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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Seasoned Clinical Laboratory Assistant with 30+ years of experience providing phlebotomy services. Talented at collecting both blood and urine samples using venipuncture and other collection procedures. Capable of preparing solutions, label tubes, and specimen containers.

Patient-oriented Clinical Laboratory Assistant looking to leverage 5+ years of Hematology and Clinical Lab expertise into a medical patient care driven position. Adept at working in a laboratory field performing phlebotomy and specimen processing tasks.

Skills
  • Drug screening
  • Finger sticks
  • Equipment operations
  • Sterilization
  • Equipment testing and calibration
  • Problem resolution
  • Process improvement
  • Planning and coordination
  • Organization
  • Inventory management
  • Customer service
  • Relationship development
  • Communications
  • Administrative support
  • Drawing blood
  • HIPAA
  • Sharps disposal
  • Medical records maintenance
  • Biohazard waste disposal
  • Donor screening
  • Tracking specimens
  • Sanitation and sterilization
  • Proper storage procedures
  • Quality control
  • Data entry
  • Insurance billing
Experience
Clinical Laboratory Assistant, 03/2011 to Current
American Advanced Management, Inc Coalinga, CA,
  • Facilitated repairs, maintenance and proper calibration to keep equipment at top performance.
  • Observed protocols when collecting and handling blood or tissue specimens.
  • Promoted workflow and reduced downtime by ensuring sufficient supply levels of reagents and equipment.
  • Calibrated equipment, administered quality controls and drove maintenance procedures to promote operational efficiency.
  • Recorded control values from technical instruments to maintain reliability and validity of test results.
  • Maintained clean and fully operational laboratory equipment.
  • Cultivated, isolated and identified microorganisms in biological samples to assist in diagnostic efforts.
  • Cleaned and sterilized lab area, tools and equipment.
  • Followed laboratory guidelines for handling biological specimens.
  • Processed 3000+ hematology and clinical samples daily.
Phlebotomist Technician, 03/2011 to Current
Saratoga Medical Center Sacramento, CA,
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier, and station.
  • Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date, and patient name.
  • Coordinated workflow based on stat, schedule, or outpatient needs.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Prepared blood-collecting equipment to draw blood and safely store and transport samples.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
Healthcare Technician, 10/2013 to 06/2014
Medulla Forest Park, IL,
  • Compiled health histories by conducting in-depth patient interviews.
  • Obtained, labeled and transported variety of samples, including urine and blood specimens.
  • Prepared patient, equipment and supplies for specific procedures.
  • Maintained confidential documentation of patient information to stay compliant with federal regulations.
  • Disposed of potentially hazardous biological material and contaminated supplies.
  • Educated patients on following physicians' instructions.
  • Collected and documented patients' medical history, identity and proof of address.
  • Recorded patient vital signs, documenting all information into medical charts.
  • Explained procedures to patients to reduce anxieties, enhance cooperation and facilitate smooth procedures.
Phlebotomist Technician, 11/2002 to 03/2011
Saratoga Medical Center Salem, OR,
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier, and station.
  • Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Conducted bleeding time tests and updated results into paper or electronic charts.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date, and patient name.
  • Screened prospective donors by conducting interviews, obtaining medical histories and measuring vital signs.
  • Coordinated workflow based on stat, schedule, or outpatient needs.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Prepared blood-collecting equipment to draw blood and safely store and transport samples.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
Education and Training
: Course of Study-Medical Technology, Expected in
to
The University of Tennessee - Knoxville - Knoxville, TN
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School Attended
  • The University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Job Titles Held:
  • Clinical Laboratory Assistant
  • Phlebotomist Technician
  • Healthcare Technician
  • Phlebotomist Technician
Degrees
  • Some College (No Degree)

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