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Manager of Sterilization

Chicago, IL
May 12, 2020

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Brookie Martin

**** ******* *****

Tinley Park, il 60487

Phone: 773-***-****


Career goal

Seeking a leadership role that will allow me to apply my extensive skills and knowledge to help an excel and reach goals.

I am a certified healthcare leader.


Amita Health 2233 W. Division Chicago, IL

Sterile Processing Manager January 2017-Present

Interviews, hires, promotes, and if necessary, disciplines and discharges personnel.

Prepares performance standards for all staff.

Work with supervisors to maintain and direct staff with daily activities.

Manages within budgetary constraints, and lower costs whenever possible.

Verifies and maintain staff payroll and uses electronic payroll to ensure accuracy.

Develop and implements department policies, and monitors staff adherence and performance relative to department policies and procedures.

Conduct data analysis and prepares and present report and information to appropriate committees, as needed.

Meets all annual and ongoing employee department and hospital requirements.

Ensure SPD compliance requirements with IDPD, TJC, OSHA, CDC, AAMI, standards are met and maintained.

Responsible for department remodeling in a having better workflow to allow an increase in staff productivity.

Med Staff Alternatives, Accountable Healthcare, Medical Staffing Network Chicago, IL

Certified Sterile Processing Technician/Lead Tech June 2015- Present

Order supplies, made staff schedules, coordinated incoming trays with vendors.

Reorganized entire sterile area so instrumentation can be found easily.

Assisted in the ordering of equipment for surgery.

Decontaminating, sterilizing and storing of instrumentation until use is required

Ensure instrumentation for cases is ready for surgery.

Assist in maintaining relationships with vendors for the needs of the hospitals

Maintain sterilization records for any possible audits and to ensure sterilization was met for every load.

A liaison between the OR and SPD.

GI Scope Technician

Weiss Hospital Chicago, IL

Sterile Processing Supervisor/Intern Manager Feb 2013- Jun.2015

Manage daily operations of the Sterile Processing Department on all shifts.

Sustain good relationships with vendors.

Maintain department staffing levels, ensuring daily operations services to the Operating Room.

Monitor, maintain, and record all department staffing levels and department quality assurance systems.

Ensured Quality assurance was met weekly and monthly with the patients, hospital, OR, vendors, and the Sterile Processing Unit.

Monitor inventory, control cost and prevent waste.

Schedule a weekly meeting with leadership teams to help better our department.

Managed and conducted staff training, hire/fire/reviews and vendor relations.

Led mufti-performance improvement process teams.

Responsible for interviewing, hiring and firing process of personnel.

Maintain department budget.

GI Scope Technician

Adventist Lagrange Hospital Jan 2013–Aug. 2013

Sterile Processing/GI Scope Technician/Lead Tech

Responsible for technician supplies Stock/Inventory

Completed scope decontamination, reporting, and inventory

Billing and Coding

Responsible for caring for Scopes

Integrated Medical Services Apr. 2012- Dec. 2012

Sterile Processing Tech/GI Scope Technician

Facilitated Pre-Opp /Post-Opp. Distribution/collection of instruments

Completed scope decontamination

Quality Assurance for scope decontamination

Stock/Inventory replenishment and reporting

Responsible for cleaning GI Scopes

Mount Sinai Hospital Apr. 2010- May 2012 Apr. 2010– May 2012

Certified Nursing Assistant/Sterile Processing Tech. & Registry/Front Office Assistant

Responsible for Vendor Registry:

Vendor Check-in/Check-out

Scope Tech/distribution & decontamination

Sterile Processing registry

Quality Assurance Manager Dec. 2008-Aug 2010


Supervise and direct Technicians

Made sure customers were getting the most out of their membership

Monitored employees to ensure they followed policies.

Developed outside marketing promotions, assist in the growth of Curves of Roseland

Prepare bi-weekly time sheets and payroll

Constant counseling of attendance policies and procedures

Advocate Christ Medical Center Feb. 2005-Nov 2008

Certified Nursing Assistant

Assisted nurses with patient care/monitoring

Bathing, vitals, blood work/drawing, EKG

Clerical work

Hemo Dialysis:

Post-dialysis care/clean up

Assisted with patient transport when needed

Sterile Processing Registry

Worked with limited guidance

Chicago Fire Department Oct. 1991–Dec. 2002

Lieutenant/ Supervisor

Supervised and managed Firefighters, Paramedics, and Engineers in the Fire House for 24-hour shifts.

Responsible for ensuring the safety of the equipment and personnel was checked completely before each shift.

Prepare daily reports and made recommendations on members performance during evaluations.

Ensuring that union rules and regulations were adhered to at all times

Conducted Fire Drills

Tested fire alarms systems and ensured sprinklers were in good working order.

Read/understood blueprints

Previous positions held



Fire Fighter



Associate of General Studies Jun 2002

Richard Daley College Chicago, IL

Certified Registered Central Service Technician/ CB/SPD Chicago, IL


Certified Healthcare Leaders Chicago, IL


Certified Instrument Technician Chicago, IL


University of Phoenix Pending

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management Pending

Business Management of Healthcare

Tracking Systems Computer Systems Document Management System Machinery

-McKesson -Epic -One Source Document -Steris

-Centrac -Lawson -Belimed

-Abacus -MS Office Suite -Getinge

-Impress -T-Doc



Christ Level 1 Trauma Illinois Mason

Rush Level 1 Trauma

Advocate Illinois Masonic Trauma

Weiss Hospital

Adventist Lagrange

Silver Cross Truma

Mount Sianai Level 1 Trauma

Ann Lurie Children Trauma

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