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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Reliable Medical Technologist with current ASCP certification with strong background conducting tests in a Clinical Microbiology setting. Expertly used specialized equipment to identify results and document findings. Demonstrated consistency when carefully following procedures and quality measures with dedication to accuracy.

Skills
  • Equipment testing and calibration
  • Specimen analysis
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Data management
  • Organizational skills
  • Troubleshooting
  • Time management
  • Working collaboratively
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Multitasking
  • Critical thinking
  • Flexible
  • Problem resolution
Experience
03/2015 to Current Medical Technologist Legacy Health System | Canby, OR,
  • Planned and carried out regular maintenance on equipment by following procedures and manufacturers' guidelines.
  • Supported quality control processes by monitoring activities and reporting.
  • Communicated with physicians to discuss lab test findings, procedures and other relevant information.
  • Assessed equipment regularly by conducting instrument function inspections and calibrations.
  • Documented medical test data and results in patient medical records.
  • Conducted multiple tests at once using automated equipment and computerized instruments.
  • Followed laboratory guidelines for handling biological specimens.
  • Prepared, processed and analyzed patient samples .
  • Applied knowledge in the interpretation of clinical microbiology specimens including bacterial susceptibility testing as well as biochemical and molecular organism identification methods.
  • Experienced in reading bacterial, fungal, and AFB cultures.
  • Recorded control values from technical instruments to maintain reliability and validity of test results.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Used various equipment to perform work tasks, including microscopes, Microscan Walkaway, Maldi-tof mass spectrometry, Biofire PCR ,Bactec Systems , BD Max PCR.
03/2000 to 03/2015 Point of Care Analyst Indian River Memorial Hospital | Vero Beach, FL,
  • Established strong work network by building professional relationships with nursing staff and fellow employees.
  • Facilitated repairs, maintenance and proper calibration to keep equipment at top performance.
  • Cleaned, maintained and calibrated laboratory and field equipment to ensure continuous accuracy and functionality.
  • Maintained clean and organized work area with adequate supplies and reagents.
  • Prepared laboratory equipment and instrumentation required for tests, research, process or quality control.
  • Verified report accuracy by assessing statistics, specimen identification and critical values.
  • Monitored lab supplies and proactively replenished for convenience and availability.
  • Performed routine and preventive maintenance on lab equipment and completed documentation.
  • Produced and submitted laboratory documents and reports per compliance requirements.
  • Analyzed test data and presented findings using charts and graphs.
  • Worked with team members to improve process integration and flow.
  • Enhanced senior staff productivity by managing various support-related tasks.
  • Maintained inventory and equipment and placed orders for laboratory supplies.
  • Referred quality control data to Clinical Laboratory Scientist Coordinator.
  • Expertly procured and processed specimens for laboratory staff.
09/1995 to 03/2000 Phlebotomist Sunrise Hospital And Medical Center | City, STATE,
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier and station.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Coordinated in-office and off-site testing for high volume of daily patient samples.
  • Transported specimens following established protocol for temperature and light.
  • Identified patients using proper procedures prior to specimen collection.
  • Processed billing information.
  • Delivered quality patient care by completing accurate and timely collection and transport of clinical specimens according to established procedures.
  • Collected specimens for drug screens, paternity tests and alcohol tests.
  • Interviewed patients and documented details to update and file paperwork.
  • Conducted bleeding time tests and updated results into paper or electronic charts.
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date and patient name.
  • Utilized calm and friendly demeanor to increase patient comfort and alleviate anxiety.
  • Labeled patient samples, double-checking information for accuracy.
  • Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Used aseptic techniques to maintain specimen integrity.
  • Disposed of used needles in sharps containers to avoid accidental needlesticks.
  • Interviewed patients to verify test requisitions and patient identity.
  • Properly stored and transported specimens to prevent loss and delays.
  • Coordinated workflow based on stat, schedule, or outpatient needs.
  • Used multiple electronic medical software to conduct patient intakes and send correspondence.
  • Treated blood-related chronic disorders by performing therapeutic phlebotomy.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2014 to to Bachelor of Science | Clinical Laboratory Science College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • College of Southern Nevada

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Technologist
  • Point of Care Analyst
  • Phlebotomist

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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