Nelly joined the Hands-On Team in February 2019. She has a background of almost 22 years within the Western Australian sterilisation services environment as a CSSD technician, team leader, supervisor, preceptor, and manager. In this time Nelly oversaw the refurbishment of a new sterilisation department. Her most recent experience was with the transportation of reusable medical devices (RMD). Throughout the 21 years of her career, Nelly has had ongoing education on sterilising and endoscopy. She completed her sterilisation technology certificate in 2000 and national infection control certificate for the endoscopy education program in 2009, completing her annual competencies each year thereafter. Nelly in her managing role was able to achieve great results on the ACHS accreditation for her department, the sterilisation department won the infection control award within the company she was employed for at the time. Nelly has won other awards as a sterilisation technician and manager due to her dedication, passion for excellence and achievement in her roles.