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

Ardent laboratory scientist generalist well-versed in medical protocols and procedures in immunohematology, chemistry, and hematology testing along with other laboratory disciplines. Excellent multitasker with good communication and problem-solving abilities. Skilled at keeping work areas clean and equipment well-maintained.

Skills
  • Equipment testing and calibration
  • Specimen analysis
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Problem resolution
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Time management
  • Decision-making
  • Critical thinking
  • Troubleshooting
  • Work ethic
  • Testing protocols
  • Specimen handling
Experience
08/2019 to Current Medical Technologist Valley Health | Inwood, WV,
  • Reviewed test results to confirm accuracy and diagnosed causes behind irregular findings.
  • Planned and carried out regular maintenance on equipment by following procedures and manufacturers' guidelines.
  • Conducted multiple tests at once using automated equipment and computerized instruments.
  • Communicated with physicians to discuss lab test findings, procedures and other relevant information.
  • Assessed equipment regularly by conducting instrument function inspections and calibrations.
  • Used various equipment to perform work tasks, such as microscopes and cell counters.
  • Checked blood compatibility with tests such as crossmatching, antigen typing and antibody identification.
  • Conducted blood counts and other tests to support safe transfusion processes.
  • Cultivated, isolated and identified microorganisms in biological samples to assist in diagnostic efforts.
  • Applied knowledge of microbiology, chemistry and hematology daily.
  • Performed various tests on patients to assess needs and medication effectiveness.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
05/2018 to 07/2019 Laboratory Assistant II Beaumont Hospitals | Grosse Pointe, MI,
  • Maintained clean and organized work area with adequate supplies and reagents.
  • Monitored lab supplies and proactively replenished for convenience and availability.
  • Isolated, identified and prepared specimens for examination.
  • Implemented lab procedures to prevent errors and protect staff.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Unloaded, unpacked and routed incoming specimens by type to different staging areas for further processing.
  • Prepared specimens for in-house testing and for transport to off-site to reference laboratories.
  • Met quality control standards by examining specimens for adequacy and appropriateness.
  • Captured client and specimen data electronically to build and update files.
  • Asked various questions from clients to obtain the information necessary for paperwork.
  • Maintained HIPAA compliance and integrity of hospital policies and procedures.
02/2015 to 12/2018 Veterinary Technician Vetcor | Hartfield, VA,
  • Prepared and labeled medications and instructed client on administration.
  • Operated anesthesia, oxygen and monitoring equipment.
  • Monitored vital signs during surgery and notified veterinarian of changes.
  • Administered and monitored anesthesia for surgeries and operations.
  • Prepared and reviewed records and consent forms.
  • Scrubbed, counted and packed surgical instruments and drapes for autoclave sterilization.
  • Cared for animals in post-operative recovery by closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Examined animals for injury or illness and documented symptoms for veterinarian review.
  • Delivered excellent service to pet owners to drive repeat business.
  • Developed, implemented and monitored animal physical rehabilitation postoperatively.
  • Assisted with surgical procedures.
  • Trained staff members in various areas to allow for versatility and team building.
  • Restructured inventory protocols to implement cost savings and reduce product waste based on sales analysis.
  • Advised farm owners on sanitation, feeding and general care to promote animal health.
  • Continued with educational endeavors to expand self knowledge and improvement.
10/2010 to 02/2015 ICU/Surgical Technician Animal Emergency And Trauma Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Administered blood, blood products and supportive fluids.
  • Monitored patients' progress during post-anesthesia period to document findings.
  • Administered prescribed anesthetic medications to patients to desensitize areas or induce unconsciousness prior to surgical procedures.
  • Established and implemented nursing care plans for each patient through assessment, development, activation and evaluation.
  • Performed nursing care following prescribed rules, policies, protocol and procedures.
  • Completed patient assessments, triaged and recorded patient histories, symptoms and observations.
  • Worked with patients and families to provide in-hospital and after-hospital follow-up through teaching and referrals.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Monitored patients' respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
Education and Training
Expected in 04/2021 to to Bachelor of Science | Medical Laboratory Sciences Weber State University, Ogden, UT GPA:
Expected in 04/2019 to to Associates of Applied Science | Medical Laboratory Sciences Weber State University, Ogden, UT GPA:
Expected in 08/2018 to to Associates of Science | Health Sciences Weber State University, Ogden, UT GPA:
Expected in 06/2019 to to American Society for Clinical Pathology Medical Laboratory Technician, Certified | , , GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Updated safety manuals and various safety protocols to meet OSHA requirements and maintain American Animal Hospital Association accreditation.
  • Promoted to Medical Technologist due to Completion of Bachelors degree while maintaining full time career position.
Activities and Honors

Academic Excellence, Spring 2021

Honor Award, Spring 2018

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School Attended

  • Weber State University
  • Weber State University
  • Weber State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Technologist
  • Laboratory Assistant II
  • Veterinary Technician
  • ICU/Surgical Technician

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associates of Applied Science
  • Associates of Science
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology Medical Laboratory Technician, Certified

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