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Scientist Clinical

Murrieta, CA
March 12, 2019

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Elmo G. Laranang, CLS, MT

***** ********* *** ******, ******** CA. 92560

Phone: 213-***-****, E-mail:


Seeking to obtain a position with a healthcare organization where my knowledge, experience, commitment and passion for lab work as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist can be utilized to further enhance my laboratory experience with Diagnostic Equipment’ and instruments in a clinical laboratory setting.


California License Clinical Laboratory Scientist (MTA 44350)



5200 Illumina Way, San Diego, CA

92122 (Current)

Clinical Laboratory Scientist II

Performs Genotyping and reports laboratory testing on clinical laboratory samples used to aide physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Familiar using the Hamilton and Tecan instruments.

Performs weekly Robot QC on Hamilton and Tecan Instruments

Troubleshoots assays and equipment for which QC materials fail to perform adequately.

Responsible for maintaining updated understanding and knowledge of the methods employed in the laboratory and the use of the resulting information by physicians through continuing education activities.

Trains other CLS personnel in laboratory methods, and trains CLTs to assist CLSs with the laboratory methods.

Provide direct and constant supervision of non-licensed personnel.

Provide direct oversight of the activities of the laboratory in the absence of an on-site manager.

Pathway Genomics

4755 Nexus Center Dr. San Diego CA 92121

Clinical Laboratory Scientist ( November 2018 to February 28 2019)

Performs Isolation of DNA from Blood and Swab using the Hamilton Star.

Performs Library Prep and Genotyping using Fluidigm

Palomar Medical Center

Citracado, Pkwy

Escondido CA 92029 (March 2017 to Present)

Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Generalist)- Per Diem

Perform Blood typing and Cross matching.

Perform Antibody Identification.

Perform Antigen Testing.

Perform Cord Blood and Fetal Screen work up.

Issue blood to Trauma patients.

Perform serologic testing such as Mono Screen.

Perform Complete Blood Count and Differential Count.

Perform ESR, Manual Reticulocyte Count, Malarial Smear.

Perform Coagulation test such as PT/PPT, D-dimer, Fibrinogen Test.

Perform Urinalysis and Body Fluids.

Perform Chemistry Testing using the Vista Chemistry analyzer and Centaur.

Perform Microbiology such as gram Stain and MB cultures for urine

Biocept Inc.

5810 Nancy Ridge Dr. Suite 150

San Diego, CA 92121 (July 2017 to June 2018)

Clinical Laboratory Scientist III

Separate and Extracts CTCs from patient’s peripheral blood.

Perform experiments involving micro-fluidic devices to capture CTCs from patient’s

Peripheral blood.

Optimize efficiency in microfluidic processing and analyzing time via automation programming.

Stain extracted CTCs with fluorescently labeled antibodies.

Familiar with instruments such as Helmer, Gut pumps and bio view microscopes.

Experienced to train laboratory personel with regards to technical procedures.

Ability to multitask, efficiently delegating work with strong attention to detail.

Millennium Health, LLC

16981 Via Tazon, San Diego, CA (October 2012 to February 2018)

Clinical Laboratory Scientist Lead

Ensures accuracy and quality of test results meeting required turnaround times

Enters testing data and performs a variety of standardized tests on urine samples using advanced LC-MS-MS technology for the detection of prescription and illicit drugs

Evaluates the validity of results obtained, maintains proper records of results and creates a report of results

Maintains quality control and LC-MS-MS chromatographic data prior to release or results to physicians

Ensures that testing methods follow established quality control procedures; and assists with the preparation of chromatographic data reports prior to release to physicians

Identifies, troubleshoots, documents and resolves problems with test results

Acts a resource for troubleshooting instrument, analytical and QC issues

Acts as a resource and trainer to unlicensed personnel

Prepares and maintains reagents and supplies; performs maintenance on laboratory equipment and maintains laboratory in a clean and orderly condition.

Oversee the duties of clinical laboratory Scientist.

Responsible for testing and reporting laboratory test results for all test methods approved by CAP, NY and CLIA

Prepares Calibrators and QC for Hamilton.

Familiarity to instruments such as Olympus, Beckman Coulter Chemistry Instruments, Thermo fisher and Agilent LCMS.

SEQUENOM (Center for Molecular Medicine)

Subsidiary of Lab Corp of America

3595 John Hopkins Ct.

San Diego, CA 92121 (January 2013- June 28 2017)

Clinical Laboratory Scientist II


Performs next-generation sequencing using HiSeq 2000 (Illumina).

Performs multiplexing and clustering using the cBot (Illumina).

Normalizing genomic library by using automated liquid handler such as ep Motion (Eppendorf).

Genomic library quantification by capillary gel electrophoresis using Labchip-GX (Caliper).

Inorganic extraction of DNA using column base for clinical diagnostics application (Qiagen kit).

Perform extraction of DNA using the Hamilton Star Plus.

Manual and semi automated Library Preparation and Library QC such as Zephyr.

Calculate results using testing data with both manual and computerized procedures

Perform preventative maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment

Evaluate instrument performance check results. Perform linearity, accuracy and precision checks as required

Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls

Provide technical guidance to laboratory assistants and associates and other Clinical Laboratory Scientists. Assist training new employees

Review and edit technical instructions and standard operating procedures

Perform CF Extraction of Blood, Buffy Coat and Buccal Swab using the Quiagen Biorobot.

Lab Corp of America

13112 Evening Creek Dr,

San Diego, CA (October 2012 to January 15 2013)

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Performs Clinical testing of serum and urine using the SPIFE Electrophoresis.

Maintains quality control records and reports all to laboratory management.

Assist with technical studies designed to improve validate clinical testing methods.

Performs troubleshooting involving equipment and assay performance.

Performs preventive maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipments.

Prepares laboratory reagents and assay materials according to Standard Operating Procedures.

Performs technical reviews of results before releasing them to physicians.

Act as trainer to other laboratory personnel.

Monitors reagent and supply inventory.

Bio-Rad Laboratories

9500 Jeronimo Rd.

Irvine, CA (April 2012 to October 8, 2012)

QC Technical Associate II

Performs in- process and final testing of Bio-Rad control products using the following techniques and instruments: Beckman coulter 800 Immunochemistry, Siemens Immulite 2000, Siemens ADVIA centaur, Siemens BN Prospect, Abbott Architect plus i 2000 SR, Roche Ellecsys 2010, Hydrasys Sebia Electrophoresis, Mini Vida’s and other manual testing such as RIA, ELISA, EIA, Zinc, RPR, and Citric acid

Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics

5210 Pacific Concourse Dr.

Los Angeles CA (April 2005-December 2009)

QC Laboratory Technician III

Perform Laboratory duties assigned by QC Laboratory management, which include but not limited to environmental monitoring, maintaining adequate inventory of supplies

Perform Quality control testing and troubleshooting of Siemens diagnostic products

Perform special testing for Siemens hepatitis and infectious diagnostic kits.


Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology

University of Baguio, Philippines


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