surgical technologist student resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -

Recent graduate Certified Surgical Tech with more than 150 cases with wide range of surgical procedures, including General, Vascular and Ortho. Proficient in quickly setting up and sterile and aseptic technique. I am motivated 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 be part of the team.

  • Surgical Counts
  • Aseptic and Sterilization Techniques
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Assisting Surgical Team
  • Specimen Preparation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Calm Under Pressure
  • Passing Surgical Tools
  • Disposing of Biohazardous Waste
  • OB/GYN Procedures
  • Administering Medications
  • HIPAA Proficiency
  • Preparing for Surgeries
08/2020 to Current
Surgical Technologist Student Biolife Lima, OH,
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Held instruments and quickly handed to surgeon during procedures.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
10/2020 to 11/2021
  • Knowledge and understand the importance of PPE for patients that are in Isolation
  • Use aseptic technique for drawing blood
  • Knowledge and understanding how to use the handheld device of the Allscripts software
  • Prepared, processed, and analyzed lab samples.
  • Followed strict aseptic techniques to protect patients when collecting blood and tissue samples.
  • Processed hematology and chemistry samples.
  • Access to Epic, A-Lab, Quest, Mayo to process blood from other Valley Health facility
  • Prepared specimens for in-house testing and for transport to off-site to reference laboratories.
  • Labeled and numbered specimens for accurate recordkeeping and blind testing.
  • Met quality control standards by examining specimens for adequacy and appropriateness.
  • Fielded inquiries from clients and phlebotomists regarding specimen requirements and testing protocols.
  • Followed laboratory guidelines for handling biological specimens.
  • Conducted technical troubleshooting of hematology analyzer and other lab equipment.
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier and station.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Transported specimens following established protocol for temperature and light.
  • Trained and supervised phlebotomists and lab assistants.
  • Obtained blood specimens through venipunctures and fingersticks.
  • Developed schedules for orders, draws and processing of blood samples.
  • Maintained and organized phlebotomy data and statistics.
  • Enforced isolation procedures to maintain specimen integrity.
12/2017 to 10/2020
Advanced Plasma Center Technician Biolife Plasma Services City, STATE,
  • Followed Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), FDA, EMA, CLIA guidelines for accuracy
  • Check the donor’s vital signs: blood pressure, pulse, weight, hematocrit, protein, and temperature
  • Accessed Calibration Monitoring System (CMS) database to perform daily, monthly and quarterly refractometer, the aurora machines, and freezer verifications
  • Phlebotomist, 17 & 18-gauge needle, draw donor’s blood for lab SPE and ATYA, use their plasma for medicine purpose
  • Process the plasma bag, draw 2 ml vacuette plasma to send to the labs, stored in -37 degrees F
  • Ship and stored boxes of plasma bags/bottles and samples of plasma tubes to plasma therapy manufacturing
  • Travel other Biolife centers for support and trained new staff
  • Checked packaging for defects and expiration dates
  • Rotated items first in and first out
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date and patient name.
  • Drew blood from patients to collect samples using venipuncture and following aseptic techniques.
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
  • Screened prospective donors by conducting interviews, obtaining medical histories and measuring vital signs.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2022 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Surgical Technology
  • Magna cum laude graduate
  • 3.6 GPA
  • Completed coursework in Medical Terminology, Human &Anatomy and Microbiology
Expected in 05/2012 to to
Bachelor of Arts: History
James Madison University - Harrisonburg, VA

GPA: 3.113/4.0

  • Centennial Scholars Recipient
  • Minor in Modern European History
  • Dean's List Honoree Spring 2009 and Fall 2011
Expected in to to
: Pre-Nursing
  • Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
  • Licensed American Heart Association BLS - July 2022

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  • James Madison University

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  • Surgical Technologist Student
  • Advanced Plasma Center Technician


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Some College (No Degree)

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