Terrance E. Brown
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Paoli Hospital Paoli, PA 7/2019- 9/2019
Sterile Processing Technician; Responsible for cleaning, thorough decontamination, assembly and sterilization of surgical instruments, trays and packs according to established standards and procedures. Understands microbiology and infection control standards. Prepares trays for OR according to policies and procedures
Hope Veterinary Clinic, Malvern, PA 3/2019- 7/2019
Sterile Processing and OR Support; Responsible for cleaning, thorough decontamination, assembly and sterilization of surgical instruments, trays and packs according to established standards and procedures. Understands microbiology and infection control standards. Assist OR according to policies and procedures.
PHILADELPHIA VETERAN Administration Hospital 8/2018- 2/2019
Certified Registered Central Service Technician; Responsible for the proper care, cleaning, decontamination, sterilization and preparation of all surgical instruments. This includes reusable medical equipment and specialized electromechanical equipment such as cams, scopes and drills. Determines the correct method for sterilization such as steam, Sterrad, Steris, ETO and high level disinfecting scope reprocesses. Complies with all departmental operating procedures, safety protocols, and technical standards.
Fairmount Behavior Health Systems 11/2015 – 6/2018
Staff Nurse/ Instructor; Plan and implemented training programs for nurses and team members. Provide trainings for quality of care (to include Handle with Care and CPR Instructor). Teach and assist team members with patient psychiatric diagnosis, behavioral symptoms and cultural questions. Provide individual care to patients and consult appropriate care providers.
ChildFirst Services, Inc 2013-2015
Staff Nurse; Provide direct patient care inclusive of treatments, medication administration and patient education as ordered by the physician and directed by the RN. Participated in in-service programs, care conferences and seminars as directed. Provisions to meet patient needs, initiate appropriate care plan interventions in support for the patient, family and staff.
United States Air Force, 20th Medical Group 1986-1989
Air Force Medical Service Specialists- Honorably Discharged
EDUCATION, LICENSURE, and AFFILIATIONS
IAHCSMM Certified Registered Central Service Technician, 2018- Current
Safety Institute of PA, AHA CPR Certification/Instructor, 2016 - Current
Excelsior College LPN to RN Program 2017- Current