Detailed with 20 years experience performing complex testing in a clinical laboratory. Diligent, accurate and reliable Laboratory Technician with a reputation for completing high quality, complex diagnostic lab procedures in a timely fashion with laboratory standards. I am experienced in calibrating and adjusting malfunctioning equipment, as well as completing routine and emergency maintenance on laboratory instruments.
Trained in HIPPA compliance
Lab testing and reporting
Lab equipment maintenance
CLIA & OSHA compliance
Clinical microbiology competency limited
Blood bank background
Experienced Clinical Chemistry
Medical Lab Technician/Phlebotomist, 05/1993 to Current Parkland Health Center – 1101 West Liberty
Prepared specimens for analysis and established proper chronological priorities in testing.
Identified abnormal test results and referred them to the Clinical Laboratory Scientist for further review.
Carefully reviewed test results for accuracy.
Performed both routine and emergency maintenance on laboratory instruments.
Maintained current knowledge of developments in technical instrumentation.
Performed diagnostic and therapeutic laboratory procedures.
Quickly responded to and resolved all customer service issues in a timely manner.
Executed hematological tests, including red and white blood cell counts, sickle cell tests, hemoglobin estimations, fragility tests, coagulation time and clot retraction time.
Performed calculations and prepared solutions for the manufacture of complex panel formats.
Managed specimen sample handling, receiving, storage and inventory.
Processed clinical specimens, including from lymph nodes, spleen, and peripheral blood, for laboratory testing and archiving.
Preparing/instructing patients for sample collections
Associate of Applied Science: Medical Laboratory Technology, 2007 Clark State Community College - Springfield, OH
Support Courses 2003-2004: Technical Writing and American Health Care System, Independence University - Salt Lake City, UT
Support Courses 1995-2001: General Education, Mineral Area Community College - Park Hills, MO