Sterile Processing Technician Resume Samples

A Sterile Processing Technician works as a part of the operations team in the healthcare sector and undertakes the role of patient safety as well as infection control. Major duties listed on the Sterile Processing Technician Resume include the following – operating the sterilizing equipment such as needles, gloves and so on; arranging all surgical equipment in the operating room, checking, assembling and adjusting medical tools, checking functionality of the tools before the surgery begins; and ensuring that all tools and equipment are decontaminated and completely sterile before and after the procedure.

To undertake this crucial task, the following qualities are required – the ability to develop and maintain technical knowledge in specialized areas; staying up-to-date with changing trends and practices; ability to identify areas of improvement; and complete knowledge of sterilization processes and procedures. Clinical training and certification from a relevant program are necessary.

Sterile Processing Technician Resume

Headline : Energetic, driven graduate with 6 years of shadowing experience in a dental office setting. Ability to function at a high level in a wide variety of settings. Detail-oriented with strong technical skills and the ability to learn concepts quickly.

Skills : Customer Service, Data Entry, Call Center, Excellent Research, Time Management, and Problem-Solving Skills.

Description :

    1. Inspecting, decontaminating, and cleaning medical instruments prior to assembly and sterilization.
    2. Applying proper sterilization procedure(s) depending on the substance of the instrument. 
    3. Documenting and acting on testing results if necessary.
    4. Setting proper parameters for steam-machines for various instruments such as time, temperature, and pressure.
    5. Maintaining a written history of all loads processed in steam, starred and gas ETO chambers.
    6. Ensuring sterile items are stored and transported properly to maintain sterile state.
    7. Ensuring availability of sterile instruments and trays of instruments which are of low-inventory and making them priority when needed for OR turnovers.
    8. Identifying and accounting for every instrument to keep trays intact.
    9. Packaging instruments into peel pouches and properly labeling pouches.
    10. Proper order-loading of the steam cart with instruments to prevent contamination (wet loads) during the sterilization process.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Certified Sterile Processing Technician Resume

Objective : Seeking a Sterile Processing Technician position at a surgical facility where one may expand the knowledge and skills of the surgical world and grow to be accomplished.

Skills : Sterile Processing, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Business One Software, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Decontaminated and sterilized instruments, medical supplies and equipment, and assembled, wrapped and sterilized trays of instruments.
    2. Followed proper Standard Precautions while in decontamination and sterilization areas.
    3. Monitored biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and medical equipment.
    4. Sorted mismatched sets of instruments, trays, and medical equipment and made them available to sterile processing customers in a timely manner.
    5. Restocked, labeled, and maintained inventory, submitted requisitions, collected and distributed instruments, trays, crash carts, and facility medical equipment.
    6. Performed environmental maintenance duties and assisted in maintaining inventory levels in sterile processing, the operating room, and in equipment storage areas.
    7. Verified that equipment functioned properly, requisitions for equipment maintenance, repair or replacement, and removed defective equipment.
    8. Assisted with maintaining established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, and quality improvement, safety, and environmental and infection control standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate


Sterile Processing Technician III Resume

Summary : Sterile Processing Technician with 10 plus years of experience. Demonstrated ability to build efficient, reliable teams that work together to achieve goals and exceed expectations.

Skills : MS Office, Data Entry, PPE, Hazardous Materials, Sterile Techniques, Reading/Understanding Government Regulations, Troubleshooting Skills, Report Development, Quality Assurance, And Auditing.

Description :

    1. Receiving dirty instruments from the operating room and cleaning them to the strictest of standards.
    2. Follow certain cleaning and sterilizing steps are given specific instruments.
    3. Make sure all instruments, that are extremely clean with not one dirty instrument making it to the operating room floor.
    4. In charge of making sure the operating room has all instruments for all cases, they are doing in a given day.
    5. Sorts mismatched sets of instruments, trays, and medical equipment and makes them available to sterile processing customers in a timely manner.
    6. Restocks, labels, and maintains inventory, submits requisitions, collects and distributes instruments, trays, crash carts, and facility medical equipment.
    7. Performs environmental maintenance duties and assists in maintaining inventory levels in sterile processing, the operating room, and in equipment storage areas.
    8. Hands-on with trays making sure each piece is in the tray matching by name and product number.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associates

Jr. Sterile Processing Technician Resume

Headline : Motivated, professional with 6 years of track record in the medical field as a Sterile Processing Technician. Dependable and reliable with extreme loyalty and pride for the company.

Skills : Certified Sterile Processing Technician, Data Entry, Excellent Communication, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Performed decontamination and sterilizes instruments medical supplies and equipment, and assembled wraps and sterilizes trays of instruments.
    2. Follows proper Standard Precautions while in decontamination and sterilization areas.
    3. Monitored biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and medical equipment.
    4. Sorted mismatched sets of instruments, trays, and medical equipment and made them available to sterile processing customers in a timely manner.
    5. Restocked, labels, and maintained inventory, submitted requisitions, collected and distributed instruments, trays, crash carts, and facility medical equipment.
    6. Performed environmental maintenance duties and assists in maintaining inventory levels in sterile processing, the operating room, and in equipment storage areas.
    7. Verified that equipment functions properly, requisitions for equipment maintenance, repair or replacement, and removes defective equipment.
    8. Assisted with maintaining established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, and quality improvement, safety, and environmental and infection control standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certification

Associate Sterile Processing Technician Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Sterile Processing Technician with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment in which your company prides itself.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Flexible Endoscope Reprocessing, Venipuncture, Electrocardiography, Anatomy and Physiology.

Description :

    1. Completed logs daily that checked the facility's temperature and humidity, water temperatures, refrigerator temperatures, pathology, and cleaning in various areas.
    2. Completed logs monthly that checked the integrity of peel packs and trays that were stored in the Operating Rooms, the sub sterile hallway, and the storage room.
    3. Cataract trays, Buckle trays, and various eye instruments were disassembled, decontaminated, reassembled, or peel packed, distributed, and stored in FIFO Order.
    4. Processed instruments and trays by following manufacturer's instructions, guidelines, and Policies and Procedures of the facility.
    5. During and after each load, checked that the steam sterilization parameter had been met by maintaining the correct temperature, pressure, sterilization time, and drying time.
    6. Made order lists concerning supplies that were needed in both the decontamination area and sterile processing area in a timely manner.
    7. Helped the nursing staff translate instructions to patients who spoke Spanish.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certification

Sterile Processing Technician II Resume

Summary : Sterile Processing Technician with 9 years of experience, is now seeking to contribute to the organization's success through the use of exceptional customer service and people skills.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Welding, Mechanic, Computer Hardware, Computer Repair, sterile processing, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Responsible for assembling surgical instrument trays, which requires maintaining appropriate knowledge of instruments and their usage.
    2. Ensured maintenance of environmental, safety and infection control standard during the performance of duties.
    3. Maintained inventory/requisition/maintenance documentation as required by the department to provide efficient management of equipment.
    4. Responsible for operating and maintaining washers, autoclaves, ethylene oxide sterilizer, and decontamination equipment according to established guidelines.
    5. Assisted nursing personnel in obtaining appropriate instruments and trays for procedures.
    6. Solely responsible for the entire department at least twice monthly.
    7. Developing innovative ways to maintain and track equipment throughout the medical center.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate

Sterile Processing Technician I Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a challenging position wherein, one can utilize the professional skills. Accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to think quickly and successfully when handling difficult situations.

Skills : Time Management, Organization, Attention To Detail, Quality Focus, Professionalism, Productivity, Documentation Skills, Written Communication, Data Entry Management Equipment Maintenance, Supply Management, Bilingual Fluent In Spanish And English.

Description :

    1. Performed manual cleaning and decontamination of surgical instruments prior to sterilization.
    2. Responsible for examining equipment for defects, testing autoclave, routinely recording results of biological indicators in the incubator.
    3. Ordered and distributed supplies, assembled trays, while also ensuring that sterile supplies are within the expiration date.
    4. Responsible for all raw materials equipment and other supplies needed for surgery.
    5. Planned and controlled all activities for central store operation.
    6. Performed cycle counts and reported inventory.
    7. Negotiated and communicated with suppliers and vendors to get the most out of the company's budget, while promoting a harmonious working relationship to ensure effectiveness.
    8. Maintaining medical records operations by following policies and procedures.
    9. Reporting needed changes ensuring medical record availability by routing records to admissions, physicians offices for information and verification.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Assistant Sterile Processing Technician Resume

Objective : Looking to secure a responsible and challenging position that would allow using the experience, knowledge, and expertise to the advantage of the employer.

Skills : CPR, First Aid, Personnel Management, Communication, Capable Problem Solver, Detail Oriented, Fluent In Spanish, Windows Proficiency, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Performed and participated in decontamination, cleaning, assembling, packaging, sterilization, storage and distribution of reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.
    2. Would also perform additional duties as assigned.
    3. Decontaminated and sterilized instruments, medical supplies and equipment, and assembled, wrapped and sterilized trays of instruments.
    4. Monitored biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and medical equipment.
    5. Sorted incompatible sets of instruments, trays and medical equipment.
    6. Restocked, labeled, and maintained inventory, submitted requisitions, collected and distributed instruments, trays, crash carts, and facility medical equipment.
    7. Performed environmental maintenance duties and assisted in maintaining inventory levels in sterile processing, the operating room, and in equipment storage areas.
    8. Verified that equipment functioned properly, requisitioned for equipment maintenance, repaired or replaced, and removed defective equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Technician

Sterile Processing Technician-Temp Resume

Summary : Seeking to secure a professional position in a reputable facility where one is able to continue to enhance the skills while providing assistance and support to the facility and its costumers.

Skills : Microsoft, Emr, Data Entry, Documentation, CPR.

Description :

    1. Sterilized and assembled medical equipment for surgery, exams, and other medical procedures in a fast-paced environment.
    2. Prepared equipment by ensuring its cleanliness and correct temperatures were reached and maintained to prevent contamination.
    3. Assembled instruments for various specialty surgeries as requested by the representatives from the many sales representatives.
    4. Daily operation of the ETO Gas Sterilizer and the Autoclave, Sterrad, etc.
    5. Identified, evaluated, anticipated, and recognized potential safety hazards.
    6. Sterilized and assembled medical equipment for surgery, exams, and other medical procedures in a fast-paced environment.
    7. Prepped equipment by ensuring its cleanliness and correct temperatures were reached and maintained to prevent contamination.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate

Sterile Processing Technician-Supervisor Resume

Headline : An experienced Sterile Processing Technician is looking to secure a position with a well-established organization with a stable environment that will lead to a lasting relationship Excellent customer service and communication skills with patients and co-workers, on the telephone and face-to-face.

Skills : Microsoft Office, HCFA 1500, UB92 and ADA Claim Forms, Patient Scheduling.

Description :

    1. Performs a variety of Sterile Processing functions, which include the decontamination, and distribution of sterile surgical instrumentation to the OR and other areas.
    2. Required to maintain and control both sterile and non-sterile supplies, and identify and remedy equipment. 
    3. Process failures and hazards while maintaining the appropriate and complete records.
    4. Assembles and processes instruments sets, trays, supplies and linen, prioritizes trays and tasks according to the surgery schedule.
    5. Follows proper techniques and procedures to ensure the integrity of the sterilization process.
    6. Disassembles, decontaminates, and processes instrumentation according to manufacturer and industry standards.
    7. Ensures instrumentation is reassembled correctly and functioning properly.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate

Sr. Sterile Processing Technician Resume

Summary : Professional Healthcare worker with a combined 9+ years in Hospital & Healthcare experience offering excellent communication, organizational, patient relations skills and the ability to deal effectively with all staff levels. Have knowledge of surgical procedures and use of equipment and devices.

Skills : Medical Terminology, Knowledge of Computers/Microsoft.

Description :

    1. Decontaminates and sterilizes instruments, medical supplies and equipment, and assembles, wraps and sterilizes trays of instruments.
    2. Follows proper Standard Precautions while in decontamination and sterilization areas.
    3. Monitors biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and medical equipment.
    4. Stand, bend, lift and transport instrument sets and trays hours at a time.
    5. Sorts mismatched sets of instruments, trays, and medical equipment and makes them available to sterile processing customers in a timely manner.
    6. Lift up to 40-60 pounds of metal trays, instruments, devices, and other equipment.
    7. Restocks, labels, and maintains inventory, submits requisitions, collects and distributes instruments, trays, crash carts, and facility medical equipment.
    8. Performs environmental maintenance duties and assists in maintaining inventory levels in sterile processing, the operating room, and in equipment storage areas.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Sterile Processing Technician-Consultant Resume

Headline : Well, qualified Sterile Processing Technician experienced in fast-paced, multi-task environments that depend on efficiency and accuracy. Exceptionally dependable and competent. Self-starter with strong instrument knowledge.

Skills : Medical Support, Customer Service, Sterilization, Inventory Management, Medical Terminology, Peoplesoft, Purchasing.

Description :

    1. Served an Outpatient surgery center that specialized in gynecology, podiatry, plastic, ENT, and ophthalmology procedures.
    2. Decontamination of surgical instruments and other medical equipment as needed including bronchoscopes and endoscopes.
    3. Inspected all instruments for cleanliness, proper function, and breakage by viewing the instruments before assembly.
    4. Assembled surgical trays and equipment following established count sheet and packaging items according to size and type of instrument or equipment.
    5. Daily biological monitoring, documenting, and interpret all parameters for all types of sterilizers to ensure proper function.
    6. Distributed all sterile and non-sterile supplies and medical equipment upon request or case cart requisition. 
    7. Performed other duties and responsibilities as requested.
    8. Identified and resolved issues along with keeping the charge nurse informed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certification

Lead Sterile Processing Technician Resume

Headline : Seeking a position with an expanding company. Have a strong interest in pursuing professional development opportunities, including specialized training in the organization's growth areas.

Skills : Computer, Inventory, Transporting, Data Entry, Collections, And Accounting.

Description :

    1. Decontaminates and sterilizes instruments, medical supplies and equipment, and assembles, wraps and sterilizes trays of instruments.
    2. Follows proper Standard Precautions while in decontamination and sterilization areas.
    3. Monitors biological and chemical wash solution to ensure quality and consistency for decontamination of instruments and medical equipment.
    4. Sorts mismatched sets of instruments, trays, and medical equipment and makes them available to sterile processing customers in a timely manner.
    5. Restocks, labels, and maintains inventory, submits requisitions, collects and distributes instruments, trays, crash carts, and facility medical equipment.
    6. Assists with maintaining established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, and quality improvement, safety, and environmental and infection control standards.
    7. Communicates appropriately using good interpersonal skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Principal Sterile Processing Technician Resume

Headline : Experience in the Healthcare support and customer service, to include proficient in various areas of prehospital care as well as clinical support of such as sterile processing skills with the ability to use basic computer skills.

Skills : Sterile Processing Technician, Surgical Technician, MS Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Inspects, assembles and prepares instrumentation for terminal sterilization in accordance with established sterile processing practices and standards.
    2. Inspects instruments for cleanliness and proper functionality.
    3. Assembles instrument trays and sets in accordance with specific requirements.
    4. Wraps or packages and labels instrumentation for sterilization, properly, using established, generally accepted techniques.
    5. Performs terminal sterilization activities in accordance with established procedures utilizing steam and plasma and related sterilization equipment.
    6. Loads and unloads instruments and equipment from sterilizers properly, in accordance with established procedures.
    7. Operates steam and plasma sterilizers and related equipment; recognizes equipment malfunctions and reports to Team Leader and Supervisor immediately.
    8. Perform routine maintenance and minor repair of equipment, as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Sterile Processing Technician Resume

Headline : Sterile Processing Technician is now seeking to obtain a rewarding position as a surgical technologist/ sterile processing technician, also within an innovative and professional organization where one can contribute knowledge and skills for the benefit of the company and community.

Skills : Computer Skills- Excel, Outllook, Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Assembled basic instrument trays in accordance with established procedures.
    2. Cleaned, sterilized, re-packaged and disposed of instruments to maintain a safe patient environment.
    3. Determined the proper method of cleaning necessary for different types of instruments, and ensured that the proper method was utilized at all times.
    4. Demonstrated thorough knowledge of the parameters required for sterilization, and reported any deviations to the appropriate personnel in a timely manner.
    5. Changed autoclave charts daily, dating and initialing each chart load.
    6. Followed established guidelines for packaging, labeling and selecting the proper method of sterilization.
    7. Decontamination of devices such as complex medical equipment, surgical drills, orthopedic trays.
    8. Perform routine inspections of clinics dirty rooms and transportation of contaminated items to ensure compliance to policies and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma