Dedicated and experienced Sterile Processing Technician with good knowledge and understanding of decontamination and sterilization of surgical instruments and committed to providing excellent patient care utilizing my 20 plus years of experience in health care and in the CPD department is interested in obtaining a position as a Medical Instrument Tech with an organization
that is stable and promotes career development.
Patient-focused care Tracheotomy care comprehension
Venipuncture/blood draw expert Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proper NG tube insertion and removal Outstanding customer service skills
Competent in physical assessments Microsoft Office skills
Foley catheter insertion/removal Proficiency in blood collection by venipuncture and
Catheter insertion/removal capability capillary technique from patients of all age groups
Practiced in sterilization techniques
Medical instrument sterilization mastery
Abides by infection control standards
Sterile Processing Tech October 2015 to CurrentWilliam Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak, MI
Provided a daily schedule to the Unit Coordinators.
Picked all surgical procedure instruments needed for same day and next day surgical cases.
Receive and wash all debris from instruments before sending through the washer sterilizer
Cleaned and sterilized instruments and disposed of contaminated supplies.
Restock all unused instruments and supplies.
Throughly examine all surgical instrument to ensure cleanliness and proper working condition.
According to established policies and procedures, assemble, wrap and sterilize all surgical sets.
Maintained a clean and organized working environment.
Nursing Assistant December 2006 to CurrentHenry Ford Health System - Detroit, MI
Maintain accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
Respond appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
Provide general medical assistance which includes taking vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse, respirations and obtaining information regarding patient medical history.
Maintain a clean, healthy and safe environment.
Assist with patient transfer and ambulation.
Perform procedures and uses equipment as delegated by a licensed professional, including blood draws, foley catheter removal, IV removal and EKGs.
Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds.
Answered call lights and aided in patient comfort and safety by adjusting beds, lights, bed rails, pillows, patients\' clothing and bedside tables/equipment.
Develop rapport with patients and families, staff and physicians.
Patient Care Facilitator November 2005 to December 2006Harper University Hospital - Detroit, MI.
Assist nurses and physicians with positioning patients on surgical tables.
Stocked operating rooms with supplies such as, gauze, sutures, bandages and sterile gloves.
Gathered supplies and equipment for each case.
Assisted with the preparation of the operating room by opening and setting up supplies and equipment as directed by then or surgeon.
Cleaned and flash sterilized surgical instruments for all cases.
Delivered specimens to laboratory for testing.
Ensured documentation of delivery to authorized personal.
Followed corporate requirements related to hospital regulations.
Ensured all work was completed according to current laws and regulations.
Monitored expiration of medical supplies and medications.
Clinical Technician March 2003 to November 2005ER St. John Providence Hospital - Southfield, MI.
Interviewed patients to obtain medical information, took vital signs, height and weight measurements.
Took vital signs of newborns.
Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
Changed sterile dressings.
Transported patients to testing areas of the hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys.
Administered non medicated enemas, foley catheters and nasal gastric tubes.
Instructed patients on how to use crutches.
Performed EKGs, urine pregnancy testing and blood draws.
Applied clean dressings, slings, splints as directed by the physicians.
Sterile Processing Technician August 2000 to April 2003St John Providence Hospital - Southfield, MI
Received inspected, cleaned and washed all surgical instruments in the decontamination area.
Documented all instruments received.
Properly assembled instruments in the appropriate trays according to check list.
Wrapped, Packaged and sterilized surgical instruments.
Followed corporate requirements related to JACHO and OSCHA laws and regulations.
Picked supplies and instruments needed for same day and next day cases.
Delivered needed supplies to operating rooms upon request.
Education and Training
Associate of Science : Surgical Technology, 1990Highland Park Community College - Highland Park, MI, Wayne
High School Diploma : General, 1977Southeastern High School - Dertoit, MI, Wayne
blood draws, blood pressure, oral communication, draw, CPR, customer service skills, delivery, documentation, EKGs, flash, medical assistance, Microsoft Office, next, patient care, positioning, progress, rapport, safety, surgeon, tables, Venipuncture, vital signs, wound care, wounds, Excellent written, and oral communication with operating room CPD staff.