Medical Laboratory technician
MR.KHALED MOHAMED AHMED
IQAMA NO. 212-***-****
TELPHONE NO. 009***********
ADRESS.SAUDI BRITISH HOSPITAL
RIYADH-KING FAHAD ROAD
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking a clinical laboratory technician position specializing in the analysis of samples for clinical laboratory content and determining concentrations of compounds. Qualifications Summary
Skilled at working under pressure and performing multiple tasks at once.
Highly motivated and committed to delivering top quality testing and analysis.
Excellent ability to report findings and discrepancies. Education / Certifications
Arab Republic Of Egypt – Ministry Of Health -The Health Technical Institute Diploma of the health technical institutes,Jun 1991, Laboratories Section, with General Estimate V.Good Work Experience
Laboratory Tech,: Jun,. 1991 - Present,
Collect diagnostic samples for clinical assessment and quality assurance
Process blood samples and bacterial cultures for submission to an outside laboratory.
Track and monitor progress and results of responses to disease outbreaks.
Check inventory and order medicines and supplies for clinical use.
Maintain controlled substances records.
Verify instrument functioning by checking and calibrating specific lab instruments.
Verify test procedures are performed in accordance with standard operating procedures.
Scheduled sample collection from animals and quarantined incoming animals for quality assurance.
Ordered drugs and supplies and maintained controlled substances records.
Collected blood samples while undertaking precautionary measures against infection and contamination.
Analyzed and reported any unmatched specimen findings.
Ensured implementation of waste disposal policy by proper disposal of wastes such as sharps, biohazards in separate containers.
Reviewed data for precision and repeatability.
Responsible for acquisition, storage, and distribution of chemicals, narcotics, and radioactive substances.
Reviewed test runs, maintenance, quality control, calibrations and proficiency testing. Medical Laboratory Technician Job Duties:
Organizes work by matching computer orders with specimen labeling; sorting specimens; checking labeling; logging specimens; arranging reports for delivery; keeping work surfaces clean and orderly.
Maintains quality results by running standards and controls, verifying equipment function through routine equipment maintenance and advanced trouble shooting; calibrating equipment utilizing approved testing procedures; monitoring quality control measures and protocols.
Serves as technical resource by participating in staff training; answering questions of other professionals; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Identifies and communicates abnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisory personnel, the pathologist, the patient physician, or nurse; reporting mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials.
(toxicology) identifies the presence or quantity of drugs of abuse, therapeutic drugs, and toxic substances by operating toxicology instrumentation and performing manual methods for the performance of drug screens, blood alcohol levels, and carbon monoxide levels.
(chemistry) provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating chemistry equipment; performing hand chemistries.
(hematology) provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating hematology, urinalysis, and coagulation equipment; performing manual methods of differentials.
(immunology) provides test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating equipment such as the gamma counter, spectrophotometer, densitometer, and through methods such as radioimmunoassay, enzyme immunossay, and serological testing.
(microbiology) provides physician with information for treatment of patient infection by performing technical procedures for the identification or susceptibility of bacteria, parasites, fungi, and mycobacteria.
(blood bank) ensures the patient of receiving compatible blood/blood components by completing blood typing, antibody screening, compatibility testing, and antibody identification procedures.
(blood bank) assures future retrieval of patient transfusion information by preparing patient packets and maintaining blood bank database.
Contributes to a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers by following established standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
Maintains patientconfidence by keeping laboratory information confidential.
Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and jcaho standards.
Enhances laboratory services and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. Hours of work per week: 48 hours.
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM, 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM. Total No. of laboratory technicians: 9
( nine) = 5 or 6 morning shift, one in afternoon and one in the evening. and one day-off : 1. To be responsible for operation of a functional section of the laboratory at a technical and organizational level. When necessary. carry out technical procedures. especially those requiring highly developed specialist skills.
2. To ensure that all staff in the functional section operates in efficient and conscientious manner with guidelines agreed by the pathologist and as specified in the departmental safety document. 3. Performs collection and preparation of specimens such as blood, urine, stool. saliva. sputum, throat swabs, wound swabs and discharges, skin scrapings, timed specimens. nasal swabs. urethral swabs and discharges, eye swabs, ear swabs and discharges, and other specimens requested by doctors using blood collection tubes (vacutainer with color-coded anticoagulants), sterile collection containers, cotton swabs,
( sterile and / or with gel impregnated media), 24 hour specimen containers, applicator sticks and glass slides.
4. Executes processing of the required specimens as requested accordingly as to sections assigned such as clinical chemistry, Hematology, Clinical Microscopy, Serology, Virology, Bacteriology, Parasitology and Toxicology.
5. Reports and records result accordingly with the record book and departmental computer for databse analysis and statistics.
Proper maintenance and the cleanliness of each equipment assigned to him, including daily weekly and monthly check-up and replacement of spare parts schedules.
Performs quality assurance procedures before the start of daily work which includes running quality control specimen ( normal and abnormal controls), calculate and plot in a
Duties and Responsibilities
Performs all duties required to ensure the efficient and safe operation of a complete functional section of the laboratory. These include:
(One ); Task allocation.
(Two); Managing sectional flow.
(Three); Validating analytical results before release.
(Four); Overseeing internal routine maintenance of analytical instrumentation and other processing equipment.
(Five); Maintaining and monitoring of staff time keeping and discipline.
(Six); Performing analytical tasks, especially those requiring highly developed skills. 2. Weekly, monthly and as required:
(One ); Organization of staff schedules for the functional section.
(Two); Maintenance of sufficient levels of consumable items.
(Three); Oversee external routine preventive and crisis maintenance of analytical instrumentation and other processing equipment.
(One ); Carries out any other tasks commensurate with the jobholders status and as defined by the Pathologist.
(Two); Covers for other Laboratory technician in the same discipline, during absences caused by resignation, annual leave or sickness.
(Three); Takes part in the training and supervision of trainees and other member of staff.
Performs other applicable tasks and duties assigned within the realm of his/he:" knowledge, skills and abilities.
Clinical Area of work:
Working hours: 7:00 AM- 3:00 Pm.
Assignment: All sections.
Admission: All Saudi patient for admissions are screened with tests- chemistry panel 1, drug screening, Hbs Ag, Anti- HCV, HIV, VDRL, Urinalysis, Stool analysis, Complete Blood Count./ blood bank /
Machine: DIMENSION ES by Dade Behring. DIMENSION Xpand by Dade Behring. Flame Photometer- Average Number of samples per week; 200 specimens (time spent deponds on the availability of co-workers, usually run specimens and perform other sections while machine is processing). Menu of tests :
Panel 1 (one)- (routine) glucose, blood urea nitrogen, creatinine, AST aspartate transferase, ALT alanine transferase, alkaline phosphatase, gamma glutamyl ransferase total bilirubin, direct bilirubin, total protein, albumin, potassium, chloride. Pane12 (two) - liver function tests - AST, ALT, ALP, TB, DB, GGT, TP, ALB. Panel 3 (three)- kidney function tests -- BUN, Creatinine. Pane14 (four)- Cardiac enzymes - LDH, CK, CKMB, AST, (SGOT). Special requests:
Total Iron Bmning capacity, Iron, Phosphorous, Calcium, Magnesium. Amylase, Lipase, Acid Phosphatase, Ammonia.
Machine: RA 50 by Technicon vision and vp by Abbott laboratories Menu of tests : ( manual methods) Glucose, Blood Urea Nitrogen, Creatinine, AST, ALT, ALP, GGT,TBIL, DBIL, TP,ALB, Cholesterol, TGL. Machine: AVL 988-3 by AVL Medical Instruments.
Menu of tests: Ca, k, Na, Cl and Lithium.
Machine Elecsys 1010 by Roche./ Architect plus
(Cobas e 411) by Roche.
prolactine, Cortisol, Testosteron, .TFT, LH, FSH, B'HCG.
Machine: Cell Dyne 3700 by Abbott lab. BECMAN - Coulter (HMX), Coulter JT by coulter Electronics, BFT II by Dade Behring Equipments:
Rh view box by Thermolyne, Sirrer by Thermolyne, Dry incubator by Thennolyne, Mono Mixer by Sarstedt, Mixer by Sarstedt, Blood bank Refrigerator by Forma Scientific. A vrage number of samples ber week: 150 specimens
Menu of tests : WBC, RBC, Hgb, Hct, MCV, MCH, MCHC, Platelet, RDW, MPV, Lymph %, Gran %, Mono %, Lymph, Gran, Mono (absolute) PT, Aptt, D-Dimer.
Manual tests done: Malarial Smear, peripheral Blood Smear, Reticulocyte Count, Differentail Count, Erythrocyte Sedimentation rate, Blood grouping.
c. Toxicology :
Machine: Viva by Dade Behring. TDX FLX bv Abbott Laboratories and (AXSYM ) TM bv Abbott . Average Number of samples per week: 300 specimens ( time spent depends on the availability of co. workers which usually takes the whole day while doing all other sections at the same time). Menu of test s : Ethanol ( serum and urine), Urine Barbiturates, Urine Amphetamines, Urine Opiates, Urine and serum Benzodiazipines, Urine Cannabinoids, Urine Cocaine. Machine: ETS PLUS by Svva-Dade Behring .
Menu of tests: Urine Ethanol, Urine Barbiturates, Urine Amphetamines, Urine Opiates, Urine Benzodiazipines, Urine Cannabinoids, Urine Cocaine.
Others tests for H therapeutic drugs Monitoring (TDM) Behind the drugs of abuse (DAU ). DAU
URINE SERUM TDM
7. Tricyclic antidepress
8. Valproic acid
False positive and false negative during treatment or intake of drugs interfering.
Change or stable of result due to storing of urine samples at room temp, Ref, Frozen.
Change or stable result due to changing of (ph) or (sp-Gr.). H . Parasitology:
vrage number of sample per week: 40 specimens (time spent depends on the availability of coworkers which takes about 2 hours while doing other sections at the same time.) . URGEN SAMPLE DONE (ASAP). The color and appearance of the stool sample NOTED as to presence of mucus, blood and parasites. Apea-sized portion of stool is mixed with a drop of saline in aglass slide and put acoverglass to prevent evaporatin . If suspected with the presence of amoeba, place a drop of iodine for clear identification of nucleus and karyosomes. Observe under the low power objective and shift to high power objective for identification. Zinc-sulphates floatation concentration technique is applied for special requests. HE MA SCREEN slide test for fecal occult blood with on-slide controls by immunostics, inc.is the method used for occult blood requests ..
Present work : Company: Saudi British Hospital of
Obsteric,IVF and Geynecology
POSITION DESIRED: Laboratory Technician / Phlebotomist SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATION:
Working as a laboratory technician in K.S.A. Responsible for blood extraction, laboratory examination & analyses. Have adeptly handled dimension, Beckman Coulter, COBAS 400 Cell DYNE 1700, AVL 700
(ABG), AVL 9180 (Electrolytes), SYSMEX, Micro lab 300, Bausch & Easyra
(chemistry), ACL200, Nihon Kohden (centac), Advia
2120i (Siemens), Cobas C 311 (Roche) & Architect plus (ABBOTT). Skills/Qualifications:
Documentation Skills, Analyzing Information, Chemistry Techniques, Informing Others, FDA Health Regulations, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Infection Control, Training Management, Lab Environment, Clinical Lab Testing, Thoroughness.