10 years experienced in sterilization. 6 years certified. Extensive knowledge with all levels of disinfection, cold sterilization, autoclave and immediate need sterilization, instrument tray assembly, instrument and sterilizer maintenance, training/managing and scheduling per diem employees.
CRCST certification through IAHCSMM
Managed the Central Sterile Department located within a 2 O.R. surgery department. Cleaned and sterilized all instruments for O.R., E.R., and all misc. departments and clinics within Palm Drive Hospital. Communicated with O.R. staff and worked as a part of the team. Turned over instruments in an effecient manner. Highly depended on for knowledge of instrument types, needs and locations. Managed, trained and scheduled several per diem employees. Ordered necessary instruments and supplies, worked with surgeon representatives and product vendors, and consulted with physicians to meet their needs.
Worked in a 4 Operating Room Surgery department. Washed all instruments and equipment. Assembled General, Ortho, GYN, heart, vascular, ENT, dental and neuro instrument sets and equipment. Prepared instruments and equipment to be processed.
Certified and maintained since 2008 of CRCST certification.
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