Cytologist with nineteen years of extensive health-care experience in a medical center environment. Serve as (PIC) person in charge in the absence of cytology manager. Perform a board spectrum of highly complex testing and procedures for the diagnosis of pathological diseases and various diagnostic evaluations from cellular samples of the all human body sites. Microscopically examine prepared cytological specimens and render diagnoses. Recognize normal and abnormal cytology, including but not limited to, malignant neoplasms, precancerous lesions, infectious agents and inflammatory processes in, fine needle aspirations (FNA's), non-gynecologic and gynecologic specimens.
Detects, selects and clearly marks the cells most representative of the pathological processes. Responsible for preliminary diagnoses for all atypical gynecologic and non-gynecologic cytology specimens. Formulate a diagnosis using a uniform system of diagnostic terminology (Bethesda System) on all abnormal gynecologic and non-gynecologic case forwarded to attending pathologist for final sign-out. Provide the final diagnoses and sign out for all negative and unsatisfactory gynecologic cases using the Co-Path system.
Board of Registry CT-11764
SurePATH trained and certified since September, 2001
CYTYC ThinPrep trained and certified since October, 2002
CAP Certified Team Member Training since September, 2001
ASCP Gyn PT annual Proctor Training Certificate since December, 2011
Clinical training at Vidant Medical Center (previously known as Pitt Memorial Hospital), Greenville NC 1994-1996
Brenner Children's Hospital at Wake Forest Baptist Health
Intensive & Intermediate Care Nursery; Volunteer May 2008-2009
Wake Forest Baptist Health Emergency Department
Volunteer; June 2006-August 2006
Founder of College Scholarship Fund; May 1996
Philadelphia Baptist Church, Nashville NC
Served as a representative on the Co-Path client server committee for cytology. Designed the cytology work-flow and created interpretation dictionaries for cytology. Coordinated and prepared training sessions for accessioning, billing and entering results. Conducted group and individual training sessions for cytotechnologist, pathologist and cytoprep team members. Served as a leader for questions and troubleshooting problems.
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