Proficient in TJC, OSHA, and FDA requirements for medical laboratory work. Effective at working as generalist to conduct a variety of tests. Diligent and detail-oriented recent Medical Laboratory Technician graduate with expertise in analyzing biological samples in acute care settings. Well-oriented to manage fast-paced work independently and contribute to successful diagnoses.
Laboratory Assay Analysis
Equipment Testing and Calibration
Critical Thinking Proficiency
Accurate Documentation and Reporting Skills
Maintaining Quality Assurance Standards
Specimen Collection and Processing
Medical Laboratory Technician Internship09/2018 to 04/2019FOUNTAIN VALLEY REGIONAL HOSPITALFountain Valley, CA
Followed strict laboratory protocols for handling biological specimens.
Limited discrepancies by accurately handling, storing, transporting and submitting all types of samples.
Recorded, reported and posted specimen results in company software.
Cleaned, maintained and calibrated laboratory equipment to ensure continuous accuracy and functionality.
Processed over 100 hematology and chemistry samples daily, including manual reporting and quality reviews.
Conducted quality control checks, calibration and technical troubleshooting of hematology and chemistry analyzers.
Recorded control values from technical instruments to maintain reliability and validity of test results.
Cultivated, isolated and identified microorganisms in biological samples to assist in diagnostic efforts.
Reviewed patient data, prepared data reports and signed off on release of information requests.
Phlebotomist Internship04/2018 to 04/2018HOAG HOSPITALNewport Beach, CA
Greeted visitors and established purpose of visit to complete check-in procedure quickly.
Prepared blood-collecting equipment to draw blood and safely store and transport samples.
Coordinated workflow based on stat, schedule, or outpatient needs.
Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date, and patient name.
Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier, and station.
Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
Aviation Operations Specialist01/2009 to 01/2015ARMY NATIONAL GUARDLos Alamitos, CA
Trained and instructed subordinates and supported units in Aviation.
Recognized by Commanding Officer for delivering high performance, which resulted in increased responsibility over peers.
Responded to emergent situations regarding flight operations or medical issues to quickly identify concerns, provide support and transport personnel and passengers away from critical scenes.
Controlled assets including vehicles, communications and equipment valued over $1,000,000.
Supervised airfield operations, including arrivals, departures and fueling, identifying and addressing concerns promptly to maintain targets.
Prepared operation plans and orders to support security of resources and installations.
Mitigated regulatory risks by obtaining documents, clearances, certificates and approvals from local, state and federal agencies.
Assisted in preparation of operation plans and orders and organized visual and instrument flight plans.
Communicated with flight operations teams to coordinate cargo management and smooth flow of goods between hubs.
Effective decision-maker in high-pressure environments.
Assistant Manager01/2012 to 01/2013MEATHEADZ SANDWICH SHOPHuntington Beach, CA
Implemented training processes for newly hired employees and supervised department managers, shift leads and production personnel.
Maintained positive work ethic and commitment to providing excellent service to improve operations efficiency and customer satisfaction.
Organized schedules, workflows and shift coverage to meet expected business demands.
Improved efficiency and productivity by implementing organization systems for financial reports, schedules and inventory control.
Secured revenue, accurately monitoring transactions and deposits to eliminate discrepancies.
Supported sales management to optimize business development.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Medical Laboratory Technology2019Saddleback CollegeMission Viejo, CA
Associate of Arts: Health Sciences2017Irvine Valley CollegeIrvine, CA
Associate of Arts: Social And Behavioral Sciences2017Irvine Valley CollegeIrvine, CA
Associate of Arts: Teacher Education2017Irvine Valley CollegeIrvine, CA
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Current Medical Laboratory Technician (ASCP) Certification
Current Phlebotomy (CPT-1) Certification
ACTIVITIES AND HONORS
, U.S. Army Challenge Coin Recipient
Army Good Conduct Medal Recipient
National Defense Service Medal Recipient
Iraq Campaign Medal Recipient
Global War on Terrorism Medal Recipient
Combat Action Badge Recipient
Army Aviation Badge Recipient