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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Looking to expand and gain more full time potential positions in the phlebotomy, lab technician field and grow. Smart and personable Lab Technician with top-notch abilities in sample collection, classification and analysis. Extensively trained in wide range of techniques and equipment. Dedicated to best-in-class and reliable work. Driven Laboratory Technician with comprehensive hands-on experience in analyzing soil samples for clients across a wide range of industries, from inpatient to out patient . Well-versed in all aspects of laboratory operations, including sample preparation and equipment maintenance. Comfortable using knowledge links to track and manage samples. Organized and passionate hard worker. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Friendly Certified Phlebotomy Technician committed to patient safety and well-being. Maintains calm atmosphere during venipuncture to put patients at ease. Accurate and detailed to promote specimen integrity.

Skills
  • Laboratory safety procedures
  • Specimen preparation
  • Chemical identification
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Clinical lab settings
  • Laboratory assay analysis
  • Equipment testing and calibration
  • Organizational skills
  • Relationship building
  • Computer skills
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Troubleshooting
  • Quality control
  • Diagnostic tests
Experience
Dec2019 to Current
Lab Technician Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Toronto, On,
  • Collected, labeled and stored lab samples according to laboratory specifications.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Recorded, reported and posted specimen results in company software.
  • Supervised supplies in inventory and notified IT when items became low.
  • Monitored and tracked samples using Epic, notifying supervisors and clients of missing samples or database errors.
  • Limited discrepancies by accurately handling, storing, transporting and submitting urinalysis samples.
  • Prepared test samples and obtained and recorded test data in accordance with standards.
  • Communicated with outside parties and laboratory management regarding test results.
  • Assisted and instructed other laboratory technicians.
Jan2016 to 08/2018
Youth Advocate Salvation Army Usa Seaford, DE,
  • Asses Adult and Child Behavior for case report Determine if adult was suitable or Comprehensive for child care Adoption and Foster care placement.
  • Used calm, positive and encouraging approach with youth.
  • Directed activities to promote growth in mental, emotional and educational areas.
  • Encouraged participants to develop leadership and self-esteem skills through group discussions.
  • Completed progress notes for each resident and noted pertinent information in client file.
  • Referred clients to community resources for job placement, debt counseling, legal aid and medical treatment.
  • Modeled positive behavior for residents by providing leadership and positive interactions.
  • Offered key emotional support to special needs youth.
  • Provided comprehensive assistance in multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Applied clinical and behavioral knowledge to maintain safety during crisis moments.
  • Discussed available program services with potential participants and outlined procedures to facilitate smooth engagement in program processes.
  • Built and maintained strong relationships with patients by successfully resolving issues and responding promptly to phone inquiries.
  • Observed safety protocols to minimize accidents and spread of disease.
  • Maintained confidential patient documentation to prevent data compromise and comply with HIPAA regulations.
  • Answered questions and responded to inquiries to deliver high level of service to patients.
  • Collaborated with social workers to support patients.
  • Educated patients on various resources, services and programs to maximize care.
  • Maintained thorough and accurate records outlining program operations and participant progress.
  • Recommended improved life choices to enhance client outcomes.
  • Evaluated patient behavior and reported changes to clinical team.
  • Partnered with interdisciplinary teams to implement care plans.
  • Located housing and other support services for displaced individuals working through troubling issues.
11/2011 to Dec2016
Certified Phlebotomy Technician Vail Resorts Peninsula, OH,
  • Draw Blood- Live sticks Annotate.
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier and station.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Coordinated in-office and off-site testing for high volume of daily patient samples.
  • Processed billing information and collected payments.
  • Identified patients using proper procedures prior to specimen collection.
  • Collected specimens for drug screens, paternity tests and alcohol tests.
  • Transported specimens following established protocol for temperature and light.
  • Delivered quality patient care by completing accurate and timely collection and transport of clinical specimens according to established procedures.
  • Interviewed patients and documented details to update and file paperwork.
  • Conducted bleeding time tests and updated results into paper or electronic charts.
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date and patient name.
  • Prepared blood-collecting equipment to draw blood and safely store and transport samples.
  • Utilized calm and friendly demeanor to increase patient comfort and alleviate anxiety.
  • Labeled patient samples, double-checking information for accuracy.
  • Used aseptic techniques to maintain specimen integrity.
  • Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Disposed of used needles in sharps containers to avoid accidental needlesticks.
  • Sanitized work area after every patient to prevent contamination and spread of disease.
  • Interviewed patients to verify test requisitions and patient identity.
  • Properly stored and transported specimens to prevent loss and delays.
  • Coordinated workflow based on stat, schedule, or outpatient needs.
  • Collected blood samples from over 200 individuals per day, maintaining consistent patient flow.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
  • Built trust and minimized patient discomfort during phlebotomy procedures through tone and topic plus timing.
  • Prepared patients for examination by properly draping patients, obtaining vital signs, verifying referrals and taking detailed health history.
  • Used multiple electronic medical software, including epic and curator to conduct patient intakes and send correspondence.
  • Traveled to over 3 nursing facilities per 8hr shift to collect blood and urine samples as well as fecal specimen.
  • Assisted medical care providers by aiding with routine and specialized procedures, administering medication and performing blood gasket and port placement.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2010 to to
Lab Technician : Clinical Laboratory Technology
CHI Institute - Philadelphia, PA,
GPA:
Expected in 01/2009 to to
High School Diploma:
South Philadelphia High School - ,
GPA:
Certifications
First Aid Certification December 2020 to December 2021 Medical certification for phlebotomy
Additional Information
  • Authorized to work in the US for any employer

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • CHI Institute
  • South Philadelphia High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Lab Technician
  • Youth Advocate
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician

Degrees

  • Lab Technician
  • High School Diploma

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