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Michele Parker

Residential Faculty, Health Sciences

Employed Available
Caring, outgoing, levelheaded, trustworthy

Certified Surgical Technologist, General Surgery

St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics
Since November 2004
United States - Arizona
  • Clinical Ladder Participant, Level III
  • Prior Neurological and Pain Specialty Lead
  • First and Second Scrub: General, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Plastics, Craniomaxillofacial, Neurology, ENT, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Urology, Robotics, Bariatrics
  • Float to Barrow Brain and Spine operating rooms (formerly Barrow Neurological Institution)
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Adjunct Faculty, Health Sciences

GateWay Community College
Since August 2008
United States - Arizona
  • Surgical Technology (SGT)
  • Hospital Central Service (HCS)
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Certified Sterilizing, Processing and Distribution Technician

St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics
June 2003 to November 2004
United States - Arizona
  • Decontamination, Instrumentation, Case Cart/Operating Room Supply Preparation, Sterilization
  • Support General Surgery, Barrow Brain and Spine, Heart and Lung Operating Rooms
  • Handle and upkeep Steris Machinery: Steam, EtO, V-PRO (hydrogen peroxide)
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Central Sterilizing Technician, Level I

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
August 2000 to April 2003
Iowa City
United States - Iowa
  • Decontamination, Instrumentation
  • Support Ambulatory and Main Surgery Suites, and Clinics
  • Handle and upkeep Avenatech Machinery: Washer/Sterilizer
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Masters, Education

Northern Arizona University

May 2015 to December 2017
Educational Leadership: Community College/Higher Education
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Certification of Completion

GateWay Community College

May 2003 to May 2004
Surgical Technology
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Associates, Applied Science

GateWay Community College

May 2003 to May 2004
Surgical Technology
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Bachelor of Arts

Truman State University

August 1996 to August 2000
Minor: Exercise Science
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  • Microsoft: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
  • SPSS (statistical program)
  • SAP, SPM, Impress (hospital inventory and equipment tracking systems)
  • Cerner (hospital charting/preference card system)
  • Canvas (Learning Module System)
  • General
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Plastics
  • Craniomaxillofacial
  • Neurology
  • ENT
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Urology
  • Robotics
  • Bariatrics
  • From jazz to indie rock
  • The Beatles
  • From action/adventure to independent
  • Mystery/Suspense
  • Biographies: Musician and actor
  • Theater
  • Museums
  • Painting/Photography Exhibits