LiveCareer-Resume

Traveling Certified Surgical Technologist resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
resumesample@example.com
(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
:
Professional Summary

Experienced certified surgical technologist eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of infection control and sterilization processes and training in a multitude of surgical procedures. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the medical facility regulatory industry .

Skills
  • Infection control protocols
  • Safe sharps disposal
  • Passing surgical instruments
  • Setting up and operating equipment
  • Biohazardous waste disposal
  • Safety protocols expertise
  • Specimen collection
  • Pre-surgical preparation
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Electronic Charting
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Good listening skills
  • Teamwork
  • Responsible
  • EPIC software proficiency
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Computer proficiency
  • Reading comprehension
  • Microsoft Office
Education
Erwin Technical College Tampa, FL Expected in 2017 License and Certification: Surgical Technologist Certificate: Number - 178680 : Surgical Technology - GPA :
  • Completed 200 surgical cases in seven months of clinical experience at Florida Hospital in Tampa, FL. [2016 thru 2017]
Erwin Technical College Tampa, FL Expected in 10/2015 Nursing Assistant : Surgical Nurse Assistant - GPA :

Completed clinical training through Accentia (9-25-2015 thru 10-6-2015)

Certifications
  • CST - Certified Surgical Technologist
Work History
Mid-Columbia Medical Center - Traveling Certified Surgical Technologist
The Dalles, OR, 02/2019 - Current
  • Prepares surgical suites and following correct timelines of preparation solutions used for surgical sites.
  • Checks for sterilization of instruments and soft goods before opening to sterile back table.
  • Effectivity communicates with Point of Care providers including surgeons, nurses and supporting staff about patient care.
  • Participates in mandatory time outs and debriefs according to hospital policies and ARON standards. Verifies sterilization of surgery table.
  • Maintains HIPPA standards and all patient related concerns.
  • Researches diagnostics and images within EPIC electronic health records and physical charting.
  • Sterilizes instruments and equipment in preparation for surgical procedures.
  • Disposal of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Introduces new staff members to training protocols within operating room including, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Performs documentation of post-operative instrument reconciliations and protocols for quality care.
  • Manages operating room setup by cleaning, sterilizing instruments, and surfaces. Maintains supply inventories and organizes surgical tools.
  • Handles numerous sanitization tasks for surgical sites by cleaning and sterilizing, maintaining supply inventories and organizing items effectively.
  • Provides scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Documents details of post-operative instrument reconciliations and overall care procedures within Epic systems.
  • Creates and maintains unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools including, retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Gathers and set up equipment, tools and supplies arranging instruments according to surgeon preferences or instruction.
  • Follows protocol for steps of service to provide customer service in friendly, efficient manner.
  • Team player who develops and maintains courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Improves operations and outcomes through consistent hard work and dedication.
  • Maintains energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
Cleveland Clinic - Certified Surgical Technologist
Elyria, OH, 12/2017 - 01/2019
  • Prepared patients for surgeries
  • Prepared surgical suites within timelines and guidelines used for surgical sites.
  • Maintained documentation for sterilization processes and temperatures in correct format and logbooks.
  • Maintained and Restocked Supplies.
  • Maintain sterile environment according to ARON standards and state regulatory department of sterile field.
  • Medical Terminology.
  • HIPAA/Patient confidentiality.
  • Microsoft Office system (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, office).
  • Effectively communicate with surgical team and surgeon.
  • Worked fellow surgical associates to ensure quality and safe patient care.
  • 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.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintained supply inventories and organized surgical tools.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeon preferences or instruction.
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle count.
  • Created unobstructed operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Used sutures, staples, clips and other tools to close wounds.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other ancillary machines during procedures.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons in operating room.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Inputted documentation of post-operative instrument reconciliations and protocols for quality care.
  • Prepared instruments for sterilization.
  • Maintained specialty equipment, implant and instrumentation inventories.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment based on daily needs and specific procedures.
  • Assisted surgeons with reductions, pain injections and casting.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment based on needs for specific procedures.
  • Maintained accurate inventories for shoulder, knee and hip replacement procedures.
  • Completed needle, instrument and sponge counts and recorded inventories.
  • Cleaned, restocked and set up surgical suites.
  • Kept detailed records of post-operative supply reconciliations and quality care protocols.
  • Decontaminated instruments and equipment and properly disposed of contaminated materials.
  • Supported surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment for specific procedures and arranged for surgeons.
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms for patients, including preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Evaluated procedure needs and set up equipment, tools, supplies and instruments.
  • Maintained inventories of needles, instruments, sponges and other medical supplies.
  • Documented results for post-operative instrument reconciliation.
  • Provided comprehensive support to surgeons specializing in sports medicine, total joint replacement, spine and orthopedic trauma treatment.
  • Decontaminated, cleaned, assembled, packaged, sterilized, stored and distributed reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.
  • Arranged instruments according to surgeons' preferences.
  • Kept detailed records of post-operative instrument reconciliations and overall care procedures.
  • Supported surgeons during cosmetic surgeries, gynecological and orthopedic procedures and general appointments.
  • 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.
  • Conducted initial and terminal sponge, instrument and needle counts.
  • Quickly and accurately set up equipment and counts, following surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Kept accurate counts of needle, instrument and sponge inventories
Brandon Regional Hospital - Operating Room Assistant
City, STATE, 12/2015 - 11/2017
  • Maintained and recorded temperature in warmers containing fluids and blankets, reporting any spikes or decreases outside of parameters.
  • Worked as team member with nursing staff, surgical technologist and other OR assistant.
  • Adhered to universal precautions, applying aseptic techniques to operating room equipment and personnel.
  • Participated in OR suite turnaround procedures such as cleaning and case cart management.
  • Participated in OR quality initiatives, providing constructive feedback to enhance future performance.
  • Maintained equipment and supplies, confirming sufficient inventory levels prior to procedures.
  • Monitored patients' vital signs.
  • Prepared patients for surgery and transported patients to and from operating room.
  • Quickly responded to emergency situations during procedures with life-saving aid.

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Erwin Technical College
  • Erwin Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Traveling Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Operating Room Assistant

Degrees

  • License and Certification: Surgical Technologist Certificate: Number - 178680
  • Nursing Assistant

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: