Surgical Technologist Resume Samples

The duty of a Surgical Technologist is to support the doctors and surgeons by preparing the operating room and arranging equipment. The day-to-day routines are mentioned on the Surgical Technologist Resume as follows – preparing surgical rooms for surgeries, sterilizing equipment and surgical tools; stocking adequate supplies for surgery; preparing patients for surgery by cleaning and disinfecting incision sites; providing support during surgery by passing surgical instruments to surgeons; tracking supplies, providing patient care and staying updated with surgical technology.

The most sought-after skills include- good understanding and knowledge of medical and surgical terminologies; experience with instrumentation, a strong understanding of surgical technology and surgical procedures, and passionate about patient care. To become a Surgical Technologist, one needs to earn a degree in surgical technology and gain experience by working as surgical assistants.

Senior Surgical Technologist Resume

Summary : Over 15 years of experience as a Senior Surgical Technologist. Updated on new surgical equipment and instruments. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Provide environmental support for O.R. personnel by assisting with room turnovers and transport of surgical patients.

Skills : Medical Terminology, 10-Key, HIPAA Compliance, Customer Service, Data Entry, Records Management, Receptionist, Administrative, Computer, CPR Certified, BLS Certified

Description :

  • Reviewing daily assignments and ascertain types of surgeon-specific preferences and type of anesthesia.
  • Identifying and prioritizing individual patient care needs according to their age, physiological, physical and cultural attributes.
  • Planning care based on contemplated procedure, the standard of practice, admission assessment and MD preferences.
  • Complying with required standards for patient positioning, skin preparation, counting side-site verification and other departmental policies and procedures.
  • Communicating pertinent information during the procedure and during personnel changes, including the status of surgical procedure.
  • Ensuring that all equipment is available and sterilized prior to bringing the patient in the OR.
  • Collecting specimens as directed by the surgeon, identifying the origin of the specimen to the circulator.
  • Maintaining the supply of fluids, such as plasma, saline, blood and glucose for use during operation.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Certificate


Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Summary : Certified Surgical Technician 14 years of experience specializing in hands-on experience, education, and development. Great ability to coordinate with the physicians, residents, perioperative nurse Remarkable skill to handle surgical instruments and assemble surgical tools prior to operation. Exceptional hand-eye coordination to pass instruments to physicians. To obtain a position as a Surgical Technologist that will enable me to expand and build my experience.

Skills : Endoscopy, OB/ GYN, General Surgery, Veins, Orthopedics, Podiatry, ENT, L & D, Ophthalmology

Description :

  • Assisting in preparing the operating room for the procedure, obtaining needed equipment and supplies.
  • Maintaining working knowledge of assembly and function of surgical instrumentation and equipment.
  • Completing required sponge, needle and instrument counts following policy/procedure.
  • Controlling the location of contaminated instruments and supplies to prevent the spread of infection by properly utilizing the case cart system.
  • Preparing the operating room for the next procedure by utilizing proper cleaning techniques and return equipment to the designated area and taking the mandatory call as assigned.
  • Assisting in transportation and positioning of patients, using good body mechanics and proper technique.
  • Communicating with other departments to obtain items required, (X-ray, SPD, Pathology, Nursing units, etc. ).
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Associates


Surgical Assistant/Surgical Technologist Resume

Headline : Reliable and intelligent Surgical Assistant And Surgical Technologist ready to obtain a position as a Surgical Technician within a well-established hospital or surgery center where my education, skills, and dedication proved to be an asset to the team I work with. Seeking employment in your established medical facility as a certified Surgical Technologist where I can fully utilize my skills.

Skills : Customer Service, Bilingual - English And Spanish, Great Listening And Communication, Organized And Dependable, Basic Technical, Clinical Rotations

Description :

  • Preparing and anticipating instrumentation, equipment, and supplies for usage during the procedure. 
  • Setting up the sterile back table and Mayo stand with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for the procedure. 
  • Performing an initial instrument, sharps and sponge counts with the circulator. 
  • Participating in the surgical site and patient verification during the briefing process. 
  • Assisting with draping the patient and establishing the sterile field. 
  • Anticipating the needs of the surgeon by passing instruments and supplies to the surgeon during the procedure. 
  • Maintaining the highest standard of sterile technique during the procedure. 
  • Cleaning and preparing instruments for terminal sterilization. 
  • Assisting other members of the team with cleaning the operating room to facilitate turnovers. 
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Ophthalmic Surgical Technologist Resume

Headline : Capable & Experienced Ophthalmic Surgical Technologist with experience assisting with a wide range of surgeries. Combine a strong commitment to the highest level of patient care with experience maintaining the sterility of the operating field during surgical procedures. Efficient and professional with strong interpersonal communication skills. Effective in a multi-disciplinary team environment. To obtain a surgical technologist position at a dynamic and progressive medical center that provides comprehensive surgical services to the community and region.

Skills : Licensed Health Insurance, Leadership, Teamwork, Communication, Customer Service, Proficient In Microsoft Applications, CPR Certified

Description :

  • Assisting surgeons and other medical professionals in hospital operating rooms.
  • Preparing the operating room and ensuring the proper equipment is in the room and properly assembled.
  • Securing/arranging equipment, creating a sterile field, opening sterile supplies, organizing sterile fields and performing sterile counts.
  • Cutting down turnover times by pulling each case at the beginning of the day.
  • Assisting in the development of a proper learning environment in relation to orientation and education of personnel and students. 
  • Organizing activities and supplies based on surgery schedule and daily needs of the department.
  • Competently caring for and provides services to patients/customers in specific relations to their age and developmental stage with the supervision of the staff nurse.
  • Communicating information pertaining to patient care needs to patients, family members, and co-workers
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates

Surgical Technologist/Educator Resume

Objective : Surgical Technologist/Educator, responsible for pulling cases and checking case cart before each procedure. Setting up OR and assisting team members with patient care. Organizing and passing instruments, assisting and anticipating surgeons needs throughout the procedure. Performing proper counts using effective communication with team members. Responsible for the proper breakdown of the sterile field and disposal of supplies used.

Skills : Team Oriented, Ability To Create And Maintain Sterile Fields, Bilingual In Verbal And Written Tagalog Language, CPR Certified, HIPPA And OSHA Trained, Ambitious With Strong Work Ethics

Description :

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the step by step progress of specific surgical procedures & display dexterity in the use of the required instrumentation. 
  • Anticipated the needs of the surgeon in order to expedite the procedure, thus minimizing the patient's exposure to surgical and anesthetic stress. 
  • Developed and improved skills in the organization of work & in assisting the surgeon in learning to use economy in time, motion & materials. 
  • Identified emergency situations and used judgment in instituting established procedures to respond to emergencies in a calm & efficient manner. 
  • Completed preceptor training & demonstrated the ability to perform one-on-one instruction for all students & staff learning the scrub role. 
  • Participated in providing in-servicing to other staff relative to role as a surgical technologist. 
  • Functioned efficiently and in a professional manner in all aspects of surgical care, during both routine & special duties, recognizing the importance in teamwork, consideration & cooperation. 
  • Prepared and anticipated additional instrumentation, equipment and supplies for usage during the procedure.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Junior Surgical Technologist Resume

Objective : Dependable, stable, achievement-oriented Junior Surgical Technologist graduate from an accredited Surgical Technologist Program and having one plus years of surgical technologist experience seeking an opportunity to succeed. I am resourceful and knowledgeable about all aspects of aseptic technique. In addition, I am highly motivated, well organized and flexible. I perform all duties with a surgical conscience always making the safety and well-being of the patient my top priority.

Skills : Trauma, General Surgery, Robotics, Gynecology, Genitourinary, Bariatrics, Vascular, Processing Instruments, Room Turn Over, Core Float, Picking Cases

Description :

  • Measured and passed medications, hemostatic agents and irrigation solutions utilized during the surgical procedure.
  • Prepared and anticipated additional instrumentation, equipment, and supplies for usage during the procedure.
  • Gathered, checked and opened supplies and equipment needed for the surgical procedure.
  • Accurately and calmly performed tasks with the team under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Sterilized all supplies and instruments and maintained a sterile environment.
  • Provided scrub support and handled instruments, supplies, and equipment during routine surgical procedures.
  • Transported patients from bed to operating room table skills used provided intraoperative care to surgical patients within the or suite, accurately identified large volumes of surgical instruments and supplies.
  • Prepared rooms for the first case starts accomplishments ensured sterility was maintained throughout the surgical procedure.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associates

Surgical Technologist And Patient Care Technician Resume

Summary : Experienced Surgical Technologist And Patient Care Technician. Strong background in office operations including preparing patient charts, scheduling procedures, and ordering supplies. Skilled at learning new concepts quickly, working well under pressure, and communicating ideas clearly and effectively as well as training others. Extensive use of computer software such as IC chart, Renesan, Microsoft Office, and McKesson. To obtain a position as a Surgical Technician within a well-established hospital or surgery center where my education, dedication, and skills prove to be an asset to the team I work with.

Skills : Typing, Microsoft Excel, Words, Presentation, Software Advantix, Nextech, Leadership, Management, Credentialing, CPR Certified, Computer

Description :

  • Provided visualization of the operative site during the operative procedure.
  • Mastered proper techniques to assist the surgeon in providing hemostasis.
  • Prepared instruments and staged supplies for all surgical procedures (out-patient surgeries).
  • Performed cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization of surgical instruments.
  • Accurately documented & maintained daily records of all QA & sterilization functions.
  • Assisted in the coordination of surgical services to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Assist surgeon with surgical procedures and non-surgical procedures, and with other intraoperative tasks.
  • Assisted surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and other operating room personnel.
  • Prepared rooms for the first case starts accomplishments ensured sterility was maintained throughout the surgical procedure.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Certificate

Lead Surgical Technologist Resume

Summary : Seeking a Surgical Technologist position with a company that offers new challenges, where I can implement my professional skills to benefit both employer and myself.

Skills : Scheduling, Supervising, Trauma, Inventory Management, Problem Solving, Reactive Reasoning, BLS Certified

Description :

  • Reviewed preference and verified case cart completely prior to the case.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of an orderly surgical field and for consistently passing instruments and supplies quickly and efficiently to the surgeon.
  • Anticipated and prioritized the needs of the various steps associated with the procedure.
  • Took part in sponge, needle, and instruments counts as dictated by the procedure.
  • Responsible for maintaining the surgical specimen in a manner which identifies and preserves them for pathology evaluation.
  • Assisted in ordering and stocking of specialty supplies under the direction of management staff and departmental guidelines.
  • Transported and delivered items, equipment, and medications (excluding controlled substances and IV chemotherapy drugs) throughout the facility.
  • Prepared operating rooms for surgery by organizing, arranging and facilitating availability for instrumentation.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates in Business

Junior Surgical Technologist Resume

Objective : Experience in all modalities of surgical procedures as a Junior Surgical Technologist including trauma and with direct patient care and recovery while having worked as a Nurse Technician. To obtain a permanent position with a cutting edge company that will utilize my education and skills gained through over 4 plus years of experience in Operating Rooms and Hospitals. Primarily, a company that prides itself on excellence through extraordinary service, while promoting hard working, self-starting employees in a positive and rewarding environment.

Skills : BLS Certified, Bilingual, Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Leadership, Teamwork, Communication

Description :

  • Assisting surgeons in the or to set-up and maintain sterility of instrumentation and surgical equipment.
  • Anticipating the needs of surgeons and surgeon assistants by having the necessary instruments and supplies prepared prior to each case.
  • Responsible to hold retractors, cut sutures, and perform other tasks as directed by the surgeon.
  • Attending monthly in-services, gained knowledge of procedures, equipment, and surgical supplies.
  • Monitoring and continually assess operating room conditions, including patient and surgical team needs.
  • Working closely with medical device representatives to ensure the proper instrumentation and equipment needed were available for specific procedures.
  • Transporting patients from bed to operating room table skills used provided intraoperative care to surgical patients within the or suite.
  • Assisting surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, and other operating room personnel prepared rooms for the first case starts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates In Science

Certified Surgical Technologist Resume

Summary : Results-oriented Certified Surgical Technologist seeking a Surgical Technician position with Medical Solutions. Offers sound knowledge of handling pre and post-op surgical support procedures along with exceptional ability to work well under stressful surgical conditions. To obtain a position utilizing my Surgical Technician skills where I will be able to expand my knowledge and provide support to your team.

Skills : BLS Certified, Leadership, Teamwork, Communication, Patient Transport/Patient Positioning, Materials Inventory, Intraoperative Postoperative

Description :

  • Assisting physicians and RNs with patient preoperative preparation including positioning and transferring patients using proper lifting and transferring equipment and techniques.
  • Performing appropriate counts with the circulator prior to the operation and before the incision is closed.
  • Passing instruments, equipment, implants, etc. to the surgeon during the procedure. Preparing sterile dressings.
  • Selecting and checking the supplies and equipment needed for the surgical procedure.
  • Setting up sterile table with instruments, supplies, equipment and medications/solutions needed for the procedure.
  • Assisting with draping the sterile field. Maintaining the highest standard of sterile technique during the procedure.
  • Assisting in the care of patients through obtaining vital signs and point of care glucose, operating radiology equipment, and maintaining the safety of patients.
  • Assisting in transportation and positioning of patients, using good body mechanics and proper technique.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Surgical Technology