Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Certified Surgical Technologist seeking challenging and rewarding career opportunities, offering potential for continued growth and educational development. Committed to give a 110% within your company, with my personality and my willfulness I will bring to this company the best I can. To provide any services needed to perform tasks successfully. The Surgical Technician is responsible for helping to prepare OR, scrubbing with Surgeon and assisting with surgical procedures to include, but not limited to: ophthalmology procedures, ENT procedures, Orthopedic procedures, OB procedures.

  • Aseptic surgical techniques
  • Surgical procedures and support
  • Surgical Assistance
Work History
09/2013 to Current
Surgical Technologist/ Ophthalmology Technician Mercy Medical Center - Canton Columbia, SC,
  • Preceptor of all new technicians, providing training on new equipment and patient care services.
  • Assists in the ongoing process of healthcare delivery to patients incorporating age related and developmental specific requirements.
  • Provides technical skills assisting surgeon and operating surgical equipment in a safe efficient manner.
  • Set up surgical equipment, instruments and sterile supplies and make sure the equipment works properly.
  • Prepares patient for surgery by shaving, washing and disinfecting incision areas.
  • Assists in transfer of patients to the operating room and helps to position them on the operating table.
  • Pass instruments and sterile supplies to the surgeon and surgical assistant.
  • Helps to keep track of needles, sponges, instruments and supplies.
  • Cuts sutures and holds retractors.
  • Manage specimens taken for analysis.
  • Help transport patients to recovery area.
  • Prepares instruments for sterilization.
  • Clean the operating room and restock it with supplies.
  • Prepares for operating room for next case.
  • Assist provider in prepare appropriate equipment and instruments for surgery and follow-up care.
  • Assists Ophthalmologist by performing technical tests and records results for procedures for the ophthalmologist's analysis and interpretation.
  • Assist in auto-refractometry, corneal topography, pachymetry, keratometry, ocular photography, and visual fields and papillary reflex testing.
  • Conducts vision screening tests to include, but not limited to, the following: Visual acuity, color vision, tonometry, visual fields, pupil exams, and other technical tests required by the ophthalmologist.
  • Prepare procedure room and assist provider with clinical procedures and performs as special assistant, using procedures pertaining to all types ophthalmologic surgeries.
  • Prepare patients for and performs general preparation of pre-operative patients. Provide post-operative instructions as directed by the physician.

05/2012 to 09/2013
Sterile Processing Technician Kaiser Permanente City, STATE,
  • Disassemble, clean, identify and separate varied and complex instrumentation appropriately.
  • Clean, decontaminate and inspect reusable instrumentation, observing decontamination polices and procedures.
  • Review, assemble, and package instrumentation singles/trays in preparation for sterilization.
  • Sterilize items according to product requirements to include compliance with all regulatory and safety requirements.
  • Identify, reassemble and stage varied and complex instrument trays.
  • Stock carts and perform instrument turnovers in the medical offices when called.
  • Utilize personal protective equipment where appropriate.
  • Report any safety issues and/or employee accidents immediately to a supervisor.
  • Monitor parameters on all equipment.
  • Perform and document quality assurance / quality control activities on all instrumentation, equipment and biological testing as listed and defined in the CSPD policies and procedures.
  • Track instruments throughout the facilities utilizing the computerized tracking system.
  • Maintain PAR stocking and inventory control.
  • Consistently demonstrate excellent customer service in a health care environment.
  • Provide appropriate assistance to internal and external customers at all times.
  • Provide direct or telephonic service in a polite and courteous manner.
  • Resolve member / customer concerns and escalate to the supervisor when necessary.
  • Maintain working knowledge of surgical procedures and accurately provide appropriate instrumentation and service.
  • Apply knowledge of organizational policies and procedures.
  • Follow appropriate policies and procedures for use of time in work environment, including attendance expectations.
  • 15.Contribute to development and maintenance of an effective working team by demonstrating a positive attitude and adhering to department communication norms.
10/2010 to 04/2012
Sterile Processing Technician/ Surgical Technologist Northside Hospital City, STATE,
  • Operating Room Suite, on a daily basis.
  • Provide direct support to the Operating Room to insure that case- carts and other supplies are readily available for surgery each day.
  • Provide wards, clinics, operating rooms and other hospital facilities with sterile and non-sterilize medical supplies, instruments, sets and equipment.
  • Process, disassemble, clean and decontaminate supply items.
  • Disassemble supply items avoiding damage or unnecessary wear.
  • Remove gross contamination by soaking in a germicide, washing with a detergent-blood solvent, scrubbing with a brush and scoring powder, rinsing in tap and then distilled water or washing in a washer- sterilizer or ultrasonic unit.
  • Package individual items or assembles items into sets or trays.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Expected in 2008
Surgical Technologist Diploma:
Albany Technical College - Albany, GA.
Professional AST Association of Surgical Technologists memberships
  • Board certified by National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA)
  • CPR certification

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