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Sterile processing Instruments ( Operating Room). Group Home Counselor

Calumet City, Illinois, 60409, United States
November 01, 2019

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Sandra Sheffield

Sterile processing/ Group Home manager/ Driver/ Direct Support Patient Care

Chicago, IL 60628


** ***** (in total) served as a Nursing Care Technician/ Driver/ sterile processing instruments/ EKG TECH/and Resident House Manager

Strong interpersonal and communicational skills

Excellent supervisory skills

Driver instructor for Group Home(s)

Daily documentation of in-house reports. Sterile processing - cleaning-stringing- wrapping - and processing of instruments.-( operating room)

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

School Bus Driver/Trainer

Alltown Bus Service - Chicago, IL

July 2017 to Present

Drives students to and from school- pre k to Jr high school ages. Charters_ and summer school. Also afternoon activities.

Professional care tech and private duty - driving clients to Drs.- store for groceries- or any outside events as well as home care and individual care- grooming- showers- food prep and via wheel chair or walker.. MaDear Home Services - Chicago, IL

July 2015 to March 2017

Sterile processing instrument and cleaning decontamination of instruments autoclaving. Stringing - wrapping -processing setting up sets for procedures. Group Home Supervisor

Behavior Research Association - Washington, DC

September 2009 to October 2011

Overseer of seniors and persons with disabilities

Approval and supervised company drills

Administered time and attendance

Maintained discipline

EKG Monitor Technician

Washington DC/ STATE DEPT. - Washington, DC

April 2007 to September 2009

• _Performed EKGs on clients that was in VIA of traveling-about 18 to 25 a day. Administered breathalyzer test machine. Some office duties as well- including filing and answering phone. Senior Quality Care

Quality Care - Washington, DC

June 1997 to April 2007

Duties: Patient Care Technician

Bed side care

Daily vitals and weights

Transported clients to and from doctors via walker/wheelchair


Instrument Tech/ Operating Room

Washington Hospital Center - Washington, DC

April 1985 to June 2000

Sterilized Medical Instruments

Surgical Room set-up for procedures

Blood and laboratory errands

Special Strengths/Skills

CPR Certified

Provides a good working rapport with others

Enjoys planning and creating new projects


All Diplomas, Awards, and or Certificates are available upon request. Patient Care Technician

Cheverly Maryland, Prince Georges Hospital - Cheverly, MD February 1992 to June 1997

Duties: CNA

Kept daily records

Admitted and discharged of patients

Transported patients to and from Recovery Unit

Assisted in burn unit and pediatrics


National Educational Medical School

1993 to 1995

Purdue University Online

1984 to 1986

Nursing/ CNA Certificate

Prince George's College - Landover, MD

1976 to 1978

High school in General/ Graduated 1969

Frank W. Ballou High School - Washington, DC

September 1966 to June 1969

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Class B

Expires: March 2022

State: IL

Endorsements: P (Passenger vehicles) - S (School bus)) Skills

Home Health Care/Operating Room Instrument tech, CNA/ Counselor/Direct support Care--All of the above positions dealt with caring for the indivisiual daily living skills -such as grooming-meal prep- bathing-dressing-vitals-wheighs-transportation-active treatment=oral care-bed side care-admitting and discharging=documentation-fire drills-supervision -team leader and team player-and keeping a safe clean enviroment for both myself and the resident-patient-client or indivisual (10+ years), CDL/ Driver

(4 years), Central SPD Dept. (6 years), Sterile Processing Instruments (10+ years), Direct Patient Care

(10+ years), Group Home (Mentally Retarded Care) (4 years), Central, Sterile Processing Certifications

Food Handler

April 1991 to April 1995


August 1970 to August 2015

CPR/First Aid

September 2011

sterial Processing Tech.

April 1974 to November 1986

The Arc Of Montgomery/Certificate/Persons with Mental Retardation May 2000 to January 2009

CDL Class A or B

Driver's License

Additional Information

I,ve served working in all the above fields.My specialty is working with the elderly and in hospitals- operating room( sterile processing). However- even tho I'm of retirement age- still in good shape- good health - good mind and can master any of the above positions.

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