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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Detail-oriented Laboratory Manager always looking for ways to increase efficiency and improve operations. Knowledgeable about managing supplies and equipment. Proficient in all areas of operations, including patient specimen collection, quality control, quality assurance. Ready to bring 37 years' experience in the laboratory to a new position at Professional Pediatric Jackson Clinic.

Skills
  • Quality controls
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Specimen collection
  • Microscopic techniques
  • Lab assistant training
  • Equipment calibration
  • Lab test analysis
  • Medical laboratory procedures
  • Lab result interpretation
  • Reporting requirements
Work History
Laboratory Manager, 08/1989 - Current
Engineering Consulting Services, Ltd. Buford, GA,
  • Keep laboratory in compliance with all applicable guidelines and laws
  • Write and keep policies and procedure manuals updated
  • Review documentation for compliance with requirements and accuracy of information
  • Prepare and participate in facility inspections made by authorized governmental agencies (CLIA)
  • Cooperate and communicate effectively with physicians to ensure client satisfaction and compliance with set standards
  • Set and oversee quality assurance guidelines for laboratory work
  • Keep equipment maintained, laboratory clean and organized plus inventory stocked to maximize performance
  • Train staff, schedule work hours and oversee testing for a 2 person work group
  • Conduct evaluations for as many as 60 or more patients daily, chemical analysis, urinalysis, hematology, specific kit testing and microbiology
  • Utilized expertise in microbiology, chemistry and hematology to help with diagnosis of medical issues
  • Process patient specimens according to priority and document results
  • Record, report and chart test results manually
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient information to conform to HIPAA, internal and other regulatory standards
  • Handle specimens according to laboratory protocols to maximize accuracy and precision of results
  • Perform and review daily quality control and monthly
  • Execute corrective actions when test controls were outside specified limits
  • Perform calibrations and correlations as needed on machines
  • Order, perform and oversee proficiency testing
  • Collect, prepare and analyze blood, throat and nasal swabs
  • Collect blood samples either by heel stick, capillary or venipuncture
  • Perform patient testing both moderate and high complexity
  • Prepare reference lab specimens for transport and electronically prepare requisitions
  • Safety Coordinator
  • Track reference lab reports for Risk management liability from collection, report received, Doctor review, and patient contacted and given results as needed
  • Conduct quality control checks, calibration and technical troubleshooting of hematology analyzer
  • Applied knowledge of microbiology, chemistry and hematology daily
  • Follow laboratory guidelines for handling biological specimens
  • Established and managed quality control program covering all laboratory activities
  • Diligently monitored Laboratory Quality Assurance program to improve performance and maintain high standards of care
  • Disposed of bodily fluids and hazardous products according to strict protocols
Laboratory Technician, 04/1983 - 08/1989
Jbs Usa Sanford, NC,
  • Processed patient specimens according to priority and documented results
  • Ensured purity of specimens collected through capillary and venous methods
  • Followed set quality assurance guidelines for laboratory work
  • Recorded, reported and charted test results manually
  • Assisted with safe transfusions by conducting cross-match testing
  • Collect blood with focus on accuracy and adherence to aseptic techniques
  • Performed quality control
  • Executed corrective actions when test controls were outside specified limits
  • Participated in proficiency testing
  • Worked in all areas of the laboratory which were phlebotomy, chemistry, hematology, blood bank and microbiology
  • Collected and prepared specimens for transport to reference lab
  • Identified microorganisms and performed identification and sensitivity studies in urine, stool and other specimens to help with clinical diagnostics and treatment
  • Worked all shifts
Laboratory Technician, 11/1982 - 04/1983
Jbs Usa Arcadia, WI,
  • Performed general laboratory duties including phlebotomy and patient testing in chemistry, hematology, blood bank and microbiology
  • Collected and processed patient specimens according to priority and recorded, reported and manually charted test results in a timely manner
  • Performed quality control on machines and executed corrective actions when test controls were outside specified limits
  • Singly worked second and third shift collecting and performing laboratory test
  • Disposed of bodily fluids and hazardous products according to strict protocols
Education
Associate of Science: Medical Laboratory Technician, Expected in 05/1982
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Columbia State Community College - Columbia, TN
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: Nursing - General, Expected in
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University of North Alabama - Florence, AL
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1976
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Loretto High School - Loretto, TN
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School Attended

  • Columbia State Community College
  • University of North Alabama
  • Loretto High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Laboratory Manager
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Laboratory Technician

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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