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Food and Drug AdministrationJanuary 2009 to January 2016Consumer Safety Officer Minneapolis, MN
Acted as supervisor for a three week detail for the Minneapolis District Office Imports group, where I was able to supervise and manage the work of consumer safety officers (CSOs) from various resident posts that makeup the Imports group.
I was able to provide feedback to the CSOs regarding their performance, and I was able to communicate with management regarding the performance of the team during weekly supervisory meetings.
Conduct inspections of domestic and international food manufacturing establishments at the GS 12 level.
Conduct Import field exams, label exams, entry review, and sample collection at the GS 12 level.
Conduct follow-up to, and investigate RFR complaints, product recalls, and consumer complaints of injury, illness, or death caused by an FDA-regulated product.
Conduct recall audit checks for FDA-regulated products recalled by the manufacturer.
Participated in joint inspection of blood donation centers, blood banks, plasmapheresis centers, and human tissue centers.
City of MinneapolisJanuary 2006 to January 2009Environmental Health-Food Safety Inspector Minneapolis, MN
Conduct risk based inspections of food establishments, outdoor food events, and farmers' markets to ensure compliance with the Food Code and prepare detailed risk-based inspection reports.
Conduct inspections of hotels, pools and body art establishments to verify that safety and sanitary conditions are met.
Investigate complaints regarding unsanitary conditions of food establishments, lodging, pools, and body art establishments.
Conduct food-borne illness trace-back investigations, for the City of Minneapolis and jointly with state partners, consisting of employee and patron interviews, positing the epidemiologically significant agent, collecting relevant samples for laboratory analysis by using aseptic methods, and determining disposition of suspect food items and remedial measures.
Develop legal cases for noncompliant food establishments by documenting violations, setting compliance deadlines, providing resources for achieving compliance, issuing violation citations for failure to comply and preparing cases for hearings and license revocation.
Communicate in both English and Spanish with establishment operators and employees to explain Food Code requirements, compliance strategies and to provide education and training.
Conduct investigations with inspectors from local, state and federal jurisdictions.
Developed sample collection protocol for City of Minneapolis Food Safety Program and supervised sample collection procedures during the Republican National Convention activities in 2008.
Trained in National Incident Management System IS-00700, IS-000100, IS-00200.
Metropolitan Urologic SpecialistsJanuary 2004 to January 2006Lab Technologist Urology Lab Assistant Manager Saint Paul, MN
Performed blood serum and urine chemistry tests which included electrolytes, kidney function and liver function tests.
Performed PSA serum screening tests, NMP22 urine screening tests and other cancer diagnostic screening tests.
Conducted limited research to develop a method for a sensitive 24hr urine panel for diagnosis of kidney stones using an open platform chemistry analyzer.
Responsible for management and inventory; calibration, QC and maintenance of the lab chemistry and immunoassay analyzers.
Performed phlebotomy, worked directly with clinicians and patients; responsible for the accurate upkeep of patient charts.
Viro-Med LaboratoriesJanuary 2002 to January 2004Lab technologist Minnetonka, MN
Responsible for performing ELISA, Immunoblot and Immunofluorescence diagnostic tests for organ and tissue donation centers.
Used aseptic techniques while conducting these sensitive tests.
Trained and supervised technicians in Serology department.
Performed general laboratory duties including verifying donor information, contacting organ donation centers, purchasing and stocking laboratory supplies and making reagent solutions.
University of MinnesotaJanuary 2001 to January 2003Research Assistant Scientist Minneapolis, MN
Performed and implemented research protocols related to proteomics in particular to the study of the Ubiquitin pathway in cellular apoptosis of breast cancer cell lines MCF-7.
Performed cell line cultures, cell harvesting, and protein isolation.
Performed immunocytochemistry assay, including western blots (immunoblotting), DNA and protein electrophoresis.
Performed multi-photon confocal microscopy imaging.
Performed other general laboratory duties including purchasing, stocking laboratory supplies, and making assay reagents and solutions as needed.
University of MinnesotaBachelor of Science: BiologyMinneapolis, MNBiology
University of Minnesota for Histology laboratorySpring2002Seafood HACCP USDA HACCP training from the University of Minnesota Pest and Pest Management training Blood Banking and Plasmapheresis I Blood Banking and Plasmapheresis II Pool training course MEHA Educational Conferences National Incident Management System Training, IS-00100, IS-00200, and IS-00700 Trained with Olympus USA in the maintenance, operation, and diagnostics for AU series of Immunochemistry analyzers. Directed Research Studies in Breast Cancer, Microbiology, Organic Chemistry, Ecology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology techniques, Hematology, Histology, Histochemistry, histological techniques, Immunology, Medical Terminology. LAB TECHNIQUES Multi-photon Confocal Microscopy, electrophoresis, cell culture, western blot assay, PCR, mammalian cell culture, in vitro cell-based assays including proliferation, adhesion, migration and immunofluorescence tagging and assays, protein expression, tissue culture, tissue processing including staining, parafilm embedding and microtomy, ELISA based screening assays, Immunocytochemistry assays, aseptic/Sterile Techniques, Streak Plate Isolation
Bachelor of Science : Biology Seafood HACCP USDA HACCP training from the University of Minnesota Pest and Pest Management training Blood Banking and Plasmapheresis I Blood Banking and Plasmapheresis II Pool training course MEHA Educational Conferences National Incident Management System Training, IS-00100, IS-00200, and IS-00700 Trained with Olympus USA in the maintenance, operation, and diagnostics for AU series of Immunochemistry analyzers.
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