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Medical Laboratory

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
May 31, 2017

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Jada M. Kilpatrick

*** ****** **** **, *********, NC 28270

Phone: (803) 546 - 7524

Personal Summary

Experienced ASCP certified Medical Laboratory Scientist with over 8 years of experience and expansive knowledge of the clinical laboratory and leadership experience. Exhibits strong communication, organization and interpersonal skills, with great ability to multi-task and troubleshoot. Quick learner, detail-minded, team player with a focus on process improvement. Experienced in training and assisting fellow employees, familiar with creating work schedules and managing teams of 8-10 coworkers.

Instruments Operated

Blood Bank:

Biotest Tango

Chemistry / Immunology:

Beckman Coulter UniCel DXC 800, Beckman Coulter UniCel DXC 600, Beckman Coulter Access 2, ABL 80 FLEX Radiometer, Siemens Vista Dimension 1500, Siemens Advia Centaur XP, Ortho Vitros 5600, Ortho Vitros 4600, Ortho Vitros 3600, Ortho ECi, Abbott AXSYM, BioMerieux Vidas, Advanced Instruments 3320 Micro Osmometer, Beckman Coulter IMMAGE, Roche Elecsys 2010, Tosoh 2.2 Bioscience, BD ProbeTec ET, Sebia Electrophoresis system


Stago STA Compact Max, Beckman Coulter LH 750, Beckman Coulter DXH 800, Instrumentation Laboratory ACL TOP CTS Coagulation Analyzer, Diagnostica STAGO Compact, Siemens PFA 100, Haemoscope TEG, Iris IQ 200, AX 4280, Iris Velocity, IQ Sprint, MIDAS-III stainer, AccuMetrics Verify Now, Spermalite SQA-V DPC


BD Innova, BD Bactec FX, Cepheid GeneXpert Infinity, MicroScan Walkaway


Quidel Sofia, Abbott i-STAT, Alere Triage Meter, Adeza TLiIQ System



REMISOL Advance, Sunquest GUI, Misys SmarTerm, Advia CentraLink, Epic EHR, Meditech,

Microsoft Excel


Experience April 2015-Present Carolina Healthcare Systems – CMC Mercy Charlotte, NC

Medical Laboratory Scientist

Provided timely and accurate results for Blood Bank, Chemistry, Hematology, and Microbiology testing, performing equipment troubleshooting & communicating on instrument hot-lines as needed.

Adjusted Blood Bank par inventory levels to decrease product overstock and waste

Monitored and filed daily QA reports for all techs on all shifts

Organized and developed storage system for Blood Bank reports

Functioned as Blood Bank Liaison, as well Lab Safety Officer

Focused on potential process improvements by keeping accurate documentation to help identify issues and find solutions.

August 2009-April2015 Lexington Medical Center West Columbia, SC

Medical Laboratory Scientist II

Periodically performed the duties of the Daily Operations Supervisor (DOS) in the absence of the section supervisor.

Monitored and organized monthly volume statistics for all shifts, with a focus on second shift.

Key operator for the BioRad Tango analyzer.

Served as Super User of Epic EHR. Performed validations and training of laboratory personnel for hospital-wide switch to Epic EHR.

Facilitated in the implementation and training of employees in the Advia CentraLink software and Meditech Healthcare Information System Upgrade as system Super User.

Assisted in validation and training personnel for laboratory computer upgrade to Sunquest v7.2.

Assisted in interviewing potential candidates for second shift laboratory employees.

Collaborated on writing procedures and flow charts to optimize workflow on second shift.

August 2008-August 2009 Lexington Medical Center West Columbia, SC

Medical Technologist Intern, PRN

Trained in all aspects of a clinical laboratory.

Performed laboratory tests in Blood Bank, Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology, and Microbiology.

Education Medical Laboratory Science Internship August 2008 – August 2009

Lexington Medical Center School of Medical Technology, West Columbia, SC

Columbia College, Columbia, SC Graduated August 2008, CumHonore

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Certification Medical Laboratory Scientist November 2009, 2012, 2015

American Society of Clinical Pathology, Board of Certification

Additional Training/Seminars

“DOT Drug Screen Collection Training” February 2015

LMC, West Columbia, South Carolina

“Employment Law” September 2014

LMC, West Columbia, South Carolina

“Taking Charge of Change – Front Line” May 2013

LMC, West Columbia, South Carolina

Carolina Clinical Connections March 2011

Charleston, South Carolina

Carolina Clinical Connections April 2009

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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