Sterile Processing/Endoscope Technician
** ***** ** ********** ** planning, developing and implementing endoscope processing. An effective communicator using good interpersonal skills.
Quality Control Procedures
Test Results Interpretation
Complex Problem Solver
Training and Development
Laboratory Diagnostic Equipment
NEMOURS/ALFRED I DUPONT HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN, Wilmington, DE, September 2017 - Present
Sterile Processing Technician/Endoscope Technician
Assemble various surgical trays for Orthopedics, Plastic, Ear Nose and Throat (ENT), General, and Urology surgical cases. Process decontamination of all surgical instrumentation using SPM (Sterile Processing Micro Management) tracking system. Sterilize all instrument trays adhering to infection control measures. Wash, inspect, de-contaminate and maintain endoscopes, both flexible and rigid such as Gastro Intestinal (GI), Ear Nose and Throat, and Respiratory using Medivator Automated Endoscope Reprocessors (AER) to process and disinfect all scopes. Compile case cart orders using System Performance Monitor (SPM).
LOYAL SOURCE GOVERNMENT SERVICES, Orlando, FL, August 2017 - February 2018
Sub-Contractor for the Philadelphia VA Medical Center.
Assembled and sterilized various surgical instrument trays. Decontamination of all cases using a Cencitrac tracking system.
Processed endoscopes using Reliance Automated Endoscope Reprocessors (AER) for Gastro Intestinal (GI), Bronchial, Ear Nose and Throat (ENT), Operating Room (OR), Anesthesia, and Respiratory procedures.
AMN HEALTHCARE, San Diego, CA, May 2017 - August 2017
Central Sterile Technician
Worked as sub-contractor for Nemours/Alfred I Dupont for Children Hospital in Wilmington, DE. De-contaminated, prepackaged, and assembled surgical instruments for sterilization. Used SPM (Sterile Processing Micromanagement) for tracking all instrument products for sterile storage use for all user departments. Case cart technician for Operating Room (OR) and short procedure cases. Developed and maintained positive customer relationships through effective communication. Demonstrated testing procedures and equipment to new laboratory personnel. Closely followed trends and techniques in medical laboratory testing.
MAIN LINE SURGERY CENTER, Bala Cynwyd, PA, November 2010 - November 2016
Sterile Processing Technician
Assembled various eye surgical instruments for short procedures such as glaucoma, cataract, retina, and eye muscle repair in a fast-paced environment. Ran daily Dart sterilizer air removal and biological interpretation of all sterile loads tests. Restocked, labeled, and maintained inventory, submitted requisitions, collected and distributed instruments, trays, crash carts and facility medical equipment.
COOPER UNIVERSITY HEALTH CARE, Camden, NJ, July 2008 - November 2010
Sterile Processing Technician
Decontaminated and sterilized instruments, medical supplies and equipment, and assembled, wrapped and sterilized trays of instruments. Ran biological test verifications for all sterilization. Recorded known control values from technical instruments to ensure reliability and accuracy in test results reporting. Closely followed trends and techniques in medical laboratory testing.
Certification, Central Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician, ID #35583
Deraj Medical Career Training, Philadelphia, PA, 2008