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Medical Laboratory Quality Control

Location:
Tacoma, Washington, United States
Salary:
35$/hr
Posted:
May 17, 2018

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Diana Gabriela Lake

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

Puyallup, WA 98375

347-***-****

ac5h3t@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVES

A position as a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Laboratory Technician.

SUMMARY

USN Hospital Corpsman operating in healthcare industry. Over 4 years of medical laboratory technician.

Results-driven, metrics focused with demonstrated ability to lead organization to deliver beyond expected projections.

Recognized for outstanding organizational leadership, innovation, integrity and superb leadership and communication skills.

EDUCATION

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HEALTH SCIENCE August 2018

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

ASSOCIATE IN HEALTH SCIENCE May 2014

George Washington University

Washington, DC

EXPERIENCE

NAVAL BRANCH CLINIC EVERETT, EVERETT, WA

August 2015- March 2018, 40 hours per week.

Lead Tech, Core Laboratory

As the only laboratory technician on location responsible for all results reported, including specialized tests, reference laboratories test, and respond to critical and abnormal results.

Performed phlebotomy on outpatients and appropriately responded to adverse reactions.

Accessioned, and efficiently processed blood and body fluid specimens from all areas of the clinic and Naval Reserve centers in the area.

Monitors patients’ specimens thru pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic phases and improves process if errors or interfering factors negatively affect the quality of patient laboratory results

Researches laboratory data and clinical patient information for health care providers to aid in diagnosis of patient or confirmation of laboratory results.

Calibrates, operates, maintains, and troubleshoots Beckman Coulter HMX hematology analyzer and Siemens clinitek advantus urine chemistry analyzer.

Performs quality control and diagnostic testing for Hematology, Urinalysis and Serology specimens.

Assists in the review and maintenance of all quality control records, Levy Jennings reports, and instrument maintenance records.

Utilized CHCS and MHS Genesis computer system to log in samples, order lab tests, enter, file, and certify lab results, cancel and modify orders, retrieve patient results using patient lab inquiry; generate, send, and receive transmittal lists.

Prepares specimens for shipment to reference laboratories.

Assisted in the implementation of a new laboratory information system (MHS Genesis) by performing validations, reviewing and updating SOPs and training providers and nurses on new LIS procedures.

Accurately completes proficiency competency assessments for hematology, urinalysis, and serology assuring compliance with CAP.

Trained and supervised 8 phlebotomy extern students.

NAVAL HOSPITAL ROTA, SPAIN

July 2013-August 2015, 40 hours per week.

Lead tech, Core Laboratory

Oversaw13 technicians in the processing, testing and review of 3,500 specimens with zero discrepancies.

Reviews and maintains quality control records, Levy Jennings reports, and instrument maintenance records for CELL-DYN Ruby hematology analyzers, SQA-V Gold semen analyzer, and Siemens clinitek advantus urine chemistry analyzer.

Reviews reported patient results for correctness as mandated by College of American Pathologists (CAP), and responds to critical lab values and abnormal results.

Collaborated in the implementation of new reference laboratory for mail-out samples (LabCorp) that resulted in improved patient care.

Maintained accurate specimen analysis and results through precise documentation and daily quality control performance and review.

Oversees, distributes, analyzes, results, and maintains CAP proficiency testing surveys. Investigates unsatisfactory CAP results and provides training if deficiencies are noted.

Successfully performed CAP surveys with a 100% pass rate contributing to re-accreditation.

Trained 13 technicians in hematology, urinalysis, serology and mail-outs procedures and quality control to guarantee consistency of accurate testing and results.

Authors and modifies Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for hematology, urinalysis and serology benches as required.

Organized hematology quality control files for better review during the 2015 CAP inspection.

Capable to accommodate the various departments of testing including Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, and patient accessioning and processing. Different analyzers utilized for each department.

Prepares specimens for shipment to reference laboratories. Prepares and ships HIV specimens to the Center of Disease Control. Orders tests on-line for reference laboratories.

Responsible for inventory and ordering of supplies.

SKILLS

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Words, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Basic Life Support for HealthCare Provider Instructor (BLS)

Data Collecting and Analyzing

Bilingual (English and Spanish)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION AND OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS

American Society for Clinical Pathology 2013- Current

Basic Life Support for Provider 2011– Current

CERTIFICATION AND AWARDS

Honorable Discharge from active duty military service

ASCP - American Society for Clinical Pathology

MLT- Medical Laboratory Technician

BLS - Basic Life Support

Technician of the month Everett, WA 2017

Technician of the month Rota- Spain 2014

Letter of commendation 2013

Navy and Marine corps Achievement Medal 2012

Letter of commendation 2012

Blue jacket of the quarter 2012



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