Certification achievers

Posted Aug. 08, 2011, at 10:47 p.m.

Pen Bay Healthcare of Rockland congratulates (from left) Chasidy Cunningham, Tracy Gamble, Rod Peck and Melissa Pauley on achieving certification in sterile processing. The Sterile Processing Department is responsible for the cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of instruments used daily in the operating rooms, helping to ensure safe patient care at Pen Bay Medical Center. The department also supports the emergency department and birth center, as well as the physicians’ offices. The certification is awarded by the Certified Board of Sterile Processing and Distribution, a nonprofit organization that plans, develops and administers competency-based international certification examinations for personnel performing cleaning, disinfection, sterilization and inventory management activities in a variety of health care settings.