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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Skills
  • Computerized tracking
  • CPR certified
  • Case cart assembly
  • Recording test results
  • Processing instruments
  • Decontamination and sanitation
  • Sterilization procedures
Summary

Methodical [Job Title] with expertise in anticipating surgeons' needs and assisting with non-invasive and invasive [Area of expertise] procedures. Offering more than [Number] years of experience with large healthcare organization.

Experience
08/2020 to Current
Certified Sterile Processing Technician Broward Health Deerfield Beach, FL,
  • Functions independently in all areas of the Sterile Processing Department and portions of the Surgical Suite, Decontamination, Assembly area-sterilizing (Prep and Pack), house table and OR instrumentation. Sterile Storage, Runner Role, Case Cart Picking, Packroom, and Equipment testing.
  • Performs specialized cleaning for Robotic instrumentation, take apart instrumentation, Specialty scopes, light cords, cameras and variety of specialized instrumentation.
  • Operate Specialized Equipment such as CavI-wave Ultrasonic cleaning unit, Washers and a Variety of Sterilizers (Steam, Voronezh (low temp) and Ethylene Oxide).
  • Inspect equipment and instrumentation for malfunction and/or missing parts and reports same to Sterile Processing Management
  • Assembles instruments and equipment according to departmental standards/guidelines and use the daily Production Screen and Key Supply List, Cart/Tray Markers as directed.
  • Wraps and/ or place in steroin containers, equipment or instruments needing sterilization.
  • Sterilizes equipment/instruments using all methods of sterilization and high level disinfection available in the Sterile Processing/OR department and completes the appropriate documentation required for the sterilization procedure.
  • Meet the sterilize instrumentation needs for the Surgery Department as well as on-site and off-site users that require Sterile instrumentation.
  • Work with Vendors Loaned Trays to assure proper cleaning and Sterilization of Specialized Trays.
  • Performs Sterility checks by validating Biological Results on Implant items.
  • Completes all mandatory competencies including training and education.
  • Follow system and department policies and procedure.
06/2001 to 08/2020
Specialty Service Equipment Technician Akron General Cleveland Clinic City, STATE,
  • Scrubs or assists with circulating responsibilities as requested.
  • Collaborates with the Surgical Team Manager or Physician office to preview the schedule for necessary equipment and conflicts for upcoming cases.
  • Assists with education of GYN/Urology doctors, residents, OR and SPD staff.
  • Communicated with clients during service calls for top-quality customer service.
  • Performed troubleshooting duties to determine cause of equipment failures.
  • Acts as a resource person to the staff regarding questions or concerns relating to procedures and equipment.
  • Makes rounds to rooms at the completion of the shift and reports to the Nurse Manager.
  • Assists with surgical inventory and ordering of supplies.
  • Makes arrangements for procedures and returning instruments or equipment as needed from other institutions or sales representatives.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure.
  • Assists with daily checking of surgeon's preference sheets and makes adjustments as necessary.
  • Work closely with physicians to create and maintain preference card, special instrumentation, disposable items, and equipment needed for cases.
09/2019 to 08/2020
Surgical Technologist, Akron General Cleveland Clinic City, STATE,
  • Assists surgeon in the scrub capacity.
  • Scrubs, gowns, and gloves according to policies and procedures.
  • Sets up table with instruments and supplies according to standard.
  • Assists in preparation and draping of patient and operative area.
  • Understands and maintains aseptic technique at all times.
  • Performs appropriate counts of instruments, sponges and needles with circulating registered nurse and reports correctness and discrepancies according to standard.
  • Properly cares for all specimens.
  • Assembles all instruments and equipment for decontamination according to policies and procedures.
  • Assists in routine terminal cleaning and other housekeeping duties as directed.
  • Assists surgical team as circulator under the direction of a registered nurse.
  • Assists in room inventory and stocking supplies.
  • Assumes call responsibility.
  • Performs lesser skilled duties as necessary and as directed.
  • Mops floors/cleans and maintains conductive floors between-cases and daily in prescribed manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Managers.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure.
  • Follows system and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code, display of the ID badge and safety.
01/1997 to 06/2001
Surgical Technologist Mercy Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Assists surgeon in the scrub capacity.
  • Scrubs, gowns, and gloves according to policies and procedures.
  • Sets up table with instruments and supplies according to standard.
  • Assists in preparation and draping of patient and operative area.
  • Understands and maintains aseptic technique at all times.
  • Performs appropriate counts of instruments, sponges and needles with circulating registered nurse and reports correctness and discrepancies according to standard.
  • Properly cares for all specimens.
  • Assembles all instruments and equipment for decontamination according to policies and procedures.
  • Assists in maintenance of equipment for proper function and safety.
  • Assists in routine terminal cleaning and other housekeeping duties as directed.
  • Assists surgical team as circulator under the direction of a registered nurse.
  • Assists in room inventory and stocking supplies.
  • Assumes call responsibility.
  • May be assigned to check out dates.
  • Attends annual safety and infection control in services and keep CPR current.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure.
  • Follows system and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code, display of the ID badge and safety.
  • Other duties as assigned
Education and Training
Expected in 2005 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Healthcare Management
University of Akron - Wayne College - Norcross, GA
GPA:
Expected in 1997 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Surgical Techologist
University of Akron - Wayne College - Akron, OH
GPA:
Certifications
  • CERTIFIED REGISTERED CENTRAL SERVICE TECHNICIAN (CRCST)-[IAHCSMM certifications] - Date earned: 1/7/2022- Expiration: 1/31/2023- [IAHCSMM ID: #602570]

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School Attended

  • University of Akron - Wayne College
  • University of Akron - Wayne College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Sterile Processing Technician
  • Specialty Service Equipment Technician
  • Surgical Technologist,
  • Surgical Technologist

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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