Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Knowledgeable Microbiology Laboratory Scientist that's skilled in all facets of medical laboratory testing. Some of these testing includes various sub-disciplines like mycology, bacteriology, immunology, and parasitology. I'm also familiar with Joint Commission(JC) , Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines.

  • Microscopic techniques
  • Lab test analysis
  • Specimen processing
  • Ability to study bacteria
  • Microorganisms classification skills
  • Understanding of microbiology techniques
  • Specimen collection
  • Laboratory procedures
  • Loading/ unloading positive blood cultures
  • Identifying the preliminary inspection of growth on primary isolation media after incubation
  • Examine and record gram stains
  • Perform immunofixation and protein electrophoresis gels( urine/ serum)
  • Perform and Interrupt a Kirby Bauer
  • Read urine, stool, respiratory, body fluids, CSF, wounds, gonorrhea, vaginal,Group A strep, ears, eyes, and anaerobic cultures
Work History
07/2018 to Current
Microbiology Laboratory Technician Beyond Meat Amsterdam, NY,
  • Recorded, reported and posted test results using CernerWorks
  • Grew microbe cultures on different media including Sheep Blood Agar(BAP), MacConkey Agar (MAC), Columbia Agar(CNA), Chocolate Agar, Salmonella/ Shigella Agar(SS) Agar, Anaerobe Blood Agar( CDC), Anaerobic PEA Agar(CDC PEA), Schaedler KV Agar( SKV), MacConkey Agar with Sorbitol(SMAC), ETA Agar( for yeast identification)
  • Responsible for ruling out agents of bio-terrorism
  • Apart of the Tennessee Emerging Infections Program
  • Report positive Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia results to the Tennessee Health Department
  • Perform daily QC on Vitek 2
  • Perform QC on all antibiotics as they are received
  • Review Culture Activity Report daily before sending it to Infection Control
  • Reading urine, stool, respiratory, and anaerobic cultures daily and performing susceptibility on suspected organisms
  • Participate in College of American Pathologist (CAP) surveys

40 Hours/ Week

52,000/ Year

06/2018 to 07/2019
Blood Bank Technician Vitalant San Bernardino, CA,
  • Assisted with safe transfusions by conducting tests and completing blood counts
  • Performing ABO type and screens
  • Performing antibody panels
  • Cross matching blood
  • Performed routine and complex testing in the area of blood bank
  • Performed donor processing on apheresis platelets
  • Processing donor units
  • Handling and adding patient information into the Cerner Works database
  • Modify components, label and properly disposition
  • Inspect blood components for any abnormal appearance
10/2013 to 06/2018
Health Unit Coordinator Baylor Scott & White Health El Paso, TX,
  • Created customized care plans, working with hospital staff and families to assess and meet individual needs
  • Discussed medical histories with patients in effort to provide most effective medical advice
  • Communicated with patients, ensuring that medical information was kept private
Expected in 05/2018
Master of Science: Clinical Laboratory Science
University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis, TN,
  • Clinical laboratory scientists use lab equipment to study and analyze various samples and specimens, usually from human subjects, to search for abnormalities and determine their causes, all while maintaining lab safety protocols and documenting findings in lab systems
  • Clinical laboratory scientists collaborate with other lab staff and may work with potentially dangerous viruses and bacteria
  • Clinical laboratory scientists analyze specimens and body fluids to search for abnormalities. They also conduct research to identify their root causes and determine the nature and type of disease, illness, bacteria, or other factors that may be causing abnormal results
Expected in 05/2015
Bachelor of Science: Biology
LeMoyne-Owen College - Memphis, TN

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
Medical Laboratory Technologist- General

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School Attended

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • LeMoyne-Owen College

Job Titles Held:

  • Microbiology Laboratory Technician
  • Blood Bank Technician
  • Health Unit Coordinator


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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