Medical Laboratory Technician with 35 years experience in phlebotomy, bench work, operating and maintaining lab equipment, and I have been a laboratory supervisor for the last 15 years. I am proficient in Quality Assurance, writing procedures, Proficiency Testing, training students in phlebotomy. I have maintained 100% on proficiency testing and have had several no deficiency CLIA inspections. I am very proficient with computers, installing and maintaining software and printers. I learn quickly and I am excited to begin the next chapter of my career.
Precertification of procedures
Proficient in Promed
Proficient in Accelacapture
Proficient in Chart Capture
CPT and ICD10 coding
Medical Laboratory Supervisor07/2003 to 06/2018Dr. James L. HolzhauerColumbus, Mississippi
Keep procedure manuals updated, yearly evals, write new procedures. Keep QC and maintenance manuals. Keep patient result logs. Proficiency testing-enter results online. Enter Hematology QC online. Review lab results, both inhouse and from reference lab. CLIA inspections. Order supplies. Phlebotomy. Perform testing. File results, pull charts for review. Enter lab charges, check monthly. Enter biometrics for Blue Cross Healthy You program. Obtain reports from hospital, Imaging Center and print old records from Chart Capture. Answer phones, make appointments. Call in prescriptions. Took over nurse duties after 5:30 pm . Clean lab and patient rooms. Shut down laboratory nightly. Entered hospital orders for surgeries and maternity. Fax medical records and file reports. I installed 20 computers, 8 printers, 11 Promed installs, scanned 8 years of old charts, did computer repair and upkeep. Process Myriad Genetic screening results and contact patients with results. I also verified insurance benefits, deductibles, copays and coinsurance. I precertified in office procedures, outpatient and inpatient surgical procedures as well as verified maternity benefits.
Medical Laboratory Technician08/1996 to 12/2002Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden TriangleColumbus, MSLaboratory testing, Quality Control, Phlebotomy, Trauma Team responder
Medical Laboratory Technician10/1989 to 08/1996Physicians & Surgeons ClinicAmory, MississippiLaboratory testing, Phlebotomy, Quality control, X-rays.
Senior Phlebotomist/Laboratory Assistant10/1988 to 10/1989Mary Washington HospitalFredericksburg, VirginiaPhlebotomy Supervisor, Laboratory testing
Phlebotomist03/1988 to 09/1988Saddleback Medical LaboratoryLaguna Hills, CaliforniaPhlebotomy and processing specimens
Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant12/1985 to 09/1987Westcliff Medical LaboratoryNewport Beach, CaliforniaPhlebotomy, laboratory testing
Phlebotomist/Specimen Processor11/1984 to 04/1985Medical Center LaboratoryGarden Grove , CaliforniaPhlebotomy, specimen processing. Did rounds at several nursing homes and rehabilitation centers performing phlebotomy and collecting specimens.
Phlebotomist05/1982 to 06/1984Gilmore Memorial HospitalAmory, MississippiPhlebotomy, specimen processing, laboratory student
Education and Training
Pre-med, Medical Technology, ChemistryItawamba Community CollegeFulton, Mississippi, United States
I attended from August of 1982-May of 1984
I trained in several laboratories in Mississippi, California and Virginia to obtain enough experience to be grandfathered in as an MLT under the CLIA guidelines.
High School Diploma: focused on chemistry and science1982Smithville High SchoolSmithville, Mississippi , United StatesI graduated with honors, 5th in my class. I focused mainly on Sciences, with a strong second in English and Literature. I was Star Student, a member of the National Beta Club, Who's Who Among American High School Students, and member of the Hall of Fame. I won the Physics award, English awards, Honor graduate and Most Outstanding Student.