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Professional Summary

Diligent, accurate and team-oriented Medical Laboratory Technician  recently relocated to Portland looking to continue work in the healthcare field.  Previously held the position as lead tech for Blood Gas and Point of Care Testing.  Ten years experience performing complex testing in hospital laboratory setting.  ASCP certified.

  • Blood Bank and Microbiology experience
  • Nursing staff trainer for POCT
  • CAP inspector
  • CLIA & OSHA compliance
  • Laboratory generalist
  • Data and statistical analysis
  • Phlebotomy knowledge
  • Troubleshooting and routine maintenance
Work History
Medical Laboratory Technician, 09/2017 to 01/2018
Fusion Medical Staffing/Faxton Saint Luke's HospitalUtica, NY
  • Analyzed specimens with laboratory equipment and detected anomalies related to diseased states or acute injuries.
  • Ran QC and calibrations as needed.
  • Worked in chemistry, hematology, urinalysis and coagulation departments.
  • Plated specimens for microbiology
Lead Technologist, 04/2009 to 09/2017
Mid Coast HospitalBrunswick, Maine
  • Administered the blood gas department and POCT. Conducted training for lab staff on blood gas analyzer and training for nursing staff on glucometers.
  • Worked in the chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, coagulation and blood bank departments. Ran QC and calibrations as needed.
  • Conducted troubleshooting for issues on analyzers.
  • Plated specimens for microbiology and performed kit testing as well as influenza and RSV testing by PCR.
Medical Laboratory Technician, 09/2008 to 03/2009
Doctors Hospital at RenaissanceEdinburg, Texas
  • Worked 3rd shift in chemistry, hematology,urinalysis,coagulation and blood bank.
  • Ran QC and calibrations.
  • Worked as a phlebotomist on rare occasions. 
Associate of Applied Science: Medical Laboratory Science, 2008
SUNY Broome Community College
  • Recipient of Decker Health Science Award Scholarship
Bachelor of Arts: Liberal Arts English, 2004
SUNY New Paltz - 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Beckman and Coulter: DXI, DXC 660, DXC 600, DXC Stand Alone
  • Sysmex:  XE 5000, XT4000
  • Radiometer: ABL90
  • Iris: Velocity, IQ
  •  Roche 501,601
  •  ACLTops CTS 300
  • Nova Biomedical Stat Strip glucometer
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Professional Summary
Experienced EPIC Go-Live consultant, proficient in supporting inpatient and outpatient applications. A dedicated team player who is flexible, reliable and adaptable to dynamic environments.
  • Cerner: Ambulatory CPOE, CMP, Powerchart 
  • EPIC: Ambulatory, Cadence, Radiant, ASAP 
Work History
EPIC Cadence/Ambulatory Ate Support, 02/2018 to 03/2018
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Chicago, IL
  • Worked directly with the front desk to assist them in scheduling and registration including collecting of copays.
  • Trained the front desk on how to record an individual call about an appointment and how to schedule appointments using one click.
  • Showed the nurses and doctors how to document a patient encounter using Epic SmartTools, review, respond and manage results and also manage messages about orders, transcription and charting.
  • Trained users on how to make appointments for existing patients, make appointments for new patients, cancel and reschedule appointments, follow up with no shows and cancelations, set provider time on hold, schedule a patient from the wait list, and check-in a patients.
  • Showed front desk users the complete registration process for a new patient, a dependent patient, a Medicare patient and a patient with a workers compensation claim.
  • Trained users on how to find a patient missing registration items in a workqueue, and how to change guarantors and coverage.
EPIC Cadence/ Ambulatory Go-Live Support, 11/2017 to 11/2017
Hackensack Meridian Health NJ
  • Showed nurses and physicians how to resolve login issues and educated them on how to ensure confidentiality by securing or logging off their hyperspace.
  • Educated nurses on the use of the various color-coded flags; showed them how to capture and document vital information using the rooming activity.
  • Assisted physicians with creating out of office contacts, attaching other users to their Inbasket, sending pool messages and using the Quick Action tab for Intra / interoffice communication.
  • Showed physicians how to use the chart review and snapshot tabs to quickly learn about their patients.
  • Encourage nurses to use the Epic dating conversions and other shortcuts to make their processes faster.
  • Showed the nurses how to document administered immunization, enter additional vital information, place and modify medication and procedure orders.
EPIC Cadence go-live support, 04/2017 to 05/2017
University of Massachusetts Boston, MA
  • Worked directly with the front desk to assist them in scheduling and registration including collecting of copays.
  • Trained the front desk on how to record an individual call about an appointment and how to schedule appointments using one click.
  • Assist the front desk in going through their daily routine of checking patients in and out and also checking ID and insurance information.
  • Put in tickets and called the command center to resolve technical issues.
  • Demonstrated professionalism and courtesy with patients at all times.
  • Showed users how to create a new referral, find an authorized referral in a workqueue, schedule an appointment and edit a referral to enter authorization information.
EPIC Ambulatory/Cadence Go-Live Support, 03/2016 to 04/2016
INTEGRIS Health System - Enid
  • Showed users how to find a patient missing registration items in a workqueue, and how to change guarantors and coverage.
  • Showed users how to view provider's schedules, verify and update pieces of information like patient intake from a nurse, medications, allergies, medical/surgical/family/social history.
  • Trained the nurses on how to call patients about their results and document the call.
  • Trained users on how to communicate results to patients via MyChart, inform physicians when letters have been sent to patients, and follow up on patient calls for advice/medication refills.
  • Trained the residents and attending physicians on how to use the smart tool, smartLink, and smart test.
  • Helped nurses with documenting patient vital, allergies, chief complaint and adding/modifying patient medications.
Medical Laboratory Technician, 10/2014 to 09/2015
Banner Desert Medical Center Mesa, AZ
  • Carefully reviewed test results for accuracy.
  • Properly calibrated and adjusted malfunctioning equipment to ensure precise test results.
  • Performed both routine and emergency maintenance on laboratory instruments.
  • Prepared specimens for analysis and established proper chronological priorities in testing.
  • Identified abnormal test results and referred them to the Clinical Laboratory Scientist for further review.
  • Managed specimen sample handling, receiving, storage and inventory.
Certificate of Completion in Medical Laboratory Assisting: 2014
Arizona Medical Training Institute - Mesa, AZ
Bachelor of Science: Microbiology, 2007
Nnamdi Azikiwe University - Ifite Awka, AN, Nigeria
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Medical Laboratory Technologist I, 09/2002 to Current
London Public Health Laboratory London , Ontario
  • Accurately performed medical laboratory tests, procedures, analysis in accordance to laboratory SOP's in areas of Parasitology examining fecal samples for parasites, Environmental water analysis, Enteric Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology involving isolation of Tuberculosis and other Mycobacteria species, Virus Culture/Isolation using tissue cultures, shell vials and plate methods, Molecular/PCR testing for Influenza, Clostridium difficile toxin recovery by EIA , HVT and Virus serology involving Hepatitis, HIV, Rubella, Syphilis, and Preventable diseases including Measles, Mumps, Varicella, Herpes and Cytomegalovirus blood serology.
Medical Laboratory Technologist, 04/2002 to 09/2002
London Health Sciences Centre London , Ontario
  • Routinely performed medical laboratory tests, procedures, experiments, analysis in accordance to the SOP's in a Core Laboratory setting that included Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, and Blood Banking.
Medical Laboratory Technician, 11/2001 to 08/2002
London Health Sciences Centre London , Ontario
  • Worked with special case Walkerton samples for clinical study and research due to drinking water contaminated with E.coli 0157.
Coursework in Infection Control and Epidemiology.: Infection Control and Epidemiology , 2014
Michener Institute - Toronto , Ontario
Infection Control and Epidemiology
Bachelor of Science: General Science , 2013
University of Windsor - Windsor , Ontario
General Science
Diploma: Medical Laboratory Technology , 2002
St.Clair College - Windsor , Ontario
Medical Laboratory Technology
Efficient, productive and motivated Medical Laboratory Technologist with 12 years of experience of test execution and analysis in areas including Molecular/PCR, Virology, Parasitology, Serology, Bacteriology and Rapid EIA. Recent completion of Bachelors of Science program and Infection Control and Epidemiology. New learning opportunities enthusiastically embraced. CREDENTIALS AND LICENSES MLT,CMLTO, CSMLS, BSc, ICE, IPAC PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS Current and extensive Serology knowledge and experience in Virology, experience in HIV, Hepatitis, Parasitology, Enteric and Rubella, Syphilis and Preventable Environmental Bacteriology, Diseases Mycobacteria isolation, Experience in Hematology, Clostridium difficile EIA Chemistry and Blood bank Accomplished in rapid EIA tests Excellent lab practices (Influenza, Rota virus, Noro virus Disease prevention, WIC and RSV) knowledge, Infection Control Knowledge of current molecular (ICE) techniques, recent experience in Excellent analytical skills, PCR testing for Influenza Cooperative team member, Quick learner, Energetic and organized
Banking, Chemistry, clinical study, EIA, Epidemiology, experiments, Hematology, Infection Control, laboratory tests, Mumps, PCR, research, shell, SOP, Tuberculosis
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Professional Summary
Medical Laboratory Technician looking to obtain a rewarding position utilizing my education and my experience in performing Laboratory testing and analyzing Laboratory assays in various clinical settings such as Physicians office laboratory or hospital based facility.

Skill Highlights

Quality control procedures

Lab equipment calibration

Clinical assays proficiency

Test result validity verification

Processing and Shipping of various Clinical Trial Studies
Ordering Supplies

Rapid tests (Strep A, Influenza, and Mono)

Blood Cell and Urine microscopic examination

Chemistry and Hematology  Analysis


Instrument Maintenance

Professional Experience
December 2015
Blue Ridge Cancer Care Roanoke, VA Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Phlebotomy
  • Performed Hematology and Chemistry Analysis
  • Instrument Calibration and Maintenance
  • Sed Rates
  • Manual Differentials
  • Processing and Shipping of Various Clinical Trials
  • Proficiency Testing
  • Manual Differentials
  • Processing Clinical Trial Studies
  • Perform and Regulate Protimes
January 2014
December 2015
Central Virginia Training Center Madison Heights, VA Chemistry Supervisor
  • Phlebotomy
  • Chemistryand Hematology Analysis
  • Instrument Maintenance and Calibration
  • Quality Control Procedures and Submitting Data
  • Urine Microscopic Examination
  • Manual Differentials
  • Setting up and Plating Cultures
  • Record Keeping
  • Proficiency Testing
August 2006
October 2013
The Cardiovascular Group( division of Centra Health) Lynchburg, VA Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Phlebotomy
  • Hematology and Chemistry Analysis
  • Instrument Maintenance
  • Instrument Calibration
  • Cardiac Testing
  • Urine Microscopic Examination
  • Perform and Regulate Protimes
  • Processing and Shipping of Various Clinical Trial Studies
February 2006
Physicians Treatment Center Lynchburg, VA PART TIME MLT/ Clinician
  • Triage Patients for Examinations
  • EKGS
  • Administer Various Medicines and Injections
  • Hematology and Chemistry Analysis
  • Quality Control Procedures
  • Instrument Maintenance
  • Proficiency Testing and Record Keeping
Education and Training
Central Virginia Community College Lnchburg, VA, USA Associate of Applied Science: Medical Laboratory Technology
Basic Life Support
Community Service
Volunteered for Relay for Life
Organize Events for Cancer Patient to Raise Money
Bake sale for Cancer Patients
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1 Windham Technical High School. High School Diploma with a focus on Machine Manufacturing.
1 Manchester Community College. Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technician. Studies included in the curriculum, was a 1 Year internship at Manchester Memorial Hospital Laboratory in all areas of the lab. 

1993- Current - American Society of Clinincal Pathologist licenses as a Medical Laboratory Technician. MLT ASCP
Skill Highlights
  • Epic System Super-user for my Department
  • Sunquest Super-user for my Department
  • Key Operator for my Departments Hematology Analyser
Work Experience
Phlebotomy Instructor Jan 2016 to Current
American Professional Education Services Norwich, CT I teach a 10 week course that involves both a classroom and lab experience. Students are taught about all areas of the lab and hospital, including the governing and inspecting agencies. In the lab area of the class, I must teach them the proper procedure for performing a  Venipuncture and Capillary stick. At the end of the course students take a National Registry exam, that I must prepare them for in the 10 weeks. All of my students have passed the course and the registry exam. My reviews from the students has been remarkable. 
Medical Laboratory Technologist Jul 2000 to Current
St. Francis Hospital-CLS Lab Hartford, CT I currently work in the lab at the Cancer Center and Main lab. I work in the area of Hematology, performing various tests on blood and body fluids. My main work area is at the Cancer Center, where I am the Key Operator for the Hematology Analyzer. Since I have worked there we have had 2 new instruments implemented, and I had assisted with both. I have gone to training in Florida each time we have gotten a new machine. I recently wrote the entire new procedure manual for the Analyzer, as well as trained my coworkers. At the Cancer Center, I am the Super-User of Epic and the labs new Sunquest system. Therefor I helped train and prepare my fellow coworkers. When my supervisor is off I am the lead tech for my department. I also work in the Main Lab of the hospital, which includes doing testing on body fluids, and other special testing. I also serve on the Safety committee for the lab.
Medical Laboratory Technician Aug 1993 to Jul 2000
Manchester Memorial Hospital Manchester, CT I worked in all areas of the Laboratory performing various testing. As part of our duties on my shift we had to back up the labs computer system each night. I would be the in charge Tech when my supervisor was off or on vacation. This meant being able to solve problems that affected the lab and other departments.
Community Service
2002-2007 Girl Scout Leader. As a girl scout leader, not only did this include instructing the girls, but it also included many mandatory training sessions. We took our troop on many trips including a horse ranch in New York. I also volunteered to be the Cookie Leader for my town, coordinating all cookie booths and sales.
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Professional Profile
Enthusiastic customer service provider.  I have worked in the Medical Laboratory for many years, I am currently interested in doing something different that provides new challenges and learning experiences in a different setting using the customer service skills I have acquired over the years. 
  • Customer service mindset
  • Cheerfulness
  • Enthusiasm
  • Professional appearance
  • Retail experience
  • Personal Gardening
  • Perennial and Annual plant knowledge
  • Knowledge of zones for plant selection
Relevant Experience
Planted and maintained the perennial flower beds and the annual baskets and pots on a voluntary basis at Providence Seward Medical Center when I was employed there as the Laboratory Supervisor; it was a small facility and the maintenance department did not have the staffing to do it themselves.
I worked retail when I was just out of high school years ago at the market in my small town and I have worked with the public in a medical capacity for the last 20+ years performing phlebotomy and other sample collections.
10/2016 to Current
Laboratory Manager Antech Diagnostics Portland, OR Laboratory Manager of a veterinary reference lab.  Duties include management of ~22 employees, hiring/firing, maintaining inventory, oversight and review of quality activities, performance of laboratory testing on veterinary samples.
04/2016 to 10/2016
Medical Laboratory Technician Hudson's Bay Medical Group Vancouver, WA General laboratory testing in a small Physicians Office Laboratory performing phlebotomy and diagnostic laboratory testing on human samples.  Left in excellent standing due to budget cuts that resulted in lay offs. 
11/2005 to 07/2015
Lab Supervisor/Generalist Bench Tech Providence Seward Medical and Care Center Seward, Alaska Supervisor and Medical Lab Technician of a Critical Access Hospital in rural Alaska.  Maintained compliance for CLIA Certification through creation and upkeep of policies and procedures, evaluation and review of quality control, creation and implementation of quality improvement activities.  Performed validation studies on new instrumentation, methods and information systems.  Provided daily bench coverage and maintained competency in all sections of the lab. Member of hospital management team, disaster planning committee and QI committee.  Planted and Maintained flower beds and annual pots.
Associate of Applied Science: Medical Laboratory Technology University of Alaska Anchorage, AK
High School Diploma: General Dillingham High School Dillingham, AK
American Society of Clinical Laboratory Scientists
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Professional Summary
Efficient and productive Medical Lab Techncian well-rounded in test execution and analysis, including hematology urinalysis, serology, histology and bacteriology. Enjoys aiding physicians in accurate disease diagnoses.
ASCP Board of Certification - April 30, 2018
BLS Certification - August 1, 2017
Skill Highlights
  • Rapid tests (Strep A, Influenza, and RSV)
  • Excellent lab practices
  • Test results interpretation
  • Reference Laboratory specimens 
  • High volume specimens
  • Daily Quality Control
  • Phlebotomist
  • AS400
  • Internal Quality Auditor

Professional Experience
Marshall Medical Centers Guntersville, AL Medical Laboratory Technician 11/2010 to Current Collect, Prepare and Perform specimens used to aid Physicians in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. Verify, Record and Report lab results on all performed test. Testing areas include: Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Serology, Blood Bank and Microbiology.
Crestwood Medical Center Huntsville, AL Medical Laboratory Technician 06/2009 to 11/2010

Primary areas of testing included: Chemistry, Blood Bank, Hematology and Urinalysis. High volume of specimens with minimum assistance. Performed gram stains of specimens and set up cultures for Microbiology.

Highlands Medical Center Scottsboro, AL Medical Laboratory Technician / Clinical Rotation 09/2007 to 10/2009 Clinical Rotation from September 2007 to December 2007. Student Lab Technician from January 2008 to May 2008. Medical Laboratory Technician from May 2008 to October 2009.
CommScope Scottsboro, AL Shipping and Recieving / Trainer 11/1999 to 06/2006 Packaging, Shipping and Receiving, Braiding and Training. Pulled orders and loaded trucks and containers, by stand up and sit down forklifts. Wrote all Work instructions and Training Manuals for all Departments. Trained all departments to ISO9001:2001 Quality Standards and performed quality audits. Certified Quality Internal Auditor. AS400 knowledge. Quality inspection of cable using micrometers and calipers.  
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Medical Laboratory Techinician 2008 Wallace Community College, Hanceville, AL
Community Service

Assisted Life South with quarterly Blood Drives. Health fairs for local business.

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Professional Summary
Reliable and highly accurate [Job Title] focused on quality completion of all lab procedures under tight deadlines. Works well under pressure. Driven hardworking Medical Technologist with ASCP certification and B.S. in medical technology. Familiar with basic laboratory procedures and testing.
  • Data and statistical analysis
  • Adaptable
  • Time management
  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Strong work ethic
Work History
05/2013 to 01/2015
Sales Associate Keith's Superstore Wiggins, MS

Basic cashier duties.

Balanced registers, opened and closed store



01/2017 to Current
Intern - Medical Laboratory Technician South Central Regional Medical Center Laurel, MS
  • Prepared specimens for analysis and established proper chronological priorities in testing.
  • Identified abnormal test results and referred them to the Clinical Laboratory Scientist for further review.
  • Carefully reviewed test results for accuracy.
  • Lab Equipment Maintenance
Associate of Applied Science: Medical Laboratory Technician
Pearl River Community College - Hattiesburg, MS
Associate of Applied Science: Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Perkinston, MS
High School Diploma: Moorcroft High School - Moorcroft, WY
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Professional Summary

Medical Laboratory Technician skilled in performing, conducting and analyzing laboratory assays and resolving complex clinical and instrument problems. Strong blood bank skills

Certifications and Licenses


AAB Board of Registry- Medical Technologist-P

Membership ID Number: 5

Expiration Date: December 31, 2014


Certification#: 69190

Expiration Date: February 2015


Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

CLS- Technician

License# CLP.200686-TCH

Expiration Date: December 31, 2014

Skill Highlights

Accomplished in blood bank-Strong blood bank skills

Accomplished in hematology

Serology knowledge

Laboratory diagnostic equipment

Sample checking

Complex problem solver

Test results interpretation

Excellent lab practices

Quality control procedures

Professional Experience
September 2005 to September 2013
United Blood Services Lafayette, LA Medical Laboratory Technician/ Medical Technologist I

Accurately recorded and reported test results according to established procedures.

Perform complex antibody identifications by test tube methods

Knowledge of the Ortho MTS gel system testing

Perform patient autoadsorptions and allogeneic adsorptions

Perform antigen typing of donor red cell units for maintenance of phenotyped red cell inventory

Performed patient elutions

Knowledge of hematology analysis using the Sysmex 2100D Analyzer

Processing of apheresis platelets

Processing of cryoprecipitate and pooling of cryoprecipitate

Bacterial detection testing of platelets

Daily review of records

Quality control testing of platelets and red blood cells

Perform repeat reactive reports

Perform final labeling of blood/blood products

Reagent inventory maintenance

December 2009 to December 2010
Opelousas General Health System Opelousas, LA Medical Laboratory Technician

Performed hematology laboratory testing using Beckman Coulter analyzers

Performed urinalysis testing

Performed coagulation testing- PT, PTT, Fibrinogen, DDimer, Coagulation Mixing Studies

Peformed serology testing- RPR screening, mononucleosis, pregnancy screening, sed. rates

Performed chemistry testing

January 2007 to April 2009
Doctor's Hospital Opelousas, LA Medical Laboratory Technician

Processed patient specimens

Performed hematology laboratory testing using a Sysmex analyzer(CBC/with manual WBC count)

Performed coagulation laboratory testing

Performed chemistry analysis

Performed serology testing

Analyze results and report entry

Education and Training
University of Cincinatti
Cincinnati, OH, United States of America
Medical Laboratory Scientisit
Bachelor of Science

Currently enrolled as a student in the Distance Learning Medical Laboratory Science - Completed my Clinical Practicum at Opelousas General Health Systems 01/06/14-0418/14. Bachelor of Science degree program- Senior status

Graduation Date August 09,2014

Louisiana Technical College
Lafayette, Lousiana, United States of America
Medical Laboratory Technician
Associate of Applied Science

Clinical rotation training completed at Opelousas General Health Systems

January 2005-June 2005

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Professional Summary

Medical laboratory professional skilled at precise documentation, isolating bacteria and processing and handling clinical specimens. Gram stains (performed and read), Blood cultures (collect and set up), Mycology (inoculate primary media, screen for presence of fungi by Scotch tape prep, Anaerobic culture (inoculate primary media).

Skill Highlights
  • Sample checking
  • MRSA cultures proficiency
  • Excellent lab practices
  • Rapid tests (Strep A, Influenza, and RSV)
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Problem resolution ability
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Quality control procedures
  • Clinical assays proficiency
  • Test result validity verification
  • Qualified in specimen collection/processing
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Active listening skills
Professional Experience
Medical Laboratory Technician 07/2012 Abington Hospital Norristown, PA

Accurately record and report test results according to established procedures. Performed highly complex tests on clinical specimens for diagnostic purposes. Recorded known control values from technical instruments to ensure reliability and accuracy in test results reporting. Utilized strong assessment skills to determine necessary patient care.

Phlebotomist 08/2009 to 07/2012 Abington Hospital Norristown, PA

Promptly and efficiently distributed specimens to different facilities and labs. Performed various administrative duties, including data entry and document preparation. Prepared specimens for analysis and established proper chronological priorities in testing. Successfully obtain blood specimens.

Phlebotomist 09/2006 to 01/2009 Montgomery Hospital Norristown, PA

Provided necessary supplies, support and assistance to medical staff and patients for unit specific procedures. Promptly and efficiently distributed specimens to different facilities and labs. Performed various administrative duties, including data entry and document preparation. Prepared specimens for analysis and established proper chronological priorities in testing. Successfully obtain blood specimens.

Education and Training
Associate of Science: Clinical Laboratory Science 2009 Harcum College Bryn Mawr, PA, USA
Certificate: Medical Assisting 2003 Thompson Institute-Phila Philadelphia, PA, USA
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Professional Summary

Well-trained and skilled Medical Laboratory Professional with a extensive experience in Medical Laboratory, Phlebotomy and Specimen Processing operations with an excellent record of performance.

Comprehensive technical knowledge and skills that include the use of equipment that includes Iris Diagnostic Urinalysis Analyzer, Clinitek Urine Analyzer, Micorscan, Coulter LH 500/750, Cell-Dyn Hematology Analyzer, Stago Coagulation Analyzer, Abbott Architect Chemistry Analyzer, Ortho. Clinical Vitros 250 Chemistry Analyzer.

Excellent supervisory, organizational, and time-management abilities-accustomed to handling multiple ongoing activities in a fast-paced and time-sensitive environment.

Computer proficiency includes Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point), Email, and Internet research as wells as Orchard, IKM GEN 2 medical information systems.

Highly skilled Medical Laboratory Technician, enthusiastic about ensuring optimal customer service in the medical laboratory field. Energetic team player with top-notch organizational skills.

  • Inspection Reviews
  • Seasoned in medical clinical procedures
  • Curriculum development
  • Clinical laboratory specimen collection
  • BAC screening/drug screen collection
  • Academic advising
  • Budgeting proficiency
  • Managing deadlines
  • Small group instruction
  • Scheduling
  • Medical laboratory procedures
  • Process implementation
  • Materials preparation
  • Strong verbal communication
  • Staff development
  • Team leadership
  • Data entry
  • Student evaluations
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Lab result interpretation
Work History
Medical Laboratory Technician, 01/2019 to Current
Rocky Mountain Cancer CentersDenver, CO

Assists with performing phlebotomy and collecting appropriate specimens from patients as ordered. Assures pre-authorization and completes appropriate consent forms (ABN) prior to collection of limited coverage tests.
-Assists with special procedures as needed (i.e. bone marrows in the room).
-Follows the laboratory*s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records of patient results. Sends specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house. Processes incoming orders for lab testing including reference laboratory specimens.
-Performs specimen analysis of all Chemistry, Hematology and Immunology specimens.
-Maintains and operates all laboratory equipment. Performs daily, weekly and monthly instrument maintenance as indicated.
-Adheres to the laboratory*s quality control policies and documents all QC activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and instrument maintenance. Records proper lot numbers of all controls, calibrators and reagents.
-Participates in proficiency testing by performing sample analysis and reporting results at least once a year.
-Prepares peripheral blood smear and performs complete WBC differential.
-Performs microscopic examination of urinary sediment
-Records results on appropriate worksheet and computer system and performs file maintenance. Processes specimens for send-out testing.
-Follows the laboratory*s policies whenever test systems are not within the laboratory*s established acceptable levels of performance. Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either corrects the problem or notifies supervisor. Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory*s established performance specifications.
-Maintains proper documentation as described by the quality assurance program including accessioning logs, test report logs, quality control logs, equipment records and checklists. Verifies all critical results and documents with accurate follow-up.
-Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and ensures that all supplies are viable before using in patient testing. Prepares reagents, stains and other chemical solutions as needed. Restocks the laboratory area as needed.
-Processes in-house and in-coming results for charting.
-Charts patient results in a timely manner as needed.
-Properly identify and band patients for blood product transfusion. Processes properly labeled specimens according to local bloodbank policy.
-Adheres to all OSHA compliance laws and Universal Precaution procedures.
-Complies with applicable regulatory agency standards.
-Properly disposes of hazardous materials.
-Maintains a clean working environment.
-Maintains confidentially of all information related to patients and medical staff.

Medical Laboratory Technician, 08/2017 to 11/2017
Denver HealthDenver, CO
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing
  • Performed vitals/glucose testing and assisted in administering injections and urinalysis
  • Accurately recorded and reported test results according to established procedures
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests
  • Ensured HIPAA compliance
  • Identified process improvements in the day-to-day functioning of the department
Clinical Laboratory Assistant, 01/2016 to 05/2016
US Army Tallahassee, FL
  • Performed specimen processing procedures on all in house and reference testing specimens while ensuring proper labeling and specimen type and integrity
  • Served as Phlebotomy Lead by coordinating activities of Phlebotomy Team and assisting with training of new hires
  • Managed supplies by checking inventory and expiration dates, ordering and stocking
  • Maintained knowledge of Nursing Order Entry system to assist with test ordering questions
  • Accurately performed in-scope quality control and laboratory testing with specified turn-around time requirements
Medical Laboratory Technician, 01/1993 to 03/2015
US ARMYFort Sam Houston, Texas


Completed service with an Honorable Discharge and a career that is highlighted by advancement to positions of increased challenges and responsibilities that included:

Manager of Transfusion Services - Supervised a team of 36 military and civilian technicians and provided support for Brooke Army Medical Center. Managed a $4 million supply budget and successfully ....

  • Completed an FDA inspection with no deficiencies as well as CAP inspection and met all Joint Commission standards
  • Conducted formal training in laboratory operation and maintained a safe work environment as well as compliance with Equal Opportunity standards
  • Initiated a process improvement for supply management and maintained 100% accountability for over $1.3 million in medical equipment
  • Managed the Blood Bank training program for the Armed Forces Medical Laboratory Technician course

Medical Laboratory Manager and Supervisor - Reported to Director of the Department of Pathology and managed a team of 52 who provided pathology services for a community hospital that served over 58,000 military and civilian personnel.

  • Revised laboratory policies and procedures, continuously trained personnel and completed a CAP accreditation renewal inspection with excellent results
  • Established and maintained a Quality Review Program that ensured full compliance with the JC for three laboratories
  • Consistently maintained a 100% pass rate for assigned personnel on the American Society of Clinical Pathology certification exam
  • Redesigned SOP's and training that significantly improved the Infection Control Program
  • Conducted laboratory equipment inspections that ensured maintaining an accident/incident -free work environment
  • Initiated several process improvements that optimized the use of personnel and laboratory resources
  • Monitored unit budget to ensure financial objectives were met
  • Processed monthly reports for department performance
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests
  • Responsible for the collection, labeling and transport of laboratory specimens for neonate, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients

Instructor/Writer - Selected, through a highly competitive process, to teach the Microbiology for the Medical Laboratory Technician Course at the Academy of Health Sciences. Trained approximately 300 students per year. Successfully.....

  • Managed and organized didactic and practical exercise materials for the course curriculum that included bacteriology, mycology, virology, immunology, and parasitology
  • Continuously reviewed curriculum and lecture material and updated information to reflect changes in technology
  • Controlled a $250,000 inventory of supplies and equipment
  • Mentored three instructors and played key role in successful certification
  • Trained Future Laboratory Managers on purpose, principle, procedures, and interpretation of bacterial identification
  • Used an online training program, Army Knowledge Online, to train 18 managers on the use of My Forms
  • Lecturer in Pathology, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 2009-2010

Medical Laboratory Technician - trained in multiple areas of the laboratory. Worked effectively in all environments

  • Organized work by matching computer orders with specimen labeling; sorted specimens; checked labeling; logged specimens; arranged reports for delivery
  • Maintained quality results by running standards and controls, verified equipment function through routine equipment maintenance and advanced trouble shooting; calibrated equipment utilizing testing
  • Served as technical resource by participating in staff training; answered questions of other professionals; participated in educational opportunities; maintained personal networks; participated in professional organizations
  • Identified and communicated abnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisory personnel, the pathologist, the patient physician, or nurse; reporting mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials
  • (Toxicology) identifiedthe presence or quantity of drugs of abuse, therapeutic drugs, and toxic substances by operating toxicology instrumentation and performing manual methods for the performance of drug screens, blood alcohol levels, and carbon monoxide levels
  • (Chemistry) provided test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operated chemistry equipment; performed manual chemistries
  • (Hematology) provided test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating hematology, urinalysis, and coagulation equipment; performing manual methods of differentials
  • (Immunology) provided test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating equipment such as the spectrophotometer, and through methods such as radioimmunoassay, enzyme immunossay, and serological testing
  • (Microbiology) provided physician with information for treatment of patient infection by performing technical procedures for the identification or susceptibility of , parasites, fungi, and mycobacteria and bacteria
  • (Blood bank) ensured the patient of receiving compatible blood/blood components by completing blood typing, antibody screening, compatibility testing, and antibody identification procedures by using both gel and tube methodologies
  • (Blood bank) assured retrieval of patient transfusion information by preparing patient packets and maintaining blood bank database
  • Enhanced laboratory services and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
Associate of Applied Science: Medical Laboratory Science, 2008
George Washington University - Washington, DC
  • Awarded Six Army Commendation Medals for performance as a Medical Laboratory Technician and Supervisor during the duration of military career
  • Professional development completed in the United States Army Mid-Level Manage and Supervisors School, the Instructor Training Course, Hazardous Material Course, Combat Life Savers Course, Contracting Representative Course, Equal Opportunity Course and Prevention/ Control of Hospital Associated Infections Course
Additional Education

Professional development completed in the United States Army Mid-Level Manage and Supervisors School, the Instructor Training Course, Hazardous Material Course, Combat Life Savers Course, Contracting Representative Course, Equal Opportunity Course and Prevention/ Control of Hospital Associated Infections Course.