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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Skilled, proficient, meticulous and diversely experienced Clinical Laboratory Scientist performing various laboratory tests/examinations such as chemical, microscopic, serologic, hematological, immunological, parasitic and bacteriological tests utilizing microscope, chemical reagents and other simple to complex manual and automated apparatuses in order to provide accurate and precise data utilized by medical professionals in the diagnosis, treatment and healthcare management of diseases.

Skills
  • Complex Laboratory analysis skills
  • Quality Assurance skills
  • Equipment maintenance and calibration skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Investigative skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Time management skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Adaptability to Training
Experience
11/2018 to 05/2021 Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Generalist City Of Hope | Los Angeles, CA,
  • Worked NOC shift and assume Tech-in-Charged from time-to-time.
  • Performed various examinations and analysis on patients sample following established protocol for procedures.
  • Payed strict attention to detail in all areas of the laboratory.
  • Maintained clean and fully operational laboratory equipment as well as understanding the working principles of each equipment.
  • Conducted quality control runs, checks, calibration and technical troubleshooting of machines.
  • Recorded control values from various technical instruments.
  • Followed laboratory guidelines for handling biological specimens and the appropriate use of personal protective equipments.
  • Appropriately prioritized, planned and organized duties inorder to perform more urgent duties first.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform simultaneous duties.
  • Demonstrated appropriate knowledge and effective use of the Laboratory Information System within his area of responsibility.
  • Consistently used good judgment and proper channels of communication when resolving staffing, personnel and routine problems as they arise on his shifts "in charge".
  • Completes duties neatly, accurately and in timely manner.
06/2016 to 02/2019 Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Generalist City Of Hope | Rancho Cucamonga, CA,
  • Performed specimen processing and testing using standard laboratory practices adhering to quality control.
  • Verified and reported laboratory test results.
  • Maintained strict patient privacy and confidential patient information, taking care to meet all HIPAA guidelines and statues for data security.
  • Adjusted daily work assignments to meet the demands of the department.
  • Kept work area clean, stocked and well organized.
  • Properly used and maintained tools and equipment in compliance with department and hospital policies and standards.
  • Supervised staff of 4 phlebotomist, offers suggestions and provides guidance as needed. Took sole responsibility as CLS in-charge of the department on NOC shift.
07/2013 to 05/2016 Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Generalist City Of Hope | Riverside, CA,
  • Performed various laboratory procedures.
  • Performed routine and emergency maintenance of laboratory equipments as well as quality control and calibrations to ensure precise test results.
  • Carefully reviewed patient test results and QC data for accuracy and identified abnormal results and referred them to pathologist for further review.
  • Collected specimens to varied patient populations such as neonatal, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.
  • Managed specimen sample handling, receiving, storage and inventory.
  • Performed complete identification, confirmation and sensitivities on bacteriology and mycology specimens.
  • Performed the capacity of a Clinical Coordinator for Hematology.
  • Performed, checked and logged quality control results daily as well as analyzed data to create organized documents.
  • Quickly responded to and resolved laboratory issues in a timely manner independently and/or in collaboration with the laboratory team.
10/2011 to 07/2013 Medical Technologist Generalist Quest Diagnostics | Washington, MO,
  • Processed various patient samples daily in the different assigned areas of the laboratory, including manual reporting and quality control reviews.
  • Followed strict aseptic techniques to protect patients when collecting blood and tissue samples.
  • Reviewed patient data, prepared data reports and signed off on release of information requests.
  • Maintained clean and fully operational laboratory equipment.
  • Conducted quality control checks, calibration and technical troubleshooting on various laboratory analyzer.
  • Recorded control values from technical instruments to maintain reliability and validity of test results.
  • Cultivated, isolated and identified microorganisms in biological samples to assist in diagnostic efforts.
  • Identified specific markers of disease and documented findings in detailed reports for clinician use.
  • Assist the laboratory manager in departmental inventory and supply ordering.
  • Cleaned and sterilized lab area, tools and equipment.
  • Conferred with pathology to help narrow down diagnoses based on located abnormalities.
  • Followed laboratory guidelines for handling biological specimens.
  • Performed calculations and prepared reagents as per manufacturers, recommendation.
06/2009 to 10/2010 Medical Technologist Generalist/Instructor Milford Regional Medical Center | Medway, MA,
  • Performed and demonstrated various simple and complex laboratory procedures on patient samples.
  • Followed strict aseptic techniques to protect patients when collecting blood and tissue samples.
  • Reviewed patient data, prepared and sign-off reports.
  • Recorded control values from technical instruments to maintain reliability and validity of test results.
  • Provided clinical instruction to Medical Technology students in the clinical laboratory and classroom settings.
  • Provided immediate and constructive feedback to students individually and as groups.
  • Worked and collaborated with department heads, staff and faculty to develop engaging curriculum and advanced instructions for Medical Technology program.
  • Updated instructional materials, ordered equipments and supplies, and utilized various learning modalities to enhance instruction.
07/2004 to 07/2006 Medical Technologist, Microbiologist Al Mana General Hospital, KSA | City, STATE,
  • Performed variety of microbiological procedures in order to cultivate, isolate and identify microorganisms in skin scrapings, exudates, body fluids and other bodily specimens.
  • Conducted routine and specialized microbiological procedures, including virological, mycological, bacteriological, and parasitological assays for use in diagnosing and treating disease.
  • Verified accuracy of findings, identifies test inconsistencies, and takes appropriate action to make corrections and resolve problems.
  • Operated, cleaned, and maintained laboratory equipment used in microbiological analysis and procedures.
  • Consulted with supervisor or manager any abnormal findings.
  • Assisted in the maintenance of supplies necessary for microbiology laboratory day-to-day activities and function.
  • Conducted biological tests on drinking water fountains and Dialysis Center water source.
  • Acted as assistant to the department manager.
07/2001 to 08/2004 Medical Technologist, Generalist Saint Louis University Hospital, Philippines | City, STATE,
  • Performed various laboratory procedures to test patient sample for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
  • Checked accuracy and precision of laboratory test procedures and results.
  • Referred abnormal findings to the pathologist for further study/examination of the same.
  • Checked and logged quality control results daily.
  • Performed trouble-shooting procedures on downed machines and/or quality controls are not within the acceptable ranges.
  • Submitted to the pathologist quality control and preventive maintenance charts monthly.
  • Prepared and typed monthly census reports and other reports as may be required.
  • Checked the availability of reagents and other materials/supplies needed in performing laboratory examinations for requisitioning purposes.
  • Assisted in the monitoring of training of Medical Technology interns in the different sections of the laboratory.
  • Performed other official duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Education
Expected in 11/1999 Bachelor of Science | Medical Technology Saint Louis University, Baguio City, Philippines, GPA:
Expected in Master of Science | Public Health Saint Louis University , Baguio City, Philippines, GPA:
Certifications
  • Current, ASCP-MLS Certification, Certificate number [2520]
  • Current, Registered Clinical Laboratory Scientist [California], License number [MTA 45082]
  • Current, BLS Provider, American Heart Association [215411555947]

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School Attended

  • Saint Louis University
  • Saint Louis University

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Generalist
  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Generalist
  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Generalist
  • Medical Technologist Generalist
  • Medical Technologist Generalist/Instructor
  • Medical Technologist, Microbiologist
  • Medical Technologist, Generalist

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science

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