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Medical Technologist Health Care

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
May 25, 2018

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West Jordan, UT 84084


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Bachelor of Science, Healthcare Informatics, Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2015

Master of Science, Medical Laboratory Science, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2001. Dissertation: The role of p21 in Terminal Erythroid Differentiation

Bachelor of Science, Microbiology with Medical Technology Emphasis, (Minor in Chemistry) Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1991


Registered Medical Technologist

Intermountain Central Laboratory, Murray, Utah

(July 2008-Present)

Conduct accurate laboratory tests in accordance to laboratory standards to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease in the microbiology department.

Ensure proper use, operation, maintenance and quality control of laboratory equipment and reagents to ensure that patient results are reliable and meet established expectations.

Assist in providing technical laboratory training to students and new employees as needed.

Working with supervisor and/or team lead in validation of new instrumentation and test methodologies.

Pre-Analytical Supervisor

Intermountain Healthcare Laboratory Services

Urban Central Region (various facilities)

Salt Lake City, Utah

August 2003-July 2008

Liaison between laboratory customers and staff in handling any special situations that may arise.

Oversight of employee and laboratory compliance with regulatory agency requirements for specimen handling and transport, including implementation and maintenance of quality assurance program.

Maintenance of employee training and competency documentation in standard operating procedures regarding patient registration, test ordering, specimen handling (aliquoting, labeling, and shipping) and troubleshooting issues affecting specimen integrity and result turn-around times.

Human resource management of the department, including conflict resolution, hiring, work performance reviews, disciplinary actions, retention, scheduling, staff development and education, and processing of payroll.

Management of financial resources of the department, including budget, accounts payable, staffing and supplies.

Resolution of technical and personnel issues, ensuring appropriate corrective actions are taken.

Additional training as a phlebotomist to serve various patient populations.

Hiring and training of newly hired staff in phlebotomy procedures.

Training personnel in laboratory billing compliance, including ICD-9 coding and medical necessity assessment and documentation for Medicare patients

Responsibilities for personnel, financial management and quality assurance in laboratory practices as listed above.

Clinical Educator for Transfusion Services

Intermountain Healthcare (IHC) Laboratory Services

Utah Valley Regional Medical Center

August 2001-July 2003

Coordination of academic and practical experience for Brigham Young University medical technology students during clinical rotations:

oTraining in standard operating procedures for transfusion medicine testing.

oPreparation of printed materials for weekly study.

oPreparation of unknown specimens for student testing.

oDirect student observation while working with unknown and patient specimens.

oEvaluation of students during clinical rotations, including performance in written and practical exams, and professional conduct.

Coordination of transfusion medicine training for new employees (registered and unregistered medical technologists) for Urban South Region:

oDevelopment of training plan for new students according to their academic background (i.e. medical technologists versus other non-medical science majors).

oTraining in standard operating procedures required for the employees’ future work assignment.

oDocumentation of training (including written test correction and direct observation sign-off).

Coordination of internal quality assurance testing for Urban South Region facilities:

oPreparation and shipment of unknown patient specimens to facilities.

oEvaluation of results and documentation of results to regional Quality Assurance/Education manager.

oRe-training of employees with documented deficiencies in internal quality assurance testing.

Registered medical technologist duties for transfusion services, as listed below.

Registered Medical Technologist

Intermountain Health Care Blood Services

Utah Valley Regional Medical Center

November 1991-August 2001

Performing FDA-required infectious disease testing on blood donor units (HIV, Hepatitis B surface antigen, Hepatitis B core antibody, HTLV I/II, Hepatitis C virus, RPR).

Immunohematology testing on donor units for ABO/Rh typing, antibody screens

Preparation of blood components for transfusion

Compatibility testing: blood typing, antibody screening, crossmatching and selection of appropriate components for transfusion in normal patients and patients with special problems.

Specialized immunohematology procedures: Resolution of complex antibody problems using diverse antibody identification methods (antibody panels, enzyme testing, cold panels, elutions, absorptions, antigen typing, etc.).


.p21Cip1 Enhances Proliferation of Erythroid Progenitor Cells, But Is Not Required For Epo-Mediated Differentiation and Cell Cycle Exit Or DNA Damage-induced Checkpoint Control. Poster Board Session, 41st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology, New Orleans, LA, December 1999.


Registered Medical Technologist [MT, (ASCP)], American Society of Clinical Pathologists (1991-present)

Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), American Health Information Management Association (August 2016-present)

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