Efficient and productive Clinical Laboratory Technician/Lab Supervisor, well-rounded in test execution and analysis, including hematology, serology, processing and accessioning. Enjoys aiding physicians in accurate disease diagnoses.
Laboratory Supervisor July 2016 to CurrentClinical Labs of Hawaii － Aiea, HawaiiDemonstrated analytical and problem-solving ability by addressing barriers to receiving and validating accurate HCC information. Carefully reviewed medical records for accuracy and completion as required by insurance companies. Assigned additional diagnosis codes based on specific clinical findings (laboratory, radiology and, pathology reports as well as clinical studies) in support of existing diagnoses. Strictly followed all federal and state guidelines for release of information. Directed patient flow during practice hours, minimizing patient wait time. Acquired insurance authorizations for procedures and tests ordered by the attending physician. Quickly responded to staff and client inquiries regarding CPT codes. Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations by appropriately handling patient information. Completed monthly schedules for staff, approved PTO for staff. Completed the payroll for every pay period. Ordered supplies. Filled in for staffing shortages (Phlebotomy) inpatient, ER and outpatient.
Executive Assistant August 2014 to July 2016Child Cardiology Associates － Fairfax, VADemonstrated knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations by appropriately handling patient information. Received, organized and maintained all coding and reimbursement periodicals and updates. Designed PowerPoint presentations for monthly divisional meetings with top-level executives. Collaborated with other administrative team members, human resources and the finance department on special projects and events. Handled and distributed all incoming and outgoing mail. Wrote and distributed meeting minutes to appropriate individuals. Managed desktop publishing and proposal and memo typing. Open, read, and wrote answers to routine letters. Created and maintained computer- and paper-based filing and organization systems for records, reports and documents. Investigated issues and problems and drafted responses to urgent requests.
Laboratory Technician 11 November 2000 to June 2013Inova Health System － Fairfax, VACompleted and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines. Prepared patient rooms prior to their arrival. Collected urine and fecal samples. 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. Tended to patients with chronic illnesses. Exhibited compassionate care and communication with regard to issues of death and dying. Assisted patients with multiple chronic diagnoses, including COPD and asthma. Provided treatment within scope of practice as defined by state law. Frequently commended for maintaining the safety, respect and dignity of residents. Performed pregnancy tests and sent specimens for laboratory testing. Ensured HIPAA compliance. Performed lab tests and communicated results.
Education and Training
Associate of Science : Nursing, 2016Northern Virginia Community College － Annandale, VA[Number] GPA 3.65Coursework in Psychology, Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Sociology, Mathematics, Chemistry,Graduated Cum Laude