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Surgical Techs, also referred to as Surgical Technologists, Operating Room Technicians, or Surgical Technicians, assist surgeons, surgical assistants, nurses and anesthesiologists during medical procedures. Example resumes of Surgical Techs include such tasks as sterilizing medical instruments, passing surgical instruments to surgeons, and prepping patients for surgery. Surgical Techs' resumes should reflect a certificate or associate's degree in the field of surgical technology. Voluntary certifications are also available from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting, as well as the National Center for Competency Testing.

For more information on what it takes to be a Surgical Tech, check out our complete Surgical Tech Job Description.

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1

Surgical Tech

Responsible for the proper use and troubleshooting of a wide variety of surgical equipment before, during and after surgery.

  • Duties included setting up O.R. suites each morning, including anesthesia machines, video towers, microscopes, pumps and assorted power supplies.
  • Implemented many cost saving measures while at the same time increasing efficiency.
  • Involved in scheduling of cases to avoid equipment conflicts.
  • Worked as a member of the sterile processing team as well as performing daily checks and monitoring of sterilization equipment.
  • Served as safety officer. Attended seminars, involved in creating new policies and helped coordinate implementation of safety policies and procedures.
  • Received Employee of the Month- 2011.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
2

Surgical Tech Associate Iii/medical Receptionist/unit Secretary/-labor & Delivery

Assisted physicians and nurses in vaginal and surgical deliveries of newborns

  • Greeted patients and visitors, answered telephones, and assisted callers
  • Confirmed secure access into the unit and checked ID badges to prevent risks
  • Set up charts for new patients by obtaining pertinent information and entered data via computer; utilized eClinical Works software
  • Assessed patients for procedures and obtained vital signs and samples for lab
  • Ensured instrument sterilization was completed to prepare for procedures
  • Trained new Surgical Techs and Nurse externs, and worked as Medical Receptionist, CNA, Unit Secretary, and Clinical Tech in addition as my official role as Surgical Tech III.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
Business Administrative Technology
AS
Associate of Science
3

Surgical Tech

Trained in 4 services of the operating room to include: General, GYN, Orthopedics, and Neurology, receiving the most training possible to help in all aspects of the operating room.

  • While deployed to Afghanistan for 7 months, provided live saving surgeries to over 290 patients to include: Amputations, Laparotomies, Craniotomies, Laminectomies, Oral Maxillofacial, Ophthalmology and Vascular cases, bringing the hospitals survival percentage up to 98%.
  • Created emergency craniotomy packs, reducing the turnover time in the operating rooms between procedures.
  • Highly skilled in the Sterilization Processing Department.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Surgical Tech
History
4

Surgical Technologist

Assisted in neurosurgery, orthopedic, gynecology, plastic, ent, and general surgery

  • Planned and implemented complex procedures and collaboration with surgical team
  • Provided support for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures
  • Handled instruments, supplies, and equipment during all surgical procedures
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Surgical Technology
5

Surgical Tech

Responsible for greeting and seating incoming patients, as well as post-operative instructions

  • Sanitized and sterilized instruments and prepared trays for surgeries, as well as sanitized and set up rooms for surgeries
  • Called patients back to check on them after surgery
  • Took PA and PANOREX X-Rays, vitals, and restocked drawers and cabinets
  • Assisted with IV and nitrous sedation when necessary
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
6

Surgical Tech

Assisted in surgical procedures in General, OB/GYN, Orthopedic and ENT surgeries

  • Assisted with arranging O.R's and setting up equipment for various surgical procedures including scheduled and stat C-sections
  • Picking case carts for surgical procedures
  • Responsible for taking call for any surgical emergency
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Surgical Technology
7

Surgical Tech

Provided heath care for OIF (Operation Iraqi Freedom) patients, Navy, Marines and family members.

  • Neuro Surgery Service Head: one of the go to people for neurosurgical procedure, and responsible for orientating surgical technicians in the service.
  • Neuro Surgery supply Inventory Petty Officer: Responsible for keeping Neuro supplies at its optimum level.
  • As an experienced surgical tech I also orientated new surgical techs in services such as: Ortho, General, GYN, and ENT.
  • Scrubbed all major Ortho cases when Neuro was not running.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Medical
8

Surgical Tech

Anticipate the needs of the surgeon by handing them the appropriate instruments.

  • Get the OR ready for the surgery; by make sure I have everything in the room, and the right instruments.
  • Assist with transporting, positioning, and draping the patient appropriately.
  • Provide safe and adequate care for the patient.
  • Responsible for instruments, sponges, and needle counts before, during, and after the surgery.
  • Maintain the surgical field in a clean and sterile manner to protect patient health and prevent infection.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
C
Certificate
AS
Medical Office Administration
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
9

Surgical Tech

All pre-surgical work-ups, including visions, refractions, mapping and denseness of the cornea.

  • All testing up to dilation.
  • Scheduled and led Lasik seminars.
  • Conducted research projects for the approval of larger Intac rings by the FDA
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Biology
10

Surgical Technologist

  • Performed daily autoclave testing for proper sterilizing of instruments.
  • Assisted in surgical procedures in compliance with the AORN standards on a daily basis per surgery schedule.
  • Room turnover, inventory, gathering of supplies needed for scheduled surgical procedures (cosmetic, podiatry, and some ophthalmology procedures).
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job

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