Tinley Park, il 60487
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:
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
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
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.
Previous positions held
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
Christ Level 1 Trauma Illinois Mason
Rush Level 1 Trauma
Advocate Illinois Masonic Trauma
Silver Cross Truma
Mount Sianai Level 1 Trauma
Ann Lurie Children Trauma