lead medical technologist resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Dedicated Medical Technologist offering thirty plus years of clinical laboratory experience; a history of exemplary ratings on performance reviews; excellent communication skills along with compassion towards patients and proficiency in phlebotomy techniques. Enthusiastic team player, deeply committed to delivering quality care and achieving superior patient outcomes. Ability to work under extreme pressure while also remaining very detail oriented.

  • Departmental lab processes
  • Test result validity
  • Sanitation procedures
  • Specimen processing and analysis
  • Equipment testing and calibration
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Project planning
  • Problem resolution
  • Data management
  • Work ethic
  • Organization
  • Team management
  • Training & Development
  • Key Operator of Vitek 2 instrumentation
  • Experience using many different computer systems and laboratory LIS systems
  • Proficient in phlebotomy
  • Able to meet deadlines and complete goals ahead of schedule
  • Able to work under extreme pressure
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Clinical Quality
Education and Training
University of St. Francis Joliet, IL Expected in 05/1989 Bachelor of Science : Medical Technology - GPA :

ASCP by Board of Registry #178722

Veterans Health Administration - Lead Medical Technologist
Port Angeles, WA, 04/1990 - Current
  • Coordinates scheduling of technologists and phlebotomists to provide adequate daily staffing.
  • Supervises, trains and monitors work assignments of lab personnel.
  • Maintains equipment, materials and supply inventories for laboratory.
  • Responsible for maintaining quality control and levy jennings charts, including submitting and reviewing data and reviewing against peer data to adjust QC means if necessary.
  • Perform initial, six month and yearly competencies on new employees and yearly competencies on existing employees.
  • Key operator for Sysmex and Roche analyzers that included a week training in InJessicapolis at Roche to learn in depth training on the Cobas 400 plus.
  • Involved in planning, organizing and implementing laboratory renovations which included bringing in an additional Roche chemistry analyzer, new Sysmex heme analyzer and a new millipore water filtration system.
  • Communicated with physicians to discuss lab test findings, procedures and other relevant information.
  • Identifies problems proactively, troubleshoots their causes, and implements solutions or actions to resolve them. Serves as a resource for associates when problems arise.
  • Responsible for all API proficiency survey assignments, result entry, survey submission and follow-up responses.
  • assists in performing calibration verification of analyzers.
  • Provide first response trouble shooting of all laboratory equipment, including calling service and fixing the problem over the phone.
  • Responsible for meeting and exceeding contracted TAT metrics.
  • Provide a high level of multi-tasking, high attention to detail and high organizational skills.
  • daily operations of analyzers to perform testing in hematology, chemistry and Coagulation.
  • Experienced and proficient in phlebotomy techniques.
Touro - Registered Medical Technologist
Baton Rouge, LA, 04/1990 - Current
  • Provide laboratory services for a community hospital in several different locations including the main lab, urgent care and physician office. Employed on all three shifts.
  • Analysis and interpretation of specimens in Microbiology, Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis and Coagulation.
  • Perform quality control and maintenance on instruments and processes.
  • Initiated bioterrorism preparation procedures and training of all employees.
  • Instructed and planned education and training of MT and MLT students.
  • Responsible for maintaining inventory and controlling budget costs.
  • Excellent communication skills in relating to patients, physicians and coworkers.
  • Volunteered to work in additional areas and locations and to cross train in other departments besides home department of Microbiology.

Town Pump, Inc. - Registered Medical Technologist
Columbia Falls, MT, 09/2007 - 12/2008
  • Part time position held in immediate care and cancer clinic.
  • Competent on several different computer systems.
  • Performed phlebotomy on cancer patients and immediate care patients.
  • Conducted multiple tests at once using automated equipment and computerized instruments.
  • Used microscopes and cell counters to perform assigned tasks.
  • Cleaned and sterilized lab area, tools and equipment.
  • Conducted quality control checks, calibration and technical troubleshooting of hematology analyzer.
Town Pump, Inc. - Registered Medical Technologist
Ennis, MT, 03/1992 - 12/2006
  • Registry position held in the clinical laboratory.
  • Responsibilities included phlebotomy, processing specimens and clerical duties.
  • Shadowed technologists in the Environmental and Microbiology laboratories.

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School Attended

  • University of St. Francis

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  • Lead Medical Technologist
  • Registered Medical Technologist
  • Registered Medical Technologist
  • Registered Medical Technologist


  • Bachelor of Science

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