Efficient and productive Histotechnologist well-rounded in test execution and trouble shooting of Routine H + E staining, Special stains, Immunofluorescence staining, and Immunohistochemical staining. Critical thinker and expert problem - solver. Twenty Six years (26) working in the field of Histology. Enjoys aiding Pathologist in accurate disease diagnoses and timely care.
Histotechnician HT (ASCP) - August 1988
QIHC (ASCP) - Spring of 2002
Histotechnologist HTL (ASCP) - October 2012
Performs slide preparation and testing at a superior level. Great team player interacts with all personnel in a manner that promotes a harmonious and cooperative work environment.
Performed on a Distinguished level histological technical accountabilities. Optimize quality care and specimen TAT. Able to recognize and troubleshoot instrument malfunctions and problems with testing and report them to the Charge Histotechnologist. Awarded a couple of Achievement Awards during this time period for work with the LEAN program within Histology and my impact on the department's TAT working the night shift. Achieved HTL Certification in October 2012
Routinely performed histological laboratory tests, procedures, experiments and analysis to provide accurate and timely slides to Pathologist.Developed and maintained positive customer relationships through effective communication. Achievements during this time were certification as a HT and QIHC. Nominated and awarded Laboratory's Distinguished Laboratorian Award.
Minor in Historical Archeology
Named Most Outstanding Student in Histology major 1987
Alpha-Kappa Scholastic - Athletics Award 1987
Little League Vergennes Area Youth League , Volunteer - Fund raising Chairperson, umpire ,and Coach, 2005-2013
Volunteer, Vergennes Union Elementary School Snack cart 2010-2012
VUES Odyssey of the Mind Volunteer- Coach 2011,2013, Judge 2012
Vergennes Swim team Volunteer- timer 2008, Swim Official Turn and Stroke, 2009- present
Addison Otters Swim Team Volunteer-Timer 2008-2009, Swim Official Turn and Stroke,2009- present.
Living Historian(Civil War Re-enacting) 1992-Present
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