Certified Surgical Technologist Resume Samples

A Certified Surgical Technologist work alongside medical professionals and Nurses in the operating room and undertake a variety of tasks such as monitoring patient’s vital signs, dressing patient’s wounds and cleaning patient’s infected area. A well-drafted Certified Surgical Technologist Resume focuses on such duties as – assisting surgical team with scrub preparation process, handling surgical equipment in accordance with operating room protocols and surgeon’s orders; prepping patients for examination, performing routine screening tests; handing surgical equipment and instruments to surgeons and surgeon assistants; and performing all other tasks as required.

Sample resumes highlight the following skills – infection control skills, knowledge of surgical procedures, attention to details, medical teamwork, knowledge of sterilizing surgical equipment, and ability to adhere to infection control procedures and internal policies. An Associate’s degree in Surgical Technology is commonly seen on resumes.

Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Objective : Certified Surgical Technologist Graduate of an accredited program recognized by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting and Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education BLS CPR certified by American Heart Association Working knowledge of medical terminology. Demonstrates effective communication skills when discussing health or medical issues with patients and/or staff.

Skills : Retinal, ENT, Maxilofacial, Urology, General, Plastics.

Description :

    1. Areas of work include: Dermatology, Plastic, Neuro, General, Orthopedic, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vascular, Urology, Thoracic Prepared sterile instrument table and maintained a proper sterile field during surgical procedures.
    2. Prepared patients for surgery, including positioning patients on the operating table and covered them with sterile surgical drapes to prevent exposure.
    3. Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons and surgeons' assistants, held retractors and cut sutures, and performed other tasks as directed by surgeon during operation.
    4. Monitored and continually assessed operating room conditions, including patient and surgical team needs Counted sponges, needles, and instruments before and after operation.
    5. Scrubbed arms and hands and assisted the surgical team to scrub and put on gloves, masks, and surgical clothing.
    6. Gathered equipment for cleaning and sterilization and washed and sterilized equipment, using germicides and sterilizers.
    7. Prepared patient skin for surgery in accordance with hospital standards and positions patient according to type of surgery.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Degree


Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Objective : I am interested in picking up a second part time job in the field or closely related to the field I currently work in; or a full time position in my advanced degree as I currently hold a Bachelors of Science in Technology Management and am working on my Dual MBA in Business and Healthcare Management.

Skills : Operating Room.

Description :

    1. Maintain a proper sterile field during surgical procedures.
    2. Count sponges, needles, and instruments before and after operation.
    3. Hand instruments and supplies to surgeons and surgeons' assistants, hold retractors and cut sutures, and perform other tasks as directed by surgeon during operation.
    4. Prepare patients for surgery, including positioning patients on the operating table and covering them with sterile surgical drapes to prevent exposure.
    5. Scrub arms and hands and assist the surgical team to scrub and put on gloves, masks, and surgical clothing.
    6. Wash and sterilize equipment, using germicides and sterilizers.
    7. Prepare dressings or bandages and apply or assist with their application following surgery.
    8. Clean and restock operating room, gathering and placing equipment and supplies and arranging instruments according to instructions, such as a preference card.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Degree


Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Headline : Certified Surgical Technologist, a team player, able to work in emergency situations or under pressure with training in general surgery, gynecology (including L&D), plastic, reconstructive (maxillofacial trauma), laparoscopic, ENT and pediatric surgeries.

Skills : General surgery, gynecology, plastic, oral and maxillofacial surgeries, ENT and pediatric surgeries.

Description :

    1. Inspect surgical instruments and equipment before surgical procedures and flash sterilize instruments if necessary.
    2. Set up the operating room in preparation for surgery.
    3. Assist surgeon as needed during surgery.
    4. Handoff specimens from surgery.
    5. Break down surgical setup after surgery and conduct cleaning of the Operating Room as required.
    6. Prepare surgical case carts.
    7. Verify contents of surgical case carts.
    8. Stock Operating Rooms as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Surgical Technology

Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Objective : Compassionate, yet ambitious Certified Surgical Technologist interested in obtaining a full-time or part-time surgical tech position, within a company whose primary focus is providing quality health care.

Skills : Computer, BLS certified, Certified Surgical Technologist.

Description :

    1. Prepare the Operating Room for surgical procedures.
    2. Sets up sterile table, instruments and supplies and maintains organization and sterility throughout the case.
    3. Maintain a correct count of sponges, needles and instruments and counts at appropriate times.
    4. Gives complete report regarding procedure to relief person and or staff.
    5. Checks all equipment/instruments needed prior to each procedure to ensure proper functioning.
    6. Hold retractors or instruments as directed by the surgeon.
    7. Cuts suture material as directed by the surgeon.
    8. Apply dressings to closed wound.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Surgical Technology


Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Headline : To obtain a challenging position as a Surgical Technologist in a reputable hospital or surgical facility that will allow me to utilize my current abilities, while also learning and developing new skills to help me advance within the healthcare industry.

Skills : CST.

Description :

    1. Handled the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure.
    2. Exhibit an understanding of the procedure being performed and anticipate the needs of the surgeon.
    3. Have the necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during the operative procedure and is constantly on vigil for maintenance of the sterile field.
    4. Checks supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedure
    5. Gowned and gloved surgeon and assistant and helped with draping sterile field.
    6. Checked supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedures.
    7. Sets up sterile table with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for procedure.
    8. Performs appropriate counts with circulator prior to the operation and before incision is closed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
CST

Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Objective : Specializes in General surgery and OB-GYN surgery. Knowledge of Robotic surgery as well as Laparoscopic surgery.

Skills : Very strong in Orthopedics and General Surgery. Willing to learn new specialities in the Surgical Technologist field.

Description :

    1. Work as a member of a surgical team alongside with Surgeons, Anesthesiologist, Circulating nurse and other healthcare workers.
    2. Organize and arrange room for upcoming surgery.
    3. Prepare back table, mayo stand for surgery.
    4. Trouble shoot all equipment used before surgery.
    5. Pass instruments, sutures , and other sterile supplies to Surgeon at a timely matter.
    6. Count , sponges, sharps and instruments to maintain a safe and sterile environment.
    7. Anticipates Surgeons needs during surgery.
    8. Handles specimens taken for laboratory analysis.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Surgical Technology

Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Objective : To secure a position as a certified surgical technologist where my strong communication, and inter-personal relations skills can be utilized.

Skills : General surgery as well as Urology, Opthamology, Ortho some ent.

Description :

    1. Set up Procedures Assist surgeon Maintain sterile field Anticipate during surgery Skills Used Perform surgical scrub properly.
    2. Maintain a proper sterile field during surgical procedures.
    3. Count sponges, needles, and instruments before, during and after operation.
    4. Assist surgeons during procedures and perform tasks efficiently as directed.
    5. Prepare and drape patients for surgery.
    6. Assist and apply dressings/bandages to patients.
    7. Operate surgical equipment, clean and restock operating room.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Surgical

Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Summary : JCAHO/HIPPA & OSHA Regulations, Vital Signs, Medical Terminology and Employee Training. - Comprehensive knowledge of disease process and anatomy associated with surgical intervention. - Team player who functions effectively with co-workers, physicians and management to implement highest quality medical care and services for patients. - Reputation for integrity and confidentiality in handling employers' and patients' transaction.

Skills : Medical Terminology, Microsoft Office, Bilingual Fluent Spanish, Multi-task.

Description :

    1. Provide general support to OR while assigned to Central Processing.
    2. Assess Operating Room schedule to ensure availability of adequate levels of supplies and equipment.
    3. Conduct scrubbing on variety of surgical cases while assisting Surgeon and other surgical team members.
    4. Serve on an emergency on-call status for diverse surgical cases and procedures.
    5. Conduct orientation and mentoring of new Surgical Technicians and other healthcare professionals.
    6. Process specimens and implement procedures to ensure sterile and sanitary conditions in Operating Room.
    7. Ensure accurate counting of sponges, needles and instruments before, during and after surgery.
    8. Comply with established policies and procedures governing disposal of surgical specimens.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Medical Administration

Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Objective : Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) (Scrub Tech), Certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid, Continuing Education hours in Child Development Tenacious, Bilingual (Spanish & English), empathetic, principled professional, compassionate, multi-tasker, amendable and conscientious, can work in stressful environments Trained in surgical procedures, obtaining vitals, preparing surgical rooms, cut & suture, retractors, fabricating temporary crowns & bridges, pediatric first aid, specimen handling.

Skills : Orthopedic, obgyn, general surgery, ent.

Description :

    1. Assume responsibility for setting up and passing instruments, holding retractors, and assist the surgeon, and assist with circulating duties as necessary.
    2. Observe and maintain aseptic technique at all times.
    3. Assist in preparing the operating room for procedure, obtaining needed equipment and supplies.
    4. Checking special care nursey, hemmorage cart, crash cart are up today on supplies and codes.
    5. Accu-checks, foleys, hearing screens, Circs, breastfeeding, baby and patient vitals.
    6. Set up vaginal deliverys, scub C-Section and any OB procedures needed.
    7. Maintain working knowledge of assembly and function of surgical instrumentation and equipment.
    8. Accomplish required scrub following policy/procedure.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
AAS

Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Objective : Certified Surgical Technologist with experience in ENT, Urology, OB/Gyn, General Surgery with some vascular, Opthomology, Podiatry, Orthopedics with a strong background in total hip and knee replacement using Biomet and Smith/Nephew systems.

Skills : Da Vinci Robotics Trained 7years. Speciality In Orthopedic And, Neurology Procedures.

Description :

    1. As a certified surgical technologist - participate with surgical team members in planning and discussing each procedure with other surgical professional to assure that all supplies or equipment are available prior to the surgical procedure.
    2. Responsible for handling instruments, supplies, equipment during all surgical procedures.
    3. Set up sterile fields with all required items for each procedure. Implement sterile technique during all surgical procedures.
    4. Asist the surgeon by preparing skin grafts, suctioning, holding retractor, applying skin staples, cutting suture, preparing prosthesis, implants, and other surgical devices.
    5. Observe and anticipate what the surgeon needs next in each stage of the procedure, by maintaining a high level of concentration.
    6. Assisted in training medical students, medical residents, nursing students, surgical technology students, and new staff on the operation of equipment, sterile technique, handling of instruments, and ; surgical procedures to include: the scrub role and to function as a second circulator for complex cases.
    7. Perform non-non-technical maintenance of equipment to prevent malfunctions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Surgical Technologist

Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Objective : I am a tenacious, determined, eager employee dedicated to achieving excellence. I believe I will be a superb addition to any facility and their team. Along with being an extremely diligent worker,I think that it takes team work to make any dream achievable. I am seeking a position where I can flourish and develop my skills as a CST,while giving my best to an employer.

Skills : Cardiac Surgery, Transplant Surgery, Surgery, Trauma Surgery.

Description :

    1. Assists with the coordination of nursing care of the patient in and outside of the operating room and functions as a member of the surgical team while performing Caesarean Sections as well as other surgical procedures as needed.
    2. Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of equipment, instrumentation and supplies on the sterile field.
    3. Requires the cleaning and replenishment of equipment and supplies in order to maintain quality patient care.
    4. Assists with, newborn care, and post-partum patient care - such as taking vital signs, phlebotomy and assisting with any other needs.
    5. Assist with new patient triage and registration.
    6. Administrative duties include: answering phones, routing faxes, computer skills, including Microsoft Office, EMR, confirming and scheduling appointments and procedures; compiling patient charts, greeting and assisting patients and families.
    7. Currently studying for certification exam as an administrative medical assistant as well as certification for medical coding and billing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Surgical Technology

Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Headline : To successfully find a position that I can do my very best to compliment a facility and give the best patient care. I am extremely versatile, and having trained in a Level One Trauma Center. This was the best experience I could have ever had. I can be ready in an instant for any type of procedure. Overall experience: General surgery, General Vascular, Plastics, Orthopedics, GYN and OB, Ophthalmology, ENT, Oral surgery, and a small amount of Neurosurgery. I can also circulate.

Skills : Microsoft office specialist.

Description :

    1. Scrubs and assists the surgeon in the performance of surgical procedures, working under the surgeon's direction.
    2. Anticipate needs of the surgeon before and throughout the surgical procedure.
    3. Practice principles of aseptic technique and universal precautions.
    4. Performs as a team player in preparation of the surgical suite and instrumentation needed for each specific surgery, opening sterile supplies and set up for procedures, maintaining the presence of all critical instrumentation, supplies and equipment and that there in working order prior to the beginning of each case, help turn over rooms between cases, observes hospital/operating room policies and procedures that ensure the security and safety of patients.
    5. Accurate collecting, identifying, and verification of specimens with the circulator.
    6. Prepare and Assist in maintaining a safe, aseptic, and orderly environment including equipment and supplies.
    7. Maintain and update preference cards.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate

Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Objective : Clinical experience includes diverse areas including Ortho, Neuro, Special Procedures, Total Joints, ENT, Thoracic, Crysto, Ophthalmology, GIDU, Trauma, Robotic Gynecology, Urological, Vascular, General Surgery, Colorectal and sterile processing.

Skills : Microsoft office.

Description :

    1. Acquired extensive experience and training in assisting with surgical procedures under direct supervision of Surgeons, RNs and other surgical personnel.
    2. Conduct safe and efficient scrubbing on surgical cases while supporting Surgeon and other surgical team members.
    3. Prepare Operating Room for surgical cases including setting up surgical instruments and equipment in a timely and efficient manner.
    4. Accompany patients to Operating Room, position patients and cover patients with sterile drapes.
    5. Prepare patients for surgery including washing, shaving and sterilizing incision sites.
    6. Ensure accurate counting of sponges, needles and instruments before, during and after surgery Assess Operating Room schedule to ensure availability of adequate levels of supplies and equipment.
    7. Serve on an emergency on-call status for diverse surgical cases and procedures.
    8. Process specimens and ensure sterile and sanitary conditions in Operating Room.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Surgical Technology

Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Headline : Proficient Aseptic Technique Patient focused care BLS/CPR Certified Organization of mayo stand and Patient safety and positioning Member of AST backtable setup Medical terminology Fluent in Spanish Proper handling of specimens and medications.

Skills : Google+, Patient Care, Sterile processing, Surgical Technologists, Endoscopy, Laparoscopic equipment, Suturing, Sales, Customer service, Receptionist, Appointment Scheduling, Cashier.

Description :

    1. Coordinate with doctors, physicians and licensed nurses in order to provide ideal care to patient.
    2. Act as first assist to surgeon when RNFA is not available.
    3. Memorize and maintain specific surgeon preferences.
    4. Handle surgical instruments and assemble surgical tools prior to operation.
    5. Posses up to date knowledge of several systems and surgical equipment and devices.
    6. Ability to perform in fast paced environment and assist in critical operations.
    7. Scrub daily cases in assigned room Stock supply room daily.
    8. Put up all incoming supplies on Tuesday (40-50 boxes weekly).
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AAS

Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Objective : Very well rounded surgical technologist that is interested in Veterinary assistant, Dental assistant,Surgical jobs ,Customer service & Management positions.

Skills : Detail Oriented, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Medical Terminology, Extraordinary Verbal and Written Skills, Seasoned in Medical Clinical Procedures.

Description :

    1. Assume responsibility for setting up and passing instruments, holding retractors, and assist the surgeon, and assist with circulating duties as necessary.
    2. Observe and maintain aseptic technique at all times.
    3. Assist in preparing the operating room for procedure, obtaining needed equipment and supplies.
    4. Checking special care nursey, hemmorage cart, crash cart are up today on supplies and codes.
    5. Accu-checks, foleys, hearing screens, Circs, breastfeeding, baby and patient vitals.
    6. Set up vaginal deliverys, scub C-Section and any OB procedures needed.
    7. Maintain working knowledge of assembly and function of surgical instrumentation and equipment.
    8. Accomplish required scrub following policy/procedure.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
AAS