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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Experienced Phlebotomist with over 5 years of experience in Clinical Laboratory. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits.

Enthusiastic Medical Assistant eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of prioritizing specimen collections. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the medical field.

Knowledgeable laboratory professional skilled in all facets of medical laboratory testing. Familiar with TJC, OSHA and FDA guidelines. Quality-driven team player with accuracy-focused and efficient approach, offering 5+ years of industry expertise.

Detail-oriented Phlebotomist and Medical Assistant well-versed in performing tests such as urinalysis, blood gasses and blood smears. Highly organized and diligent with systematic approach to handling specimens and conducting assessments. Ready to bring years of related experience to challenging new role.

Hardworking Phlebotomist Anna Specimen Processor bringing many years of expertise in microbiology, chemistry and hematology testing needs. Skilled multitasker with excellent communication and problem-solving skills. Proven history of maintaining equipment and lab areas in alignment with regulatory guidelines.

Multi-talented industrial quality control acessor consistently rewarded for success in planning and operational improvements. Experience in policy development and staff management procedures positively impacting overall morale and productivity.

Skills
  • Lab equipment maintenance
  • Aseptic procedures
  • Database Management
  • Raw material testing
  • Test data analysis
  • National Instruments LabVIEW
  • MEDITECH software
  • Team management
  • Budgets
  • Supervision
  • Problem resolution
  • Operational improvement
  • MS Office
  • Process improvement
  • Business operations
  • Organization
  • Team building
  • Communications
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Customer service
  • Project organization
  • Relationship development Hemodialysis equipment
Work History
Specimen Processing Technician, 08/2019 - 10/2019
Ascension Health Cincinnati, OH,
  • Located disease markers and outlined findings in thorough reports for clinicians.
  • Assisted with safe transfusions by conducting tests and completing blood counts.
  • Analyzed bodily fluids with laboratory equipment and detected anomalies related to diseased states or acute injuries.
  • Analyzed experiment and test results to validate adherence to standards and specifications.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Collect blood and tissue samples with focus on accuracy and adherence to aseptic techniques.
  • Set up, maintained and verified sterility of lab equipment and tools.
  • Maintained strict aseptic fields when collecting biological samples, minimizing staff and patient infection risks.
  • Assisted pathology team with skilled analyses by preparing tissue samples.
  • Identified microorganisms present in saliva and urine samples and cultivated strains to support clinical diagnostics.
Certified Phlebotomy Technician, 01/2015 - 04/2019
Munson Medical Center Grayling, MI,
  • Performed bedside tests like bleeding time tests and entered results into patient charts.
  • Followed physician orders when administering therapeutic phlebotomy.
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Accurately labeled vacutainer tubes with patient name, date and time of collection.
  • Validated blood and specimen collection orders, alerting nurses or physicians of discrepancies between order and nursing station logs.
  • Organized daily work based on collection priority.
  • Spoke with patient to gather information for lab records, reduce fear or anxiety and optimize cooperation.
  • Protected patients by following infection control, sharps disposal and biohazardous waste disposal procedures.
  • Stocked phlebotomy cart or carrier with appropriate supplies.
  • Determined donor eligibility by conducting screenings, interviewing prospective donors, and obtaining medical histories.
  • Drew blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe or butterfly venipuncture methods.
  • Resolved unusual test orders by contacting physicians, nursing stations or reference laboratories.
  • Maintained exam rooms by ordering supplies, transporting specimens, washing and packing instruments and changing solutions.
  • Assisted with office procedures by monitoring patient flow, performing telephone screening and maintaining sample drug lists.
  • Obtained blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks multiple times per day.
  • Logged patient information and recorded results into system using Eclinicals and Allscripts.
  • Collected fluid or tissue samples by using appropriate collection procedures.
  • Assembled tourniquets, needles and blood collection devices to prepare work trays.
  • Handled insurance verification tasks using Allscripts and ICD 9&10 coding to validate patient insurance information.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Transported all stat,in-house,outpatient,pre and post op,and all time specified lab tests to customer locations requested with prioritized time frame and instructions noted.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Handled multiple calls per 8-12 hour shift to address customer inquiries and concerns.
CCHT, 04/2016 - 12/2018
Ace Hardware Loxley, AL,
  • Performed dialysis access site cannulation and initiated dialysis treatment.
  • Completed dialysis machine and equipment setup prior to patient treatment and performed safety tests to verify readiness.
  • Monitored patient's vital signs and adjusted dialysis treatment parameters under Fresenius guidance.
  • Administered prescribed hemodialysis treatment medication such as Heparin, Erythropoietin, and Phosphorus binders.
  • Reinforced patient and caregiver education to enhance understanding of disease and prescribed treatment protocols.
  • Delivered required oxygen by mask or cannula under clinical nurse supervision and per GA scope of practice.
  • Obtained patient's blood samples via access site or dialysis lines.
  • Followed prescribed infection control protocols and wore personal protective equipment to minimize contamination risk.
  • Responded to all dialysis-related emergency situations under nurse supervision.
  • Assisted with dialysis technician orientation and training to promote high standard of patient care.
  • Disinfected dialysis station, equipment and chairs after completion of each patient treatment.
  • Participated in technical and clinical competency reviews to maintain CCHT skill level to perform dialysis treatments.
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, benefits administration and general liability.
  • Discussed medical histories with patients in effort to provide most effective medical advice.
  • Created customized care plans, working with hospital staff and families to assess and meet individual needs.
  • Communicated with patients, ensuring that medical information was kept private.
  • Implemented procedures necessary for compounding, mixing, packaging and labeling.
  • Monitored and inspected staff processes to eliminate hazards posed for both residents and staff while ensuring continuous compliance with regulations.
  • Participated in Fresenius required technical and clinical competency reviews to maintain the CCHT level to perform dialysis treatments.
  • Monitored patient's vital signs and adjusted dialysis treatment parameters under clinic charge nurse and dietician guidance.
Shift Supervisor, 07/2010 - 06/2012
Lithonia Lighting City, STATE,
  • Supported company in maintaining work environment focused on quality, communication, collaboration, integration and teamwork.
  • Debugged code and located root causes of problems by reviewing configuration files and logs.
  • Wrote, edited and updated project manuals and technical documentation used by quality assurance team.
  • Appointed as main corporate office contact, handling all questions and issues from customers and vendors.
  • Wrote and optimized test cases to maximize success of manual software testing with consistent, thorough approaches.
  • Oversaw onsite testing for customers to meet project specifications.
  • Monitored process checks for proper completion and correct frequency.
  • Gathered data on integration issues and vulnerabilities and reported all findings, including improvement recommendations.
  • Researched new tools and technologies for potential use by quality assurance team.
  • Assessed software bugs and compiled findings along with resolution techniques in documentation to disseminate to. paint booth positions. Evaluated employee skills and knowledge regularly, providing hands-on training and mentoring to individuals with lagging skills.
  • Helped store management meet standards of service and quality in daily operations.
  • Prepared, calibrated and monitored production machinery to maintain optimal production levels and consistently achieve daily targets.
  • Revitalized paint booth area operational structures and procedures to successfully control turnover and waste, enhance output and boost overall quality.
  • Consulted with HR teams to identify and onboard optimal candidates for all open paint operating positions.
  • Collaborated with internal teams to streamline operations across materials handling, production and shipping.
  • Completed store opening and closing procedures, including setting up registers and checking products.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized production areas to avoid violations or unnecessary work delays due to hazards or inefficient layouts.
  • Built performance-oriented culture with satisfied, hardworking employees by clearly highlighting employee success and developing leaders from within.
  • Established effective employee schedules and delegated tasks to take advantage of individual abilities and meet expected demands.
  • Minimized resource and time losses by addressing employee or production issue directly and implementing timely solutions.
  • Conducted routine inspections of incoming materials to check quality and compliance with established product specifications.
  • Delivered successful training to more than 10 employees during required training tenure, educating on successful work processes and productivity strategies.
  • Applied security, safety and loss prevention strategies during shifts.
  • Developed and enhanced job assignments for paint team, planned production schedules and strengthened organization of task flows.
  • Worked with team members to improve performance and implement training updates.
  • Managed supervisor itinerary and appointments and streamlined scheduling procedures.
  • Established efficient workflow processes, monitored daily productivity and implemented modifications to improve overall effectiveness of personnel and activities.
  • Established and developed highly efficient and dependable administrative team by delivering ongoing coaching and motivation and fostering career advancement.
  • Integrated logistic systems into company processes to improve operations and manage work orders and price changes.
  • Tracked and recorded expenses and reconciled accounts to maintain accurate, current and compliant financial records.
  • Maintained accurate, current and compliant financial records by monitoring and addressing variances.
  • Delivered expert clerical support by efficiently handling wide range of routine and special requirements.
  • Helped employees with day-to-day work and complex problems by applying motivational and analytical strategies.
  • Supervised and guided new employees and responded quickly to questions, which improved understanding of job responsibilities.
  • Communicated corporate objectives across all divisions through regular correspondence and scheduled status updates.
  • Assessed personnel performance and implemented incentives and team-building events to boost morale.
  • Kept physical files and digitized records organized for easy updating and retrieval by authorized team members.
  • Enhanced collaboration between team members by preparing meeting materials and taking clear notes to distribute to stakeholders.
Education
Associate Degree in Nursing: Medical Assisting, Expected in 12/2020
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Health Tech of GA - Warner Robins, GA,
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Certification: Phlebotomy, Expected in 06/2015
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Health Tech of GA - Warner Robins, GA,
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Diploma: Dual Seal, Expected in 05/2000
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Hawkinsville High School - Hawkinsville, GA
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Certifications

CPR and First Aid Health care

Phlebotomy Technician

Hemodialysis Technician

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School Attended

  • Health Tech of GA
  • Health Tech of GA
  • Hawkinsville High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Specimen Processing Technician
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician
  • CCHT
  • Shift Supervisor

Degrees

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Certification
  • Diploma

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