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Medical Technician

Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Salary:
28.00
Posted:
May 15, 2018

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Alania M. Guess

**** ****** ***. ****** ****, MO 64127 816-***-**** ac5gut@r.postjobfree.com

LAB SUPPORT TECHNICIAN MEDICAL LAB TECHNICIAN

Experienced phlebotomist possessing a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. Seeking to utilize medical and Chemistry education to transition into a Medical Lab Scientist. Attentive to detail and organized with the ability to review result and perform a visual inspection of specimens. In the MLS program we were introduced to clinical chemistry analysis, electrophoresis techniques, microbiology, hematology, flow cytometry, and blood bank. Adaptable to environments involving work near moving and mechanical parts; working around various specimen types. I am a trusted individual contributor and spirited team player committed to goal achievement and the ability to problem solve.

SKILLS & CORE COMPETENCIES

Knowledge of various analyzers used for testing patient specimens.

Ability to evaluate and solve problems related to collection and processing of various specimens for analysis

Differentiated and resolved technical, instrument, and physiologic causes of problems or unexpected test results.

Conducted analyzer calibrations, ran quality controls of new/or used reagents/ supplies.

Verified unexpected results, took corrective measures, recorded, and reported the incident(s) to an immediate senior Technologist/or supervisor.

In timely manner, evaluated, interpreted, and reported test results to physician/or nurse after considering their validity as to their accuracy, precision, and critical values, while keeping in mind patient specifics/preferences i.e. age, gender, culture, emotional, religious, and educational needs.

Followed general hospital and laboratory policies/ regulations as related to professional behavior, dress code, punctuality, documentation, performance criteria, and safety, privacy, and infection controls at all times.

Received specimens and performed routine and special tests in different departments such as, microbiology, chemistry, hematology and coagulation, and blood bank.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, MO 2017-Current

CLINICAL LAB SCIENTIST

Examine and analyze body fluids, tissues and cells

Identify infective microorganisms

Analyze the chemical constituents of body fluids

Identify blood-clotting abnormalities

Crossmatch donor blood for transfusions

Test blood for drug levels to measure the efficacy of particular treatments

Evaluate test results for accuracy and help interpret them for the physician

St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, MO 2015-2017

LAB SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (PHLEBOTOMIST)

Verify specimen collection information in lab information system

Routine and STAT blood draws

Venipuncture and capillary punctures

Knowledgeable in the use of standard phlebotomy equipment such as tourniquets, vaccutainer tubes, lancets, straight and butterfly needles and syringe techniques

Communicate with patients and staff to provide information regarding status of orders

Follows established policies and procedures

Familiar with McKesson and Horizon lab computer systems

EDUCATION

Alcorn State University, Lorman, MS – 2010 Bachelor of Science, Chemistry

St. Luke’s Medical Lab Science Program, KC, MO – current Future certification, MLS (ASCP)

REFERENCES

Chandra Stimac- Previous co-worker Email: ac5gut@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 913-***-****

Elaine Navickas - Current Manager Email: ac5gut@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 816-***-****

Marsha Brandom- MLS Program Coordinator Email: ac5gut@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 816-***-****

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