08/15/2000 - feb 2012) - Medical Supply Technician Washington, District of Columbia United States Pay Grade: GS-06 Salary: $1,100.00 per bi-week Hours per week: 40 Duties: Serve as a Medical Supply Technician in the Central Material Service rotating among the various medical supply operation assignments in a medical and surgical facility requiring a complete range of medical supplies, instruments, and equipment. Receive, dissemble, and inspect for damage, reusable medical supplies, instruments, and equipment. Determine correct method for pre-sterilizing, load and operate pre-sterilizers and reassemble medical equipment. Examine items to insure that gross contamination has been removed. Receive sterilized trays, sets, and equipment from the sterilizer, checks for effectiveness of sterilization. Assemble and load carts according to schedules, and fill special and emergency request for supplies. Receive training in such areas as the use and functioning of new medical supplies, instruments, and equipment; new or improved sterilization practices, as they affect the sterile supply operation. Distribute, prepare and maintain sterile supplies as well as special equipment for the treatment facility. Perform Quality Assurance monitoring using appropriate tools regarding the completion and contents of the biological spores. Document supply accountability (cataloging), maintain files, tracking and ensure supplies are complete, manually or by automatic data processing. Use and maintain biological tests for sterile parameters, which aides in micro biology, bacteriology and therapeutic practices as they affect sterile supplies. Perform quality assurance (QA) tests. Process and assemble surgical and endoscopic trays. Prepare and distribute operating cases. Maintain, read, file, and stamp machine printouts with event related dates. Check for expired, damaged items or for any discrepancies and remove from stock, such as inventory management. Perform and practice aseptic techniques, such as removing soil, blood, tissue fragments, any protein or bio-burden with an enzymatic detergent, which require MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet). Apply ethylene oxide, steam, sterrad, and steris sterilization methods for various medical supplies, using the appropriate equipment. Receive, sort, inventory decontaminate, clean, examine and sterilize medical and surgical instruments. Inspect and prepare medical and surgical items such as endoscopic and powered equipment for sterilization. Load and operate washer/decontaminator, ultrasonic cleaners, steam and ethylene oxide sterilizers. Stamp, date, store, and rotate items and issues sterile items, and inspect for expiration dates. Use and evaluate sterilizer test indicators. I report defective equipment to the supervisor. Assist in training new staff. Serve as a Medical Supply Technician in the Central Material Service rotating among the various medical supply operation assignments in a medical and surgical facility requiring a complete range of medical supplies, instruments, and equipment. Receive, dissemble, and inspect for damage, reusable medical supplies, instruments, and equipment. Determine correct method for pre-sterilizing, load and operate pre-sterilizers and reassemble medical equipment. Examine items to insure that gross contamination has been removed. Receive sterilized trays, sets, and equipment from the sterilizer, checks for effectiveness of sterilization. Assemble and load carts according to schedules, and fill special and emergency request for supplies. Receive training in such areas as the use and functioning of new medical supplies, instruments, and equipment; new or improved sterilization practices, as they affect the sterile supply operation. I understand the basic principles of microbiology as they apply to medical supply operations, especially as they relate to the resistance of microorganisms to external destructive agents such as heat, chemicals, and ionizing radiation. I have worked as a medical instrument technician. I have basic understanding of human anatomy and physiology, medical and surgical terminology and therapeutic procedures.
- Medical Supply Technician at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
6 years, 6 months at this Job
- Diploma - General Education
- - General Studies
Fulltime, 40 hrs. wkly) 8:00-4:30 shift Serves as a fully qualified, fulltime Medical Supply Technician at the Tallahassee OPC, responsible for, but not limited to; distribution of medical/surgical supplies, the collecting, receiving, processing, decontamination, storage, transportation, preparation, assembly and sterilization of all reusable medical supplies, surgical instruments, probes and equipment used throughout TOPC. Skillfully operates washers, sterilizers and other types of equipment to reprocess RME (reusable medical equipment) and patient care equipment. Extremely competent and highly knowledgeable in all required VA Handbook, SPS SOP's, manufacture guidelines (IFU's) and Industry Standards (AAMI, AORN and IAHCSMM). Ensures storage areas of unique supplies of service are maintained and perform weekly quality control procedures throughout areas of responsibilities. Expedites the collection and removal of any out dated/expired medical supplies and assures proper disposal within regulating guidelines. Anticipates instrument and material usage and promptly provides customer service to numerous physicians, nurses and clinical locations to support patient care. Additionally, maintains binders, departmental inventories, mechanical documentation and special instrument reprocessing reports. Notable accomplishments include: - Current in all SPS and unit Standard Operating Procedures training.
- Medical Supply Technician at Veterans Affairs, SPS THCC
- Fulltime, 40 hrs. wkly at DaVita Dialysis
- Certified Surgical Tech at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital
2 years, 4 months at this Job
- - Information & Informatics
10000 BAY PINES BLVD.
BAY PINE, FL 33477 USA 11/2013 - Present
Salary: 42,702.00 USD Per Year
Hours per wk.: 40
Series: 0062 Pay Plan: GS Grade: 7 Lead Medical Supply Technician (This is a federal job)
Supervisor: Takesha Tibbs Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes As a Lead Medical Supply Technician within the Sterile Processing Section under Sterile Processing Services (SPS) duties include various sterilization processing, decontamination, surgical tray assembly, reusable medical equipment processing and quality assurance functions and case cart assembly. Knowledge and experience as follows.
➢ Responsible for maintaining the daily work flow/assignments of the Processing and Decontamination medical supply technicians.
➢ Distributing and balancing workload among staff in accordance with established work flow or job specialization, assure timely workload completion and that staff keeps busy performing assigned workload.
➢ Conducting on the job staff training to assure they understand and fulfill their duties appropriately in accordance with established procedures.
➢ Monitoring workload progress, making adjustments as needed to satisfy priorities. Obtaining assistance from the Processing and Decontamination Unit Supervisor and/or Assistant Chief when supervisory intervention is required to eliminate backlogs, disciplinary or performance problems, special request that cannot be routinely handled, etc.
➢ Functioning when necessary as a backup for basic computer operations. Placed requisitions for emergency supplies in the absence of Chief, Assistant Chief and Supervisor.
➢ Maintaining accurate records of all areas of responsibility and reporting daily to the Supervisor and/or Assistant Chief regarding performance.
➢ Understanding principles and procedures for processing of used/contaminated instruments, reusable supplies and equipment.
➢ Disassembles and inspects items for damage or missing components. Operates equipment and instruments to insure proper functioning prior to sterilization or redistribution. All malfunctioning instruments or equipment is sent to Biomedical Engineering or appropriate vendor for repair.
➢ Maintains proper guidelines for work flow, air flow and people flow.
➢ Effectively leads new staff through the required SPS Orientation. Leading by example elicits and inspiring new staff to excel. Guides coworkers through sterile processing and distribution electronic training system.
➢ Audits Documentation records for Gas and Steam Sterilizers as well as Biological Indicators results.
➢ Monitors Censitrac System to maintain adequate workflows in SPS department and every Service in the hospital.
➢ Responsible for filling out work orders for needed repairs, storing clean and sterile equipment, and properly issuing SPS equipment to the using areas.
➢ Interacting with loaner vendors pertaining to loaner instrumentation based on upcoming patient/surgeon needs. BAY PINES VA HEALTH SYSTEM 10000 BAY PINES BLVD. BAY PINE, FL 33477 USA Supervisor Medical Supply Technician (This is a federal job) Supervisor: Wanda Linscott Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes As an Acting Supervisor monitored the work flow and people flow in three main area of Sterile Processing services in Nursing department which include decontamination, sterilization/preparation, and case cart assembly by day-by-day basis.
➢ Determining the priorities, document accuracy and present staffing requirements and staff assignments in accordance with skills and abilities.
➢ Responsible for making assignments, resolving complaints, implementing the disciplinary actions when necessary with verbal or written form.
➢ Assisted in monitoring the legal documentation focused on the proper process vs proper RME critical and non-critical for patient safety and infection control.
➢ Maintained satisfactory communication with clinical and Main operating room charge person for the adequate RME supplies according to the patient's needs.
➢ Managed and supervised proper methods and techniques for handling, storing, and protecting reusable medical equipment from infection. LOUIS STOCKS CLEVELAND VA MED. CENTER 10705 EAST BLVD. CLEVELAND, OHIO 44106 USA 02/2014 - 03/2014 Salary: 42,702.00 Hours per wk.: 40 Series: 0062 Pay Plan: GS Grade:8
- Lead Medical Supply Technician at BAY PINES VA HEALTH SYSTEM
- Medical Supply Technician at Series
5 years, 4 months at this Job
- BS - Majoring IT/Management
- Associate of Arts
- - Nursing
- - Medical Assistant
- BS - Microbiology
* Certified Registered Medical Supply Technician * Collects used and soiled supplies, instruments, and reusable medical equipment. * Decontaminates medical equipment and instruments. * Disassembles and reassembles medical equipment after decontamination. * Inspects, assembles, packages and sterilizes trays, sets, and packs. * Monitors the effectiveness of sterilization for quality control. * Cross trains new staff to ensure knowledgeable technicians in all areas. * Successfully manually cleans and high level disinfects endoscopic instruments between patient uses. Ensures no bioburden remains BEFORE HLD process, via ChannelCheck system.
- Medical Supply Technician at Department of Veteran's Affairs
- Nursing Assistant at Department of Veteran's Affairs
6 years, 2 months at this Job
- Associate's Degree in Biology - Biology
- - Business Management
- High School Diploma
Support and supply the OR, and main center with all equipment needed. Use medical software SMART to facilitate and order supplies.
- Medical Supply Technician at Round rock medical center
- Admin Assistant (Temp) at Finance Office
- Supply Sergeant at US Army
7 months at this Job
* Receive supplies and material into the VA Medical Center's catchment area. * Pull and unload items daily from the warehouse and transport to primary supply. * Pull stock inventory and material for delivery and replenish stock inventory. * Deliver supplies in a timely manner and ensure supplies and material delivered are in sterile and operational condition. * Monitor expiration dates, rotate stock to limit outdates and remove items from use as required by outdates.
- CWT Medical Supply Technician at VA Medical Center
- Server Administrator (Project Contractor) at State of Oklahoma
- Information Security Analyst (Project Contractor) at Oklahoma Gas & Electric
- vCloud Systems Administrator (Project Contractor) at Seagate
6 months at this Job
Hours per week 40 Serves as a Supply Technician performing a combination of tasks concerned with ordering, receiving, storing, issuing, and replenishing expendable and durable medical supplies for various departments within Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) and outlying clinics. Responsible for ordering or loading stocked medical items via automated systems to include, but not limited to the Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS) and PYXIS (Point of USE) systems. Manage inventory of medical supplies for various medical departments consisting of over 3,000 line items by utilizing automated systems, websites, regulations, policies and directives. Items stocked are short dated and of a technical nature. Determine uses of each item (i.e., unusual storage requirements, expiration dates, necessity in medical emergency situations, etc.). Determine, establish and manage estimates and material requirements. Provide computer support for ordering, receiving, and maintaining reports necessary for assigned areas. Assist on matters concerning supply and availability of all standard and non-standard items used in assigned area. Converts funds into material of the proper kind, quality and quantity and makes sure the items are available at the correct time and place. Initiates orders and addresses supply for items in out-of-stock situations, emergency one-time orders and special requests. Coordinate with Logistics Technician and the Logistics Area Manager for alternate sources of supply for multi-source items at lowest possible cost while assuring superior quality of items. Maintains good working relationship with other department personnel for the purpose of obtaining emergency items when necessary. Establish and revise reorder frequencies, and establishes stock levels for individual items on a selective basis to achieve effective supply while remaining within authorized or available funds. Review all orders automatically placed by the automated system and frequently make adjustments as required. Responsive to subtle changes in demand and utilization of all items. Responsible for certain aspects of inventory management. Create and submit requests consisting of inventory required for next day delivery. Controls stock and due-ins assuring adequate supplies by controlling budget expenditures and quantities on hand. Prepares, generates and reviews reports taking appropriate action. Order expendable and durable medical supplies utilized in the facility (e.g. hazardous chemicals, flammable, pharmaceuticals, controlled substances, sterile solutions, stents, laboratory, surgical, medsurg, etc.). Control all stock distribution in assigned areas. Initiate a variety of purchase requests. Receives, reviews, and documents delivery vouchers received from warehouse, purchasing, and suppliers. Maintain a tracking system and log to ensure that packages are tracked, received and distributed to various departments. Examines items received, notes averages, shortages, or any damages incurred in shipping. Maintain documentation of items received. Sort supplies by customer DODAC for delivery. Inspect items received; ensuring items received match items listed on the delivery list. Record expiration dates of short-dated items. Stores material, ensuring refrigeration, light protection, flammability, or other special conditions are accommodated. Conduct inventory using PYXIS stock terminal or hand-held inventory devices as necessary. Ensures removal of expired supplies and obtains Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for standard material. Prepare and submits paperwork for review and approval by supervisor or logistics technician. Reconcile discrepancies relating to receipt and control of supplies. Determine the cause of discrepancies and prepares appropriate forms to make corrections. Determine the status of supply actions or reasons for delays to answer inquiries both orally and in writing. Receives and/or expedites non-medical, medical supplies, pharmaceuticals, equipment and medical gases from the warehouse, cylinder room, prime vendor or credit card purchases and delivers stock to assigned storage areas or departments. Load and unload items from carts or other material handling equipment (MHE). Perform limited packing for mailing purposes and coordinates shipment with warehouse personnel. Conduct periodic inventory of assigned supply areas, identifies trends, and works directly with the section NCOIC, Charge Nurse or Ward Master. Ensure medical supplies and material are properly marked, tagged, labeled, and/or in properly marked containers. Maintain and performs all quality control and maintenance of assigned storage areas. Conduct inspections of all assigned supply areas and identifies and removes all unserviceable supplies. Rotate and stores new products to ensure a seamless transition preventing interruptions to patient care, monitors levels, and adjusts as needed based on current trends. Report and turns in all unserviceable/excess medical material.
- Medical Supply Technician at San Antonio Military Medical Center
- Dishwasher/Busser at Papoulis Greek Grill
- Pizza Maker at Pizza Hut
- Certified Pest Control Tech at World wide Pest control
7 years, 6 months at this Job
- High school - Basic
• Training new hires
• Stocking medical supply rooms
• Stocking patient supply carts
• Conducting inventory in medical supply rooms
• Removing expired items from medical supply rooms
• Using 1st in 1st out stocking method when supplying stock rooms
- Medical Supply Technician at Loma Linda University Medical Center
- Supply Chain Lead at Medline
- Medical Supply Technician at Cardinal Health
- Outbound Shipping Lead at Ryder Logistics
9 months at this Job
• Perform preventive maintenance or service, such as cleaning, or adjusting equipment.
• Install, adjust, maintain, or repair, medical equipment.
• Keep documentation of service histories on all medical equipment.
• Evaluate the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of medical equipment.
• Keep records of maintenance, repair, and required updates of equipment.
- Medical Supply Technician at NEW SOURCE MEDICAL
- at DAVITA
- Blood donation Specialist at COMMUNITY BLOOD CENTER
1 year, 8 months at this Job
- Associate - Nursing
- None - Human Biology
- Certificate - Phlebotomy
- High school or equivalent - Air Force JROTC
- High school or equivalent - General
I Donald Hickman working as a medical supply tech,transporting supply within the hospital as needed,also restocking inventory,delivery equipment.
- Medical Supply Technician at Veterans Administration Hospital
12 years, 1 month at this Job
- - Math