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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Diligent, accurate and reliable Medical Laboratory Scientist/Microbiologist with a reputation for completing high quality, complex diagnostic lab procedures in a timely fashion and in accordance with CLIA, HIPAA, and OSHA standards. Enjoys serving in a leadership role to direct and motivate fellow employees.

Skills
  • Advanced knowledge of laboratory information systems (QMPS, Sunquest, Apollo)
  • Advanced knowledge of microbiology and immunology instrumentation (Vitek, Vitek MS (Maldi), Microscan, Kiestra, Bactec, BacT alert, Architect 1000)
  • Very analytical and detail-oriented, with excellent independent work habits
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent team member with great customer service skills
  • Exceptional leadership abilities
Experience
08/2008 to Current Group Lead, Medical Laboratory Scientist Pacific Medical Centers | Huntington Beach, CA,
  • Performs reading of microbiological cultures derived from patient specimens.
  • Tests for microbial pathogens in patient specimens using such methods as enzyme immunoassays, rapid immunochromatographic assays, and molecular PCR techniques.
  • Examines fecal samples to properly identify parasites and ova.
  • Accurately records and reports test results according to established procedures.
  • Performs both routine and emergency maintenance on laboratory instruments.
  • Adheres to quality control policies and document all quality control activities.
  • Assist in supervising assigned Medical Technologist, Technicians, and Laboratory Assistants by monitoring work flow to meet testing schedules; distributing and reviewing work assignments; training employees in laboratory techniques; resolving work related problems of staff; and providing input for performance appraisals and disciplinary actions.
  • Train departmental employees on techniques, procedures, and company policy.
  • Works with supervisor to head up the validation of new procedures.
  • Reviews QA and QC records when applicable.
  • Serve as a technical resource for the unit by investigating and resolving analytical testing problems, recommending a course of action in instances identified as beyond acceptable limits, and responding to non-routine/complex inquiries and/or requests from clients and sales representatives.
  • Expedites the flow of work to maximize productive capacity by evaluating production systems and recommending enhancements and coordinating the resolution of production problems/issues involving other laboratory departments.
  • Review unit activities to ensure compliance with departmental policies and federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Review requests for validity checks and recommend an appropriate course of action taking into account the limitations of specimen requirements and the effects of time and the quality of additional and/or repeat testing.
  • Assist with the department's annual competency testing process and documentation.
  • Interact in a professional manner with inter-departmental teams and groups.
  • Perform other duties as directed by supervisors.
12/2013 to 12/2014 Medical Laboratory Scientist Pacific Medical Centers | Kettle Falls, WA,
  • Performed hepatitis testing of all patient specimens using Architect instrumentation.
  • Accurately recorded and reported test results according to established procedures.
  • Performed both routine and emergency maintenance on instruments.
  • Processed and accessioned patient specimens.
  • Adhered to quality control polices and documented all quality control activities.
08/2011 to 12/2012 Medical Laboratory Scientist Children's Healthcare Of Atlanta | City, STATE,
  • Performed reading of microbiological cultures derived from patient specimens originating from cerebrospinal fluid, throat, and urine sources.
  • Utilized enzyme immunoassays, rapid immunochromatographic assays, and molecular PCR techniques to identify microbial pathogens in patient specimens.
  • Accurately recorded and reported test results according to established procedures.
  • Processed orders and specimens, and assisted medical staff with inquiries regarding patient results.
Education and Training
Expected in 2008 Bachelor of Science | Clinical Laboratory Science Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GPA:
Expected in 2004 Master of Science | Biology Georgia State University, Atlanta, GPA:
Expected in 2001 Biology | Spelman College, Atlanta, GPA:
Expected in Relevant Coursework: Clinical Microbiology/Internship, Clinical Immunology/Internship, Clinical Hematology/Internship, Clinical Chemistry/Internship, Clinical Immunohematology/Internship | , , GPA:
Expected in Medical Microbiology, Microbial Physiology and Genetics, Immunology, Virology, Neurobiology, Toxicology, Biostatistics, Cell Physiology, Biochemistry, Biology Seminar, and Research | , , GPA:
Expected in Science Coursework: Microbiology, General Biology, General Chemistry I and II, General Botany, Vertebrate Embryology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Organic Chemistry I and II, General Physics I and II, Environmental Biology, Mammalian Physiology, Biomolecules, Seminar | , , GPA:
Additional Information
  • Licenses , Certified as a Medical Laboratory Scientist with the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

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School Attended
  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Georgia State University
  • Spelman College
Job Titles Held:
  • Group Lead, Medical Laboratory Scientist
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science
  • Biology
  • Relevant Coursework: Clinical Microbiology/Internship, Clinical Immunology/Internship, Clinical Hematology/Internship, Clinical Chemistry/Internship, Clinical Immunohematology/Internship
  • Medical Microbiology, Microbial Physiology and Genetics, Immunology, Virology, Neurobiology, Toxicology, Biostatistics, Cell Physiology, Biochemistry, Biology Seminar, and Research
  • Science Coursework: Microbiology, General Biology, General Chemistry I and II, General Botany, Vertebrate Embryology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Organic Chemistry I and II, General Physics I and II, Environmental Biology, Mammalian Physiology, Biomolecules, Seminar

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