Surgical Technologist Extern Resume Samples

A Surgical Technologist Extern assists in surgical operations. A well-written Surgical Technologist Extern Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – preparing operating rooms for surgery, sterilizing equipment and making sure that they are adequate supplies for surgery, readying patients for surgery, such as washing, and disinfecting incision sites, helping surgeons during surgery by passing them instruments and other sterile supplies, counting supplies, such as surgical instruments, and maintaining a sterile environment to prevent patient infection. Apart from these, the externs assist the surgeons during, and after the surgeries.

Those who want to make a career in this field should have a diploma, certificate, or associate’s degree from an accredited surgical technology program. Important qualities that can highlight a resume include strong communication skills, being comfortable working with hands, and to pass on the needed equipment quickly, and being comfortable standing for extended periods.

Surgical Technologist Extern Resume example

Surgical Technologist Extern Resume

Objective : To obtain a rewarding position as a Surgical Technologist Extern within an innovative and professional organization where I can contribute my knowledge and skills for the benefit of the company and gain increased knowledge in my field.

Skills : Ironman Triathlete, Marathoner, Coaching, Health Promotion, AED Certified, First Aid Certified, CPR Certified.

Description :

    1. Assisted surgical team before, during, and after surgery.
    2. Cleaned operating rooms.
    3. Assisted with General, Orthopedics, Cysto, Ob/Gyn, ENT, Laparoscopic, Neuro, and Vascular procedures.
    4. Placed equipment and supplies in the operating room.
    5. Arranged instruments according to instructions.
    6. Assisted team members to place and position patients on the table.
    7. Aided team in donning gowns and gloves.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma In Surgical Technology


Surgical Technologist Extern Resume

Objective : Surgical Technologist Extern is responsible for Assisting with the design of robotic surgery systems and assisting with their development, Assisting with materials planning in order to minimize cost, Assisting with patient care during surgery by performing minor procedures, or assisting in larger surgeries such as a heart bypass or hernia repair surgery.

Skills : Project Planning And Implementation, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Maintained the company's Medical database in order to keep records of surgeries and post-op care.
    2. Maintained professional conversations with staff and patients.
    3. Maintained correct supplies and surgical equipment prior to the case.
    4. Set up sterile table with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for procedures.
    5. Gowned and gloved surgeons.
    6. Assisted in draping sterile field.
    7. Managed hemostasis during surgery Roomed patients for consultations with different doctors.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma In Surgical Technology


Surgical Technologist Extern Resume

Headline : Surgical Technologist Extern, with exceptional critical thinking skills and outstanding communication skills seeking to work efficiently as a member of a team in a fast-paced environment.

Skills : Preparing, Operating Room.

Description :

    1. Utilized Surgeons Preference Card in preparing supplies and equipment needed for surgical operation prior to the procedure.
    2. Able to gather specialty equipment needed for the procedure and verify they work properly, i.e. Laparoscopic, Robot, Doppler machine, Microscope, and C-Arm.
    3. Able to use proper technique for donning OR Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on self and other sterile team members Observed and maintained aseptic technique during draping of the patient.
    4. Able to demonstrate the ability to perform proper counts of instrumentation, sponges, needles, and other items on a sterile field, i.e. vessel loops, suture boots, and kiters.
    5. Able to interpret and anticipate surgeons' needs during surgical operations and respond quickly and efficiently.
    6. Utilized effective communication with surgeon and Circulator to properly label specimens and identify location, name, and route of which to be sent to the Pathology Department.
    7. Able to properly handle and dispose of biohazardous material according to hospital policy and OSHA regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Surgical Technologist Extern Resume

Objective : Experienced Surgical Technologist Extern looking to make a difference and positively impact patient care by leading and collaborating with IT teams and clinical staff to design, build, implement, support, maintain, optimize, and upgrade clinical IT systems.

Skills : Trauma, General Surgery, Robotics, Gynecology, Genitourinary, Bariatrics, Vascular, Processing Instruments, Room Turn Over, Core Float, Picking Cases, Scheduling, Supervising, Trauma, Inventory Management, Problem Solving, Reactive Reasoning.

Description :

    1. Experienced in the fast-paced work environment in a Level 1 Trauma Center and all specialties.
    2. Assisted in training students and new hires.
    3. Successfully completed 480 clinical hours, 150 cases.
    4. Maintained sterile field while passing instruments from mayo stand and back table.
    5. Responsible for preparing the operating room prior to the operation and verifying the necessary supplies and tools.
    6. Provided equipment to surgeons anticipating the need and physicians' preferences during operation procedures.
    7. Coordinated with the X-ray, pathology, and SPD departments to acquire necessary reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate's

Surgical Technologist Extern Resume

Headline : Surgical Technologist Extern is responsible for Providing technical services under the supervision of Registered Nurse and Physician, Assisting in the operating room as assigned and directed, May working in Central Sterile Processing and work under job duties of Central Sterile Processing Technician.

Skills : Competent Computer Skills, And Able To Operate.

Description :

    1. Set up a sterile back table and Mayo stand with instruments, supplies, and medical solutions needed for specific procedures.
    2. Prepared sterile dressings; gown and glove surgeon and assistant.
    3. Assisted with draping sterile field.
    4. Performed appropriate counts with the circulator prior to surgery and before closure.
    5. Checked supplies and equipment needed for surgical procedures.
    6. Maintained the highest standard of sterile technique during the procedure.
    7. Assisted with cleaning and sterilizing the O.R. room, and preparing for the next patient.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Surgical Technologist Extern Resume

Summary : Functions under the direct supervision of the Surgical Technologist trainers progressing to performing ST duties and ST decision making. Completes a training program from an accredited technical school and demonstrates progressive competencies to include collaboration with surgical team members to provide procedural care for patients and support for surgeons, ensuring that the goals of the surgery team are carried out. 

Skills : Microsoft Office, Medical Terminology, Medical Billing, Telephone, Insurance, Written Correspondence, Oral Communication, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Monitored and continually assessed operating room conditions, including patient and surgical team needs.
    2. Assessed urgent and emergent health conditions using information derived both physiologically and technologically.
    3. Prepared, cared for, and disposed of tissue specimens taken for laboratory analysis and wash and sterilize equipment, using germicides and sterilizers.
    4. Operated, assembled, adjusted, or monitored sterilizers, lights, suction machines, or diagnostic equipment to ensure proper operation.
    5. Prepared patients for surgery, including positioning patients on the operating table and covering them with sterile surgical drapes to prevent exposure.
    6. Prepared par sheets for inventory, provide customer service, pull out of date merchandise from shelves.
    7. Processed paperwork for key shipments, inserted transponders in keys, maintenance stamping machine.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science

Surgical Technologist Extern Resume

Summary : Participate in the Externship with a designated Surgical Technologist/Nurse peer mentor for a patient, or a group of patients, for a designated time frame and provides care for these patients through the therapeutic use of self, patient care/problem-solving, and other health care team members.

Skills : CNA, Caregiver, Cashier.

Description :

    1. Provided technical support to surgical teams in all areas of the operating room including bleeding control systems, autoclave sterilization equipment and robotics.
    2. Provided written reports for review by surgeons.
    3. Assisted with controlling bleeding during operative procedures or managing patient discomfort during operative procedures.
    4. Effectively communicated with physicians and other healthcare professionals about a wide range of surgical procedures and procedures in progress or on order.
    5. Assisted in pre-operative preparation of the patient for surgery.
    6. Assisted in post-operative care to ensure that the procedure is completed safely and successfully.
    7. Ensured that all patients receive timely post-operative care from a team of healthcare professionals working together to ensure complete recovery from surgery.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                10+ Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Senior
                                Education
                                Education
                                Associate Of Applied Science

                                Surgical Technologist Extern Resume

                                Summary : As a Surgical Technologist Extern, responsible for Assisting with patient care and follow up, Acting as a liaison between the operating room and the surgical team, Acting as a liaison between patients and surgeons, nursing staff, administration, and other healthcare professionals involved with patient care.

                                Skills : Microsoft Office, Davinci Surgery Certified, CPR, Early Childhood Education, And Development.

                                Description :

                                  1. Scrubbed into different specialties including General surgery, Podiatry, Ophthalmic and minor plastic surgery cases.
                                  2. Planned on using this experience to help launch my career to achieve all horizons in this field.
                                  3. Provided for good customer service for all customers.
                                  4. Maintained a heightened awareness and demonstrated concern for the impact that supplies, equipment, and/or time utilization has on achieving the fiscal objectives of Surgical Services. #LI-LT.
                                  5. Performed emergency department procedures such as abdominal, thoracic and vascular surgery, ophthalmology and orthopedics, oncology and pediatric surgery.
                                  6. Performed surgical procedures such as general anesthesia, laparoscopic surgery, thoracoscopy and spine surgery; also perform pre-operative care of patients undergoing surgery in the emergency department.
                                  7. Operated cutting devices such as retractors or suctioning equipment to assist with muscle contraction during operative procedures.
                                                              Years of Experience
                                                              Experience
                                                              7-10 Years
                                                              Experience Level
                                                              Level
                                                              Management
                                                              Education
                                                              Education
                                                              Associate's

                                                              Surgical Technologist Extern Resume

                                                              Headline : Seeking a secure and challenging Surgical Technologist Extern position with opportunity for advancement and growth that will allow me to utilize my experience and skills.

                                                              Skills : CNA, Caregiver, Cashier.

                                                              Description :

                                                                1. Experienced in General, Genito-urinary, Orthopedics, and Cardiovascular surgery.
                                                                2. Prepared sterile dressings.
                                                                3. Washed and sterilized equipment, using germicides and sterilizers.
                                                                4. Counted sponges, needles and instruments before/after operation.
                                                                5. Participated in team activities to facilitate completion of daily assignments.
                                                                6. Participated in opportunities to increase knowledge and skills for improved performance and/or productivity.
                                                                7. Participated in improving the quality of direct patient care and/or related activities to help achieve optimal perioperative patient outcomes and satisfaction with service. 
                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                  Experience
                                                                  5-7 Years
                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                  Level
                                                                  Executive
                                                                  Education
                                                                  Education
                                                                  GED

                                                                  Surgical Technologist Extern Resume

                                                                  Headline : To obtain a full-time Surgical Technologist Extern position at a surgical facility where I can expand my knowledge and skills in the surgical world if possible. Although I am willing and able to work and grow in the workforce and accomplish as much as I can to be successful in all areas.

                                                                  Skills : Hardworking Individual, Reliable, And Willing To Learn.

                                                                  Description :

                                                                    1. Designed, implemented, and maintained surgical technology.
                                                                    2. Ensured patient safety through education and training of surgeons.
                                                                    3. Provided technical expertise to project teams working on surgical projects.
                                                                    4. Assisted with the design of robotic surgery systems and assist with their development.
                                                                    5. Assisted with materials planning in order to minimize cost.
                                                                    6. Assisted with patient care during surgery by performing minor procedures or assisting in larger surgeries such as a heart bypass or hernia repair surgery.
                                                                    7. Performed direct and/or indirect age-specific patient care activities within validated skill sets as assigned.
                                                                                              Years of Experience
                                                                                              Experience
                                                                                              5-7 Years
                                                                                              Experience Level
                                                                                              Level
                                                                                              Executive
                                                                                              Education
                                                                                              Education
                                                                                              Diploma