(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Dedicated professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

  • Technical applications implementation
  • Immunohistochemical testing
  • Specimen preparation
  • Anatomic specimen conduction
  • Tissue Processing
  • Tissue Embedding
  • Specimen handling
  • Microtome Operation
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Leadership
  • Critical thinking
  • Customer service
  • Collaboration
U.S Colleges San Marcos, CA, Expected in 05/2007 : Phlebotomy Certification And State License - GPA :
Valley Center High School Valley Center, CA Expected in 06/2006 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Excela Health - Histology Technician
Unity, PA, 11/2007 - Current
  • Entered data accurately on computer, including demographics, grossing descriptions and clinical diagnosis.
  • Prepared solutions, stains, and reagents in accordance with standards.
  • Operated instrumentation for tissue dehydration and section clearing.
  • Troubleshot inconsistencies and identified errors to trace root causes and implement corrective actions.
  • Served customers in a friendly, efficient manner following outlined steps of service.
  • Completed complex histological procedures to prepare slides for analysis.
  • Cut, mounted and stained samples from hospital patients suffering from acute and chronic concerns.
  • Monitored inventory levels of supplies, equipment and reagents used and placed orders for replacements.
  • Dictated and grossed tissue samples obtained from multiple physicians' offices and medical facilities.
  • Minimized infection risk by regularly cleaning and disinfecting work areas and equipment.
  • Reviewed slides for quality control prior to sending to pathologists.
  • Conducted tests correctly to obtain accurate results used to support patients' needs and diagnose conditions.
  • Sorted specimens according to priority and difficulty of procedures and recorded all processes in pathology log.
Sonora Quest Laboratories - Cytology Prep Technician
Tucson, AZ, 11/2007 - Current
  • Maintained effective laboratory operations by adhering to standards of specimen collection, preparation or laboratory safety.
  • Analyzed cell component color, size and shape to detect patterns and abnormal occurrences.
  • Completed skilled karyotyping in alignment with protocols and industry best practices.
  • Observed all defined lab protocols in regard to specimen processing and collection, maintaining standards to promote accuracy and precision in results.
  • Evaluated abnormal cell structures and consulted with pathologists to gain further data about identified features.
  • Applied chromosomal staining to differentiate cells and prepare samples for further analysis.
  • Adjusted, maintained or repaired laboratory equipment such as microscopes.
  • Fostered lab safety and protected team members by following established protocols and reporting safety hazards to appropriate personnel.
  • Monitored all company inventory to ensure stock levels and databases were updated.
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service.
  • Completed all paperwork, recognizing any discrepancies and addressing them in a timely fashion.
  • Provided clinical data and research findings to assist pathologists in composing reports.
  • Led projects and analyzed data to identify opportunities for improvement.
Northwell Health - Pathology Assistant
Elmsford, NY, 11/2007 - Current
  • Assisted pathology team with skilled analyses by preparing tissue samples.
  • Analyzed bodily fluids with laboratory equipment and detected anomalies related to diseased states or acute injuries.
  • Worked with pathologist to isolate abnormalities and narrow down likely diagnoses.
  • Took specimen photographs before and after dissection for records.
  • Prepared samples for slides and created specimen diagram.
  • Maintained laboratory sanitation, organization and appearance.
  • Labeled and stored tissue samples and specimens, and verified specimen numbering and related requisitions.
  • Examined specimens to identify pathologic conditions.
  • Completed regular safety training including OSHA standards.
  • Read clinical information to determine specific pathologic examination to complete.
  • Carried out biohazard and chemical hazard waste material disposal.
  • Collect blood and tissue samples with focus on accuracy and adherence to aseptic techniques.
  • Set up, maintained and verified sterility of lab equipment and tools.
  • Analyzed experiment and test results to validate adherence to standards and specifications.
  • Assisted with safe transfusions by conducting tests and completing blood counts.
  • Located disease markers and outlined findings in thorough reports for clinicians.
  • Maintained strict aseptic fields when collecting biological samples, minimizing staff and patient infection risks.

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  • Valley Center High School

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