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Jessica
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Professional Summary

Detail-oriented Sterile Processing Technician with over 5 years of related experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with hardworking and diligent nature.

Experienced in assembling carts and selecting instruments and supplies for procedures. Competent in performing and documenting test results, restocking supplies and managing records. Focused on working quickly and accurately to maintain efficient facility operations.

Systematic professional with exceptional organizational, planning and multitasking abilities. Specializing in decontaminating and sterilizing instruments for use in medical procedures.

Positive and upbeat with a team-oriented attitude. Board certified Surgical Technologist offering more than 15 years' expertise in all surgical procedures. Accomplished in building strong relationships with surgeons and other team members. Eager to bring talent and leadership to growing surgical team.

Experienced Lead Sterile Technician with over 5 years of experience in Sterile Processing. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

Work History
Adventist Health System - Lead Sterile Processing Technician
Deland, FL, 01/2015 - Current
  • Prepared instruments for sterilization and performed decontamination procedures.
  • Wrapped trays, instrument packs and sets.
  • Ordered and restocked supplies for decontamination and surgical areas.
  • Picked instruments and supplies for surgeries.
Cuyuna Regional Medical Center - Surgical Technologist
Baxter, MN, 06/1993 - 05/1998
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Maintained inventories of needles, instruments, sponges and other medical supplies.
  • Decontaminated instruments and equipment and properly disposed of contaminated materials.
  • Sterilized instruments and equipment based on needs for specific procedures.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Maintained best-in-class care standards by implementing training initiatives for new surgical team members and streamlining overall procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Worked closely with new staff members to provide training on operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Supported surgeons during cosmetic surgeries, gynecological and orthopedic procedures and general appointments.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Provided guidance and leadership to [Number] surgical technologists.
  • Arranged instruments according to surgeons' preferences.
  • Cleaned, restocked and set up surgical suites.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical supplies and waste following OSHA guidelines.
  • Completed needle, instrument and sponge counts and recorded inventories.
  • Quickly and accurately set up equipment and counts, following surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Setup operating and surgery rooms for patients, including preparing equipment and supplies for upcoming procedures.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Conducted initial and terminal sponge, instrument and needle counts.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Medical Assistant
Saxonville, MA, 01/1987 - 05/1993
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Ordered and prepared reagents and supplies.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Scheduled appointments, registered patients and distributed sample pharmaceuticals as prescribed.
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Gathered forms, copied insurance cards and [Action] to collect patient information for billing and insurance filing.
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted.
  • Verified appropriate lab couriers picked up collected lab specimens.
  • Compiled necessary documents for surgical billing packages.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Arranged surgeries with surgical center, confirming times with patients and preparing admission and consent forms.
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight.
  • Obtained all prescribed laboratory testing.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle count.
  • Created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
Danbury Health Systems - Surgical Technologist
Fishkill, NY, 07/1981 - 12/1986
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Managed operating room setup by cleaning and sterilizing instruments and surfaces, maintaining supply inventories and organizing surgical tools.
  • Maintained inventories of needles, instruments, sponges and other medical supplies.
  • Decontaminated instruments and equipment and properly disposed of contaminated materials.
  • Maintained high infection control standards.
  • Kept detailed records of post-operative instrument reconciliations and overall care procedures.
  • Maintained best-in-class care standards by implementing training initiatives for new surgical team members and streamlining overall procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Worked closely with new staff members to provide training on operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Created and maintained unobstructed operative fields using diverse range of tools, including retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigation equipment.
  • Supported surgeons during cosmetic surgeries, gynecological and orthopedic procedures and general appointments.
  • Anticipated surgeons needs and handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Developed training initiatives on new equipment and procedures to promote highest patient care standards.
  • Projected best-in-class care standards by achieving training initiatives for new surgical team members and aligning [Type] procedures for optimal efficiency.
  • Created unobstructive operative fields by using retractors, sponges, and suction and irrigating equipment.
  • Provided guidance and leadership to [Number] surgical technologists.
  • Arranged instruments according to surgeons' preferences.
  • Cleaned, restocked and set up surgical suites.
  • Completed needle, instrument and sponge counts and recorded inventories.
  • Maintained specialty equipment, implant and instrumentation inventories.
  • Quickly and accurately set up equipment and counts, following surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Gathered and set up equipment, tools and supplies and arrange instruments according to surgeons' preferences or instruction.
  • Conducted initial and terminal sponge, instrument and needle counts.
  • Collected, prepared, and disposed of medical specimens.
  • Kept accurate counts of needle, instrument and sponge inventories.
  • Created safe operating environments for invasive and non-invasive procedures.
  • Performed and documented pre-surgery and post-surgery sponge, instrument, and needle count.
  • Coordinated acquisition of surgical services and specialized equipment.
  • Worked with Supervisor to maintain daily workflow, coordinating with operating room staff to prepare for scheduled and emergency cases.
  • Implemented new training initiatives for surgical team members to align procedures with standards and best-in-class operational processes.
  • Introduced new staff members to training protocols regarding operating room procedures, infection control, safety standards and overall facility policies.
  • Supported surgeons during general, gynecological, orthopedic, neurological and plastic surgery procedures.
  • Trained staff on operating room policies and procedures, infection control standards and safety protocols.
  • Provided scrubbing surgical assistance and support to surgeons during general, gynecology, genitourinary, orthopedic, neurosurgery and plastic surgery procedures.
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(555) 432-1000,
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Skills
  • Sterilization procedures

  • Case cart assembly

  • Computerized tracking

  • Managing materials

  • Diagnostic Testing

  • Recording biologicals

  • Picking instruments

  • Completing diagnostic tests

  • Decontaminating surgical instruments

  • Assembling case carts

  • Safety protocols expertise

  • Biohazardous waste disposal

  • Infection control protocols

  • Patient confidentiality

  • Safe sharps disposal

Education
IAHCSMM Chicago, IL, Expected in 08/2018 Certified Registered Central Service Technician : Sterile Processing Technology - GPA :
Lee County Vocational Technical School Ft. Myers, Fl, Expected in 06/1981 Operating Room Technologist : Surgery - GPA :
Brick Township High School Brick Town, NJ Expected in 06/1973 High School Diploma : - GPA :

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School Attended
  • IAHCSMM
  • Lee County Vocational Technical School
  • Brick Township High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Lead Sterile Processing Technician
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Surgical Technologist
Degrees
  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician
  • Operating Room Technologist
  • High School Diploma

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