Dental Sterilization Technician resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Meticulous Sterilization Technician skillful in disassembling and inspecting dental instruments, supplies and equipment to remove contamination, tissue fragments and blood. Detail-oriented professional familiar with aseptic and sterilization techniques. Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of professionalism and patient relations in a professional office setting. Motivated to learn, grow and excel.

  • Safety protocols expertise
  • Pre-surgical preparation
  • Infection control protocols
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Setting up and operating equipment
  • Safe sharps disposal
  • Biohazardous waste disposal
  • Wound Dressing
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Project Management
Work History
Dental Sterilization Technician, 09/2014 - 03/2021
Department Of Defense Cherry Hill, NJ,
  • Sterilized and disinfected dental instruments to prevent growth of bacteria on instruments and surfaces, using American Dental Association protocols.
  • Operated and maintained steam autoclaves by using distilled water, checking for leaks and cleaning air traps and water sensors.
  • Received daily deliveries to stock supply closet and manage inventory of dental products and equipment.
  • Prepared trays with standard dental instruments to promote quick turnover from one patient to next, including periodontal probes, air water syringes and dental elevators.
  • Purged waste from high speed & slow speed equipment by connecting equipment to air & water sources and flushing air or water through systems.
  • Created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Prepared instruments for terminal sterilization and reset surgical suites for next procedure.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Operated, adjusted, and monitored diagnostic equipment and other machines used during procedures.
  • Actively listened to customers, handled concerns quickly and escalated major issues to supervisor.
  • Developed and implemented performance improvement strategies and plans to promote continuous improvement.
  • Saved THOUSANDS of dollars by implementing cost-saving initiatives that addressed long-standing problems such as equipment maintenance by keeping current with manufacturers guidelines.
  • Greeted patients, seated patients in operatory, took vitals.
  • Minor assisting procedures such as suctioning, passing instruments, assisted with impressions.
  • Patient appointment confirmations when reception staff needed help.
Property Estate Manager, 04/2007 - 09/2013
Sombrilla Management LLC City, STATE,
  • Established strong, professional relationships with home owners and VIP guests by promoting team collaboration and delivering exemplary service.
  • Ensured the highest quality of cleaning standards and household operations.
  • Trained out of state property caretakers & managers according to homeowners specific detailed instructions & demands.
  • Responded to all Common Area Maintenance (CAM) inquiries. Managed all contractors & property & grounds. staff for interior & exterior
  • Compiled maintenance and repair requests to contractors for bid proposals.
  • Monitored progress of construction and maintenance projects and notified appropriate individuals of project updates, delays and schedule changes.
  • Processed project change requests and performed coverage research to handle repair issues.
  • Prepared meals per homeowner & guest request.
  • Provided room service, change-over requests, concierge services and transportation services.
Janitorial Staff Member, 04/1989 - 04/1999
Sylvia's Cleaning Service City, STATE,
  • Mixed, used and properly stored hazardous chemical cleaners to reduce risk of injury or illness.
  • Operated compactors and balers to discard cardboard boxes and trash.
  • Established and maintained clean and comfortable environments in Office buildings by vacuuming, cleaning windows and dusting.
  • Checked in and stocked inventory throughout facility.
  • Inspected facility and grounds and picked up any trash.
  • Collected, sorted and transported recyclable materials.
  • Cleaned building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing and vacuuming.
  • Kept janitorial closets clean and organized.
  • Responded immediately to calls from personnel to clean up spills and wet floors.
  • Assembled basic furniture and supplies for classrooms.
  • Supervised supplies in inventory and submitted reorder requests.
  • Completed routine floor maintenance, including stripping, sealing and finishing.
  • Promoted building security by locking doors and checking electrical appliances for safety hazards.
  • Followed safety standards and established SOPs when handling, mixing and storing hazardous chemicals.
  • Maintained optimal supply levels to meet daily and special cleaning needs.
  • Cleaned, vacuumed and dusted all areas of [Type] building to maintain organized, professional appearance for employees and clients.
  • Identified concerns with facilities, including repair needs and major maintenance concerns, and escalated issues to management.
  • Performed daily checklists throughout facilities, including cleaning floors, wiping down glass entryways and collecting trash.
Hospital Corpsman, 05/1982 - 05/1988
US Navy City, STATE,
  • Provided emergency medical care, including conducting physical exams and interviews to gain medical history and relevant health data.
  • Administered medical care for range of conditions and basic health concerns including immunization, medications and blood draws.
  • Maintained treatment records and reports and cared for over [Number] injured and sick individuals per week.
  • Rendered emergency medical treatment and administered immunization programs.
  • Ambulance Driver
  • EMT
  • Certified in Spirometry & Pulmonary Function
  • Provided leadership, delegation and exceptional medical service in high-pressure situations.
  • Transported sick and injured and conducted preliminary physical examinations.
  • Maintained operational organization by ensuring equipment functionality, inventory levels and employee medical training.
  • Coordinated and executed transport of sick and injured patients as needed.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Agreed to take on additional shifts and extra hours during busy periods and holidays to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Checked supply availability and laid out instruments for examination patient rooms.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Transported patients between rooms and appointments or testing locations.
High School Diploma: , Expected in
Lamiolle Union HS - ,

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School Attended

  • Lamiolle Union HS

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  • Dental Sterilization Technician
  • Property Estate Manager
  • Janitorial Staff Member
  • Hospital Corpsman


  • High School Diploma

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