Detail-oriented, certified Microbiology Medical Technologist with extensive knowledge of all aerobic and anaerobic bacteria from multiple sources. Expert in mycobacterial, fungal, viral, and molecular technique. Proficient writing and maintaining standard operating procedures, and performing aseptic specimen processing. Extensive experience with preparing cultures, staining and analyzing specimens, reviewing and reporting data, critical thinking, problem solving, and calibrating equipment.
M_ASCP certified in microbiology, Microbiology Medical Technologist
Expert experience in molecular techniques
Fungal, AFB, and viral culture specialist
Proficient specimen processing technique from multiple sources
Extensive knowledge of antibiotics
Excellent aseptic technique
Experience writing SOP's and setting order par levels
Exceptional computer skills
Mastery level technique in manual and automated microbiology methods
Laboratory diagnostic equipment expertise
Complex problem solver
Test results interpretation
Excellent lab practices
Quality control procedures
Detail oriented with a strong work ethic
Advanced critical thinker
Microbiology Medical Technologist07/2016 to CurrentKaiser Permanente GSE LaboratoryRenton, WA
Perform automated and biochemical testing to identify organisms, proficient in mycology, mycobacteriology, virology, all aerobic and anaerobic bacteriology, and molecular testing, very experienced with MIC and KB under CLSI guidelines, thorough understanding of JCAHO and CAP regulations and standards, communicates effectively with doctors and nurses regarding critical lab results.
Head of Science Department/ Lead Science Teacher09/2015 to 07/2016Shorewood Christian SchoolSeattle, WA
Lead teacher over science department, Instructed: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Physical Science, and Life science for grades 7-12, developed and organized a diverse lab for each science discipline utilizing previous knowledge of lab safety, QA, and QC from experience, developed multiple presentations and educations in all the science disciplines.
Microbiology Medical Technologist, Lead of Laboratory Education09/2006 to 02/2015Group Health Center AMB LaboratoryTukwila, WA
Perform automated and biochemical testing to identify organisms, proficient in mycology, mycobacteriology, virology, all aerobic and anaerobic bacteriology, and molecular testing, Lead over education of UW and Shoreline Community Collage student program, very experienced with MIC and KB under CLSI guidelines, thorough understanding of JCAHO and CAP regulations and standards, communicates effectively with doctors and nurses regarding critical lab results.
Lab assistant12/2003 to 09/2006Northgate Group Health Center LaboratorySeattle, WA
Performed venipuncture, EKG's, pacemaker checks, solved problems, entered data into lab information systems, worked with doctors and nurses to serve patients.
Education and Training
M_ASCP certified in microbiology: Microbiology Medical TechnologypresentMicrobiology Medical Technology
Bachelors degree in BiologyJune 2003Seattle Pacific UniversitySeattle, WAPre-med Biology degree; graduated Cum Laude
Union Gospel Mission and Family Shelter, 2000 - present, Tutored women in math and science, organized large groups of students to volunteer and perform miscellaneous assigned tasks for shelter.
Microbiology, molecular, virology, mycology, AFB, quality control, lead, detail oriented, people skills, advanced problem solving skills, great organizational skills, highly technical, diverse laboratory data processing, aseptic, and strong interpersonal skills.