HEMATOLOGY, URINALYSIS, AND COAGULATION TECHNOLOGIST
To obtain a position as a Medical Technologist that will utilize and enhance skills acquired through laboratory experience while working as a team player to achieve the corporate goals of providing quality patient care. EXPERTISE AND ACHIEVEMENTS: Registered Medical Technologist ASCP certified with over 5 years of experience in the clinical laboratory. I have worked in several areas of the laboratory. The areas are listed as the following; microbiology with bench plate reading and molecular, hematology and coagulation, urinalysis and body fluids, fertility testing, chemistry, immunology, and serology, clinical research ,and special chemistry with phlebotomy. I have received immunohematology clinical training. I am flexible to adapt and open to change in every work environment.Medical Technologist highly skilled at diagnostic and laboratory therapeutic procedures. Experience training new staff on proper testing and equipment operation. Reliable and highly accurate Medical Technologist focused on quality completion of all lab procedures under tight deadlines. Works well under pressure.
Trained in HIPPA compliance
Lab testing and reporting
Sharp critical thinker
MRSA PCR testing
Lab equipment maintenance
CLIA & OSHA compliance
Hematology, Urinalysis, and Coagulation TechnologistJul 2012 - Jan 2013 Medical Staffing NetworkWarrenville, IL
Conducted diagnostic testing in high volume core laboratory.
Reported results and critical value results with notification.Resolved errors with the appropriate documentation.Performed manual and automated maintenance and quality control testing on instruments.
Conducted Aspirin and Plavix drug level testing with interpretation.Used manual and automated methods in urinalysis.
Performed manual microscopic and confirmatory testing.
Evaluated specimen quality and quantity.
Identified and troubleshoot instrument automated errors.
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.
Performed both routine and emergency maintenance on laboratory instruments.
Identified abnormal test results and referred them to the Clinical Laboratory Scientist for further review.
Maintained current knowledge of developments in technical instrumentation.
Executed hematological tests, including red and white blood cell counts, sickle cell tests, hemoglobin estimations, fragility tests, coagulation time and clot retraction time.
Managed specimen sample handling, receiving, storage and inventory.
Microbiology TechnologistFeb 2011 - Oct 2011 Metro South Medical CenterBlue Island, IL
Specimen processing, gram stains, Rapid tests, positive blood cultures, AFB and Parasitology processing and interpretation.
Medical TechnologistAug 2007 - Jan 2011 Medical Staffing NetworkWarrenville, IL
Performed diagnostic testing in the following areas; specimen processing, molecular, microbiology with bench plate reading, immunology, chemistry/special chemistry, phlebotomy, and clinical research.
Hematology TechnologistOct 2006 - Apr 2007 Community HospitalMunster, IN
Performed hematology and coagulation diagnostic testing with assisting pathologist in bone marrow collection, slide preparation, and staining.
Performed CBC with differential cell count, PFA, D - Dimer, PT, and APTT.
Performed POCT at patient bed side such as bleeding time.
Performed fertility, urinalysis, and body fluids testing.
Post vasectomy and infertility testing, microscopic examination of urinalysis and body fluids with crystal identification.
manual and automated methods of urinalysis and body fluid cell count.
Microbiology TechnologistOct 2004 - Oct 2006 Northwestern Memorial HospitalChicago, IL
Performed specimen processing, microbiology with culture plate reading, and urinalysis diagnostic testing.
Track, order, receive, and set up specimens.
Read over 100 culture plates.
Perform stat gram stains with fast turn - around - time.
Identify improper specimen.
Use manual and automated methods in urinalysis.
Implemented maintenance and quality control with instrumentation problem solving.
Reported results on Laboratory Information System and identified erroneous results with correction and notification.
Post Baccalaureate Molecular Laboratory Diagnostics Certificate: Post Baccalaureate Molecular Laboratory Diagnostics Certificate2011 Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MI
Coursework in Molecular Genetics, Statistics and molecular biology, including nucleic acid synthesis, isolation,enzymatic digestion and modification,DNA extraction and measurement with electrophoresis hybridization, amplification, and cloning.
Clinical training include: DNA extraction and measurement, electrophoresis, hybridization and transfers, amplification and detection, and techniques of automated sequencing.
Bachelor of Science: Medical Technology2004 Ferris State University Ferris State University Big Rapids, MI
Emphasis in Clinical Laboratory Science course work.
Completed didactic academic and clinical laboratory training in each of the following areas:
Hematology and Coagulation
Urinalysis and Body Fluids
Clinical Chemistry, Immunology, and Serology
Microbiology, Mycology, Parasitology, and Virology.
Certificate of Achievement Clinical Laboratory Internship: Certificate of Achievement Clinical Laboratory Internship2004 Bronson Methodist HospitalKalamazoo, MI Clinical rotation training in all general areas of the clinical laboratory with additionalCAP inspection and compliance training.
High School Diploma: High School Education 1998 Lindblom Technical High SchoolChicago, IL General education courses completed.
American Society of for Clinical Pathology certification American Heart Association CPR certification Cepheid Expert EV Training certificate KEYWORD SUMMARY: Medical Technologist; Medical Laboratory Scientist; Clinical Laboratory Scientist :
Medical Technology (MT) Certificate
Continuing education in ASCP maintainence program maintained.
Hematology, Urinalysis, and Coagulation Technologist
Post Baccalaureate Molecular Laboratory Diagnostics Certificate : 2011 Bachelor of Science : Medical Technology 2004 Certificate of Achievement Clinical Laboratory Internship : 2004 High School Diploma : High School Education 1998 American Society of for Clinical Pathology certification American Heart Association CPR certification Cepheid Expert EV Training certificate KEYWORD SUMMARY: Medical Technologist; Medical Laboratory Scientist; Clinical Laboratory Scientist :
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