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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Dedicated medical technology professional with 25 years of both technical and supervisory experience while demonstrating a high level of initiative and proficiency in prioritizing potential opportunities in clinical and laboratory operations.

Highlights
  • Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • AMT certification since 1992 in medical technology
  • Educated in supervisory and leadership abilities and skills
  • Proficient in complex laboratory testing, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting, and quality control
  • Training skills with regard to laboratory personnel and MLT students
  • Teaching skills with regard to college students and MLT students.
  • Provided excellent service to the U.S. government for 25 years.
Accomplishments

  • Wrote and edited documents to keep staff informed on policies and procedures
  • Applied safety procedures and policies as outlined in Department Safety Manual.
  • Developed, maintained, and updated clinic Chemical Hygiene Plan and product Material Safety Data Sheets.
  • Reviewed all laboratory results, quality control procedures, and instrument maintenance for accuracy and corrected errors when needed for monthly QC packet in keeping with laboratory and CAP guidelines.
  • Implemented a continuing education program for third shift laboratory personnel.

Experience
Medical Technician, 03/2014 to Current
Centers For Specialty Care GroupRutland, VT, United States
    Perfoms all routine laboratory testing at Russell Collier Health Clinic to include CBCs using the AC T Diff 2 instrument, manual differentials, erythrocyte sedimentation rates, urinalysis testing using the Cliniteck Advantus and Cobas U411 instrumentation, manual urine microscopics, clinitests, urine and serum HCG testing for pregnancy, occult blood testing, rapid strep screens, RSV, Flu A&B, rapid mono testing, reading of wet preps and KOH.
  • Duties also include phlebotomy and preparing specimens for delivery to Carl R Darnall Army Medical Center's main laboratory for further testing or send out to a reference laboratory.
  • Performance of QC on all instruments and manual test kits prior to testing, maintenance on instruments, and troubleshooting instrument problems.
  • Maintaining all temperature and QC charts, printing reports and filing reports according to CAP guidelines, reviewing work for accuracy in reporting results, correction of errors.
  • Participates in CAP surveys, competency testing and continuing education for the laboratory.
Medical Technician, 06/2011 to 03/2014
Centers For Specialty Care GroupTiconderoga, NY, United States
    Performed all routine laboratory testing at Copperas Cove Medical Home Clinic to include CBCs using the AC T Diff 2 instrument, manual differentials, erythrocyte sedimentation rates, urinalysis testing using the Cliniteck Advantus instrumentation, manual urine microscopics, clinitests, urine and serum HCG testing for pregnancy, occult blood testing, rapid strep screens, RSV, Flu A&B, rapid mono testing, reading of wet preps and KOH and performing chemistry testing on the Piccolo chemistry analyzer and Accu-CheK Inform Glucose Meter.
  • Performed phlebotomy duties and preparing specimens for delivery to Carl R Darnall Army Medical Center's main laboratory for further testing or send out to a reference laboratory.
  • Performed QC on all instruments and manual test kits prior to testing, maintenance on instruments, and troubleshooting instrument problems.
  • maintained all temperature and QC charts, printing reports and filing reports according to CAP guidelines, reviewing work for accuracy in reporting results, correction of errors.
  • Participated in CAP surveys, competency testing and continuing education for the laboratory.
  • Developed, maintained and updated clinic Chemical Hygiene Plan and product Material Safety Data Sheets.
Medical Technician, 10/2009 to 06/2011
Centers For Specialty Care GroupVineland, NJ, United States
  • Worked as a general medical technician on second shift.
  • Responsible for performing routine, complex and STAT procedures in the following areas of the laboratory: Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation, and Microbiology to include plating of all Microbiology cultures, RSV, Flu A&B, occult blood, gram stains, putting on blood culture bottles on the BacTalert instrument and also processing all positive blood culture bottles indicated by the BacTalert instrument; automated CBCs using Beckman-Coulter LH750 instrumentation, manual differentials, CSF and other body fluid analysis; automated urine dipstick chemistry analysis using IRIS and Criterion II instrumentation, automated and manual urine microscopic analysis using IRIS instrumentation, Clinitests, and manual urine HCG testing; PT, PTT, Fibrinogen and D-dimer automated testing using Beckman-Coulter Elite 2 instrumentation; basic and comprehensive metabolic panels as well as specialty chemistry panels using Beckman-Coulter DXC instrumentation, cardiac enzymes such as CKMB and Troponin, hormone analysis such as FT4, TSH, BetaHCG, BNP, etc. using Beckman-Coulter DXI and Access II instrumentation, and manual chemistry tests such as qualitative serum HCGs, osmolality, and urine drug screens.
  • Responsible for performing daily QC, routine maintenance and troubleshooting of all laboratory instrumentation in all laboratory sections mentioned.
  • Participated in CAP surveys and competency testing in all mentioned laboratory sections.
  • Performed other duties as assigned by the section supervisors.
Medical Technician, 04/2009 to 09/2009
Chi HealthSomerset, KY, United States
  • Worked as general medical technician on third shift.
  • Responsible for performing routine, complex and STAT procedures in all sections of the laboratory to include Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Blood Bank and Microbiology to include plating of all Microbiology cultures, RSV, Flu A&B, gram stains; CBCs, manual differentials, CSF and other body fluid analysis; manual urine dipstick chemistries by Criterion II, manual urine microscopics, and manual HCG testing; PT, PTT, Fibrinogen, D-dimer, Heparin assays using STAGO coagulation instrumentation, Hgb A1C, blood gasses, cardiac enzymes, complete and basic metabolic panels, urine drug screens, hormone analysis such as TSH, FT4, etc; ABO and antibody screening using gel and tube methods, cross-matches for blood products such as whole blood, FFP, and platelets, DAT testing, antibody identification using panels, and the dispensing of units of whole blood, FFP and platelets on a routine and emergency basis.
  • Responsible for performing all QC and daily maintenance on all laboratory instrumentation in all laboratory departments mentioned.
  • Participated in CAP surveys for accreditation.
  • Performed other duties as assigned by section supervisors. Participated in phlebotomy of outpatients coming to the lab as well as patients in the emergency room in which Vacutainer systems, syringes, butterfly and fingerstick methods in order to obtain the necessary blood samples needed for testing were utilized.
  • Determined which tubes (with or without anticoagulants) to draw for the necessary testing of blood samples drawn by phlebotomy.
Assistant Hematology Supervisor, 10/2005 to 03/2009
Valley HealthPetersburg, WV, United States
    Reviewed daily, weekly, and monthly QC and maintenance charts for all tests and equipment used in the Hematology, UA and Coagulation sections and pulled all monthly QC data to be included in the monthly Supervisor's report
  • Trained and taught all MLT students and new employees in the Hematology sections
  • Reviewed all workload and test results performed in all Hematology sections for accuracy and performing corrective action if necessary
  • Updated the Hematology Section Hazardous Chemical Inventory; participating in CAP surveys and assisting in the ordering of supplies for the Hematology sections.
  • From 9/10/07 to 12/10/07, I was asked to take over as Acting Hematology Supervisor which entailed numerous extra duties in addition to my Assistant Hematology Supervisor duties, such as making weekly and monthly employee schedules, submitting employee time sheets; writing, updating and reviewing all Hematology, UA and Coagulation SOPs; assisting in evaluating employee competency records, and performing various complex testing to comply with CAP guidelines.
  • During my tenure as Acting Hematology Supervisor, I attended and participated in weekly laboratory Supervisor meetings in which all Hematology QA/QI indicators were met; was responsible for setting up two new Coagulation analyzers and getting them operational; writing monthly Supervisor reports for the monthly laboratory QA/QI meetings and writing memos to physicians regarding updates in the Hematology sections; reviewing data and results for numerous CAP surveys and providing corrective action in the form of in-service training of laboratory personnel and was responsible for a successful CAP inspection in which no deficiencies were found in the Hematology, UA and Coagulation sections and was responsible for maintaining continuing education records and conducting continuing education for all employees.
  • As acting Hematology Supervisor, my duties included maintaining a through, working knowledge of current Performance Improvement (PI) philosophies and standards as they relate to the health care industry and the laboratory; reviewing all medical center's departments, and services PI documents to ensure compliance with current regulations, mission and capabilities of the hospital; developing, directing, implementing and maintaining of laboratory rules, regulations, and policies relating to PI requirements, and selecting and extracting data from the laboratory and hospital information systems in order to analyze data for reports given at the monthly laboratory QA meeting.
Medical Technologist, 10/2001 to 10/2005
Darnall Army Community HospitalCity, STATE, United States
  • Worked as Lead Tech on third shift where I was cross-trained in both the Hematology and Chemistry departments.
  • Performed all routine, complex, and STAT procedures in the Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation and Chemistry departments of the laboratory to include CBCs, erythrocyte sedimentation rates, reticulocyte counts, CSF analysis, differentials on slides, qualitative pregnancy tests, amniotic fluid analysis, serum ketones, osmolality, urine drug screens and urinalysis testing and microscopic evaluations.
  • Assisted in training new employees and MLT students on procedures performed in the Hematology and Chemistry departments.
  • Assisted in training MLT students in chemistry theory, instrument operation and special testing techniques for a five-week time period.
  • Responsible for testing and evaluation of MLT students to ensure that all Department of the Army MLT student requirements are met.
  • Responsible for all quality control and instrument maintenance performed in the Hematology and Chemistry departments and am sometimes responsible for reviewing all QC and maintenance for the Hematology section.
  • Specialist operator with specialized training of the Beckman Coulter LX 20 PRO Chemistry Analyzer.
  • Assisted the supervisor with special projects, CAP surveys and correlation studies related to both departments.
  • Assisted the supervisors in reviewing masterlogs and all work performed in the Hematology and Chemistry departments and was responsible for the correction of any errors.
  • Provided quality interpretation of laboratory results and procedures to technicians, nurses and physicians as needed.
  • Assisted the Hematology and Chemistry supervisors in writing and validation of department SOPs.
  • From April, 2004 to July, 2004, I was assigned to the position of Acting Assistant Hematology Supervisor.
  • Additional duties included training military MLT students in the Hematology, Urinalysis and Coagulation sections as to theory, instrumentation and special testing procedures; performing monthly maintenance procedures on several instruments in the Hematology, Urinalysis and Coagulation sections; review of all daily, weekly and monthly quality control data; served as temporary Hematology supervisor in the absence of the Hematology supervisor; responsible for instrument troubleshooting and performed other duties as assigned by the Hematology and Chemistry supervisors.
Education
BS. degree: Biology, Expected in 5/1979
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GPA:

Biology which was my major field of study; total semester hours earned was 144 with 42 semester hours in Biology, 16.6 semester hours in Chemistry, 6 hours in physics, and 3 semester hours in Computer Science. Specific courses in Biology include General Biology, Plant Biology, Animal Biology, Vertebrate Physiology, Microbiology, Immunology, Mammology, Comparative Anatomy, Basic and Advanced Techniques in Electron Microscopy and Biology Internship. Each one of the 11 Biology courses mentioned was worth 3 semester hours totaling 33 semester hours of biology courses. GPA: 2.7

Master's Degree: Health Care Administration, Expected in 2013
Grand Canyon University - ,
GPA: GPA: 4.0
Health Care Administration GPA: 4.0
Supervisor Development Course, 1995 Leadership Education and Development Course, 1994 COULTER GEN*S SYSTEM Operator's Course, 1998 Beckman Coulter LX 20 PRO Operator's Class: , Expected in 2002
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GPA:
: Medical Technology, Expected in 1980
Harrisburg Hospital School of Medical Technology - ,
GPA:
Medical Technology
Diploma: , Expected in 1975
College Prep, Mechanicsburg Senior High School - Mechanicsburg, PA
GPA:
Skills

Basic laboratory testing, Clerical, drawing directing, filing, information systems, interpretation, Inventory, Leadership, phlebotomy, policies, QA/QI, quality control, reading, reporting, Supervisory, teaching, technician, troubleshooting, validation

Additional Information
  • USACHPPM Basic Hazardous Waste Management Course, 08/17/2004-08/20/2004
  • 5 Year Service Certificate in recognition of excellent service,
  • 1999 Certificate of Appreciation
  • Certificate of Appreciation, 2004 for outstanding service for the outlying clinics of DACH.
  • Cash Award, 2004 for recognition of service as Acting Assistant Hematology Supervisor.
  • Cash Incentive Award, 2008 for Acting Hematology Supervisor from 9/10/08 to 12/10/08
  • 25 Year Service Certificate in recognition of Excellent Service, 2014
  • LICENSES/CERTIFICATES: Medical Technology Certificate, 1980; American Medical Technologist License # 74212- 04, 1992

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School Attended
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Harrisburg Hospital School of Medical Technology
  • College Prep, Mechanicsburg Senior High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Medical Technician
  • Medical Technician
  • Medical Technician
  • Medical Technician
  • Assistant Hematology Supervisor
  • Medical Technologist
Degrees
  • BS. degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Supervisor Development Course, 1995 Leadership Education and Development Course, 1994 COULTER GEN*S SYSTEM Operator's Course, 1998 Beckman Coulter LX 20 PRO Operator's Class
  • Diploma