Surgical Technician Resume Samples

A Surgical Technician will assist with operations in the Surgery procedures. The job description includes preparing and sterilizing the operating room, arranging necessary equipment and instruments; and providing great patient experience. The following are some common work tasks mentioned on the Surgical Technician Resume – sterilizing the room and the surgery equipment before the procedure; stocking adequate supplies for surgery, preparing the patient for the surgery by washing and disinfection the incision sites; providing support during surgeries, passing instruments to Surgeons; and tracking surgical supplies.

To complete successfully the delegated work, the following skills are needed – staying aware of latest surgical technologies; medical terminologies and other procedures; solid understanding of surgical technology and procedures; passionate about patient care and experience in handling surgery instruments. Graduation in the surgical technology program is common on resumes.

 

Surgical Technician Resume

Summary : An experienced Surgical Technician, whose professional responsibilities expanded her primary specialty into areas of operational management, education, staff training, administration, and finance.

Skills : Surgical Tech, Ciro, Medical Equipments, MS Office, Documentation, Typing.

Description :

    1. Provided direct patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
    2. Assisted RN in implementing plans of care to meet patient needs.
    3. Assisting inpatient mobility (ambulate, turn, position, range of motion) Basic nursing care activities (vital signs, observation, and reporting of signs and symptoms of disease state).
    4. Obtaining and recording patient vital signs, heights and weights, intake & output, and Diabetic finger sticks.
    5. EKG, physical therapy, occupational therapy and respiratory therapy and testing (blood glucose, colon screening, dextrose secretions, specific gravity).
    6. Responded as a member of the Code & Trauma Team to all major incoming traumas.
    7. Assisted doctors, residents and other staff in the management of the surgical and medical aspects of the trauma.
    8. Assisted in the preparation of the patient for transport to the trauma suite in the operating room or catheterization lab.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS


Certified Surgical Technician Resume

Summary : Over 10 years of experience in a hospital environment. Specializing in surgical procedures as a Certified Surgical Technician. Experienced in patient care including intake, post- surgical care, assisting in the operation room, sterilization of surgical trays, prepping and stocking the surgical operating room. Experienced in sustaining and ordering tissue stock and accurate record keeping.

Skills : Microsoft, Dependable, Team Player, Medical Terminology, Patient Care, CRM.

Description :

    1. Assist the medical officer in carrying out surgical procedures.
    2. Provide nursing care, safety, and support to patients before, during and after surgery.
    3. Select, sterilize and prepare instruments and materials for the aseptic environment necessary for surgery.
    4. Assist the anesthetist during operating procedures in giving artificial respiration and in the use of resuscitators.
    5. Monitoring patients' vital signs and observing their status, administering IV's, keeping track of items like sponges and needles.
    6. Responsible for the turnover of the operating room in preparation for the next surgery.
    7. Keep records of serial numbers of equipment bought by the clinic for proper tracking.
    8. Work with Equipment Management to keep track of equipment.
    9. Joined the hospitals green team for the recycling of blue wrap and rigid plastic.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS


Surgical Technician II Resume

Headline : Experienced Surgical Technician is now seeking to obtain a position as a Certified Surgical Technician or Patient Care Technician where one can utilize the knowledge and skills to be a great asset to the facility.

Skills : Inventory Handling, MS Office, Data Analysis, Technical, Management, Operations.

Description :

    1. Liaison for the Orthopedic and Spine division.
    2. Communicate with the instrument sales reps to ensure that the correct implant trays will be available on the correct day of surgery.
    3. Ensure that our instrumentation mishaps are dealt with in an efficient and expeditious manner.
    4. Transport patients to and from the surgical suite Precept surgical and new medical students to the O.R.
    5. Demonstrates and follows all Universal precaution, HIPPA policies, and Aseptic Technique.
    6. Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.
    7. Organizing and supplying surgical material to the or and sterile room.
    8. Working under pressure to save lives, and assisting the best surgeons of pr during stressful trauma surgeries.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BSN

Clinical Surgical Technician Resume

Summary : 9 years of experience, is now looking to obtain a challenging position of a Surgical Technologist in an environment that one can utilize the professional skills.

Skills : Sterilization, Sterile, Electrocardiogram, Medical Record, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Perform instrument-processing, prepare operating room by setting up the equipment, sterilizing tools and disinfection of instruments that are necessary for the operation.
    2. Transport patient, observe vital signs, check charts and assist the surgical team in dressing for the surgery.
    3. Prepare the patient for surgery by washing, clipping and disinfecting areas for operation.
    4. Apply correct methods of aseptic technique and adhere to Standard Universal Precautions.
    5. Create and maintain a sterile field, scrub, gown, and glove for surgeries.
    6. Assist in surgical procedures including OB/GYN, General, Plastic/Reconstructive, ENT, Orthopedic, Neuro-spine, L&D, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology Endoscopy.
    7. Assists with case preparation pull appropriate instruments and supplies.
    8. Assists with maintaining accurate information on preference cards.
    9. Reviews case for procedural needs and ensures the correct diagnostic and therapeutic devices are available.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate

Lead Surgical Technician Resume

Summary : Organized and quick- thinking healthcare professional with more than 12 years of experience as a Surgical Technician. Observant of details in the operating room environment. Commended for ensuring seamless transitions when operating teams are switched out during procedures. Able to accurately and calmly perform tasks with team under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Skills : Bilingual: English / Spanish, Medical Terminology, Equipment Handling, Hygiene Maintenance.

Description :

    1. Report to department manager and two Supervisors.
    2. Gather necessary medical equipment, supplies, and instruments for the largest VA medical center.
    3. Assist surgeons in a variety of specialties including Vascular, Thoracic, Neuro, ophthalmology, Ortho, ENT, Plastics, Hands, podiatry, urology, OB/GYN, dental, and laparoscopic and robotics.
    4. Assist in the draping of patient and operative area according to need.
    5. Assist and anticipate needs of surgeon for instruments, sutures, sponges, and supplies according to the knowledge of procedural requirements and constant monitoring of progress.
    6. Maintain correct count of sponges, needles, and instruments with the circulating nurse and report correctness of discrepancies according to established policy and procedure.
    7. Maintain and monitor the aseptic technique at all times and institute corrective measures in the event of contamination.
    8. Assist in the care, handling, and disposition of specimen according to policy.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate

Head Surgical Technician Resume

Summary : A highly-motivated, energetic, and flexible professional with over 23 years of successful management and leadership experience with a reputation for meeting and exceeding the most challenging organizational goals and objectives. Knowledgeable in Release of Information standards, policies, and procedures. Follows all HIPAA regulations.

Skills : Operating Room, Leadership Skills, Management Skills, Excellent Communication, HIPPA, Medical Terminology.

Description :

    1. Prepares operating room ensuring equipment needed is properly disinfected and assembled.
    2. Establishes a sterile table with instruments, supplies, medications, and solutions.
    3. Cleans and prepares instruments for terminal sterilization.
    4. Assists surgeons by handing them instruments and other equipment.
    5. Prepares patients for surgery; clean, shave and disinfect the areas of a patient's body that will be operated on.
    6. Moves patients to the OR and positions them on the operating table uses sterile surgical drapes to cover them.
    7. Monitoring patients' vital signs and observing their status.
    8. Supervisory Supervises a staff of 30 employees to include nurses and surgical technicians.
    9. Responsible for coaching, mentoring, and evaluating the progress of employees.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certification

Surgical Technician-Oral Resume

Objective : Over 2 years of hands-on experience in a surgical environment. Excellent communication and customer relation skills. Works well unsupervised and with others. Remarkable skills to handle surgical instrument and assemble surgical tools prior to operation.

Skills : Sterilization of Instruments & Preparation, MS Office, CRM, Excellent Communication.

Description :

    1. Assist oral surgeon with consultations, surgical procedures, and follow-up procedures.
    2. Prepare patient for procedures and give after surgery care and post-operative instructions prescribed by an oral surgeon.
    3. Take and exposing dental diagnostic x-rays Record treatment information in patient records.
    4. Disinfect and sterilize surgical instruments after procedures Set up instrument trays, proper surgical medications, and other necessary materials for patient care.
    5. Take detailed patient histories Clean and polish removable appliances.
    6. Dispose of blood products and other biological and medical waste in accordance with OSHA regulations.
    7. Proper handling and disposal of used needles and other dangerous sharp disposable items.
    8. Routine clerical duties including answering phones, making patient appointments, filing, faxing, scanning, copying, greeting patients, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
HS

Executive Surgical Technician Resume

Objective : Motivated, professional with 5 years of track record in the medical field as an Executive Surgical Assistant. Dependable and reliable with extreme loyalty and pride for the facility.

Skills : Customer Service, Customer Service, Bilingual, Patient Care, Aseptic Technique, Aseptic Technique, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for preparing operating room prior to operation and verify correct supplies and equipment needed for a specific surgical operating procedure.
    2. Provide equipment and assistance to surgeons while anticipating the need and the physician's preference during the operation.
    3. Locate all contaminated instrumentation in order to locate them in a proper cart system in order to avoid the spread of infection.
    4. Responsible for following all aseptic techniques in order to maintain a sterile field.
    5. Coordinate with Xray, pathology and SPD departments to acquire necessary reports and equipment needed for the procedure.
    6. Provide training to new personal regarding duties and preferences of surgical assistants on a routine basis.
    7. Responsible for the handling and assembly of surgical instruments including but not limited to lasers, cameras, scopes that are needed for the operation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates

Assistant Surgical Technician Resume

Objective : Over 4 years of experience as a Surgical Technician. Demonstrated ability to build efficient, reliable teams that work together to achieve goals and exceed expectations.

Skills : Conflict Management, Marketing, Medical Terminology, Surgical Technician, Hotel Management.

Description :

    1. Assists in surgical operations under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel.
    2. Prepares the operating room by setting up surgical instruments and equipment, sterile drapes, and sterile solutions.
    3. Assembling both sterile and non-sterile equipment, as well as check and adjust it to ensure that it is working properly.
    4. Also get patients ready for surgery by washing, shaving, and disinfecting incision sites.
    5. Transporting patients to the operating room, helping to position them on the operating table, and cover them with sterile surgical drapes is part of the Technologist duties.
    6. Technologists also observe patients' vital signs, check charts, and help the surgical team put on sterile gowns and gloves.
    7. Reviewed/ updated surgeons' preference cards to ensure accuracy of data and supply and equipment availability.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Surgical Technician-Private Resume

Headline : Over 6 years of experience as a Surgical Technician, is now seeking a position in the medical field as Surgical Technologist and continue pursuing a higher position and responsibility.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Powerpoint, Excel, Documentation, Equipment Handling, Typing.

Description :

    1. Maintain a proper sterile field during surgical procedures.
    2. Count sponges, needles, and instruments before and after the 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 the 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. Monitor and continually assess operating room conditions, including patient and surgical team needs.
    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
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Surgical Technician I Resume

Objective : The hardworking and creative individual in the process of completing an Associate Degree in Surgical Technology. Clinical experience gained at the Hospital, learning skills in the operating room. Extensive background in working well with others.

Skills : Handling Surgical Instruments, Communication, Analytical, Research Skills, Computer Literate, Flexible, Interpersonal Abilities.

Description :

    1. Perform surgical procedures by setting up and maintaining a sterile field while correctly handling and passing of instruments.
    2. Perform scrub duties for a full range of surgical procedures to include but not limited to general surgery, ENT, orthopedics, gynecological, genitourinary, neurology, and cardiovascular.
    3. Secured any items I felt the surgeon may use based on previous case experience with the surgeon.
    4. Responsible for studying and researching unfamiliar procedures to better assist the surgeons.
    5. Ensures all instruments are available for each case and set aside in the OR.
    6. Performs own scrub by following the aseptic technique outlined in the policy & procedure guide and assists the surgeons with gowns and gloves.
    7. Assist operating room nurse with damp dusting furniture and run an electrical check to ensure suctioning, cauterizing and other electrical equipment is operating properly.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certification

Surgical Technician - Intern Resume

Objective : Professionally trained and licensed Surgical Technician with over one year of experience ensuring high standards of culturally competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs.

Skills : Decontamination of RME, Assembling case carts, Military, Customer Service, Detail Oriented, Employee Relations, Email, Inventory Management, Invoicing, Medical Terminology, Team Player, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Maintain a proper sterile field during surgical procedures.
    2. Count sponges, needles, and instruments before and after the 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 the 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. Monitor and continually assess operating room conditions, including patient and surgical team needs.
    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
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BS

Unit Surgical Technician Resume

Objective : Healthcare professional with 3 years of experience as a Unit Surgical Technician. The goal is to enhance the skills, education, and experience as well as provide the opportunity to broaden educational background as a Surgical Technician.

Skills : Bilingual Spanish, Operating Room Tech, Surgical Equipments, CRM, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Dependable and observant of details in the operating room environment, with proven ability to multitask and still be able to provide reliable care to patients.
    2. Accountable and detailed oriented professional with the ability to accurately and calmly perform tasks with the team under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
    3. Proactive with effective interpersonal and communication skills, experienced in working with different personalities as well as working on own initiative.
    4. Familiar with a variety of surgeries, including General, Orthopedics, OB/GYN, Gastro and Plastic surgeries.
    5. Ensure all equipment are working properly.
    6. Perform instrument processing, by sterilizing and disinfecting of instruments that are necessary for operation.
    7. Applies correct methods of aseptic technique and adhere to Standard Universal Precautions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Medical

Surgical Technician-Part Time Resume

Objective : A self-motivated, hark worker who has a love for healthcare and enjoys a warm and personable small office environment. Seeking a full time, the fun yet rewarding position where one can help patients as well as other staff members to maintain a motivated and success-driven team.

Skills : Surgical Tech, Surgical Tech, MS Office Documentation, Flexible, Part-Time.

Description :

    1. Worked overnight shift, on-call rotation Count sponges, needles, and instruments before and after the operation.
    2. Operate, assemble, adjust, or monitor sterilizers, lights, suction machines, and diagnostic equipment to ensure proper operation.
    3. Monitor and continually assess operating room conditions, including patient and surgical team needs.
    4. Maintain a proper sterile field during surgical procedures.
    5. Scrub arms and hands and assist the surgical team to scrub and put on gloves, masks, and surgical clothing.
    6. Provide technical assistance to surgeons, surgical nurses, and anesthesiologists.
    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
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BSN

Surgical Technician Resume

Objective : Currently working as an on-call Surgical Technician. Extensive background in Cardiovascular Medicine, and formally a Licensed Private Investigator. Specializing in fraud surveillance, also background checks.

Skills : MS Word and Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Research and Accurate Typing Speed: 40 wpm.

Description :

    1. Demonstrates basic knowledge and understanding of surgical procedures to enable proper performance of scrub duties and to anticipate the needs of the surgeon.
    2. Assists with patient positioning, skin preparation, and surgical draping according to surgeon's protocol.
    3. Assists the surgeon during a surgical procedure with a high degree of efficiency, anticipating surgeon and patient needs during the case.
    4. Assists with application of dressing splints and casts.
    5. Conscientiously observes and reports any breaks in sterile technique to attending surgeon and RN circulator.
    6. Ensures that surgical asepsis is maintained in the handling of instruments, sponges, sutures, drains, needles, and dressings.
    7. Ensures accurate sponge, needle, and instrument counts are completed when indicated and prior to the patient leaving the OR.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Medical