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Gibsonia, PA
October 20, 2018

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Annmarie Short

Gibsonia, PA


Currently enrolled in second year of Bachelor of Data Analytics program, 3.8 GPA

Completed 12-week Software Quality Assurance training program at Rivers Agile Solutions

Associates degree in Applied Sciences

Experience ensuring quality in medical field for more than 25 years

Professional and dedicated to improving quality, efficiency and aware of the critical path

Strong organizational skills with exemplary attention to detail

Authorized to work in the US for any employer


Analyze hand-written records and compare to electronic health records to check for human error on final diagnosis, recall, referral, and antibiotics ordered. Make corrections as necessary to data. Create Excel spreadsheet to track QA analysis findings, utilize spreadsheet to track trends. Document as required by regulation. Create monthly and bi-annual reports for key team members.

Work as member of QA representatives team to update QA event tracker database. Set severity, priority, and ownership. Select data from the database, export the data to Excel to create QA reports and charts; report the results to the staff. Implement resolutions, then track outcomes.

Asked by administration to be a member and subject matter expert for our Quality External Inspection Team (CAP) and inspect quality of external facilities as a member of this team

Used 10+ years: Adverse Events QA tracker system, Microsoft office products, Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Have attended corporate sponsored instructional programs on all these software products

Super user of AP software (CoPath); served as departmental liaison between lab and IT to resolve bugs and other issues

Use of Intergy GUI for Practice Analytics

Analyze regulatory codes and create new procedures to accommodate changes in regulation, then verify and validate them. Prepare department for inspection by various external Quality Inspection Teams based on regulatory requirements checklists issued from those teams

Utilize GUI to perform monthly maintenance/updates to client information SQL database

Ran two versions of digital pathology hardware and software through end-user testing. Verbally reported results; document errors photographically and distribute them to project groups, and team members.

Experienced in implementing Six Sigma, Lean Process, Toyota Production System, Plan-Do-Study-Act, Kanban, KRI’s

Use Root Cause Analysis for problems and document Corrective Actions

Responsible for departmental file management, document control, and maintenance

Use Canva, Survey Monkey, Constant Contact, Mail Chimp in conjunction with Facebook for Business social media advertising, to create advertisement plans; Analyze data from ads and track trends. Use of GUI for e-mail validations.

Provide verbal input during huddles/stand ups prior to testing, during testing, and after testing is complete

Consistently assist team toward task completion with a strong focus on decreasing critical path time

Interview new hires; train new hires, OJT’s, and students

Preceptor of students and assistant to the school's Lead Coordinator for our facility

Perform inventory and ordering tracking

Trained in and used for school projects: QlikView, Snagit, SQLite and SQL, JIRA, VMware and VirtualBox, Selenium (IDE in Firefox), Zip files

Knowledge of: test cases, test suites, user stories, use cases, Agile and Waterfall software development methodologies

Work Experience

Histology MOHS Technician

Vujevich Dermatology - Pittsburgh, PA

April 2017 to Present

Laboratory Technician, Data Analytics, Social Media Advertising

Histology Technician

Loyal Source Government Services – Authorized through clearances to work for the government

July 2016 to April 2017 – temporary contract

Laboratory Technician

Senior Histotechnician

UPMC Presby/SHY Clinical Laboratory Building

June 2001 to February 2014

Senior Technician, CoPath Super User, QA Representative, School Preceptor

Utilized TPS, and Lean process, Plan-Do-Study-Act, and Kanban

Alpha and Beta Tester

Temporaries North TEC Staffing

February 2013 to April 2013

Digital Pathology

Supervisor of Histology, Cytology Prep, Cytology Clerical, and Transcription

Quest Diagnostics

June 1996 to June 1999

Utilize GUI to perform monthly maintenance/updates to client information SQL database

Utilized Six Sigma, KRI’s


Bachelor of Information Technology in Data Analytics

Data Analytics - SNHU

March 2017 to currently enrolled

CORE QA- Software Quality Assurance

Core QA Code School – Rivers Agile

October 2016

Associate in Applied Sciences

Western School of Health and Business

August 1989



June 1990 to Present

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