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Phlebotomy Specialist, Laboratory Support Technician, Healthcare Admin

Location:
Washington County, New York, United States
Posted:
August 29, 2017

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KATHRYN GRIMES

** ******* ****** ****, *********, New York 12834 (H) (518)***-**** (C) (518)***-**** ac114h@r.postjobfree.com

Reliable worker with strong interest to learn new trades. Resilient and successfulat handling rigorous physical and mental demands for extended periods of time. Deadline driven with the willingness to work any shifts. Proven record of exceptional attendance and reliable work history. Conscientious with experience ensuring work is in compliance with all relevant procedures and policies. Extreme interest in personal and professional growth through experiences and travel. Physically strong and agile

Flexible and adaptable

Strong written and verbal communicator

Active listener

Calm under pressure

Analytical thinker

Exceptional attention to detail

CPR certified

Familiar with hand and power tools.

Flexible schedule

Complaint resolution

Fast learner

Acclimated to overnight shift work, day shift work, weekends, holidays, easily adapt to any and all shift assignment times/days.

Medical Laboratory Support Technician - Certified Phlebotomy 02/2013 to 02/2017 Saratoga Hospital: Emergency Room – Saratoga Springs, NY Quickly responded to and resolved all customer service issues in a timely manner. Self-directed with astute judgment skills. High level of personal accountability. Ensured HIPPA compliance.

Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program. Followed infection control procedures.

Prepared specimens for analysis and established proper chronological priorities in testing. Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing. Performed monthly inventory and maintained office and medical supply counts. Responded to emergency assignments quickly and safely. Demonstrated high standards of performance, including teamwork, communication and compassion. Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients. Maintained annual competency assessments, completion of yearly skills training and education assignments. Maintained a clean, healthy and safe environment.

Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, Meditech data entry, Mobilab proficient, answering phones and filing. Selected appropriate needles of various lengths according to location of insertion, difficulty of successful venous access due to patient anatomy/conditions.

Managed set up, stock maintenance, a sanitation procedures for numerous outside facilities, according to specified contracts.

Prioritized tasks and projects to meet tight deadlines and specimen processing/result turn around times. Assisted in providing no-cost mobile blood draw services to the community. Travel to various off-site locations/assignments using company vehicle. Compliant to all procedures while transporting bio-hazardous material to and from off-site facilities, patient residences - in and outside of company vehicle.

Executive Secretary/Administrative Assistant & Transporter 06/2009 to 04/2013 NAPA Auto Parts - Cambridge Auto Parts – Cambridge, New York Redirected shipments en route in response to customer requests. Maintained accurate stock records and schedules.

Established long-term customer relationships through prompt and courteous service. Communicated all emergencies, delays due to weather and carrier schedule changes to customers and supervisors. Drove company truck for local and intra-state pick-ups and deliveries. Recorded truck plate Number and mileage on receipt when refueling. Interpreted maps and followed written and verbal directions. Completed and submitted all necessary logs and paperwork on a daily basis. Practiced safe and secure loading methods to avoid damaging goods. Completed pre and post-trip safety inspections, recording and reporting any defects and malfunctions. Verified that vehicle inspection stickers and registrations were current. Submitted receipts and money received from deliveries at the end of each shift. Completed on-time deliveries by choosing the best and most efficient routes. Recorded each delivery using the proper paperwork before leaving the warehouse. Entered financial data into the company accounting database to be verified and reconciled. Generated invoices upon receipt of billing information and tracked collection progress. Tracked financial progress by creating quarterly and yearly balance sheets. Entered financial information and payments to guarantee that employees and vendors were paid accurately and on time. Reconciled company bank, credit card and line of credit accounts. Communicated with customers to identify and resolve outstanding payments. Reconciled all payroll liabilities to the general ledger and prepared monthly payroll accrual entries. Maintained daily bookkeeping report, handled large cash deposits daily. Reviewed, investigated and corrected errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents and reports. Prepared and distributed payroll for staff of two separate store locations. Oversaw inventory and office supply purchases.

Processed accounts receivable and accounts payable. Liaised with vendors to order and maintain inventory of office supplies. Performed accounts receivable duties including invoicing, researching, discrepancies and reconciliations. Education

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Received, stored and shipped goods and materials.

Stocked, staged and transported goods.

Verified computations against physical count of stock. Unloaded cargo from truck with hand trucks and pallet jacks. Attached identifying tags to containers.

Loaded products weighing 50+ pounds onto trailers, trucks, etc. for delivery. Degree In Progress: Individual Studies - Associates in Science Degree in progress. Hudson Valley Community College - Troy, New York

3.175GPA

Emphasis in Biological Sciences & Mathematics

Foreign Language Studies - Spanish

Minor Course Workin Psychology.

Certificate - Phlebotomy Technician: Phlebotomy Technician 2013 SUNY ADIRONDACK - Queensbury, New York

National Health Alliance Academic Achievement Award Continuing education-Healthstream: Phlebotomy & Lab Services Powerful Clinical workshops.

Hands on training under instructed supervision.

Emphasis on the study of phlebotomy, infection control, laws and compliance agencies. Completion of New York State Examination to obtain Certification. High School Diploma: 2009

Greenwich Central School - Greenwich, New York

Obtained New York State Regents Diploma

The National CPR Association\'s CPR/AED/First Aid Certification - emphasis onfirst aid for drug overdoses, cardiac arrest, choking, electric shock, correct, efficient use of Automated External Defibrillators and properly performance CPR. BLS - Basic Life Support Certification - emphasis on effective performance of Basic Life Support skills to navigate medical emergencies in any setting due to various potential life threatening injuries i.e.: drowning, choking, cardiac arrest. Metal Forging & Blacksmith Basic Training - Worcestor, Massachussetts



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