Certified Sterile Processing & Distribution Technician
Tenured, dedicated, and motivated professional with a strong background coordinating the decontamination, inspection, cleaning, assembly, and packaging of medical/surgical materials in accordance with established policies, procedures, and guidelines. Possess years of successful experience working in fast-paced environments, helping to ensure a sterile and consistent supply of materials, and facilitating positive relationships with a wide range of colleagues and team members. Consistently recognized for outstanding contributions and solid reputation for resolving complex issues. Commended for organization, efficiency, priority management, and communication skills. Computer savvy and familiar with many modern systems and software applications.
Areas Of Interest
Assembly & Testing
Wrapping & Packaging
Inventory & Materials
Medical Equipment *Decontamination Processes
Maintenance & Repairs
Health & Safety Standards
Training & Team Building *Compressors & Dryers
Pumps & Motors
Records & Reporting
Policies & Procedures
Sterile Processing Technician/CSPD Volunteer, 06/2015 to Current Providence St. Vincent Medical Center – Portland, OR
Responsible for the proper care, cleaning, and decontamination of surgical instruments and equipment.
Sterilize specialized electromechanical machinery (cams, scopes, drills) and detect various malfunctions.
Interact with surgeons and deliver instrument sets and required supplies to operating rooms as needed.
Adhere to regulatory and departmental operating procedures, safety protocols, and technical standards.
01/1997 to 01/2013 Intel Corporation – Hillsboro, OR
Facility Mechanical Technician, 01/2010 to 01/2013
Oversaw preventative maintenance initiatives, conducted repairs, and managed specialized equipment.
Monitored performance and magnehelics gauges, adjusted/replaced sensors, and responded to alarms.
Coordinated and executed successful emergency overhauls to effectively streamline internal operations.
Trained and certified staff technicians from multiple facilities in Control of Hazardous Energies (COHE).
Self-Sustaining Technician, 01/1997 to 01/2010
Achieved output goals through repair prioritization, workflow optimization, and performance tracking Responsible for troubleshooting equipment, collecting/analyzing data, and overseeing safety audits Prepared daily reports, scheduled maintenance/repairs, and utilized automated process control systems Implemented successful strategies to maximize process efficiencies and streamline existing processes Recognized for leadership and technical skills and asked to serve as Administrator of the SharePoint site Provided training and guidance to team members and helped 20+ SSTs achieve metrology certification.
Certified Sterile Processing & Distribution Technician (CSPDT) - Certified by CBSPD
*Sterile Processing, Occupational Skills Training: Portland Community College -
Associate of Applied Science: Biomedical Equipment Technology, North Seattle Community College - Biomedical Equipment Technology
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