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Location:
Peoria, Arizona, United States
Salary:
$60k
Posted:
October 18, 2018

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Louis B. Scott III

Medical Laboratory Scientist (ASCP)cm

Peoria, AZ 85382

ac7e93@r.postjobfree.com

757-***-****

Highly experienced Medical Laboratory Scientist, purchasing manager and supply professional offering leadership in performing a variety of multi-skilled administrative functions, supervisory roles, and proven track record as a innovative clinical core laboratory instructor, toxicology lab proficient and healthcare organization asset. Collaborator, holding leading positions in developing, advising, and implementing standard operating procedures, programs, and policy for the facilitation of organizational functions and multi-million dollar medical services. Expert knowledge of supply chain organizational and management practices, directly involved in the restructuring of inter- departmental task assessment, peer review, and service delivery. Problem solver recognizing anomalies in operating procedures, quality assurance, and accordingly directs subordinates to address issues with personnel, operating procedures, and analytical processes. Manage, screen, and troubleshoot clinical instruments,supply chain functions, information analysis, and highly proficient in the employment of the latest advances in healthcare practices. Extensive experience in the performance of clinical trial specimen validations in accordance with precedence set forth by major accrediting entities, including “The Joint Commission”, “College of American Pathologists”, and the “Association of Clinical Pathologists”. To maintain the integrity of the healthcare organization recognizes factors that could introduce error and rejects contaminated or sub-standard specimens, as well as investigates discrepant results.

Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Lab Scientist I/Purchasing Manager

Provista Diagnostics - Scottsdale, AZ

July 2015 to Present

Responsibilities

Perform laboratory testing according to the laboratory procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient’s test results. Process samples in a high throughput environment with high accuracy and precision. Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples.

Develop laboratory quality control and quality assurance procedures, documenting all necessary quality control and quality assurance activities.

Design the laboratory’s established corrective action policies whenever test systems are not within laboratory established performance specification.

Capable of recognizing potential and existing problems that may adversely affect results of patient testing and correct problems immediately. Maintain the competency level by participating in the required training and continuing education activities.Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives. Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery. Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department. Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders. Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers. Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation. Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents. Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities. Accomplishes purchasing and organization mission by completing related results as needed. Skills Used

Supply Management, Tracking Budget Expenses, Vendor Relationships, Organization, Customer Service, Documentation Skills, Supply Management, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Manufacturing Quality, Cost Accounting, Control Engineering Perform Provista Biomarker assays: TAAbs & SPB, Lab & Instrument Maintenance, Collection Material Manufacturing, Sample Management, Continuous Process Improvement. Participates in the implementation and ongoing success of clinical testing including critical processes, documentation and troubleshooting with the highest level of quality while meeting turnaround times. Performs laboratory procedures requiring advanced knowledge of scientific methods, instrumentation, software, and testing procedures.

Medical Laboratory Scientist (ASCP)cm

US Navy - San Antonio, TX

August 2013 to November 2014

Key Results:

•Prepare clear, technically sound, accurate and informative reports of standard, complex and specialized test results, analysis, and examinations to ensure timely and thorough data for patient treatment decisions.

•Perform full range of chemical, micro-biologic, immunologic, hematologic,and/or immunohematologic laboratory procedures, as related to specific job function within the laboratory

•Participate in the evaluation and/or development of new procedures, instrumentation, and quality improvement initiatives.

•Actively evaluate practices and provide assistance for the creation and implementation of changes to increase and enhance the effectiveness of methods.

• Always maintain a professional and technical competency through constantly pursuing knowledge and self-improvement by accessing continuing education and remaining apprised of current literature, practices, and new developments in the fields covered by medical technology.

•Regularly participate in standard, complex and specialized patient testing and quality control testing of samples; plans techniques based on assessment of findings and accepted protocols.

•Problem solver adept at differentiating and resolving technical, instrument, physiologic causes of problems or unexpected test results to determine presence of normal and abnormal components as related to specific job function within the laboratory.

•Perform regular and acute instrument maintenance in accordance with established instructions. Readily Identify and troubleshoot malfunctions to ensure continuous proper and safe operations.

•Always eager to assist peers with work assignments as appropriate. Advanced Medical Laboratory Technician

MWSS - Jacksonville, NC

September 2012 to July 2013

Key Results:

•Insured integrated functioning in the areas of chemical, hematological, immunologic, microscopic, and bacteriological diagnostic analyses on body fluids such as blood, urine, sputum, stool, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), peritoneal fluid, pericardial fluid, and synovial fluid, as well as other specimens.

•Resident expert sought to train more than 60 personnel in the performance of waived and non-waived routine diagnostic procedures in all areas of the clinical laboratory resulting in a 75% reduction in waiting times improving client satisfaction.

•Performed a full range of laboratory tests - from simple prenatal blood tests, to more complex tests to uncover diseases such as HIV/AIDS, diabetes, and cancer.

•Responsible for confirming the accuracy of test results, and reporting laboratory findings to pathologists and other physicians. The information that a Clinical Laboratory Scientists gives to the doctor influences the medical treatment a patient will receive.

•Operated and performed maintenance on complex clinical diagnostic equipment, computers, and precision instruments costing millions of dollars. Advanced Medical Laboratory Technician

NAVAL MEDICAL CENTER PORTSMOUTH - Portsmouth, VA

2008 to 2012

Key Results:

•Performed chemical, hematological, immunologic, microscopic, and bacteriological diagnostic analyses on body fluids such as blood, urine, sputum, stool, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), peritoneal fluid, pericardial fluid, and synovial fluid, as well as other specimens.

•Facilitated training US Navy MLT students and staff on the performance of tasks in all areas of the clinical laboratory including chemistry, hematology, and coagulation procedures.

•Performed a full range of laboratory tests - from simple prenatal blood tests, to more complex tests to uncover diseases such as HIV/AIDS, diabetes, and cancer.

•Responsible for confirming the accuracy of test results, and reporting laboratory findings to pathologists and other physicians. The information that a Clinical Laboratory Scientists gives to the doctor influences the medical treatment a patient will receive.

•Operate complex electronic equipment, computers, and precision instruments costing millions of dollars.

Advanced Medical Laboratory Technician

FLEET SURGICAL TEAM FOUR - Norfolk, VA

August 2005 to March 2008

Key Results:

•As a the primary Medical Laboratory Technologist attached to an operational task force performed chemical, hematological, immunologic, microscopic, and bacteriological diagnostic analyses on body fluids such as blood, urine, as well as other specimens.

•Performed a full range of laboratory tests on four different continents in ranges from - simple prenatal blood tests, to more rapid diagnostic tests to uncover conditions such as acute myocardial infarction to pancreatitis.

•Aided in the organization and implementation of a walking blood donor program for more than 1200 Sailors and Marines onboard the USS Kearsarge.

•Responsible for confirming the accuracy of test results, and reporting laboratory findings to physicians and other providers.

Field Medical Service Technician

FLEET MARINE FORCE 2ND MARINE DIVISION - Camp Lejeune, NC 2001 to 2004

Key Results:

•Served as an enlisted medical specialist for the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps, responsible for the health care and well being of more than 1000 US Marines and Sailors as a member of 1st Battalion 6th Marines directly resulting in a total 97% medical readiness status consistently during a 3 year period.

•Worked in a wide variety of capacities and locations as the primary medical caregiver for an infantry company of more than 330 combat Marines.

•Performed duties as an assistant in the prevention and treatment of disease and injury and assisted health care professionals in providing medical care to Sailors, Marines and their families.

•Trained to serve as a battlefield corpsman with the Marine Corps, rendering emergency medical treatment to include initial treatment in a combat environment, jungle warfare, cold weather and high altitude.

Education

Master's in Business Administration

Arizona State University-Tempe - Tempe, AZ

2016 to 2019

BS in Health Science

Touro University International - Cypress, CA

2007 to 2009

Certificate (ASCP) in Medical Laboratory Technician THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Hampton, VA

2004 to 2005

Skills

Project Management, Clinical Assays,Clinical Hematology, Chemistry, and Coagulation, Lab Equipment Calibration, CLIA & OSHA Compliance, Test Result Validity Verification, Lab Testing & Reporting, Quality Control, BLS certified, CPR, Health Records, Entry-level provider of basic and emergency patient care, Triage, Field sanitation, Respond to specified psychological problems, Administrative supply and accounting procedures within medical departments, Instruct medical and non-medical personnel in first aid, self aid, personal hygiene, Assist in the maintenance of environmental health standards, Assist in the prevention and treatment of chemical, Biological and radiological (CBR) casualties and other contingencies, perform supervisory, technical, planning and management functions in support of medical readiness and quality health care delivery, Phlebotomy and IV insertions, Medical Terminology, Productivity Improvement Awareness,

Links

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/louis-scott/98/790/779/ Military Service

Branch: Navy

Service Country: United States

Rank: HM2

November 2000 to Present

Assists hospital corpsman officers in the treatment of patients and performs clinical and administrative duties.

PAY GRADES UP TO E-5 (HM2):

Assists hospital corpsman officers with administrative procedures; emergency treatment; equipment maintenance; infection control; laboratory test procedures; material management; medication administration; patient assessment care, and transport; recording and documenting; routine medical care; and wound and incision care. Specific tasks include creating medical or dental records; monitoring patient vital signs; cleaning treatment rooms and equipment; inventorying and organizing medical department equipment and supplies; administering intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intradermal injections; assessing medical conditions, diseases, and injuries; obtaining vital signs; assisting health care providers with treatment and medical procedures; counseling patients regarding treatment plans; monitoring fluid intake and output; performing urinary catheterization; performing first aid; transcribing medical information; and operating medical equipment including EKG, AED, BP, cuff, suction devices, and O2 tanks. Assists in command medical readiness, health and safety inspection, relationship building, and staff management. Specific tasks include screening active duty medical records and data for overseas and sea duty assignment suitability; updating medical and dental readiness reports; determining medical workspace problems to prevent adverse results; ordering medical supplies and equipment; advising medical or dental facilities of requirements for appointments including specialty consults, x-rays, and laboratory work; coordinating training for medical personnel and first responder crew; conducting trauma training to match field or fleet requirements; and operating shipboard battle dressing or battalion aid stations. Awards

Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal

July 2007

Certifications/Licenses

Medical Laboratory Scientist (ASCP)cm

November 2017 to November 2020

A medical laboratory scientist (MLS) (also referred to as a medical technologist, a clinical scientist, or clinical laboratory technologist) is a healthcare professional who performs chemical, hematological, immunologic, microscopic, and bacteriological diagnostic analyses on body fluids such as blood, urine, sputum, stool, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), peritoneal fluid, pericardial fluid, and synovial fluid, as well as other specimens. Medical laboratory scientists work in clinical laboratories at hospitals, physician's offices, reference labs, biotechnology labs and non-clinical industrial labs. Groups

Health Sector Management



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