Portia R. Carter ***
Brooklynn St. Byram, MS (769) ***-****
Summary of Qualifications
Experience as a Medical Technologist in a reference lab, hospital, and clinic performing diagnostic tests in Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Microbiology, Blood Bank, Serology, and Trace Metal analysis.
Technical expertise in a wide range of laboratory analyzers. Performs scheduled maintenance, ensures quality control, and teams with major manufacturers in troubleshooting for optimum physician satisfaction in diagnosis.
Experience in instrument operation, performing a diversity of assays including Linearity, Calibration, Precision, and Correlation. CLIA, OSHA, safety and risk management compliant with strong documentation of accountability.
Experience in designing computer applications for the clinical laboratory utilizing various software packages.
Major attributes include interpersonal skills, professionalism, product knowledge, decision-making adeptness, openness to new ideas, quality efficient, versatile and willingness to learn new information.
Strong communication and presentation skills.
Instrumentation (Analyzer) Expertise
Clinitec 200 RXL CA1500. XE2100
Dionex DX-120,ICS-1500 Elan 6000,9000 Multiprobe II EX
Hitachi Modular Analyzer Centaur Freedom EVO 150
SoftLab LIS System Cell Dyne 4000,3200 Stratus CS
Demension Xpand Plus FC 500 MLAB/Apollo LIS System
Bayer, Roche, Dade Behring, Dionex, Perkin-Elmer, Tecan, Abbott, ViTech, Sysmex, Siemens
Laboratory Tech III – MS Dept. of Health Public Health Laboratory – Jackson, MS 2007 – Present
Generalist Laboratory Technologist III; quality control and team leadership. Performing diagnostic laboratory testing directly for MS State Department of Health clinics statewide.
Medical Technologist – The Woman’s Clinic – Jackson, MS 2006 – 2007
Generalist Lead MT; team leadership, phlebotomy, wet mount and urine microscopic analysis.
Medical Technologist – RenaLab, Inc. – Richland, MS 2004-2006
Generalist MT; quality control and team leadership. Direct testing for Renal Care Group, Inc.
Medical Technologist – River Region Medical Center – Vicksburg, MS 2003-2004
Generalist MT in pathology lab performing direct diagnostic testing for hospital pathologist and physicians.
Computer Applications in Clinical Laboratory Sciences Pharmacology
Bachelors of Biological Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Alcorn State University – Lorman, MS
Bachelors of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University of Mississippi Medical Center – Jackson, MS