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Medical technologist

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
August 28, 2017

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Hebah I Bokhari

*** * ****** **, *****, Utah **094



I am a highly experienced Medical Laboratory Technologist seeking a Clinical research position that utilizes my skills and knowledge. I’m a dedicated worker who thrives at challenging levels, identifies and creatively resolves problems efficiently, have the ability to multi task, and nurtures a belief that a positive attitude enhances growth and productivity. I believe my skills, education and past work experiences will be of great asset in working as a healthcare professional.


Medical Technologist

St Mark's Hospital

• Perform both routine and specialized tests in blood donor centers, transfusion services, reference laboratories and research facilities.

• Identify blood types and antibodies.

• Test blood for viruses that might be transmitted during transfusion.

• Investigate harmful responses of the body to blood transfusion Supervising the collection, and

• Test for blood group antigens, compatibility and antibody identification Investigating abnormalities

such as hemolytic diseases of the newborn, hemolytic anemias and adverse reactions to transfusion

• Support physicians in transfusion therapy for patients with coagulopathies.

• Maintain blood types, antigen/antibody profiles. Performing cross matching, direct coombs test neonatal transfusion by following AABB.

• Track donor schedules and information.

• Organize donor recruitment phone lists and letters online.

• Define error checking logic to allow staff to compare current information against data collected during the donor’s last appointment.

• Track Inventory and Blood Utilization Blood Bank supports comprehensive inventory management

• Scan units into the inventory, either by individual unit or in batches.

• Automatically requisition for those Blood Bank units requiring testing.

• Access patient history, identifying antigens, antibodies, and markers to assure patient safety.

• Report on inventory through comprehensive reporting tools.

• Simultaneously Process Multiple Specimens Use of electronic worksheets and process screens eliminates manual entry of test results for specimens and units, resulting in more streamlined and

efficient processes, greater accuracy of information, and improved patient safety.

Medical Technologist

King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital

October 2011 – February 2013 (1 year 5 months) Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

• Describe gross anatomic features of Processing Specimens (as defined by CAP), sections the specimen according to specific protocols, and submits the entire specimen for histologic preparation.

• Organize slides, data, generating tables, and assists with any other requests.

• Prepare cases to be grossed in by logging in surgical pathology specimens in the tissue laboratory, assigning accession numbers, checking tissue examination forms and specimens for completeness

and accuracy, and labeling specimen cassettes with accession numbers by differentiation according

• Perform accurate gross description and dissection of surgical specimens according to the guidelines

established by the Anatomic Pathology Medical Director for a Gross Technician.

• Demonstrate the ability to accurately prioritize and triage specimens, handles and disposes of specimens and chemical waste based on the laboratory’s procedural manual, and ensures compliance with regulatory agencies.

• Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information concerning patients, physicians, employees, clients,

• Perform Quality Control and Quality Assurance tests as required. Maintains all necessary

• Report all concerns of test quality and/or patient or employee safety to a Supervisor or Safety

• Has a good understanding and working knowledge of Laboratory Information Systems.

• Accurately prepare, cut, stain and mount tissue section to assist pathologist in making correct diagnosis of patients' disease and/or causes of death

• Perform cytology and immunohistochemistry.

• Perform frozen sections, and conduct special staining procedure.

• Assist as needed to perform other related duties and special projects as required.

Medical Technologist

King Fahad Medical City

April 2009 – September 2011 (2 years 6 months) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

• Blood typing, cross matching, antibody screening, identification and titration, cord blood test, direct and Indirect Coomb’s test, fetal bleed screen, and more.

• Serological tests such as malaria, syphilis, hepatitis b & c, HIV 1/2, HIV AgP24, and HTLV 1/2.

• Aphaeresis and Therapeutic Bleeding Procedures

• Bleed and screen donors for transfusion in accordance with the standards of American Association

• Irradiate Blood and Blood Products

• Quality control, statistics, and reporting

• Prepare specimen controls and standards prior to testing and processing

• Prepare blood components such as packed cells, fresh frozen plasma, platelet rich plasma, platelet

• Inventory management for reagents, blood and its components. Coordinate with other hospitals if some blood and/ or its components are not available

• Maintain and direct the laboratory workflow


King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Laboratory Technologist Intern [January 2008 – November 2008]

in General chemistry lab, hematology lab, blood bank lab

King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Laboratory Technologist Intern [September 2007 – January 2008]

in general microbiology lab, genetic lab, serology lab, histopathology lab.

Customer Service Representative

Bupa Insurance Company

October 2008 – December 2008 (3 months) Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

. Attracts potential customers by answering product and service questions; suggesting information about other products and services.

. Opens customer accounts by recording account information.

. Maintains customer records by updating account information.

. Resolves product or service problems by clarifying the customer's complaint; determining the cause of the problem; selecting and explaining the best solution to solve the problem; expediting correction or adjustment; following up to ensure resolution.

Teaching Assistant

King Saud University

June 2003 – May 2005 (2 years) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

. Assist faculty members with classroom instruction, exams, record keeping, and other miscellaneous projects of Arabic grammar courses.

. Tutor or mentor students.

. Perform laboratory research.

. Obtain materials needed for classes, including texts and other materials.

. Administrative activities


Medical Laboratory Technologist

Saudi Commission for Health Specialties


King Saud University

(B.A.Sc.), Applied Medical Science in Laboratory,

Labs studies:

Hematology / Immunohematology

Clinical Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry

Microbiology /Virology, Bacteriology, Mycology, Parasitology

Pathology / Histology, Cytology

Medical Genetics, Clinical Enzymology

Electron Microscopy, Instrumental Analysis

Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Laboratory Management

Principle of Emergency Care, Basic Anatomy & Physiology, Professional & Care Delivery System

General Physic, Biostatistics, General Zoology

Experience with Medical Devices & Equipment:

. DIAMED ID (microtyping system)

• IDGel Station (DIAMED)

• Swing Twin Sampler (DIAMED)

• Banjo Reader (DIAMED)

• Techno twin station (DIAMED)

• ABBOTT Architect i1000sr/i2000sr.

• ETIMAX 3000

• COBE Spectra

• Gamma Cell (Irradiator)

• Haemonetics QWIK wash

• Spectrophotometer

• Cythotherm III

• Parafuge Centrifuge (QBC for Malaria)

• TechnoTwin Station (DIAMED).


Microsoft: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook

Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator

Strong verbal and personal communication skills

Extensive medical terminology knowledge

Strong patient communication skills

Strong medical ethic Familiarity with disease management programs

Analytical thinking, planning Project management Accuracy and attention to details

Highly organized Problem analysis and ability to solve problems efficiently.

Symposia Attended

Recent Advances in Transfusion Medicine Workshop

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia [November 29-30, 2006]

The 6th Annual International Hematology Conference, the 1st Annual Hematology, Nursing Meeting & the 1st Annual Hematology Laboratory Technology Meeting.

King Abdul-Aziz Medical City National Guard Health Affairs; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia [March 19-20, 2007]

International Symposium & Workshops: Current Concepts & Issues in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

King Abdul-Aziz Medical City National Guard Health Affairs; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia [November 19-21, 2007]

The 3rd Middle East Best of CTRC-AARC (San Antonio, TX) Breast Cancer Symposium

King Abdul-Aziz Medical City National Guard Health Affairs; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia [January 17-18, 2009]

The 2nd Cytopathology Review Course

King Abdul-Aziz Medical City National Guard Health Affairs; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia [January 11-12, 2010]

Relevant Training

Basic Cardiac life support.

King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia [July 25, 20012]

Radiation Safety Training.

King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia [December 14,2010]

Accelerated Learning.

Global NLP Training & consulting community, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia [January 7-8,2006]

N.L.P in Business.

The American Board of Nero-linguistic programming, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia [ June 4,2006 ]

Foundation in Graphic Design.

Show Academy online study [24 March,2016 -20 April,2016].

Web Development.

Show Academy online study [ 9 May,2016-10 June,2016]


Dr. Adel Danish

King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital

Head of pathology department


Consultant pathologist, histopathology/cytopathology department

Contacts: +966*********/ 02665300 EXT; 3335

Dr. Mohammed Abaza

King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital


Consultant pathologist, histopathology/cytopathology department

Contacts: +966*********/ 02665300 EXT: 2429

Miss. Amira West

State of Washington

Radiation Health Physicist II

Contact: +1-206-***-****

Dr. Fatooh Alalem

King Fahad Medical City Hospital

Supervisor of Blood Bank

contact: +966*********

Miss. Kim Bradman

St Marks Hospital

supervisor of Blood Bank

Contact: +1-206-***-****,

+1-801-***-**** ext:2739

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