Medical Technologist with over thirty years of experience in laboratory medicine specializing in Microbiology and Point of Care with additional experience in Chemistry, Hematology, and Blood Bank.
Evaluate new point of care tests
Oversee quality control of multiple waived and moderately complex tests.
Data evaluation using EP Evaluator software.
Training nursing staff on point of care testing.
Build and maintain competency programs using Healthstream, skill assessments at annual nursing skills days, and Medtraining laboratory competency system.
Interact with nursing management for Quality Improvement initiatives.
Review test results and quality control in PWEB database, Siemens Clinicals and Siemens Novius Lab computer systems.
Active participant in Joint Commission and CAP inspections.
Performed highly complex tests on clinical specimens for diagnostic purposes.
Accurately recorded and reported test results according to established procedures.
Recorded known control values from technical instruments to ensure reliability and accuracy in test results reporting.
Proficient at phlebotomy, hematology, chemistry, blood bank and microbiology.
Administrative: Evaluated new tests, wrote procedures, trained testing personnel, maintained budget, laboratory scheduling, CAP inspections, reviewed lab results and quality control daily.
Technical: Cell cultures, Immunofluorescent procedures, molecular assays. Rotated through routine bacteriology laboratory ( VITEK, Microscan, ESP Blood culture ).
Lead Technologist Virology Laboratory
Technical: Serology ( ELISA, HAI, CF, IFA), Cell culture
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