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Manager Air Force

Royse City, Texas, 75189, United States
January 29, 2018

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Thomas A. Hall

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OBJECTIVE: Laboratory Manager/Director


Maintained qualifications in Hematology, Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Coagulation, Blood Banking, Urinalysis

Coordinated with Medical Director on budgeting, manpower, and workload reporting requirements

Involved in Quality Assurance programs leading to reduction in specimen error rates and decreased reporting times while providing competency assessment and training opportunities

Ensured all activities and operations were in compliance with accreditation and regulatory agency requirements, such as CAP, JCAHO, FDA, and AABB


January 2016 – January 2017, Laboratory Operations Director, Corridor Mobile Medical Services

Governed lab buildout of reference lab start-up. 7 Major instrument platforms installed and validated

Oversaw Lab Information System Install, performed file build and testing on over 2000 test files

Implemented and verified over 400 Quality Assurance and Technical Operating Instructions

Built interface between LIS and Quest Diagnostics

November 2014 – Present Laboratory Consultant, Gershman Lehrer Group

Provides Laboratory Consultation services in the areas of Project Management, WorkFlow analysis, Equipment and Reagent Purchasing, Personnel Requirements and Training, Quality Control Management and Practices for established and start up labs.

Jul 2013 –Oct 2014 Lab Operations Manager, Diagnostic Laboratories

Manager of High Complexity Reference Lab with Hematology, Coagulation, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Special Chem procedures

Revised 300 Technical, Quality Assurance, Specimen Processing, Phlebotomy procedures, successfully navigated CLIA inspection

Updated Chemistry Equipment, expanded Test Menus; served 75 Long Term Care and Skilled Nursing Facilities in 5 markets/3 states

Directed release of 160K tests; eclipsed standard 2 hours; 93% released by 3 pm; expedited treatment to 80K patients

Jun 2012 – Mar 2013 Rapid Response Lab Supervisor, Quest Diagnostics

CLIA Lab Director for 9 satellite labs; Governed testing for 150,000 tests, oversaw $500,000 in equipment

Created competency program, built 9 training modules; tracked compliance for 38 sites across 4 states

Opened 5 testing sites; authored project management checklist; devised tracking tool for centrifuge/eyewash maintenance

Dec 2010 – Jun 2011 Manager, Clinical Laboratory, Bagram AB Afghanistan

Installed 2 Hematology Analyzers and built communication tables with local Lab Information System

Coordinated with 8 Forward operating bases and cut referral testing turnaround times from 30 days to 24 hours

Trained Forward Surgical Teams on whole blood collection procedures bolstering life saving techniques

Pioneered Mass Transfusion response. First-ever in Southwest Asia Theater; Issued 3.6K blood products for 300 surgeries/traumas

Aug 2008- Nov 2011 Manager, Laboratory Services 60 MDTS, Travis AFB, CA

Oversaw $3.5 Million budget which leveraged the performance of 1.5 Million tests annually

Coordinated duty schedules, manpower assignments, deployment schedules and taskings for 89 personnel

Led $40 Million renovation project reducing 4,000 sq/ft design to 2,000 and streamlining turnaround times

Spearheaded the collection and shipment of 150,000 specimens while auditing $5.2 million in equipment and reagent contracts

Coordinated install and validation of Sysmex and Roche testing platforms leading to expanded test menus

2005 -2008 Manager, Core Lab and Transfusion Services at Landstuhl Germany

Advised commander on morale and welfare, mentoring, career progression and recognition for 300 personnel

Conducted quality control checks on performance evaluations; identified/ recommended candidates for promotions and awards

Coordinated patient movement requirements with 48 treatment facilities across 91 countries and oversaw military blood program

Governed $5.5 Million in equipment and reagent contracts which facilitated the performance of 1.2 Million tests annually

2003-2005 Ancillary Services Manager, Rhein Main AB Germany

Oversaw $700,000 in equipment and reagent contracts which facilitated the performance of 4,200 tests annually

Responsible for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act privacy practices of 3,000 patient population

Executed laboratory training program for independent duty medical technicians and current laboratory personnel

Initiated point of care testing capability which facilitated implementation of Women, Infant and Children program

1999-2003 Advanced Medical Readiness Instructor, Sheppard AFB Texas

Instructed 6,500 Air Force Medical personnel on deployment and contingency operations procedures and equipment

Established first ever Aeromedical Evacuation radio operator course. Trained 5,000 students and acquired $500,000 in equipment establishing real time training scenarios

1995-1999 Medical Technologist, MacDill AFB Florida

System Administrator of Transfusion and Donor services Information System. Validated 600 test cases

Oversaw Point of Care Testing for 10 sites. Implemented Glucose monitors and online tracking

1992-1995 Medical Laboratory Technician Instructor, Sheppard AFB Texas

Instructed 3,500 students on didactic lab procedures in Chemistry, Urinalysis, Hematology, Coagulation and Transfusion medicine practices

1989- 1992 Medical Laboratory Technician, Lackland AFB Texas

Collaborated on two satellite lab expansions. Validated chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis and blood gas analyzers. Expanded ER and ICU STAT capability


Masters of Business Administration, University of Phoenix, Jan 2014

Bachelor of Science, Occupational Education Wayland Baptist University, 2003

Associate of Applied Science degree, Medical Laboratory Technology Wayland Baptist University, 2003

Associate of Applied Science degree, Medical Laboratory Technology Community College of the Air Force, 2003

Associate of Applied Science degree, Instructor of Technology and Military Science, Community College of the Air Force, 1993


Professional Manager, Community College of the Air Force

Occupational Instructor, Community College of the Air Force

Medical Laboratory Technician, American Society of Clinical Pathologists License #81001

Medical Laboratory Scientist, American Society of Clinical Pathologists, License #243326

Medical Laboratory Scientist, State of Florida #TN45270


Air Force Medical Laboratory Apprentice Course, Dec 1987-Apr 1988

Air Force Medical Laboratory Technician Phase II, May 1988- Feb 1989


3 Meritorious Service Medals

3 Commendation Medals/2 Achievement Medals

2010 Air Mobility Command Lab Technician of the Year Travis AFB, #1 across 11 hospitals and clinics

Technician of the Quarter, 3rd Quarter 2010 Travis AFB

Technician of the Quarter, 4th Quarter 2008 Travis AFB

Best Lab in Air Force Team Award 2008 Travis AFB #1 of 77 Treatment Facilities

Technician of the Quarter, 1st Quarter 2008 Landstuhl Germany

Technician of the Quarter, 2nd Quarter 2007 Landstuhl Germany

Technician of the Year 2005 Landstuhl Germany

Technician of the Year 2003, Rhein Main AB Germany

Security Police Augmentee of the Year 2001 Sheppard AFB Texas

Technician of the Year 1996, MacDill AFB Florida

Instructor of the Quarter 3nd Quarter 1992, Sheppard AFB Texas

Technician of the Year 1990, Lackland AFB Texas

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