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State University Assistant

Columbus, Ohio, United States
October 08, 2017

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James Y. Karmeeit

**** *********** *****

Columbus, Ohio 43220

September 30, 2017

Dear Sir/Madam:

I am writing in response to the advertisement on your website for the position of Medical Laboratory Technician-Processing (Job ID: 432087). I have enclosed a copy of my resume for your review and consideration.

I am a transfer student and a former graduate student in Chemistry from the Cleveland State University. I also hold a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the Cuttington University College, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the Cleveland State University. While at the University I did some pertinent courses in these disciplines. I have several years of experience in the health, science, education, administration, and business. During my tenures, I had the opportunity to develop more skills and experience in these areas, through seminars, lectures, career assignment, and workshops. I would love to tell you more about my experience, in an interview at your earliest convenience.

I can be reached at telephone number 216-***-**** or 614-***-**** or by email at I’ll look forward to hearing from you soon. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.


James Y. Karmeeit

James Y. Karmeeit

5125 Cobblestone Drive

Columbus, Ohio 43220

216-***-**** or 216-***-****


Supervision and Management experience in various healthcare institutions. Degree, energetic and detail-oriented individual who is dependable and has a strong work ethic. Well-developed strengths in working with and through other people, troubleshooting practical problems, and generating innovative solutions.


Phlebotomist/Laboratory Technician/Chemist Training and Experience

• Research/Teacher Training and Experience

• State Tested Nursing Assistant Training and Experience

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office products

• Excellent communication skills

• Dependable/Dedicated Worker

• Ability to work with little or no supervision

Knowledge of UV, pH, IR, MS, GC, HPLC, microscope, stethoscope, and sphygmomanometer

Good math skills and knowledge of statistics.

Phlebotomist/Laboratory Technician/Chemist Training and Experience



• Provided maintenance for research/laboratory equipment/instruments and increased efficiency by 25%.

• Supervised 12 employees effectively increasing research/laboratory productivity by 30%.

• Trained 5 new laboratory assistants on laboratory procedures and operations.

• Increased laboratory productivity by 35% and decreased laboratory errors by 95%.


Ohio-health Rehabilitation Hospital, Columbus, OH 43201 (05/2016-02/2017), Columbus Alzheimer Care center (CACC), Columbus, OH 43214 (04/2015 – 05/2016), Rose Mary Educational Center, Euclid, OH (11/2008 – 03/2010), University Hospital of Cleveland, OH 44106 (09/2005 - 04/2007), Huron Hospital (08/2003 – 08/2005), Cleveland, OH 44112, Eliza Jennings Home, Cleveland, OH 44115 (01/2003 – 08/2005)

Rehabilitation Assistant/State Tested Nursing Assistant 04/2003-03/2010

• Provided basic nursing care and services to the residents (mentally retarded individuals), and patients with in the scope of the Habilitation/Nursing Assistant responsibilities, and increased services by 25%.

• Performed basic hygiene procedures under the direction of the Rehabilitation/Nursing Supervisor and increased performance by 30%.

• Provided direct care and assistance to the residents (mentally retarded

individuals), and patients, and assisted them with their activities of daily

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living including feeding, bathing, dressing, and exercising, increasing overall

performance by 35%.

• Worked in corporation with members of the management team to promote

the delivery of resident and patient care and overall functioning of the


Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Laboratory Technician 01/2010-12/2014

Conducted chemical and physical laboratory tests of solid materials, liquids, and gases

Analyzed test data for research, product development, and quality control; and established standards, involving experimental, theoretical, or practical application of chemistry and related sciences.

Set up laboratory equipment and instrumentation required for tests, research, or process control

Tested and analyzed products in order to determine strength, stability, purity, chemical content, and other characteristics, and documented results of tests and analyses.

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio

RTA Surveyor 11/2007-05/2008

• Collected data on RTA, public transportation system

• Analyzed data, and maintained database

• Compiled report and submitted to Supervisor

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Laboratory Technician 10/2001-03/2003

•Prepared sample for processing and maintained documentation of process to facilitate analysis procedures; and read plates and tubes, as required, to determine the number of organisms in the sample. Recorded findings on worksheet for verification.

•Wrote identification onto plates/tubes so that client and sample number can be tracked; and pipetted sample solution into tubes/plates according to the analysis process being performed; and pour the agar into plates or tubes to begin the growth process.

•Prepared sample for analysis by recording, weighing, and blending; and collected plates and place them in the incubator for the specified amount of time and temperature.

•Prepared media and broth for use in pathogen testing as required; sterilized materials needed for analysis; performed food poisoning, pH and other analysis tests on sample when requested by the client; and autoclave plates before discarding.

Phoebe Hospital and School of Nursing

Laboratory Technician 01/1996 - 12/200

•Maintained laboratory data in an organized and orderly manner in laboratory notebooks, worksheets and documents.

• Sorted, Identified and labeled specimens and sent them to the laboratory for

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• Inspected and verified equipment calibration and assembly; and identified problems and corrected them as accurately as possible and performed minor repairs of equipment.

Maintained knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to complete job responsibilities.

Set up equipment and materials needed for analysis; and ensured that media and materials are prepared for the next testing sequence.

Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation, Liberia

Laboratory Assistant/Chemist 03/1991-12/1995

• Performed basic laboratory procedures under the direction of the licensed Laboratory


• Inspected and chlorinated wells and other water facilities in the City (Monrovia) and its


• Collected water samples and sent to the laboratory for testing of microorganisms and

other water borne diseases.

• Inspected pipes and made sure that they were rust and disease free in providing

safe drinking water for public consumption

• Ensured and maintained all aseptic processes and techniques and a clean

laboratory environment.

Performed qualitative, quantitative chemical and physical testing of raw



Cuyahoga County Board of Mental Retardation and

Calvary Lutheran Church Hunger Center, Cuyahoga County Board of Mental Retardation, and Developmental Disabilities, American Red Cross - Greater Cleveland Chapter, Cleveland, Ohio

Volunteer-Assistant Teacher 01/2001-01/2010

Provided basic nursing care services and assistance to the students and assisted them with their activities of daily living including feeding, bathing, dressing, and exercising.

Assisted staff, in organizing programs, and in the distribution of relief supplies to disaster victims.

Cleaned, maintained and organized warehouse; assisted staffs with the distribution of food and non-food items to the needy in the community; and assisted staffs in loading and unloading goods on truck.


Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (BSc/Medical Laboratory Science in progress)

• Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio (Master/Chemistry, in progress)

• Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio (BA/Economics 12/2009)

• Cuttington University College, Liberia, (BSc/Chemistry 02/1988)

References can be made available upon request.

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