sterile processing lead technician resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Result-driven individual with experience steering and directing various aspects of operations, administration, and equipment maintenance. More than 13 years of clinical experience in the healthcare industry in various roles. Skilled medical administrative professional with an in-depth understanding of surgical procedures, scheduling policies, and related terminology. Forward-thinking and friendly with distinguished talent in multitasking, modernizing offices, and streamlining procedures.

  • Patient Database Maintenance
  • Critical Thinking
  • Decision-making capabilities
  • Motivational Leadership
  • Work Prioritization
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Aseptic and Sterilization Techniques
  • Information Confidentiality
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • HIPAA Proficiency
  • Strategic Planning
  • Scheduling and Coordinating
  • Computer Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Staff Leadership
  • Performance Tracking and Evaluation
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Processing Instruments
  • Sterilization Procedures
  • Decontamination Procedures
  • Inventory Recordkeeping
  • Decontamination and Sanitation
Sterile Processing Lead Technician, 10/2013 to 09/2016
Coffeyville Regional Medical CenterCoffeyville, KS,
  • Worked closely with vendors and suppliers to obtain supplies and adhere to departmental budget
  • Maintained records of inventory or equipment usage, ordering medical instruments or supplies with low inventory
  • Took an active role in the implementation of Materials Management Micro Systems (SPM), surgical bare code tracking system. Resulting in a 20% reduction in instrument tray errors
  • Distributed sterile and non-sterile supplies and medical equipment upon request or case cart requisition.
  • Placed orders and restocked supplies for decontamination area.
  • Organized and assembled routine or specialty surgical instrument trays or other sterilized supplies, filling special requests as needed.
  • Supported departmental initiatives to meet productivity standards and flexible staffing needs.
Surgical Technologist, 08/2011 to Current
Parkland Health & Hospital SystemIrving, TX,
  • Spearheaded implementation of updating surgical counting policy, resulting in a 45% decrease in surgical errors.
  • Observed patients' vital signs to assess physical condition.
  • Oversaw inventory of specialty equipment and instrumentation inventories.
  • Collaborated with vendors and service providers to coordinate required services and equipment.
  • Sterilized medical equipment and properly handled contaminated materials. Sterile Processing Department.
  • Mentored and educated team of surgical technologists, offering insight and suggestions on ways to handle issues.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment, and instruments.
  • Worked with internal departments and personnel to ensure the availability of instruments and equipment. Sterile Processing Department.
  • Fostered relationship to enhanced surgical department and sterile processing satisfaction.
Surgical Scheduler, 04/2022 to 09/2022
21St Century OncologyFort Lauderdale, FL,
  • Worked with operating room facility to schedule procedures on behalf of surgeons.
  • Checked physician orders and scheduled availability to make accurate appointments for tests and surgical procedures.
  • Scheduled and confirmed surgical cases as needed incorporating daily updates.
  • Gathered current medical information and reviewed patient histories for surgeons.
  • Booked surgeries according to physician volume and maintained prompt turnaround times.
  • Adhere to HIPPA requirements to safeguard patient confidentiality,
  • Work with doctors to prepare correct equipment and supplies for daily procedures.
  • Prepared reports, invoices, letters, or medical records using word processing, spreadsheet, or other software applications.
Patient Experience/Patient Support Internship, 09/2021 to 03/2022
Rush Copley Medical GroupCity, STATE,
  • Planned and completed group projects, working smoothly with others.
  • Identified needs of customers promptly and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Complied and verified data to resolve issues and streamline efficiency.
  • Recommended improvements such as changes to the number of front desk staff and volunteers.
  • Resolved conflicts between physicians, staff, and patients to maintain optimal workflow. Supervised by the Director of Patient Experience.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Healthcare Leadership Degree, Expected in 09/2022 to Lewis University, - Romeoville, IL
Certification: Surgical Technology, Expected in 06/2008 to Banner Institute, - Chicago, IL

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School Attended

  • Lewis University,
  • Banner Institute,

Job Titles Held:

  • Sterile Processing Lead Technician
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Surgical Scheduler
  • Patient Experience/Patient Support Internship


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Certification

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