Histology Technician with expertise in embedding, processing and cutting more than an hundred specimens per day . Highly efficient and detail-oriented with advanced knowledge of special stains and immunohistochemistry.
Posesses a CDL B license with passenger endorsement and air brakes. Able to operate Silver Eagle, MCI J4500, Van Hool and International.
PT/Lab Assistant (ASPT)
CDL B (Passenger/Air Brake Endorsement)
Entry level technician trained in a program under the direct supervision of the medical director and achieved certificate from American Society Of Clinical Pathology in December 2002.
Vocational Technical College received diploma.
Did not graduate. Changed major went to phletobomy school, received diploma and histology school received diploma.
Responsible for daily routine operation of histology lab managing eight techs. Routine QC of daily embedding,microtomy and staining of slides for pathologist review. Responsible for monthly QM reports, periodic maintenance of all lab equipment, scheduling employees, payroll charting and edits, when short staffed fill in for absent techs. Special Stains and immunohistochemistry stains. Ensuring all specimens from outside accounts reached proper destinations. Report to Regional Manager daily for all histology operations. One of the greatest achievements and challenges was learning to interact with employees.
After three years of bench tech experience and obtaining HT in 2002 I was appointed department supervisor 2004. 2007 achieved plaque award "America's Outstanding Professionals HT ASCP" for the years 2006-2007. In October of 2010 lab was purchased by Delta Pathology Group.
Operate tour coach taking charter tours to their destinations. Pre-trip,mid-trip and post trip inspections. Maintaining driver logs and all scheduled stops and destinations.
Routine phlebotomy duties such as drawing blood from inpatients and outpatients. Therapeutic phlebotomies, timed phlebotomies, sweat chloride tests and glucose tolerance test. Was offered a trainee position in the histology department to further my education and career.
Muscular Dystrophy Lock Up volunteer for two years.
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