emotional and cognitive disabilities.
  • Observed individual behaviors and suspect actions, and reported issues to supervisory staff.
  • Created, prepared and executed plans for activities and lessons daily.
  • Documented student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Assisted classroom teacher in supervising snack time and indoor and outdoor play.
  • Offered constructive feedback to minors under care regarding specific actions, behaviors and words.
  • Prepared reports and paperwork for parent-teacher conferences.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Created lesson materials, visuals and digital presentations to supplement lesson plans.
  • Maintained safety and security of all youth under care.
  • Facilitated group sessions and provided one-on-one support.
  • Planned and led activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Reported on student progress, behavior and social skills to parents.
  • Maintained inclusive learning environment to enable students to gain maximum benefit from lessons.
  • Identified warning signs of emotional or developmental problems and reported to parents.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1989
Starmont High Scool - Arlington, Iowa,
Diploma: Human Services, Expected in 05/1998
NICC Peosta - Peosta, Iowa,
Associate of Applied Science: Surgical Technology, Expected in 05/2014
NICC, Peosta - Peosta, Iowa ,
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • Certified Mandatory Reporter

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  • Starmont High Scool
  • NICC Peosta
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