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sterile processing tech

Location:
East Orange, New Jersey, United States
Salary:
$18.00 per hour
Posted:
October 10, 2016

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CLAUDETTE JONES acwzxt@r.postjobfree.com

*** ******** ***** ***/***-1994

WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33409

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

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Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician ID #34238

Highly experienced in sterilization techniques, medical instrument sterilization mastery and abides by Infection Control standards.

CERTIFIED STERILE PROCESSING TECHNICIAN: Knowledge in Neurology, Orthopedic, Ear, Nose & Throat, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Dental, General and Vascular surgeries including Laser and Robotic cases.

I have been doing this work since 1997 and currently looking for a full-time position. I’ve work with 2 major hospitals in Palm Beach County Florida. Clean, assemble, peel pack, wrap and sterilize instrument tray for surgeries. I am reliable, a fast learner and I have a proven ability of exemplary performance of my duties.

Skilled in training new employees, sterilization techniques, medical instrument sterilization mastery. Abide by Infection Control standards.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

JOHN F. KENNEDY HOSPITAL Atlantis, Fl

Certified Sterile Processing Technician Feb 2015 – Present

. Responsible for cleaning, processing and sterilizing of surgical instruments, patient care equipment and reusable medical/surgical items (Crash Cart, GU Carts, Ent Carts) for the Operating Room, Labor and Delivery, Emergency Room, Cath Lab, Breast Center and Out Patient Services throughout the hospital according to department policies.

. Implement both universal precaution and proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

. Operates and loads sterilizers (steam auto lave, eto/gas, sterrad, steris and ultrasonic machines.

. Assures biological attest and Bowie Dick tests are correctly performed, incubated, read and recorded. Assures sterilization records are completed by recording all items processed. Making sure the correct label/load stickers are being used.

. Reading and interpreting chemical integrator per load, observing and initialing all computerized print-outs for accuracy.

. Assemble instrument trays by paper and computerized count sheets.

. Notifies Sterile Processing Manager of missing instruments on trays, shortage of instruments and supplies. Ensures that broken and dull instruments including scopes and cameras are repaired by the proper vendors in a timely fashion.

. Wrap trays and peel pack items into the correct type of materials including trays that goes into containers.

. Make sure that the proper integrator is placed with the correct item being processed. Keep up to date with required hospital Ceu’s.

GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL West Palm Beach, Fl

Certified Sterile Processing Technician Sep 1997 – Present

. Responsible for cleaning, processing and sterilizing of surgical instruments, patient care equipment and reusable medical/surgical items (Crash Cart, GU Carts, Ent Carts) for the Operating Room, Labor and Delivery, Emergency Room, Cath Lab, Breast Center and Out Patient Services throughout the hospital according to department policies.

. Implement both universal precaution and proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

. Operates and loads sterilizers (steam auto lave, eto/gas, sterrad, steris and ultrasonic machines.

. Assures biological attest and Bowie Dick tests are correctly performed, incubated, read and recorded. Assures sterilization records are completed by recording all items processed. Making sure the correct label/load stickers are being used.

. Reading and interpreting chemical integrator per load, observing and initialing all computerized print-outs for accuracy.

. Assemble instrument trays by paper and computerized count sheets. Assists in picking of add-on surgical cases for that day and schedule surgical cases for the next day by using Doctor Preference Cards.

. Notifies Sterile Processing Manager of missing instruments on trays, shortage of instruments and supplies. Ensures that broken and dull instruments including scopes and cameras are repaired by the proper vendors in a timely fashion.

. Stocking and ordering of materials used. Wrap trays and peel pack items into the correct type of materials including trays that go into containers.

. Record and initial area temperatures and eye wash stations.

. Daily recording and checking of the operating room defibrillator machines, heating blanket machines, Flash autoclaves and bone freezers.

. Make sure that the proper integrator is placed with the correct item being processed. Keep up to date with required hospital Ceu’s.

. Total up productivity count daily from the previous day.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Knowledge in Neuro, Ortho, Ent, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Dental, General and Vascular surgeries including Laser and Robotic cases.

2000 Certificate: Central Service Technician Course – West Palm Beach, Fl

1977 Graduate of Eastside High School, Paterson New Jersey

Studied: College Prep

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