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

Driven Surgical Technologist offering nine 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. Meticulous Surgical technologist excited to bring 9-year background to growing organization. Knowledgeable in all aspects of surgery, including setting up operating rooms, preparing patients and assisting surgeons. Committed to maintaining highest standards of health and safety.

Accomplishments
  • Introduced strict infection control protocols, reducing post-surgical complications by 80%.
  • Built strong relationships with surgeons and learned set up preferences to streamline surgeries.
  • Completed over 300 hours in orthopedic.
  • Troubleshot and repaired various equipment, contributing to $10,000 annual cost savings related to equipment repair.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Supervised team of 15 staff members.
Skills
  • Electronic Charting
  • Safe sharps disposal
  • Pre-surgical preparation
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Biohazardous waste disposal
  • Infection control protocols
  • Safety protocols expertise
  • Wound Dressing
  • Relationship development
  • Team management
  • Process improvement
  • Problem resolution
  • Supervision
  • MS Office
Work History
Surgical Technologist (Oral Surgery), 07/2019 to Current
Danbury Health SystemsPoughkeepsie, NY,
  • Liaised between sterile processing department and operating room teams, ensuring availability of requisite instruments and equipment, including loaned and specialty devices.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during oral surgery procedures.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Projected best-in-class care standards by achieving training initiatives for new oral surgery team members and aligning oral procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Worked closely with new staff members to provide training on operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Maintained best-in-class care standards by implementing training initiatives for new surgical team members and streamlining overall procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Decontaminated, cleaned, assembled, packaged, sterilized, stored and distributed reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.
Surgical Technologist, 05/2016 to 05/2019
Danbury Health SystemsNorwalk, CT,
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Maintained documentation of post-operative instrument reconciliations and protocols for quality care.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment for specific procedures and arranged for surgeons.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Worked with the ships surgeon to maintain daily workflow, coordinating with operating room staff to prepare for scheduled and emergency cases.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Handled numerous sanitization tasks for surgical sites by cleaning and sterilizing, maintaining supply inventories and organizing items effectively.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Completed needle, instrument and sponge counts and recorded inventories.
  • Maintained inventories of needles, instruments, sponges and other medical supplies.
  • Decontaminated, cleaned, assembled, packaged, sterilized, stored and distributed reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Decontaminated instruments and equipment and properly disposed of contaminated materials.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Worked closely with new staff members to provide training on operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Used sutures, staples, clips and other tools to close wounds.
  • Developed training initiatives on new equipment and procedures to promote highest patient care standards.
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Controlled bleeding during procedures by applying hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment.
  • Cleaned, restocked and set up surgical suites.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Provided guidance and leadership to two surgical technologists.
Surgical Technologist, 04/2011 to 04/2016
Aaa Northern California, Nevada & UtahClearfield, UT,
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Maintained documentation of post-operative instrument reconciliations and protocols for quality care.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment for specific procedures and arranged for surgeons.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Kept detailed records of post-operative instrument reconciliations and overall care procedures.
  • Worked with main operating room case scheduler to maintain daily workflow, coordinating with operating room staff to prepare for scheduled and emergency cases.
  • Projected best-in-class care standards by achieving training initiatives for new surgical team members and aligning surgical procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Liaised between Sterile processing department and operating room teams, ensuring availability of requisite instruments and equipment, including loaned and specialty devices.
  • Selected and purchased equipment for orthopedic and general surgical procedures.
  • Handled numerous sanitization tasks for surgical sites by cleaning and sterilizing, maintaining supply inventories and organizing items effectively.
  • Worked with vendors for speedy procurement of services and equipment.
  • 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, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Decontaminated, cleaned, assembled, packaged, sterilized, stored and distributed reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.
  • Maintained best-in-class care standards by implementing training initiatives for new surgical team members and streamlining overall procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Decontaminated instruments and equipment and properly disposed of contaminated materials.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Trained staff on operating room policies and procedures, infection control standards and safety protocols.
  • Worked closely with new staff members to provide training on operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Implemented new training initiatives for surgical team members to align procedures with standards and best-in-class operational processes.
  • Coordinated acquisition of surgical services and specialized equipment.
  • Managed inventory and supply purchasing for orthopedic and general surgical procedures.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms for patients, including preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Kept accurate counts of needle, instrument and sponge inventories.
  • Kept detailed records of post-operative supply reconciliations and quality care protocols.
  • Provided comprehensive support to surgeons specializing in sports medicine, total joint replacement, spine and orthopedic trauma treatment.
  • Developed training initiatives on new equipment and procedures to promote highest patient care standards.
  • Completed 23 total joint replacement procedures in orthopedic surgery between 2012 to 2016.
  • Controlled bleeding during procedures by applying hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment.
  • Inventoried supplies for shoulder, knee and hip replacements.
  • Maintained specialty equipment, implant and instrumentation inventories.
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Cleaned, restocked and set up surgical suites.
  • Assisted surgeons with reductions, pain injections and casting.
  • Quickly and accurately set up equipment and counts, following surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Provided guidance and leadership to 15 surgical technologists.
Sales Representative, 03/2010 to 03/2011
Reliant Energy Retail Holdings LLCCity, STATE,
  • Met frequently with technical, product management and service personnel to stay current on company offerings and business policies.
  • Tailored sales approaches and techniques to specific client needs to increase marketing effectiveness.
  • Implemented marketing and sales campaigns to effectively bring back former customers of the companies, with a promise of better services.
  • Utilized effective communication and active listening skills to create client rapport to grow profitability.
  • Utilized professional sales techniques to persuasively communicate with clients.
  • Resolved all issues efficiently and enhanced customer satisfaction ratings from 50% to 80% in six months.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Clinical Laboratory Science, Expected in 10/2020 to National University - La Jolla, CA
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Associate of Science: General Studies, Expected in 07/2020 to Tidewater Community College - Norfolk, VA
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Affiliations
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Mission Continues 1st Platoon
Additional Information

Extra Curriculum Activities:

  • Watching and playing soccer
  • Watching and playing basketball
  • Swimming and water related sports
  • Reading books
  • Watching TV & Movies

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • National University
  • Tidewater Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Technologist (Oral Surgery)
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Sales Representative

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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