Prepared specimens for analysis and established proper priorities in testing.
Identified abnormal test results and reported them to the appropriate personnel.
Carefully reviewed test results for accuracy.
Properly calibrated and adjusted malfunctioning equipment to ensure precise test results.
April 1997-April 2004Medical Technologist | Miners Colfax Medical Center | Raton, NM
Responsible for microbiology department operations, including policy and procedure writing, QC and specimen processing. Also responsible for weekly, monthly review and competency testing in microbiology department.
Analyzed specimens for hematology, chemistry, immunohematology, immunology, microbiology. Called critical results to provider as required by policy.
Worked closely with current manager to implement AMA panels into laboratory systems and billing/coding systems. Responsible for the LIS build for the ICD-9 coding.
Phlebotomy and legal drug screen collections as required.
Responsible for routine maintenance on chemistry analyzers (Vitros, Immulite).
April 1997-CurrentMedical Lab Technologist, Interim Manager, Lead Technologist | Quest Diagnostics | Albuquerque, NM
Excellent Lab Practices
Lab Equipment Maintenance
Quality Control Procedures
1995Associate of Applied Science: Medical Laboratory TechnologyAmarillo College, Amarillo, TX
Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) Certificate
Certified by ASCP in 1995 as Medical Laboratory Technician
CurrentBachelor of Science: Medical Laboratory SciencesUniversity of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Graduation August 2016 with Bachelors in Medical Laboratory Sciences
Have maintained Deans List for all years in program