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Surgical Technologists assist surgeons, nurses and other surgical personnel during surgical operations. Tasks performed during those operations and exhibited on the resumes of Surgical Technologists include assessing the comfort and safety measures of the patient, providing verbal and tactile reassurance to the patient, and verifying the surgery to be performed via a patient's consent forms. Applicants can enroll in courses to become Surgical Technologists that typically take nine to 24 months to complete, and sample resumes of Surgical Technologists show completed courses in the fields of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, professional ethics, and medical terminology.

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Surgical Technologist

Scrubbed and Circulated over 300 Surgical procedures in General Surgery, Orthopedics, Neurology and Trauma services.

  • Instrumental team member in operation of Wound Care and General Surgery Clinics, providing post-op care for 120 patients and maintaining records and documentation of patient progress.
  • Assigned to CSSR duties, assisted in the inventory and management of 114 surgical sets. Created photo references to be used in Operating Room SOPs, to allow for 100% accuracy in set assembly and quarterly inventories.
  • Advanced in patient care procedures in Surgical ICU; providing dressing changes, IV therapy, Vital Signs monitoring and patient charting during periods of high patient census;
  • Skilled in Medical office procedures and administration; aided in surgical consults for over 195 personnel.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
2

Surgical Technologist

Assisted in pre-operative care of the patient such as providing comfort and positioning

  • Set up and maintained a sterile field for the surgical procedure
  • Assisted the surgeon during the operation such as passing instruments and anticipated what may be needed during the procedure
  • Counted sponges, sharps, and instruments
  • Prepared and applied sterile dressings
  • Prepared case carts, stocked supplies, and assembled trays in the Sterile Processing Department
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
11
months
at this job
AS
Surgical Technology
3

Senior Surgical Technologist

Supervised shipboard and field environmental sanitation and preventive medicine programs.

  • Maintained treatment records and reports. Filled prescriptions and maintained pharmacy stock.
  • Served as operating room technician for general and specialized surgery.
  • Disassembled, cleaned and decontaminated medical instruments, supplies, and equipment using approved disinfectants, detergents, and ultrasound cleaning.
  • Assembled, inspected, tested, wrapped, and dated medical instruments, supplies, and equipment.
  • Performed preventive maintenance and repairs on biomedical equipment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with suturing, irrigation and debridement cases, and other minor procedures with minimal or no help from the surgeon.
  • Operated a $250,000/year budget to include medical supplies and equipment
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Science
MS
Health Informatics
4

Surgical Technologist/technician Supervisor

Provided direct care in a multidisciplinary surgical environment averaging 500 cases annually.

  • Managed and supervised 6 surgical technicians.
  • Effectively scheduled nurses and technicians for surgical cases and rooms.
  • Successfully managed a budget of 1.5 M of surgical instruments and consumables.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Health Sciences
Pre-medical Education
5

Surgical Technologist

I work in all General Surgery, Orthropeditics, ENT, Podiatry, Plastics, and Neuro. I go through case cart to make sure everything is pulled properly, call sales reps to make sure they are available for the case. I make sure all equipment is up and running. I go over with nurse to make sure all medicines are prepped for surgery. I position the patient for the physician, apply the tourniquet and assisting the physician in the case.

  • Analyzed patient and family feedback to identify opportunities for staff recognition as well as areas for improvement.
  • Participated in facility surveys and inspections made by authorized governmental agencies.
  • Closely collaborated with management team to make necessary improvements and satisfy resident needs.
  • Identified process improvements in the day-to-day functioning of the department.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Biology
6

Surgical Technologist

Scrub All procedures which include Urology, ENT, Podiatry, Plastic Reconstruction Surgery, Bariatrics and General Surgery

  • Train students during Clinical Rotation
  • Created Physician preference cards and instrument tray list, entered into intranet
  • Documented all cases using EMR
  • Pulled and Scrubbed cases as assigned
  • Decontaminate and Sterilize all instruments
  • Advance knowledge of surgical procedures, anatomy, instrumentation and supplies with great anticipation skills
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Surgical Technologist

Prepared operating room in a timely manner with all anticipated instruments, supplies, and equipment

  • Maintained order and sterile instrument table for the purpose of efficiency
  • Assisted drape patients and medical personnel in proper positioning
  • Assisted with cleaning and dressing patient incisions after surgical procedure
  • Followed universal precaution in handling/disposing of contaminated items and hazardous materials
  • Performed aseptic techniques as required
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Surgical Technologist
8

Surgical Technologist

Pulled cases in preparation for the following days surgeries

  • Completed surgical counts of needles, laps, blades, hypos and other specified materials used
  • Maintained sterile field during operations
  • Transported patients from operating table to assigned bed
  • Assisted with orthopedic total joint replacements, general surgeries, and spinal surgeries
  • Held retractors for surgeons during procedures
  • Adhered to aseptic techniques and procedures
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Surgical Technology
9

Surgical Technologist

  • Worked as both evening and day shift technician
  • Put away supplies, prepared next day's cases, and terminally cleaned each room every night
  • Easily adapted to new types of procedures performed as well as equipment used
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
MA
Oriental Medicine And Bachelors
Surgical Technology
10

Adjunct Faculty - Certified Surgical Technologist Program

  • Instructed three groups of students over the course of three semesters on proper techniques and necessary coursework for the Certified Surgical Technologist Program
  • Students achieved excellent grades and completed their classroom requirements five weeks earlier than previous instructor's classes, enabling them to gain more time in the operating room, enhancing and broadening their clinical experience
  • Position required regular visits to numerous hospitals to evaluate and train students on-site
  • Gained working knowledge of operating room protocols and procedures at these other hospitals
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job

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