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Medical Laboratory Technologist

Cochrane, Alberta, T4C 1G4, Canada
April 30, 2019

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Qualification Highlights

** ***** ********** ** ******* Lab Technologist

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.

Additional Skills

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.


Employment History

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.

Additional Training

Molecular Biology Workshop & Clinical Virology Symposium, 1999

University of South Florida College of Medicine

Educational Activity

Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, 2010

Dimension® Xpand® Plus Integrated Chemistry System training program

Newark, DE

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