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Summary

Patient-oriented Phlebotomist offering [Number] years of experience in laboratory and clinical settings. Technically proficient in key phlebotomy techniques, universal precautions and sterilization protocols. Team-oriented and skilled in training students and new hires on policies and procedures. Seasoned Phlebotomist with [Number] years' experience in venipuncture and proven bedside manner. Expertly maintains highest patient safety standards in specimen and sample collection. Accomplished in orienting new staff and training nurses and physicians on proper venipuncture techniques. Team-oriented [Job Title] possessing certification in [Area of certification] and [Area of certification]. Precise and methodical professional with comprehensive experience in obtaining samples for transfusions and medical testing. In-depth knowledge of medical terminology, infection control procedures and data entry and retrieval. Experienced Phlebotomist bringing [Number] years of experience. Expert in venipuncture, capillary puncture and special collections. Skilled in accurately collecting specimens for quick testing and diagnostic turnaround. Team-oriented in training clinical staff on proper venipuncture techniques. Productive Phlebotomist offering [Number] years of experience in collecting blood specimens in healthcare settings. Proven leader with success in recommending and introducing strategies to improve workflow, specimen processing and customer service related to patient care. Calm and comforting with stressed patients. Detail-oriented Phlebotomist with [Number]-year track record in painless venipuncture. Comprehensive understanding of infection control and sterilization practices. Successful in teaching nurses and physicians proper venipuncture procedures. [Job Title] with talent for [Task] and [Task]. Strong knowledge of [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise]. Communicative and team-oriented with proficiency in [Software]. Proven history of fostering [Action] to meet team, individual and management objectives. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task] and [Task]. Offering [Skill], [Skill] and [Skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference. Motivated professional offering [Degree] in [Area of study]. Adds value to any organization in need of great collaboration, interpersonal, and multitasking abilities. Meets tight deadlines every time. Results-focused [Industry] professional with strength in [Skill], [Task] and [Task]. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Proficient in leveraging [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise] knowledge to promote [Result]. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes.

Skills
  • Tracking specimens
  • Sanitation and sterilization
  • Manual and finger dexterity
  • Biohazard waste disposal
  • Stress management
Experience
10/2015 to Current
Phlebotomist I Quest Diagnostics Incorporated Arlington, VA,
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier and station.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Coordinated in-office and off-site testing for high volume of daily patient samples.
  • Delivered quality patient care by completing accurate and timely collection and transport of clinical specimens according to established procedures.
  • Processed billing information and collected payments.
  • Collected specimens for drug screens, paternity tests and alcohol tests.
  • Transported specimens following established protocol for temperature and light.
  • Identified patients using proper procedures prior to specimen collection.
  • Interviewed patients and documented details to update and file paperwork.
  • 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.
  • Prepared blood-collecting equipment to draw blood and safely store and transport samples.
  • Utilized calm and friendly demeanor to increase patient comfort and alleviate anxiety.
  • Labeled patient samples, double-checking all 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.
  • Sanitized work area after every patient to prevent contamination and spread of disease.
  • 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.
  • Collected blood samples from [Number] individuals per day, maintaining consistent patient flow.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
  • Built trust and minimized patient discomfort during phlebotomy procedures through [Task] and [Task].
03/2008 to 10/2015
Laboratory Assistant/PHLEBOTOMIST II Lake Region Healthcare Corp. Elbow Lake, MN,
  • Obtained samples for testing following standard protocols.
  • Adhered to all laboratory requirements and enforced compliance with regulations.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Conducted and supported research, including collection of information and samples.
  • Maintained detailed logs of all experiments and relevant data and updated databases with new information.
  • Analyzed experimental data and interpreted results to draft reports of findings.
  • Monitored and observed experiments, recording data for research personnel evaluation.
  • Consulted with technicians and researchers to analyze atypical results.
  • Collected, labeled and stored lab samples according to laboratory specifications.
  • Enforced infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect patients, co-workers and self.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Supervised supplies in inventory and notified [Job title] when items became low.
  • Limited discrepancies by accurately handling, storing, transporting and submitting all urinalysis samples.
02/2006 to 01/2007
Phlebotomist Mclaren Health Care Oxford, MI,
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier and station.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Coordinated in-office and off-site testing for high volume of daily patient samples.
  • Collected specimens for drug screens, paternity tests and alcohol tests.
  • Transported specimens following established protocol for temperature and light.
  • Delivered quality patient care by completing accurate and timely collection and transport of clinical specimens according to established procedures.
  • Identified patients using proper procedures prior to specimen collection.
  • 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.
  • Prepared blood-collecting equipment to draw blood and safely store and transport samples.
  • Utilized calm and friendly demeanor to increase patient comfort and alleviate anxiety.
  • Labeled patient samples, double-checking all information for accuracy.
03/1986 to 10/2005
Laboratory Assistant II San Antonio Regional Hospital City, STATE,
  • Obtained samples for testing following standard protocols.
  • Adhered to all laboratory requirements and enforced compliance with regulations.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Conducted and supported research, including collection of information and samples.
  • Maintained detailed logs of all experiments and relevant data and updated databases with new information.
  • Analyzed experimental data and interpreted results to draft reports of findings.
  • Monitored and observed experiments, recording data for research personnel evaluation.
  • Consulted with technicians and researchers to analyze atypical results.
  • Conducted chemical analyses and recorded results in computer.
  • Ordered supplies, obtained pricing and quotes, prepared purchase requests and maintained organized expenditure log.
  • Assisted with cardiac panels testing using MPA machinery on serum medium.
  • Collected, labeled and stored lab samples according to laboratory specifications.
  • Verified quality of specimens by centrifuging specimens for logistics courier to pickup.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Supervised supplies in inventory and notified [Job title] when items became low.
  • Monitored and tracked samples using [Software] while notifying supervisors and clients of any missing samples or database errors.
  • Limited discrepancies by accurately handling, storing, transporting and submitting all urinalysis samples.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/1971
Bachelor of Science: Medical Laboratory Technology
PHILIPPIBNE WOMENS UNIVERSITY - MANILA ,PHILIPPINES,
GPA:
Expected in
: NURSING ASSISTANT
Baldwin Park Adult And Community Education - Baldwin Park, CA
GPA:
Expected in 01/1982
: ASCP CERTIFIED
AMERICAN SCHOOL of CLINICAL PATHOLOGIST - Chicago, IL,
GPA:

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School Attended
  • PHILIPPIBNE WOMENS UNIVERSITY
  • Baldwin Park Adult And Community Education
  • AMERICAN SCHOOL of CLINICAL PATHOLOGIST
Job Titles Held:
  • Phlebotomist I
  • Laboratory Assistant/PHLEBOTOMIST II
  • Phlebotomist
  • Laboratory Assistant II
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)