Detail-oriented Medical Laboratory Technician with extensive knowledge of blood banking, chemistry, microbiology, immunology and hematology. Proficient in culture preparation, staining specimens, analyzing and reporting data and calibrating equipment. Experienced in bacterial isolation and identification, susceptibility testing, and quality control procedures.
Eligible for ASCP certification, will be taking the exam in September 2013.
Daily performance of highly complex tests on clinical specimens for diagnostic purposes, recording known control values from technical instruments to ensure reliability and accuracy in test results reporting, referring quality control data to the Clinical Laboratory Scientist Coordinator. Further responsibilities include accurately recording and reporting test results according to established procedures, following trends and techniques in medical laboratory testing. Routinely performed medical laboratory tests, procedures, experiments and analyses to provide data for clinical research studies.Daily microbiology duties include isolating, identifying, typing and grouping bacteria present in bodily fluids as well as culturing 25-40 specimens and performing susceptibility testing, and documenting and performing daily quality control testing. Reports positive MRSA cultures to doctor's offices and other hospital departments.
Sorts old texts and documents in chronological order, and then enters all the information into the library's database in order for professors to have access to the information.
Successful completion of all courses with a 4.0 GPA in Chemistry, Hematology and Coagulation, Immunology, Pathogenic Microbiology, Blood Banking, and Body Fluids. Accepted into the National Technical Honor Society, and eligible to join Phi Theta Kappa.Awarded a scholarship from the Wheatlands Chapter CLMA.
Completed courses in Microbiology, Anatomy and Physiology, Mathematics, Literature, and Philosophy. on the Dean's List quarterly before relocating to Kansas.
Flint Hills Bread Basket (Manhattan, KS) 2012
I helped to stock and organize the local food bank that handed out groceries to the surrounding counties. I also drove around the community to pick up donations and to drop off donations to clients who were unable to pick them up at the facilities.
Foss Home and Village (Seattle,WA) 2009-2010
I helped to transport residents to other parts of the facility for doctor's appointments, meal times, and field trips. I also volunteered at various activities around the assisted living facility.
Girl Scouts (Seattle, Wa. 13 years) 1994- 2007
I was a girl scout from the ages of 5 to 18. I earned my silver award by leading a younger scout troop for a whole year in various activities and a final week long camping trip. My troop ran the spring time camp for the regions other scout troop for three years in a row in high school, and we traveled to Mexico to do volunteer work for three weeks.
Esperanza (2 years) 2005-2006
I traveled to Mexico City two summers in a row with my Church in high to school to build houses and perform other humanitarian duties in various undeveloped communities.
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