(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Highly motivated, former military medical professional with incomparable customer service skills and an in-depth understanding of medical standards/procedures desires a leadership position that will apply my military training, formal education, life experience, and unique skill set in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective and active listener
  • Proactive analytical thinker
  • Extensive knowledge of Medical terminology,  procedures, and laboratory tests.
  • Proficient  in various computer programs and hospital systems
  • Proven problem solver
  • Dedicated team player
  • Adept at multitasking while presenting a professional demeanor
Education and Training
Bradley University Peoria, IL Expected in : Pre-Law - GPA :
Illinois Valley Community College Oglesby, IL Expected in 2005 Associate of Science : Political Science - GPA :
Illinois Valley Community College Oglesby, IL Expected in 2005 Associate of Arts : History - GPA :
Naval School of Health Sciences Bethesda, MD Expected in 1992 Associate of Applied Science : Laboratory Medicine - GPA :
  • Awarded the National Defense Service Medal, two Joint Meritorious Unit Commendations, the Navy Unit Commendation ribbon, the Good Conduct Medal, a Humanitarian Service Ribbon, and numerous Letter of Commendations while serving Honorably in the United States Navy.
  • ​Campaigned and elected to a six year term to the Board of Trustees at Illinois Valley Community College.
  • Admitted to Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.
Department Of Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Medical Technician IV
City, STATE, 07/2020 - Current
  • Provide veterans with the care and customer service they have earned by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.
  • Proficiently obtain a variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles while speaking with the patient to gain their trust, and allay their fears. 
  • Access and review patient medical records for the purpose of entering, modifying, and retrieving private and pertinent health information by utilizing various computer programs/systems.
  • Practice active listening skills while communicating clearly and effectively with patients in order to address any comments, questions and/or concerns they may have with the goal of achieving the most favorable of outcomes.
US Navy - Supervisor, Laboratory Specimen-Processing Department
City, STATE, 05/1995 - 12/1996
  • Directed, supervised, and evaluated a specimen-processing team of 20 to include: 14 military Medical Laboratory Technicians and 6 Civilian Health Care Technicians in a high-volume, fast-paced environment in support of a 345-bed hospital and 11 outlying military health clinics. 
  • Trained, evaluated, disciplined, and documented the work performance of staff assigned to the department. 
  • Established work schedules and assignments of all staff to maximize effective use of resources to meet or exceed customer service needs/expectations and continuity of care. 
  • Prepared reports for the purpose of keeping supervisors apprised of the status of programs, services, and quality initiatives. 
  • Provided exemplary customer service patient care, and problem-solving in a department that served 150 patients per day from varying socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Developed and implemented department-specific procedures and quality control programs to ensure reliability of testing procedures, proper function of equipment, and compliance with all local, state. and federal safety guidelines.
United States Naval Ship Comfort - Hospital Corpsman/Medical Laboratory Technician
City, STATE, 05/1994 - 09/1995
  • Diligently and tirelessly worked to bring the shipboard laboratory from its reduced operating status to full-operational readiness in support of the ship's mission.*
  • Provided information for patient diagnosis and treatment by performing laboratory tests in toxicology, chemistry, hematology, immunology, microbiology, and blood banking in support of a 1000-bed Naval hospital ship.*
  • Performed 2500 highly-analytical laboratory tests on Haitian immigrants in support of the first-ever migrant-afloat processing center.
  • Developed and maintained a data base which included demographic information, clinical tests ordered, and the medical/immigration disposition of over 1700 Haitian immigrants.
  • Stood Quarter Deck Watch weekly which consisted of ensuring all personnel who boarded/departed the ship had the necessary credentials, the inspection of all packages being brought aboard, the supervision and direction of the Messenger of the Watch, and the maintenance of a Log Book--a chronological record of any circumstances of interest concerning the ship and her crew.*
  • Reviewed and revised 25 Standard Operating Procedures in the laboratory aboard the USNS Comfort.

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  • Bradley University
  • Illinois Valley Community College
  • Illinois Valley Community College
  • Naval School of Health Sciences

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  • Supervisor, Laboratory Specimen-Processing Department
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