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Chicago, Illinois, United States
April 03, 2018

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Tom Calhoun

**** *. ******** • Chicago, IL *****715-***-**** •


Seeking a Phlebotomy position within a growing organization where I can exercise my 4 year experience as a Phlebotomist. As well as learn and develop laboratory skills to further my education in laboratory technology.

Work Experience


Northwestern Medicine Hospital, Chicago, Illinios

Phlebotomist (offsite)

Manage 2 high-volume clinics completing venipuncture and sending blood samples back to laboratory.

Ordered blood, urine and body fluid tests using laboratory's web interface.

Centrifuged blood samples.

Logged records for daily specimen pickups.

Performed venipuncture for viral, routine, and allergy blood test (35 patients drawn on average per day.)

Informed Physicians of patient results as they crossed through the interface.

Ordered and maintained supplies at accounts using hospital's web application.

Used test catalogs for specimens with special collection or shipping conditions.

Managed pickups of hazardous waste & sharps through certified service couriers.

Attended company educational training classes for test updates or employee health notices.

10/2013 - 01/2017

Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, WI


Performed venipuncture on in-patient, out-patient, emergency, ICU, CCU, and psychiatric units.

Identified and labeled blood after collection.

Delivered specimens back to main laboratory and used hospital's software to receive samples.

40-50 patients drawn on avg per day.

Used tracking devices to monitor routine blood draws throughout the day as well as STAT calls.

Performed variety of special test including blood cultures, arterial blood gases, Hep, lupus, &TB.

Practiced infection prevention and control standards while handling blood and needles.

Attended department seminars and presentations for latest hospital notices and policy changes.

10/2011 - 10/2013

Pawn America, Eau Claire, WI

Pawn Broker

Estimated pawn and pledged value on merchandise. Determined Karat content and purity of silver and gold. Managed loan documents and records for sales and collateral loans. Stocked merchandise in warehouse. Managed inventory of items sold, pawn, and for sale. Completed individual and group presentations designed to generate loan and pawn business. Helped developed marketing plans to expand business in Minnesota regions.


2013 - 2014

Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, WI

Phlebotomy- credited to major in Medical laboratory technician

Related course work completed:


Medical terminology



Anatomy & Physiology

2007 - 2010

Univeristy of Eau Claire Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI

60 credits earned toward Psychology


Phlebotomist (4-years)

Medical assistant trained

Knowledgeable of infection control standards and health precautions

Proficient, fast, and soft-handed with venipuncture drawing.

Hazardous Material Control


Excellent people and customer service skills

Computer efficient and time reliable.

Deep understanding of database concepts and data access via web applications.

Good decision-making and problem-solving skills.

Able to accept criticism

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