Twenty years experience in a clinical laboratory setting.
Blood bank background
Trained in HIPPA compliance
Lab testing and reporting
Lab equipment maintenance
Inventory management aptitude
Clinical microbiology competency
Medical Technologist, 10/2004
to Current Center for Organ Recovery and Education M.T. Serology/Microbiology – Pittsburgh,
Perform serological, blood banking and PCR testing on organ and tissue donors.
Familiar with automation such as the PRISM and the AxSym.
Also responsible for identifying and reporting sensitivities on organisms from positive cultures with the Autoscan system.
Cross-trained in the renal pulsatile preservation program.
Medical Technologist, 06/1998
to 10/2004 West Penn Allegheny Health System – Pittsburgh,
PA Held positions in both microbiology and chemistry.
Laboratory Supervisor, 09/2001
to 10/2004 Canonsburg General Hospital – Canonsburg,
Supervise workflow of all staff on afternoon and night shifts.
Responsible for reviewing all patient reports, employee competencies, reviewing all quality control/quality assurance data for point-of-care testing, calibrating, maintaining all point of care instruments and software and for compliance with all regulatory agencies.
Medical Technician, 01/2001
to 09/2001 Canonsburg General Hospital M.T – Canonsburg,
Generalist/Microbiology-Perform routine and stat testing in all areas of this busy 120 bed hospital.
Medical Technoligist, 02/2000
to 01/2001 Allegheny General Hospital M.T – Pittsburgh,
Chemistry- Employed as a chemistry technologist.
Key operator for the AxSym and Vitros systems.
Medical Laboratory Technician, 11/1995
to 08/1997 Onslow Memorial Hospital – Jacksonville,
Generalist- Worked all shifts as a generalist.
Medical Technoligist, 01/2010
to Current St. Clair Memorial Hospital – Pittsburgh,
B.A: Natural Science,
2000 California University of Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania Natural Science
A.S: Medical Laboratory Technology,
1996 Coastal Carolina Community College - Jacksonville,
North Carolina Medical Laboratory Technology