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Medical Technologist, Research Scientist, Chemist

Location:
Clayton, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
August 14, 2018

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PAULA CUNHA

*** ******* *****, *******, ** (C) 203-***-**** ac6n43@r.postjobfree.com

Professional summary

Skilled Medical Technologist with current ASCP and phlebotomy certification, three years in a research laboratory and a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry. Diligent, accurate and reliable Medical Laboratory Technologist with a reputation for completing high quality, complex diagnostic lab procedures in a timely fashion and in accordance with OSHA and GLP/cGMP standards.

Skills

Phlebotomy knowledge

Detail-oriented

Trained in HIPPA compliance

Team player

Sharp critical thinker

Reliable

Lab testing and reporting in : Chemistry, Hematology,

Dedicated

Urinalysis and Coagulation Departments

Lab equipment maintenance in: Chemistry,

Hematology, Urinalysis and Coagulation Departments

Work experience

Medical Technologist September 2007 - May 2018

Hospital of Central Connecticut-New Britain, Connecticut

Prepared specimens for analysis and established proper chronological priorities in testing. Carefully reviewed test results for accuracy. Properly calibrated and adjusted malfunctioning equipment to ensure precise test results.

Medical Technologist March 2004 - June 2007

Yale New Haven Hospital-New Haven, Connecticut

Duties included a wide range of clinical laboratory testing in the Chemistry and Toxicology department. Maintained current knowledge of developments in technical instrumentation. Accurate and timely reporting of diagnostically important medical information was accomplished by employing technical skill and knowledge of instrumentation.

Medical Technologist I June 2002 - March 2004

Quest Diagnostics-Wallingford, Connecticut

Responsible for performing routine and non-routine activities pertaining to laboratory testing in the Automated Chemistry and Urinalysis Department and the reporting of results. Qualitative and quantitative analysis performed on specimens

Scientist I November 2001 - June 2002

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals-Ridgefield, Connecticut

Responsibilities involved testing pre-development and development compounds via HPLC Waters Millennium, UV spectrophotometer and Vankel Dissolution apparatus. Tests included physicochemical characterization of drug substance for solubility, pka, partition coefficient, solubility in co-solvents and surfactants to determine if compounds tested should continue to Phase I. Monitoring stability on solid dosage forms by testing assay/chrom-purity and dissolution. All the pertinent data evaluation performed using EXCEL and Sigma plot.

Laboratory Technician V July 2000 - October 2001

Bayer Pharmaceuticals- West Haven, CT

Responsibilities were: testing finished products and marketed stability products, dissolution testing via Multi- Bath and manual pull techniques, quantitative sample analysis via HPLC, HPLC maintenance, data analysis via Turbo*Chrom, updating and reviewing new and active SOPs, generate Annual Product Reports for finished and stability samples, book checking and trending data, training new analysts on product testing and procedures.

Education

Bachelor of Science: Chemistry

1999

Southern Connecticut State University-New Haven, Connecticut

Pharmacy Technician Certificate:

1995

Educational Training-Wethersfield, Connecticut

Paralegal Certificate:

1992

University of New Haven-West Haven, Connecticut



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