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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Versatile National Certified Surgical Technologist bringing over twenty years' experience to growing hospitals and clinics. Highly proficient in various surgical procedures with success in contributing to the achievement of high patient outcome targets. Skilled in all elements of operating room setups,gowning ,gloving and draping,adept at handling instruments, supplies, and equipment for non-invasive to minimally invasive procedures. commitment to upholding the highest standard of sterile technique during procedures including inventory management, aseptic techniques and preparing patients for procedures.

Trauma,Orthopedics(joints,hand,sports and trauma), Neurology, and Vascular,Thoriacic,Chest ,Pediatriacs, ENT,Urology,Transplant, General (open and Laparoscopic),Plastics settings. Knowledgeable in practices for Eyes,Gyne/OB,Vascular,and Robotic surgery. Team leader in devising new programs and training employees on updated policies, protocols and new equipment. Enthusiastic to join rewarding organization focused on supporting growth and career progression.Currently pursuing Bachelor in Psychology.

Skills
  • Aseptic and sterilization techniques
  • Passing surgical tools
  • HIPAA proficiency
  • Transporting patients
  • Collecting medical specimens
  • Safely disposing of needles
  • Preparing for surgeries
  • Disposing of biohazardous waste
  • Equipment set up and operation
  • Workplace safety
  • Equipment Operation
  • Communications
  • First Aid/CPR
Experience
Traveling Certified Surgical Technologist, 02/2015 - Current
Olathe Medical Center Osawatomie, KS,
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Assisted surgeon with patient preparation for total joint replacement procedures.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Trained Medical Students/ staff members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
  • Prepared day surgery and operating rooms for patients by ordering and stocking equipment and supplies.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Performed various tasks, which included assisting with reductions and administering pain injections.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Maintained updated Licences knowledge through recertifications and attending workshops.
Certified Surgical Technologist, 02/2018 - 01/2020
Olathe Medical Center Olathe, KS,
  • Attended departmental meetings, providing feedback to enhance future performance.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new M&M opportunities Surgical Technologists.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Closed wounds using sutures, staples and other tools.
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Assisted surgeon with patient preparation for total joint replacement procedures.
  • Performed various tasks, which included assisting with reductions and administering pain injections.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Trained Medical Students /members on operating room procedures, infection control and over safety and functionality procedures.
  • Prepared day surgery and operating rooms for patients by ordering and stocking equipment and supplies.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
Certified Surgical Technologist, 01/1997 - 12/2015
Level 1 Trauma Northwestern Medicine City, STATE,
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new surgical technologists opportunities.
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Used diagnostic equipment and monitored patients during procedures using specialized machines.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Assisted surgeon with patient preparation for total joint replacement procedures.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Adhered to OSHA protocols when sterilizing instruments, discarding medical supplies and disposing of waste.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Attended departmental meetings, providing feedback to enhance future performance.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Closed wounds using sutures, staples and other tools.
Education and Training
: Clinical Psychology, Expected in
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National Louis University - Chicago, IL
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: Clinical Psychology, Expected in
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Argosy University - Chicago, IL,
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  • Completed coursework in Child developement, abnormal psychology and General studies.
Certification: Surgical Technology, Expected in 04/1996
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Uptown Vocational/Leland College - Chicago, IL,
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Certifications
  • National Certification with License 1997 NCCT to present
  • National Certification with license Medical Assistant 1995 - present
  • First Aid/CPR June 2019-June 2021
  • Certiifcate of Completion of Da Vinci Robot March 23 2018.
  • Multi Medical Professional 1997 to present
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School Attended

  • National Louis University
  • Argosy University
  • Uptown Vocational/Leland College

Job Titles Held:

  • Traveling Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Certified Surgical Technologist

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Certification

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