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Clinical laboratory scientist

Yorba Linda, California, United States
May 13, 2019

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Yorba Linda, CA 92887

Phone: 616-***-**** (mobile)



A focused and determined Clinical Laboratory Scientist, knowledgeable in wide range of processes and test methodologies

15+ years of experience in Clinical Laboratory Science / Medical Technology fields

Collaborative team member with strong organization skills, ability to work in fast-paced environments, and prioritize work to meet deadlines while maintaining high quality and most efficient use of resources. Consistently able to learn on the fly and implement newly acquired knowledge to advance business objectives


12/2009 – Present Quest Diagnostics Inc., West Hills, CA

12/18 – Present Clinical Laboratory Scientist II

12/09 – 12/18 Clinical Laboratory Scientist I

-Perform testing in Serology department

oDeveloped and validated method for Quantiferon-TB Gold (In-Tube) Elisa Assay on DSX Best 2000 ELIZA Processor (Inova)

oDeveloped and validated method for Quantiferon-TB Gold Plus (by Dynex Agility Automated ELIZA system)

oHerpes Simplex Virus Type 1@2 IgM Ab with Reflex titer by IFA

oPerform various tests by IFA (Reading on Immunofluorescence microscope)

ANA (Anti-Nuclear Antibody) with Reflex titer and patterns by Zeus Scientific, Inc. ANA/HEp-2 test system by BIO-RAD Phd automated system and by Quantalyser automated IFA system

FTA (Fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption)

MPS (Mitochondrial, Parietal and smooth muscle antibody) by BIO-RAD Phd automated system)

ANCA (Anti-Neutrophyl Cytoplasmic Antibody)

oRPR manually and running on GSD AIX1000 RPR automated system

oMiscellaneous tests: VDRL with serum and CSF by microflocculation,

Cryptococcal Antigen screen and titer by Latex Agglutination with serum and CSF, Infectious Mononucleosis by Wampole ColorCard Agglutination

-Oversee activities of Clinical Laboratory Technicians with constant and direct supervision of their test-assisting activities

-Calibrate and troubleshoot instruments, identify and correct problems

-Approve and report test results and determine need for repeat testing

-Accurately perform and record proficiency testing

-Oversee quality assurance activities to ensure regulatory compliance of the laboratory, and perform other duties to ensure routine lab operations

07/2005 – 10/2009 Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, HLA Laboratory, Los Angeles, CA

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

-Histocompatibility testing and Crossmatching by Serology, Flow Sytometry & Luminex

-Develop and Validate Luminex test procedure

-HLA antibody, PRA screening and ID specificity by QID & Luminex

-DNA typing using LABTYPE SSO by Luminex

-DNA typing by PCR-SSP

-Supervision of Clinical laboratory assistants and technicians

-Specimen accession, preparation and cell isolation

-Monitor test method quality, new test method verification and validation

-Quality assurance surveys & proficiency testing

12/2004 – 07/2005 Esoterix Inc., Calabasas, CA

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

-Perform assays of human body fluids in accordance with SOPs CLIA and CAP

-Supervise, coach and guide Clinical Laboratory Technicians

-Identify and correct problems that may affect test performance (Troubleshoot)

-Approve/Release test results to clients

-Oversee quality assurance activities to ensure regulatory compliance of the laboratory

03/2003 – 09/2004 New Jersey Organ & Tissue Sharing Network, Springfield, NJ

Medical Technologist

10/2001 – 08/2004 Newton Memorial Hospital, Newton, NJ

Medical Technologist

12/1998 – 05/2000 Shellhigh Inc., Millburn, NJ

Laboratory Technician


2001 Certificate in Medical Technology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Health Related Professions, Newark, NJ

2000 B.S. in Biology with Minor in Medical Technology, Bloomfield College of New Jersey, Bloomfield, NJ


• California State License for Clinical Laboratory Scientist

• MT (ASCP) Certificate of Registration

• American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science


• Knowledgeable in CLIA, CAP, ASHI & UNOS regulations & standards

• Working knowledge of RIA, EIA and IFA testing; handling and proper disposal of biohazard and radioactive materials

• Computer literate - MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook & JMP Statistics

• Able to work independently, as part of a team, and to interact with outside organizations and vendors

• Bilingual in Russian

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