Healthcare Professional bringing excellent clinical laboratory skills, including conducting and analyzing laboratory assays and solving complicated clinical and instrument problems.
Medical Assistant with the American Association of Medical Assistants CMA
(AAMA) Certification ID 2452813
in Health Care Administration Certificate from Charter Oak State College.
Laboratory diagnostic equipment
Test results interpretation
Excellent lab practices
Quality control procedures
Lab equipment calibration
Clinical assays proficiency
Complex problem solver
Lab Support Specialist September 2004 to March 2014Parkland Memorial Hospital － Dallas, TX
Lab Support Specialist II, Pathology Laboratory Department, Parkland Memorial
Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data
entry, answering phones and filing. Supported duties for diagnostic and
technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special
medical equipment and apparatus. Collects patient specimens and data,
input/output and other delegated measurements. Loads, runs and unloads some
automated testing procedures. Trouble Shoot the Modular Pre-Analytic (MPA)
automates all pre-/post-analytical steps including sample transportation to
on-line connected Clinical Chemistry. Performs laboratory tasks of centrifuging
specimens, printing extra labels, recording data (temperature charts) specimen
storage and retrieval.
Medical Assistant July 1998 to June 1999Penn Medicine Rittenhouse － Philadelphia, PA
Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration.
Support duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
Performed routine tests such as urine dip stick, vision and hearing tests. Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.
Blood Gas Tech August 2001 to September 2003UPENN Presbyterian Medical Center － Philadelphia, PA
Assisted with cardiac panels testing using blood gas instrument on blood medium. Equipment QC and calibration according to facility policy. Followed all principles of asepsis and infection control. Safely disposed of used and contaminated supplies.
Performed blood gas and reported lab tests in STAT Lab.
Maintained and calibrated lab instruments and equipment. Troubleshot malfunctioning equipment and test systems. Maintained clean and organized work area with adequate supplies and reagents.
Batch-scanned and indexed patient specimens.
Performed, urine analysis, urine microscopic, validated and reported tests for prognosis, diagnosis, treatment.
Reference Lab Specialist June 2000 to July 2001American Red Cross National Reference Lab － Philadelphia, PA
Maintained and calibrated lab instruments and equipment.
Performed, validated and reported laboratory tests for antigen negative of packed RBC, for sickle cell treatment.
Reviewed patient reports for accuracy before release.
Performed and reported lab tests in National Reference Lab Facility.
Collected, labeled and stored lab samples according to laboratory specifications.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science : BS in Health Care Administration, 2015Charter Oak State College － New Britain, CT, USA
Health Care Systems, Ethical Issues in Health Care, Economics of Health Care,
Cultural Differences in Health Care, Health Care Law, Leadership in Health
Care, Human Resource Management, Team Leadership, Immunohematology/Immunology,
Clinical Hematology, Intro Clinical Lab, Clinical Microbiology, Medical
Terminology, Organizational Communication.
Minor in Leadership in Healthcare Administration
Diploma : Medical Assisting, 1998Thompson Institute － Philadelphia, PA, USA
Certified Medical Assistant, American Association of Medical Assistants.
Emphasis in Medical Clinical Skills, Advanced Clinical
Procedures, Fundamentals of Medical Assisting, Fundamentals of Anatomy &
Physiology, Medical Assisting Externship.
Medical Assistant Penn Medicine Rittenhouse － Philadelphia, PA
Phlebotomist February 1753UPENN Presbyterian Medical Center － Philadelphia, PA
Blood Gas and Urinalysis Tech February 1753UPENN Presbyterian Medical Center － Philadelphia, PA
Reference Lab Specialist American Red Cross Reference Lab － Philadelphia, PA
Administrative, allergies, Anatomy, blood pressure, charts, Chemistry, clerical, clients, excellent customer service, data entry, Economics, filing, Hematology, Human Resource Management, Immunology, Keyboarding, Leadership, Team Leadership, Law, Market, Medical Assisting, Medical Terminology, Microsoft Office, works, nursing, Organizational, patient care, Patient Safety, Phlebotomist, Phlebotomy, Physiology, Primary Care, progress, recording, answering phones, telephones, transportation, typing, Urinalysis, venipuncture, vital signs, word processing