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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Knowledgeable and precise Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) with strong track record of 20 years of overseeing lab procedures, policy and performance. Exceptional accuracy coordinating individual (MLS/MLT students from North Idaho College and Weber State training, new hire training, and job shadows with special attention to course and competency objectives) and team contributions (proficiency testing and interdepartmental mass trauma situations including mass transfusion and infant transfusion protocols) to optimize procedure/data within controlled environment. Complete understanding of techniques, procedures and standards governing high-functioning laboratory operations. Adeptly and discreetly communicates test results with appropriate parties and on pertinent archival Laboratory Information systems and Medical records.

Skills
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Recordkeeping requirements
  • Testing protocols
  • Safety guidelines
  • Multitasking
  • Data management
  • People skills
Experience
05/2013 to Current
Medical Laboratory Scientist Samaritan Health Services Albany, OR,
  • Followed laboratory guidelines for handling biological specimens.
  • Maintained clean and fully operational laboratory equipment.
  • Kept all patient information properly secured and confidential.
  • Maintained physical lab equipment, detecting malfunctions and troubleshooting to ensure optimum service.
  • Performed and documented preventive maintenance and quality control practices, noting best corrective action to remediate issues.
  • Verified report accuracy by assessing statistics, specimen identification and critical values.
  • Contributed to lab team and individual competency assessment toward maintaining efficiency in environment.
  • Applied knowledge of microbiology, chemistry and hematology daily.
  • Conducted testing based on process guidelines, improving experiment efficiency.
  • Monitored proficiency testing within laboratory environment, handling necessary corrective action.
  • Collaborated with laboratory staff to ascertain group needs and improve test accuracy.
  • Collected specimen samples for clinical trials and assessment.
  • Maintained compliance with disclosure and confidentiality mandates, both internal and regulatory in nature.
  • Oversaw instrument availability, supply inventory, and restocking measures to maintain nonstop operations.
  • Performed various tests on patients to assess needs and medication effectiveness.
  • Promoted improved accuracy in laboratory testing review and reporting by leading efforts to present data.
  • Oversaw statistics documentation and archiving, logging entries within dedicated software program. For example, the yearly Antibiogram.
  • Maintained laboratory record system to document key information on specimen collection, identification, quality control and other factors.
  • Obtained and reviewed data and information from scientific publications and literature. Mostly notably developing Microbiology procedures to maximize pathogen recovery in a cost effective method and in compliance with Antibiotic Stewardship goals.
  • Trained new hires, MLS/MLT students from North Idaho College and Weber State University, and job shadows on medical and laboratory procedures as well as principles of medicine.
  • Partnered with and consulted researchers, physicians and educators on medical applications of SARS-COV2 PCR testing.
  • Studied effects of antibiotics on microorganisms to supply a Minimum Inhibitory Concentration. This information supplies pharmacists with customized antibiotic therapy design just for the patient.
  • Spearheaded research to devise methodologies, procedures and instrumentation for automated bloodbank system, personell competencies, LIS trainging/on-boarding system, and microbiology methods.
05/2003 to 06/2013
Medical Laboratory Scientist Samaritan Health Services Lebanon, OR,
  • Followed laboratory guidelines for handling biological specimens.
  • Maintained clean and fully operational laboratory equipment.
  • Kept all patient information properly secured and confidential.
  • Maintained physical lab equipment, detecting malfunctions and troubleshooting to ensure optimum service.
  • Performed and documented preventive maintenance and quality control practices, noting best corrective action to remediate issues.
  • Verified report accuracy by assessing statistics, specimen identification and critical values.
  • Contributed to lab team and individual competency assessment toward maintaining efficiency in environment.
  • Applied knowledge of microbiology, chemistry and hematology daily.
  • Conducted testing based on process guidelines, improving experiment efficiency.
  • Monitored proficiency testing within laboratory environment, handling necessary corrective action.
  • Collaborated with laboratory staff to ascertain group needs and improve test accuracy.
  • Collected specimen samples for clinical trials and assessment.
  • Maintained compliance with disclosure and confidentiality mandates, both internal and regulatory in nature.
  • Oversaw instrument availability, supply inventory, and restocking measures to maintain nonstop operations.
  • Performed various tests on patients to assess needs and medication effectiveness.
  • Promoted improved accuracy in laboratory testing review and reporting by leading efforts to present data.
  • Oversaw statistics documentation and archiving, logging entries within dedicated software program.
  • Maintained laboratory record system to document key information on specimen collection, identification, quality control and other factors.
  • Obtained and reviewed data and information from scientific publications and literature.
  • Evaluated information and analyzed data to draw conclusions and present findings to scientific community and public.
  • Identified and recommended improvements in routine analytical methods and processes.
  • Trained newly hired Medical Laboratory Scientists, first year WAMI students, and peers on medical and laboratory procedures as well as principles of medicine.
  • Devised new health and safety standards in collaboration OSHA and relevant partners to update SDS standards, fire, and biohazard communication.
  • Spearheaded research to devise methodologies, procedures and instrumentation for medical applications such as BD ProbTEC gonorrhea and chlamydia testing.
07/2000 to 05/2003
Medical Laboratory Scientist Samaritan Health Services Lincoln City, OR,
  • Followed laboratory guidelines for handling biological specimens.
  • Maintained clean and fully operational laboratory equipment.
  • Kept all patient information properly secured and confidential.
  • Maintained physical lab equipment, detecting malfunctions and troubleshooting to ensure optimum service.
  • Performed and documented preventive maintenance and quality control practices, noting best corrective action to remediate issues.
  • Verified report accuracy by assessing statistics, specimen identification and critical values.
  • Contributed to lab team and individual competency assessment toward maintaining efficiency in environment.
  • Applied knowledge of microbiology, chemistry and hematology daily.
  • Conducted testing based on process guidelines, improving experiment efficiency.
  • Monitored proficiency testing within laboratory environment, handling necessary corrective action.
  • Maintained compliance with disclosure and confidentiality mandates, both internal and regulatory in nature.
  • Oversaw instrument availability, supply inventory, and restocking measures to maintain nonstop operations.
  • Performed various tests on patients to assess needs and medication effectiveness.
  • Promoted improved accuracy in laboratory testing review and reporting by leading efforts to present data.
  • Oversaw statistics documentation and archiving, logging entries within dedicated software program.
  • Maintained laboratory record system to document key information on specimen collection, identification, quality control and other factors.
  • Identified and recommended improvements in routine analytical methods and processes.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/1997
Bachelor of Science: Microbiology
University of Idaho - Moscow, ID
GPA:
Expected in 07/2000
Bachelor of Science: Medical Laboratory Science
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center - Spokane, WA,
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Led team to achieve Laboratory Information System data base build to move from PAML to LabCorp reference laboratory, earning recognition from upper management and financial reward.
  • Created highly effective new training program for Microbiology, Automated Bloodbank, IT, and competency trainting that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
Activities and Honors
  • Member: Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center School of Medical Laboratory Science Advisory Board 2004-2018.
  • Honor: President's Medallion from the University of Idaho for the 2020 Pandemic Response Team
Certifications
  • Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)cm, ASCP from 2000-current.

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