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Experience Experience
03/2014 present
Philadelphia, PA
Linen / Sterilization Technician
Philadelphia, PA
Linen / Sterilization Technician
03/2014 present
Philadelphia, PA
Linen / Sterilization Technician
03/2014 present
  • Performs sterilization processes at SCCA
  • Operates Cleaning equipment according to procedures and protocols
  • Distribute clean linen to all departments within SCCA, which includes unloading bulk linen carts, stocking shelves, handles special requests, and stocks special linen carts for various areas and departments. Process soiled Linen throughout SCCA
  • Certified through IAHCSMM (International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materials Management) or a similarly recognized organization…or will obtain within 6 months of employment
  • Assists in noting trends regarding instrumentation breakdown for process improvement
  • Ensures workload is shared equally in the department in meeting the daily department workload
  • Comply with established safety procedures and policies, with the intent of maintaining a safe working environment
04/2007 10/2013
Boston, MA
Central Sterilization Technician
Boston, MA
Central Sterilization Technician
04/2007 10/2013
Boston, MA
Central Sterilization Technician
04/2007 10/2013
  • Consistently verifies accuracy of all tasks performed and participates in process improvement efforts to increase customer satisfaction
  • Performs other functions assigned by Supervisor or Director
  • Actively supports and participates in orientation of new employees
  • Participates in projects or groups assigned by Supervisor or Director
  • Routinely updates knowledge on processing practices, procedures and products. If certified, maintains certification
  • Follows manufacturer's instruction for process to prolong the useful life of the equipment and ensure that it is maintained in good working condition
  • Cleans departmental shelves, carts, equipment and maintains a neat and Organizational work area
11/2000 03/2007
Chicago, IL
Sterilization Technician
Chicago, IL
Sterilization Technician
11/2000 03/2007
Chicago, IL
Sterilization Technician
11/2000 03/2007
  • Utilizing an automated lift system for items heavier than 50 pounds or ask for assistance
  • Recognizes and recommends improvement initiatives or corrections to process, quality and/or safety issues
  • Perform basic repairs, maintenance, disassembly and reassembly of major equipment
  • Identify and communicate work order issues
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Assist in updating of batch records, SOPs and JTC's
  • Independently perform mechanical set up of the pump cleaning station
Education Education
School Degree
School Degree
University of Southern California
School Degree
Skills Skills
  • Ability to recognize product quality issues based on company guidelines, policies, and
  • Working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to recognize product quality issues based on company guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to set up and use basic weight devices in standard and metric format
  • Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time
  • Demonstrates good listening skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to work in a team environment
  • Good Manual Dexterity
  • Color vision with the ability to accurately identify and distinguish colors
  • Demonstrate good communication skills
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9 Sterilization Technician resume templates

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Sterilization Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Decontaminates all material and instruments upon receipt to department
  • Promotes customer satisfaction by assuring prompt and accurate service
  • Maintains and validates high standards of ethics, safety and cleanliness of the Sterilization Department in a timely and conscientious manner
  • Maintains accurate records of the effectiveness of the cleaning, disinfecting and sterilization processes
  • Removes instrumentation which are misaligned, pitted, cracked or otherwise in need of service or replacement from service
  • Maintains proper stock arrangement, rotation and shelf life of sterile supplies and equipment
  • Ensures that all moving instrument parts are clean and well lubricated
  • Assembles instrument trays utilizing the approved count sheet and documents process count accurately
  • Packages all reusable trays/items following departmental policy with proper documentation
  • Cleans departmental shelves, carts, equipment and maintains a neat and Organizational work area
  • Restocks specialty trays, i.e. plates, screws in a timely manner prior to sterilization
  • Prepares lot/load documentation for all items placed in a cycle
  • Maintains proper documentation on the preferred method of routine care, cleaning and sterilization for all surgical equipment
  • Follows manufacturer's instruction for process to prolong the useful life of the equipment and ensure that it is maintained in good working condition
  • Ensures workload is shared equally in the department in meeting the daily department workload
  • Assists in noting trends regarding instrumentation breakdown for process improvement
  • Follows all required safety and central processing standards, including OSHA Blood borne Pathogen Standard to avoid injury and contamination to self and others. Ensures disinfectants are used in proper concentration
  • Understands disinfectants must remain in contact with all surfaces for a specific period to allow penetration of all the microbial cell walls and deactivation
  • Ensures manufacturer's label instructions are followed completely on all chemicals and solutions utilized in the Department
  • Validates disinfectants are never mixed with each other since this may inactivate disinfecting properties and release toxic fumes
  • Ensures proper recording of biological and monitoring of the sterilization process including lot controls
  • Minimum: One- year experience in an acute care hospital setting preferred
  • Strong follow-through and understanding of the principle of universal precautions
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Sterilization Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for empting and washing 50 gallon barrels
  • Responsible for operating bottle grinder
  • Responsible for carrying trash from Production facility to proper locations. Drive company truck, non-CDL
  • Responsible for carrying trash from labs to grinding room
  • Responsible for daily operation of autoclave
  • Responsible for glassware washing and sterilization procedures
  • Responsible for moving 50 lbs. of glassware on a regular basis
  • Responsible for wrapping glassware
  • Preforms cooperatively with a certified trainer and other certified technicians. Progression through the Demonstrated Skills-Based Training System is vital to performance and should be considered a priority
  • Additional responsibilities may include assisting in all areas of vaccine production
  • Ability to share workload and responsibilities of other departmental employees
  • Minimum of High School graduate or equivalent
  • 1 year related experience in a manufacturing environment helpful
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Sterilization Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Learn and demonstrate understanding of basic sterilization principles and aseptic technique
  • Operate the pump cleaning station and ultrasonic independently
  • Cleaning and wrapping of filling equipment
  • Utilizing an automated lift system for items heavier than 50 pounds or ask for assistance
  • Understand and use fill schedule to meet customer's requirements
  • Basic understanding of RFT Methodologies
  • Operation of an autoclave to steam sterilize filling equipment and stoppers
  • Identify and communicate work order issues
  • Independently perform mechanical set up of the pump cleaning station
  • Assist in updating of batch records, SOPs and JTC's
  • Participate in cross training within manufacturing
  • Participate in special project teams (i.e. Safety, RFT, Kaizen events)
  • Perform basic repairs, maintenance, disassembly and reassembly of major equipment
  • Ability to identify quality issues
  • Understand and apply instructions in written, oral, and/or diagram formats
  • Demonstrates good listening skills
  • Expresses a positive attitude
  • Manual dexterity using hands and fingers
  • Constant standing for extended periods
  • Ability to work flexible hours including work weekend, holiday, and overtime
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Sterilization Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supports the training process as subject matter expert and team member, as applicable
  • Displays team empowerment and motivate other team members in the ability and willingness to develop and initiate change
  • Demonstrates leadership to wage associates
  • Recognizes and recommends improvement initiatives or corrections to process, quality and/or safety issues
  • Demonstrates good communication skills with clear and concise oral and written communication skills are required to effectively communicate work requirements, passions and ideas
  • Educated in all documents pertaining to the sterilization process as per assigned training in ComplianceWire
  • Ensures the specified parameters are being met during the sterilization process
  • Recognize “abnormal” operating conditions involving the sterilization process and implement proper responses including notification of facilitator or process engineers
  • Operates and is knowledgeable of the sterilization equipment and computer systems
  • Comply with company policies, procedures, and the intent of the company credo
  • Comply with established safety procedures and policies, with the intent of maintaining a safe working environment
  • Support ISO 14000 recertification effort
  • Ensure compliance with J&J environmental policies/guidelines, J&J Pollution Prevention Goals and regulatory requirements. Understand and comply with permit/regulatory requirements
  • Comply with QSR’s and ISO 9000 requirements as they apply to the sterilization area
  • Keep area clean and orderly
  • Operate equipment to meet objectives detailed in standard operating procedures and process specifications
  • Coordinate process operations and material movement from other departments and throughout the sterilization area. Places emphasis on meeting customer demands
  • Actively communicates with the Microbiology department and or QA Sterilization in regards to product integrity and product sterility
  • Accountable for review of run records ambient and dry storage requirements of absorbable sutures and devices
  • Maintenance of production work to include recording books, stamping run records and books associated with the material or devices being sterilized. Knowledgeable of JDE, LIMS, and SCADA
  • Supports, understands, and adheres to continuous improvement principles and rules by identifying, evaluating and resolving problems. Focuses on continuous improvement, quality, improved cycle times, safety, cost reductions, and customer satisfaction
  • Complete training programs and certification as required
  • Cross-trains to support other functional areas
  • Support Plant Diversity Process
  • High School education or equivalent required
  • Completion of training as per Compliance Wire curriculum
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • One to three years of related manufacturing experience
  • Must have schedule flexibility and be able to work 630pm-630am (rotating 4 days on, 4 days off).Production
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Sterilization Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) or must obtain CRCST within 6 months of hire and maintain competencies to stay up to date with latest regulatory requirements
  • Central supply and order processing
  • Ability to understand detailed technical instructions on equipment operation. Mechanical aptitude. Cleanliness
  • Microsoft Word and Excel skills
  • Attention to detail, documentation skills, manual dexterity, organizational skills, ability to lift and push up to 50 pounds
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Sterilization Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Executes approved IQ, OQ, and PQ protocols as required
  • Performs continual evaluation of results generated during execution of validations to recommend adjustments in a timely manner
  • Drafts protocols, reports and quotes for internal review as required
  • Interfaces with Production, Quality, and other functional groups internally as required to ensure continuous improvement, regulatory compliance, and adherence to company procedures
  • Writes and revises or advises on affected procedures as necessary
  • Evaluates new equipment or supplies as requested
  • BA/BS in Science or Engineering
  • Ability to work in a regulated environment that requires strict adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, problem solve and work well under pressure
  • Possesses exceptional organizational, time management, and documentation skills
  • Ability to lift and exert force of up to 50 Ibs
  • Ability to understand and follows SOPs in all activities
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team as circumstances dictate
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Central Sterilization Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Appropriately prepares all dental instrumentation and handpieces for manual or mechanical decontamination to ensure items are not damaged during processing
  • Appropriately selects/uses correct cleaning method (manual or mechanical) and cleaning chemicals required for each item. Accurately loads/unloads and operates washers, sonic cleaners and cart washer to ensure items are clean and safe for handling. Verifies correct cycle parameters. Recognizes faulty equipment operations and refers to Supervisor, Lead or Director
  • Accurately identifies, inspects and assembles dental instrumentation and handpieces for all clinic areas to ensure availability and safe and efficient operation during patient care procedures. Recognizes nonfunctional equipment or general instrumentation and refers issues to Supervisor, Lead, or Director. (Inspection/Assembly)
  • Appropriately selects and uses correct type and method of packaging for dental instrumentation, equipment and supplies to prevent potential damage and assist in proper sterilant penetration
  • Completely operates all sterilization equipment and completes required documentation. Monitors and verifies mechanical, chemical and biological indicators to ensure sterilization parameters have been achieved. Performs recall if parameters are not met
  • Efficiently selects instrumentation, equipment and supplies and prepares and delivers case carts to ensure all items have integrity and are readily available for patient care. Collects lab coats and towels from the clinic and office areas and prepare them for linen pick-up. Sort unusable gowns for replacement
  • Routinely updates knowledge on processing practices, procedures and products. If certified, maintains certification
  • Consistently verifies accuracy of all tasks performed and participates in process improvement efforts to increase customer satisfaction
  • Participates in projects or groups assigned by Supervisor or Director
  • Attends required meetings and activities at the Dental School or University
  • Actively supports and participates in orientation of new employees
  • Performs other functions assigned by Supervisor or Director
  • Must have flexible schedule because occasionally work hours may change due to departmental need, student testing and weekend exams
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Linen / Sterilization Technician Resume Examples & Samples

  • Performs sterilization processes at SCCA
  • Uses appropriate sterilization techniques according to the Cleaning, Disinfection, Sterilization Policy
  • Operates Cleaning equipment according to procedures and protocols
  • Distribute clean linen to all departments within SCCA, which includes unloading bulk linen carts, stocking shelves, handles special requests, and stocks special linen carts for various areas and departments. Process soiled Linen throughout SCCA
  • Maintains Linen par levels in all Department within SCCA and completes linen orders as required
  • Minimum one-year experience in a hospital sterile processing, central services, or surgical supply and equipment environment
  • Certified through IAHCSMM (International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materials Management) or a similarly recognized organization…or will obtain within 6 months of employment