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Medical Technologist Full Time

Location:
San Antonio, TX
Posted:
March 06, 2018

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Currently seeking full time and gainful employment as a Medical Technologist.

Experience

LABORATORY SUPERVISOR/LCMSMS TESTING TECH, SPINE & JOINT SPECIALISTS, SAN ANTONIO, TX - NOVEMBER 2015 - PRESENT

Full time. Responsible for performing the general lab supervisor and testing technologist roles and responsibilities according to CLIA regulations as well as overseeing daily operations of the laboratory. Prep and perform on urine specimens for confirmation testing (67 drug panel) via LCMSMS (SciEx 4500MD) with established method and validations involving but not limited to: daily calibrations and QC, maintenance, mobile phases and measured solutes in diluent solutions. Participant of yearly CAP proficiency testing. Thermo INDIKO IA for urine toxicology screens. COLA accreditation. MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST, RESOLUTE HEALTH HOSPITAL, NEW BRAUNFELS, TX MAY 2014 - OCTOBER 2015 Full time. Recorded, prepared, performed, evaluated & reported various chemical, microscopic, micro- biologic, hematologic or serologic tests to obtain data for use in diagnostic and treatment of disease. Understood the physiological and psychological differences created by age, sex and abilities and ap- plied them to the pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic components of laboratory testing. Communi- cated with physicians and other appropriate staff concerning procedures, results and their interpreta- tion. Evaluated appropriateness of specimens received into the laboratory for testing. Prepared stains and reagents as needed. Maintained inventory records and rotated supply stocks. Operated, calibrat- ed and maintained all laboratory equipment. Performed and recorded necessary quality control pro- cedures and participates in quality assurance programs. Participated in and/or coordinated technical projects and the development of departmental procedures as appropriate. Used knowledge of the job to work productively, efficiently and harmoniously. Was responsible for adherence to all hospital and laboratory policies, to include those initiated policies to prevent the exposure of patient, self or other employees to blood borne pathogens and safety hazards. Reviewed departmental reports for accuracy and reasonableness. Functioned also as resource person for technicians and laboratory assis- tants. Troubleshooted and resolved, and referred to appropriate other lab personnel, for problems detected in the course of work. CAP accreditation. LAB MGR, HEALTH TEXAS MEDICAL GROUP, SAN ANTONIO, TX 04/2012 - 07/2013 Full time, average work 50hrs/week. Oversaw two lab technicians and eight medical assistants in the clinic, lab and triage area for patient testing. Participated in professional development activities while maintaining professional affiliations with CLIA, API and COLA. Responsible for 15 HTMG clinics’ patient testing, performed and resulted in time timely manner. Oversaw clinical analysis and testing of tissue and other body fluids to determine chemical components. Performed chemistry, immunoassay, and

(continued hematological testing and verified patient results. Prepared all reagents and other chem- ical solutions. Inventoried laboratory supplies, reagents. Cleaned and maintained work areas while dis- Frank Porras MT/MLT, BS

210-***-**** ac4p3h@r.postjobfree.com 11539 Huebner Rd, #2401, San Antonio, TX posing of contaminated waste materials according to established lab policies. Logged daily patient specimens and entered panic values in appropriate log books. COLA accreditation. MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST, TEXSAN HEART HOSPITAL, SAN ANTONIO, TX 02/2007 - 03/2011 MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST, MEDINA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, HONDO, TX 06/2004 - 02/2008 TOXICOLOGIST, CENTER FOR DISEASE DETECTION, SAN ANTONIO, TX 11/2005 - 07/2006 Full time, 40 hr work week. Performed daily laboratory activities to include but not limited to daily in- strument maintenance on Hitachi Chemistry IA and Agilent GCMS. Daily calibrations, controls and maintenance for respective machines, trouble shooting analyzers, specimen receiving and collection, specimen processing, screened for illicit drugs in urine: cannabinoids, benzoylecgonine, am- phetamine, methamphetamine, opioids, benzodiazapine, methaqualone, and methadone. Confirmed suspected drug(s) via Agilent GCMS with methods of gravity filtration and chemical treatments to ex- tract and quantify suspected drug(s). COLA accreditation. Education

University of Texas at San Antonio Bachelors in Science, 1999 St. Philip’s College - Associates in Applied Science, 2005 (MLT Program, Deans List Fall 2003, Spring 2004)

Skills

LCMSMS (Sci Ex Analyst, Multiquant software), Paracelsus ACT Toxicology LIS, PC Desktop, printer, fax, scanner, data entry, numeric key pad

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