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Jessica Claire
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Summary

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

Skills
  • Responsibilities include sample analysis in chemistry, immunohematology, hematology, coagulation, serology, and microbiology departments. Currently, microbiology experience is limited to routine Gram staining and culture plating, along with other biochemical tests necessary for diagnosis.
  • Equipment testing and calibration
  • Specimen analysis
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Problem resolution
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Time management
  • Decision-making
  • Critical thinking
  • Troubleshooting
  • Work ethic
Experience
Medical Technologist, 08/2019 - Current
Quest Diagnostics Edgewater, NJ,
  • 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.
Laboratory Assistant II, 05/2018 - 07/2019
Beaumont Hospitals Wyandotte, 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.
Veterinary Technician, 02/2015 - 12/2018
University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine Miami Gardens, FL,
  • 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.
ICU/Surgical Technician, 10/2010 - 02/2015
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
Bachelor of Science: Medical Laboratory Sciences, Expected in 04/2021
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Weber State University - Ogden, UT
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Associates of Applied Science: Medical Laboratory Sciences, Expected in 04/2019
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Weber State University - Ogden, UT
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Associates of Science: Health Sciences, Expected in 08/2018
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Weber State University - Ogden, UT
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American Society for Clinical Pathology Medical Laboratory Technician, Certified: , Expected in 06/2019
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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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