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Summary

Meticulous Laboratory experienced in performing techniques like Cytology Sataing procedures, gram stains, coagulation assessments. Well-organized and disciplines with methodical approach to handling specimens and conducting tests. Prepared to offer 20 years' experience in the field to new position with room for advancement. Proficient in CAP, OSHA and FDA requirements for medical laboratory work. Effective at working as generalist to conduct all types of tests. Quality-focused and collaborative team player with reputation for accuracy and efficiency. Expertise in cleaning, maintaining and setting up lab equipment. Performs both technical and non-technical procedures. Committed to safely handling specimens and working according to set protocols. Skilled at using laboratory expertise and medical knowledge to help Laboratory professionals make accurate decisions and support work objectives. Manage equipment, supplies and chemicals efficiently to coordinate smooth laboratory operations. Motivates laboratory students seeking internship in medical laboratory to gain hands-on experience. Outgoing and friendly with strong drive to succeed.

Skills
  • Quality Assurance
  • Laboratory Assay Analysis
  • Equipment Calibration
  • Specimen Testing and Analysis
  • Cell Culturing
  • High Complexity Testing
  • Safety Procedures
  • Material Staining
  • Time Management
  • Specimen Collection
  • Reagent Preparation
  • Team Leadership
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Inventory Restocking
  • Deadline Driven
  • Microorganism Identification
  • Cell Culture Harvesting
  • Biological Terminology
  • Transfusion Medicine
  • Material Cutting
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Blood Sample Testing
  • Microorganism Testing
  • Technical Documentation
  • Equipment Maintenance
Education and Training
University of Nairobi Nairobi Kenya, Expected in 12/2019 Master of Science : Clinical Cytology - GPA :
  • Masters Thesis on cellulars morphology of patients with dental problems in Narok county kenya. Analyzed buccal material of 100 patients obtained by scraping buccal areas among the masai people who chewed tobacco leaves. We identified several abnormal cells Under the supervision od Dr. Elizabeth Dimba Denta pathologist University of Nairobi with Dr. Joseph Ndungu General Pathologist kenyatta national Hospital, Most of yhese patients were sponsored for treament at kenyatta national hospital by a south Africa tobacco company.
Winston Salem State University Winston-Salem, NC, Expected in 05/2000 Bachelor of Science : Clinical Laboratory Science - GPA :
Experience
Katmai - Medical Laboratory Technologist
Panama City, FL, 08/2022 - Current
  • Tested samples within required timeframes and following appropriate standards, logging results in files.
  • Prepared and used correct controls for tests and recognized out-of-range results, shifts and trends.
  • Completed regular checks and documented use dates for controls, reagents and calibrators.
  • Kept patient information properly secured and confidential.
  • Cleaned and sterilized lab area, tools and equipment.
  • Investigated and troubleshot problems with equipment to diagnose malfunctions and complete basic maintenance.
  • Maintained clean and fully operational laboratory equipment.
  • Operated equipment to analyze bodily fluids for anomalies.
  • Properly documented all variables relative to specimen processing.
  • Followed standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
  • Ordered laboratory supplies to maintain inventory stock.
  • Maintained patient, specimen and tracking data using laboratory computer system.
  • Performed quality control procedures to validate test results according to established standards.
  • Identified and corrected problems that could adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results.
  • Coordinated prioritization, receipt and delivery of laboratory specimens.
  • Designed and executed laboratory testing to record observations and interpret findings.
Perkinelmer, Inc. - Laboratory Supervisor
Lansing, MI, 01/2018 - 03/2022
  • Helped develop and administer $[Amount] quarterly budget.
  • Set and implemented successful laboratory policies covering [Area], [Area] and [Area].
  • Performed CAP studies, biannual CVM tests and daily Quality Control runs.
  • Determined effective schedules by taking into consideration individual employee preferences and overall coverage needs.
  • Generated monthly Quality Control reports.
  • Oversaw quality control initiatives to optimize laboratory performance.
  • Facilitated inspections to achieve successful outcomes.
  • Kept equipment in good working order and facilities clean, neat and organized.
  • Implemented procedures to advance preventive maintenance of blood gas analyzers and oximeters.
  • Evaluated test system performance and corrected issues to address underperformance.
  • Identified and reported issues affecting test performance.
  • Received specimens and reviewed for quality, labeling and accessioning,
  • Evaluated and assessed lab equipment to resolve malfunctions and restore functionality.
  • Maintained and calibrated lab instruments and equipment to streamline use.
  • Completed routine sample processing, validations and reagent QC runs.
  • Applied established policies and procedures to performed assays of biological specimens.
  • Prepared, stained, cover slipped and catalogued cytology specimens.
  • Promoted and enforced compliance with regulatory agencies.
Katmai - Medical Laboratory Technologist
Patrick Air Force Base, FL, 03/2012 - 12/2017
  • Recorded known control values from technical instruments to boost reliability and accuracy in test results reporting.
  • Supervised cleaning and maintenance of laboratory equipment to prevent errors and breakdowns.
  • Developed specific methods for more difficult and critical tests for special applications.
  • Prepared test samples and obtained and recorded test data in accordance with standards.
  • Assisted and instructed other laboratory technicians.
  • Maintained, calibrated and troubleshot pH probes, EC meters, balances, automatic pipettes and diluters.
  • Updated tracking software with processes, errors and corrective actions.
  • Handled administrative tasks for laboratory staff and overall operations.
  • Collected, labeled and stored lab samples according to laboratory specifications.
  • Completed lab tests and communicated results to supervising staff.
  • Prepared project files for compliance with operating procedures.
  • Communicated with outside parties and laboratory management regarding test results.
  • Audited specimen integrity and identification classifications to maintain accurate records.
  • Gathered biological samples for laboratory tests.
  • Performed daily housekeeping tasks driving efficient laboratory operations.
  • Managed laboratory supplies and equipment, providing maximum output to meet data deadlines.
  • Prepared lab for daily operations by stocking materials and equipment.
  • Created test and validation setups for component, subsystem and machine levels.
  • Supported cleanliness and health standards to foster safe and effective sample analysis.
  • Researched and developed recommendations to resolve process, department and related customer issues.
  • Used time management and adaptability skills to prioritize and run multiple tests.
  • Prepared specimens and forms for transport to outside laboratories.
  • Collected clinical and forensic data, contributing to high-quality knowledge database.
  • Collected and organized data to perform data analysis and prepare technical reports.
  • Attended lab meetings to participate in research discussions.
  • Disposed of laboratory materials and samples using well established guidelines and instructions.
Katmai - Medical Laboratory Technologist
Pensacola, FL, 02/2010 - 02/2012
  • Handled and disposed of chemicals, reagents and biological samples in compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Tested samples within required timeframes and following appropriate standards, logging results in files.
  • Prepared and used correct controls for tests and recognized out-of-range results, shifts and trends.
  • Completed regular checks and documented use dates for controls, reagents and calibrators.
  • Kept patient information properly secured and confidential.
  • Cleaned and sterilized lab area, tools and equipment.
  • Investigated and troubleshot problems with equipment to diagnose malfunctions and complete basic maintenance.
  • Maintained clean and fully operational laboratory equipment.
  • Operated equipment to analyze bodily fluids for anomalies.
  • Properly documented all variables relative to specimen processing.
  • Followed standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
  • Ordered laboratory supplies to maintain inventory stock.
  • Maintained patient, specimen and tracking data using laboratory computer system.
  • Performed quality control procedures to validate test results according to established standards.
  • Identified and corrected problems that could adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results.
  • Coordinated prioritization, receipt and delivery of laboratory specimens.
  • Designed and executed laboratory testing to record observations and interpret findings.
  • Used appropriate collection and processing procedures to avoid inadequate specimens and promote reliability of blood products.
  • Monitored standardized clinical laboratory tests and procedures appropriate to blood banking.
  • Evaluated and processed biological specimens to support accurate and appropriate testing procedures.
  • Calibrated and performed routine maintenance to keep laboratory equipment in satisfactory condition.
Katmai - Medical Laboratory Technologist
Plymouth Meeting, PA, 08/2006 - 06/2009
  • Tested samples within required timeframes and following appropriate standards, logging results in files.
  • Prepared and used correct controls for tests and recognized out-of-range results, shifts and trends.
  • Completed regular checks and documented use dates for controls, reagents and calibrators.
  • Kept patient information properly secured and confidential.
  • Cleaned and sterilized lab area, tools and equipment.
  • Investigated and troubleshot problems with equipment to diagnose malfunctions and complete basic maintenance.
  • Maintained clean and fully operational laboratory equipment.
  • Operated equipment to analyze bodily fluids for anomalies.
  • Properly documented all variables relative to specimen processing.
  • Followed standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
  • Ordered laboratory supplies to maintain inventory stock.
  • Maintained patient, specimen and tracking data using laboratory computer system.
  • Performed quality control procedures to validate test results according to established standards.
  • Identified and corrected problems that could adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results.
  • Coordinated prioritization, receipt and delivery of laboratory specimens.
  • Designed and executed laboratory testing to record observations and interpret findings.
  • Used appropriate collection and processing procedures to avoid inadequate specimens and promote reliability of blood products.
  • Monitored standardized clinical laboratory tests and procedures appropriate to blood banking.
  • Evaluated and processed biological specimens to support accurate and appropriate testing procedures.
  • Calibrated and performed routine maintenance to keep laboratory equipment in satisfactory condition.
Merieux Nutrisciences Corporation - Microbiology Technician
Salida, CA, 02/2001 - 06/2006
  • Managed laboratories, including [Lab] and [Lab].
  • Gathered and assessed biological data to study relationships between organisms and environment.
  • Tracked environmental microorganism development.
  • Monitored and observed experiments to assess progress, compile data and record findings.
  • Monitored lab supplies and proactively replenished for convenience and availability.
  • Determined acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria.
  • Monitored and observed experiments, recording data for research personnel evaluation.
  • Maintained safe work environment by wearing personal protective equipment.
  • Isolated, identified and prepared specimens for examination.
  • Analyzed laboratory findings to check accuracy of results.
  • Analyzed samples of biological material for chemical content or reaction.
  • Adhered to laboratory requirements and enforced compliance with regulations.
  • Analyzed experimental data and interpreted results to draft reports of findings.
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
Adventist Health System - Medical Lab Technologist
Westchester, CA, 12/2000 - 12/2002
  • Obtained, cut and mounted biological material on slides for microscopic study and diagnosis.
  • Operated equipment to analyze bodily fluids for anomalies.
  • Maintained clean and fully operational laboratory equipment.
  • Cleaned and sterilized lab area, tools and equipment.
  • Used appropriate collection and processing procedures to avoid inadequate specimens and promote reliability of blood products.
  • Ordered laboratory supplies to maintain inventory stock.
  • Maintained patient, specimen and tracking data using laboratory computer system.
  • Performed quality control procedures to validate test results according to established standards.
  • Evaluated and processed biological specimens to support accurate and appropriate testing procedures.
  • Followed standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
  • Properly documented all variables relative to specimen processing.
  • Identified and corrected problems that could adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results.
  • Calibrated and performed routine maintenance to keep laboratory equipment in satisfactory condition.
  • Coordinated prioritization, receipt and delivery of laboratory specimens.
  • Monitored standardized clinical laboratory tests and procedures appropriate to blood banking.
  • Designed and executed laboratory testing to record observations and interpret findings.
  • Managed departmental inventory and supply ordering.
  • Established or monitored quality assurance programs or activities to drive accuracy of laboratory results.
  • Maintained safe work environment by wearing personal protective equipment.
  • Provided technical information about test results to physicians, family members or researchers.
  • Determined acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria.
  • Operated, calibrated or maintained equipment used in quantitative or qualitative analysis.
  • Entered data from analysis of medical tests or clinical results into computer for storage.
  • Conducted chemical analysis of blood, urine or spinal fluid to determine presence of normal or abnormal components.
  • Selected and prepared specimens and media for cell cultures.
  • Set up, cleaned and maintained laboratory equipment.
  • Analyzed samples of biological material for chemical content or reaction.
  • Cultivated, isolated or assisted in identifying microbial organisms or performing various tests on microorganisms.
  • Developed, standardized or modified tests used in analysis of specimens or medical laboratory experiments.
  • Collected and studied blood samples to determine number of cells, morphology or blood group.
  • Analyzed laboratory findings to check accuracy of results.
  • Performed various tests on patients to assess needs and medication effectiveness.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Nairobi
  • Winston Salem State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Laboratory Technologist
  • Laboratory Supervisor
  • Medical Laboratory Technologist
  • Medical Laboratory Technologist
  • Medical Laboratory Technologist
  • Microbiology Technician
  • Medical Lab Technologist

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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