Surgical Instrument Technician Resume Samples

A Surgical Instrument Technician sterilizes instruments for surgical procedures. Other duties and responsibilities are listed on the Surgical Instrument Technician Resume as – providing the surgeon with the tools they need for surgery, cleaning IV pumps, decontaminating various supplies, washing, steaming, and ultrasonic systems to sterilize equipment; overseeing the medical equipment that gets used during the surgical procedures, supplying the requested tools, and preparing and sterilizing the instruments. Before the surgery, the technician will review the patient’s medical history and stock the operating room with the needed equipment, and during the surgery – assist the surgeons by operating diagnostic machinery and disposing of used equipment.

There are several skills that can prove to be highly beneficial for this role. A successful Surgical Instrument Technician should possess the following skills – excellent attention to detail, the ability to work under pressure, excellent focus, and meticulousness, and knowledge of using all types of surgical instruments with care. A career in this role requires completion of either a certificate program or an associate’s degree.

Surgical Instrument Technician Resume example

Surgical Instrument Technician Resume

Objective : Surgical Instrument Technician is responsible for Identifying and evaluating new surgical instrument technologies and processes, Developing technical specifications for new surgical instruments, Understanding how to properly program, test, document, and maintain equipment.

Skills : Bilingual fluent in English and Spanish, 5 years customer service, 5 years cash handling experience, Basic computer .

Description :

    1. Performed all quality controls to ensure adherence to sterilization standards.
    2. Maintained knowledge of generic and specialty instrumentation in order to ensure their cleanliness, proper assembly and performance.
    3. Identified reports and troubleshoots problems with equipment/supplies and follows the procedure for initiating repairs.
    4. Performed decontamination of soiled instruments, sterilisation containers and equipment according to established protocols.
    5. Inspected instruments, equipment and containers to assure cleanliness and proper functioning.
    6. Corrected instrument sets according to current standards and established count sheets and/or instrument tracking systems.
    7. Maintained proper levels of inventory to ensure availability for case carts.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Associates


          Surgical Instrument Technician Resume

          Objective : Surgical Instrument Technician with 3 years of experience in Working closely with manufacturing partners to ensure that equipment is designed, manufactured, tested and maintained in accordance with established quality standards, Working closely with product management to develop marketing strategies for new products, Acting as a leader within the company.

          Skills : Computer: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint,.

          Description :

            1. Performed all steps in the decontamination/disinfection process to ensure all equipment and instruments meet regulatory and departmental standards.
            2. Performed all quality controls to ensure adherence to sterilisation standards.
            3. Ensured all infection control measures are met in order to maintain a contaminant-free work environment.
            4. Maintained knowledge of generic and speciality instrumentation in order to ensure their cleanliness, proper assembly and performance.
            5. Recorded biological monitoring the challenge pack (BD) results.
            6. Decontaminated and checked biomedical expiration dates on patient care equipment.
            7. Operated sterilization equipment and inspect instruments, equipment, and containers to ensure.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          2-5 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Executive
                          Education
                          Education
                          MS


                          Surgical Instrument Technician Resume

                          Headline : Surgical Instrument Technician with 6 years of experience in Completing the initial inspection of all new equipment prior to delivery to the customer or facility, Following manufacturers instructions for proper assembly and disassembly of products, Attaching all components of the equipment to a specific machine or workstation.

                          Skills : Surgical Assistant, Quick Management, Supervising Skills.

                          Description :

                            1. Used many useful skills such as making quick decisions, taking initiative, respectful customer service skills, and working fast pace but in an accurate matter to meet deadlines.
                            2. Pulled all cases for next day, do all testing for department ( claves, washers, sonic, etc) Stock OR room with supplies.
                            3. Completed instrument sets.
                            4. Developed new system for recording autoclave log Skills Used Strong multitasking skills.
                            5. Performed decontamination of soiled instruments, sterilization containers and equipment according to instructions for use (IFUs) and established protocols..
                            6. Corrected instrument sets according to current standards, established count sheets and/or instrument tracking systems.
                            7. Maintained proper levels of inventory to ensure availability for case carts..
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          5-7 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Executive
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          Diploma

                                          Surgical Instrument Technician Resume

                                          Summary : Surgical Instrument Technician is responsible for Maintaining a clean work area with proper storage of equipment and supplies, Performing adherence tests when required by manufacturers specifications and guidelines, Ensuring proper calibration and set up/disassembly procedures are performed before each use.

                                          Skills : Medical Terminology, Team Leader, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Computer , Customer Service, EKG, Transportation, Critical Thinking, Communication , Forklift Operator, Pallet Jack.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Responsible to reprocess high priority instruments and scopes for surgeries for the following day.
                                            2. Responsible to answer calls from the OR and respectably communicate with Surgical Technicians, Surgical Nurses, and Surgeons.
                                            3. Respected for the OR staff made a major Impact at my job.
                                            4. Demonstrated many useful skills such as making quick decisions, taking initiative, respectful customer service skills, and working fast pace but in an accurate matter to meet deadlines.
                                            5. Performed the picking of surgical cases for the Operating Room.
                                            6. Performed regular quality assurance program audits of peers.
                                            7. Supervised Surgical Instrument Technician and OR Attendants. 
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          7-10 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Management
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          Diploma

                                          Surgical Instrument Technician Resume

                                          Summary : An opportunity with a growing and respected Company, which will benefit from my experience and knowledge in leadership, healthcare industry, customer service, sales, and inventory control, Maintain surgical instruments as required by surgical procedures, Performing inspections as required by regulatory agencies.

                                          Skills : Microsoft Word, Surgery Assistant, Planning.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Performed the checking and restocking of crash carts after each use.
                                            2. Prepared of material for surgical use or assembly.
                                            3. Cleaned of instrument or sterilisation of instruments prior to use.
                                            4. Installed of components on patient or operating room table.
                                            5. Installed components in instrument case (e.g., sterile bags).
                                            6. Ensured that proper size and weight are used in order to avoid damage to patient during surgery.
                                            7. Installed components in instrument case (e.g., sterile bags) prior to surgery on patient.
                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                          Experience
                                                                          7-10 Years
                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                          Level
                                                                          Management
                                                                          Education
                                                                          Education
                                                                          MS

                                                                          Surgical Instrument Technician Resume

                                                                          Objective : To obtain a Surgical Instrument Technician, responsible for Ensuring instruments are functioning properly, including checking for serviceable parts, function of electrical components, and proper use of accessories such as batteries, Performing repairs on instrument to ensure that they are functioning properly and meet manufacturers specifications, and also Inspecting instruments to ensure accuracy of metrology data.

                                                                          Skills : Data Analyst, Planning, Managing.

                                                                          Description :

                                                                            1. Ensured that correct size and weight are used in order to avoid damage to patient during surgery on patient.
                                                                            2. Ensured that correct size and weight are used in order to avoid damage to.
                                                                            3. Repaired/calibrated instruments in accordance with manufacturer specifications, including but not limited to, setting up the instruments for specific purposes.
                                                                            4. Assisted surgeons in performing procedures that require instrument calibration, such as biopsies or surgeries that require precision positioning of an instrument.
                                                                            5. Assisted surgeons with the installation of new instruments.
                                                                            6. Performed other tasks as assigned by supervisor or manager.
                                                                            7. Prepared material for manufacturing and quality control, including inspecting tools and aligning them to specifications.
                                                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                                                      2-5 Years
                                                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                                                      Level
                                                                                                                      Executive
                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                      MS

                                                                                                                      Surgical Instrument Technician Resume

                                                                                                                      Summary : Surgical Instrument Technician with 8 years of experience in Managing the inventory of surgical instruments, Monitoring and maintain the inventory of medical instruments such as forceps, retractors, scalpels, etc, Operating any instrument on a regular basis with proper safety equipment, Performing daily inspections on all surgical instruments and sterilize them in accordance with company policies.

                                                                                                                      Skills : Policy Management, Surgical Assistant, Order Management.

                                                                                                                      Description :

                                                                                                                        1. Maintained an inventory of tools that can be used in manufacturing operations.
                                                                                                                        2. Performed a variety of tasks to ensure equipment functions properly as well as cleaning, inspection, and maintenance activities.
                                                                                                                        3. Ensured that equipment is compliant with manufacturer specifications.
                                                                                                                        4. Recorded data on tool usage.
                                                                                                                        5. Maintained records in an accessible format on a regular basis.
                                                                                                                        6. Ensured that all equipment is maintained in good working order.
                                                                                                                        7. Inspected regularly to ensure compliance with manufacturer standards.
                                                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                                                      7-10 Years
                                                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                                                      Level
                                                                                                                      Management
                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                      MS

                                                                                                                      Surgical Instrument Technician Resume

                                                                                                                      Summary : Surgical Instrument Technician with 10 years of experience in Maintaining a log of all repairs and other maintenance activities to ensure that all proper procedures are followed, Working with department managers to ensure that all surgical instrument maintenance is performed in an efficient manner, Reporting any equipment issues to the department manager or departmental manager.

                                                                                                                      Skills : Surgical Assistant, Repairing Assistant, Communication Assistant.

                                                                                                                      Description :

                                                                                                                        1. Shipped instruments to the customer or distributor using appropriate shipping procedures.
                                                                                                                        2. Ensured that all instruments receive consistent quality control inspections and adhere to manufacturer specifications.
                                                                                                                        3. Identified, selected, ordered, and installed new products.
                                                                                                                        4. Provided expert technical support to new product introductions.
                                                                                                                        5. Completed documentation as needed.
                                                                                                                        6. Performed all necessary maintenance and repair of products, equipment, and facilities.
                                                                                                                        7. Maintained accurate records of all work performed.
                                                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                                                      10+ Years
                                                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                                                      Level
                                                                                                                      Senior
                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                      GED

                                                                                                                      Surgical Instrument Technician Resume

                                                                                                                      Objective : Entry_level Surgical Instrument Technician, responsible for Assisting in the planning of the operating room (OR) schedule by developing an OR schedule that meets the needs of surgery and anesthesia teams; Providing assistance to surgeons during procedure by assisting with patient care, such as getting patients into the OR, removing IVs, administering anesthesia, and monitoring patients.

                                                                                                                      Skills : Instructing, Coordinating Skills, Operations Management.

                                                                                                                      Description :

                                                                                                                        1. Planned, coordinated, and supervised work on the installation or repair of instruments in a timely manner.
                                                                                                                        2. Ensured proper operation of surgical equipment in areas where it may be used without direct supervision from a surgeon.
                                                                                                                        3. Scheduled, conducted and maintained training for new employees on the use and proper care of medical devices.
                                                                                                                        4. Used appropriate hand tools to maintain, repair and calibrate surgical instruments.
                                                                                                                        5. Maintained the correct amount of sterilization on each instrument.
                                                                                                                        6. Maintained a consistent standard of cleanliness in the workplace.
                                                                                                                        7. Monitored instrument operation and ensure proper calibration.
                                                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                                                      0-2 Years
                                                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                                                      Level
                                                                                                                      Entry Level
                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                      GED

                                                                                                                      Surgical Instrument Technician Resume

                                                                                                                      Headline : Surgical Instrument Technician is responsible for Assisting with preoperative preparation by assisting with preoperative testing of patient prior to surgery; Assisting with postoperative care by assisting with postoperative testing of patient, such as recuperation after surgery; Ensuring that all instrumentation (including retractors) are clean and maintained properly.

                                                                                                                      Skills : Managing, Cleaning, Instructing Skills.

                                                                                                                      Description :

                                                                                                                        1. Ensured all equipment is in working order before performing any work on the instrument.
                                                                                                                        2. Performed routine maintenance tasks such as sharpening blades, adjusting tension settings, cleaning brushes etc.
                                                                                                                        3. Made adjustments to the instruments as required from patient requests in order to improve patient safety and comfort (e.g. adjusting blade angle).
                                                                                                                        4. Used of a variety of hand tools such as scalpel blades for cutting tissue and sewing materials like thread, tape.
                                                                                                                        5. Installed, calibrated and maintained surgical instruments.
                                                                                                                        6. Performed calibration procedures to ensure that all instruments are functioning properly.
                                                                                                                        7. Worked with surgeons to prepare surgical instruments for use in a variety of situations and procedures.
                                                                                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                    Experience
                                                                                                                                    5-7 Years
                                                                                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                                                                                    Level
                                                                                                                                    Executive
                                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                                    GED