Professionally trained Laboratory Support Technician/LVN with multiple
years of experience ensuring the highest standards of culturally competent care
for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs.
I'm skilled in tackling both patient-oriented tasks as well as
administrative tasks all while working in a fast-paced medical
office/laboratory environment. I have an
extensive background towards conflict resolution as well as customer
service. I also possess a helpful
knowledge of medical terminology that would greatly apply towards working in a
medical/clinical laboratory setting.
Lastly, I am also very familiar with personal computers, basic
windows-based software and possess good typing skills.
I am interested in either a
Full or Part-time position. If offered,
a position within your company please know that I am a very hard worker, who is
always on time and learns very quickly with little to no supervision. I am also very patient and empathetic and feel
I would be a great fit for any company.
Intravenous therapy comprehension
Culturally competent care
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification
Professional bedside manner
Adept at prioritizing/managing deadlines
California Licensed Vocational Nurse
Competent in physical assessments
IV drug therapy management
Medical laboratory procedures talent
Qualified in patient transport
Venipuncture/blood draw expert
Health Assistant/LVN, 03/2016 to Current Twin Rivers Unified School District – Rancho Cordova, CA
Assist students with
specialized physical health care needs (i.e. diabetics, etc.)
Based on student's doctor's
orders, conduct glucometer checks and compute carbohydrate intakes and
determine and administer amount of insulin needed.
Render first aid care of
minor emergencies or illnesses; contact parents or emergency personnel if
Accompany student on school
field trips if needed.
Assist students with
medications according to state/district policies.
Assist in communicable
infection and disease control, e.g., inspection for head lice, etc.
Maintain daily records of
student's visits to nurse's office and action taken.
Assist with maintaining
health records and computer input.
Attend 504 and IEP meetings
Prioritize, coordinate and
organize needs of position with minimal supervision.
confidentiality in work related areas.
Monitor health supplies and
order as necessary.
Price Change/Cashier, 08/2011 to 12/2011 Target – 3601 North Freeway Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95834
Greeted customers entering the store to ascertain what each customer wanted or needed.
Made sure store item price tags were accurately displayed with the right price and placed in the right location.
Politely assisted customers in person.
Provided an elevated customer experience to generate a loyal clientèle.
Recommended, selected and helped locate and obtain out-of-stock product based on customer requests.
Developed reputation as an efficient service provider with high levels of accuracy.
Ensured superior customer experience by addressing customer concerns, demonstrating empathy and resolving problems on the spot.
Laboratory Technician, 03/2008 to 06/2010 Quest Diagnostics – 3714 Northgate Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95834
Identified abnormal test results and referred them to the Clinical Laboratory Scientist for further review.
Performed both routine and emergency maintenance on laboratory instruments.
Performed diagnostic and therapeutic laboratory procedures.
Prepared specimens for analysis and established proper chronological priorities in testing.
Carefully reviewed test results for accuracy.
Properly calibrated and adjusted malfunctioning equipment to ensure precise test results.
LVN, 05/2004 to 12/2008 Feminist Women's Health Specialists – 1442 Ethan Way Suite#100, Sacramento, CA 95825
Interviewed patients to obtain medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs.
Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
Responsible for primary care, case management, and medication management.
Assessed patients and documented their medical histories.
Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow.
Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures.
Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies.
Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
Performed monthly inventory and maintained office and medical supply counts.
Performed vitals/glucose testing and assisted in administering injections and urinalysis.
Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation.
Provided patient education.
Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions, and follow-up care.
Followed infection control procedures.
Ensured safety and well-being of patients.
Accurately recorded and reported test results according to established procedures.
Communicated with patients in regards to birth control and birth control options
Laboratory Technician, 06/2000 to 05/2004 BloodSource – Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95831
Spun blood bags in centrifuges.
Made platelets and plasma from whole blood.
Performed leukocyte reduction from whole blood.
Prepared fresh frozen plasma for freezing and shipping.
Labeled blood and blood components.
Prepared sample segments for testing.
Communicated effectively with supervisors, laboratory scientists and other co-workers.
Customer Service Worker, 08/1996 to 06/2000 Rainbows End Restaurant – 364 Florin Road, Sacramento, CA 95831
Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
Performed monthly inventory and maintained restaurant food supplies.
Provided guests with excellent customer service.
Cooked guests orders.
Took phone orders.
Bussed, cleaned and stocked tables.
Waited on guest tables.
Assisted with catering requests.
Associate of Arts: Santa Barbara City College (Online) - Santa Barbara, CA
Emphasis in nursing, IV Therapy and Blood with drawl
Associate of Arts: General Education, LVN Certification Program, IV Therapy & Bloodwithdrawl, 2003 Sacramento City College - Sacramento, CA