Detail-oriented, Medical Technologist Supervisor with extensive knowledge of chemistry, blood bank, and hematology. Proven leadership skills. Considered by peers and management as a "go to" individual and team player, who can be counted on to keep process, policies, and overall operations of a department running smoothly and efficiently. Capable of effectively resolving personnel and technical problems. Possesses a strong desire for growth, additional education, training and consequent responsibilities. Ability to work independently or with a team to "get the job done."
American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), August 1992
Parkland Medical CenterJuly 2009 to CurrentChemistry Supervisor Derry, NH
Maintain and calibrate lab instruments and equipment.
Keep a clean and organized work area with adequate supplies and reagents.
Develop and update procedures as they pertain to the Chemistry Department.
Responsible for creating yearly competency for technologists rotating through Chemistry department.
Efficiently review daily, weekly, and monthly quality control reports and maintenance logs.
Successful proficiency testing and inspection by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
Parkland Medical CenterNovember 2002 to July 2009Medical Technologist-Generalist Derry, NH
Thorough knowledge of all departments in the lab: Blood Bank, Chemistry, Hematology and Microbiology.
Accurately identify patients and patients samples; ensuring accurate ordering and appropriateness of tests.
Efficiently and accurately reporting of results and proper documentation of critical results.
Work at both offsite oncology laboratories (Derry and Salem) and helped with training coworkers at these sites.
Thorough knowledge of the Piccolo and Alfa-Wasserman Axcel Chemistry Analyzers used in the oncology laboratories.
Competent in phlebotomy for both in house patients and outpatients.
Complete knowledge of the Meditech Computer System as it applies to the laboratory.
The Children's Hospital July 1990 to September 1997Blood Bank Technologist II Boston , MA
Viral Immunology Testing: perform and interpret patient and donor test results in order to determine blood transfusion safety.
Compatability Testing: perform routine and specialized serological testing of patients to ensure suitability for transfusion.
Component Processing: prepare specialized blood products for transfusion based upon established therapy guidelines.
Participated in 24 hour on-call rotation for patients under going sickle cell exchange transfusions and organ transplantation.
Evaluated and upgraded standing operating procedures.
Education and Training
University of New HampshireMaster of Health AdministrationDurham, NH, USA
University of New HampshireBachelor of Science: Medical TechnologyDurham, NH, USAMinor in Health Management and Policy