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Background in public health, rapid response, and outpatient lab work
Skilled and experienced phlebotomist
Extremely organized, meticulous work style;
Works well under pressure; thrives in a high-paced environment
Works well as part of a team or independently; skilled at multitasking
Instrumentation and LIS
Meditech; Cerner Millenium; Healthland Centriq
Chemistry: Siemens, Beckman-Coulter DxC, DxI, Vitros, Abbott Architect i1000RS, Advanced Instrument Osmometer, BioMerieux Mini-Vidas; Hematology: Sysmex XN550, Beckman-Coulter DxH 800, LH750, AcT-CP, Abbott Cell-Dyne; Coagulation: Sysmex CA 1500, 500, ACL Elite Pro; Urinalysis/UTox: Clinitek, Urichem, MedTox Diagnostics; Microbiology: BacTAlert, Cepheid
Blood Bank: tube method, Ortho MTS Gel Card method, manual and ProView.
Experience with these testing methods: EIA, IFA, Western Blot, RPR, MHA, VDRL, electron microscopy, PCR, and the inoculation, splitting, and maintenance of various of tissue culture cell lines .
CSF and body fluid manual cell counts, differential; wet mounts.
April 15 - current Cardston Medical Centre/Pincher Creek Health Centre
casual, filling shifts as needed
October 2019 - April 1, 2019 Traveling abroad
July 16 - Oct.6,18 Crowsnest Pass Health Center, 2001 107 St, Blairmore, Alberta
16 bed hospital plus long term care, Temp PT, day shift plus call
2017/18 Club Staffing, travel technologist
Mercy Medical Center, 500 S. Oakwood Road, Oshkosh, WI
157 bed hospital; 3rd shift; 13 weeks, FT, all departments, phlebotomy
Lower Umpqua Hospital, 600 Ranch Road, Reedsport, OR
12 bed rural hospital plus long term care; FT day shift plus call; 13 weeks
2017 Pincher Creek Health Center, 1222 Bev McLachlin Dr, Pincher Creek, Alberta
16 bed rural hospital plus long term care; full-time: days, evenings, call back
Chemistry, Hematology, Coag, Urinalysis
phlebotomy, inpatient and outpatient
2011-2016 Castle Medical Center, 640 Ulukahiki Street, Kailua, HI
Regular Full-time – Night Shift,
Sole charge 3rd shift position
Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Blood Bank, limited microbiology
Updated SOP manuals
2008-2011 Diagnostic Laboratory Services, 99-859 Iwaiwa Street, Aiea, HI - Oahu float
Regular Full-time – Day Shift
Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Accessioning and Phlebotomy
2001-2007 Penticton Regional Hospital, 550 Carmi St. Penticton, BC
Medical Laboratory Technologist - Night Shift, 2004 – 2007
Medical Laboratory Technologist - All shift/ All dept. float, 2001 – 2004
Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Blood Bank, limited Microbiology
Sole charge while on Night Shift.
Ward specimen collection each morning, and throughout the shift as necessary
Manual testing: protein electrophoresis, TIBC, HbA1c, HDL
1992-2001 Alberta Provincial Laboratory for Public Health, 3030 Hospital Dr. Calgary
Medical Laboratory Technologist, 1992 - 2001, various positions
Bacteriology, 1 year: community waters testing, TB, Bordetella pertussis/ Legionella, Throats/Misc. Bench.
Virology, 7 years: Virus Isolation, HIV, Hepatitis, Syphilis/Chlamydia, EIA, Compliment Fixation, Tissue Culture, limited PCR.
One year layoff due to government cutbacks; casual work in microbiology during this time
Medical Laboratory Technology, 1992
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Calgary, AB Canada
Psychology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK Canada 1986-1988
Completed 2 years of a 4 year Liberal Arts program.
Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Scientists Certified
The national certifying body for Medical Laboratory Technologists, and the national professional society for Canada's medical laboratory professionals. Renewed annually.
College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Alberta
The regulatory body for medical laboratory Technologists employed in Alberta. Renewed annually.
Molecular Biology Workshop & Clinical Virology Symposium, 1999
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, 2010
Dimension® Xpand® Plus Integrated Chemistry System training program