ASTLEY B. BUCHANAN, HTL/ASCP.
Greenacres, FL 33463 firstname.lastname@example.org
Highly motivated Histology Supervisor/Lab Manager seeking position with a progressive medical group.
Natural leader Adaptable Collaborative
Communicator Conflict Resolution Decision maker
State of Florida Histology Supervisor License HTL/ASCP
American Society of Clinical Pathology
eDerm, eHR, OASIS, Microsoft Word, Social Media, and Izer/Agfa systems
Histologist Supervisor/Mohs Technologist
08/2018-Present Cleveland Clinic Florida Weston, FL
Prepare slides for microscopic examination using Mohs technique for final analysis and diagnosis by Pathologist. Enter/upload documents and pictures into Izer/Agfa systems. Update and repair laboratory equipment. Enact quality controls. Monitor specimen adequacy and staining quality. Increase turnaround time and overall lab efficiency. Achieve successful CLIA and OSHA inspections with no deficiencies and Routine histology, Microtomy and Staining.
Histology Supervisor/Mohs Specialist
06/2017-07/2018 Harris Dermatology Ft. Myers, FL
Prepared slides for microscopic examination using Mohs technique for final analysis and diagnosis by Pathologist. Performed microbiological molecular biological and immunological tests on body specimen with doctor’s orders and provided data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. Verified identification of specimens. Maintained appropriate quality control using standard statistical methods. calibrated and troubleshoot laboratory equipment, ordered supplies and maintained form. Assisted team members in conflict resolution. Trained team members on laboratory procedures and report to clinical Manager.
Laboratory Supervisor/Mohs Specialist
06/2004-06/2017 Palm Beach Dermatology Group Delray Beach, FL
Maintained laboratory records for OSHA and CLIA certification. Maintained Calibrated and troubleshoot equipment. Maintain accurate records of all specimen received. Assisted Mohs physician in Mohs surgery by preparing slides for microscopic examination, diagnosis and
treatment. Provided leadership, organized and motivated team members. Reported to company president.
Mohs Technician (Per Diem)
05/2016-02/2017 Dermatology of the Palm Beaches Delray Beach, FL
Worked with Mohs surgeons preparing microscopic frozen tissue specimen. Maintained accurate records of all specimen received. Assisted physicians in Mohs surgery by preparing slides for microscopic examination. Entered information into computer system.
06/2004-01/2014 US Path Labs Boca Raton, FL
Prepared slides for tissue samples by grossing, processing, embedding, cutting, staining and mounting. Maintained staining quality control. Maintained and troubleshoot laboratory equipment. Performed immuno-histochemistry technique.
Histology Technician (Independent Contractor)
09/2002-11/2003 Access Medical Laboratory Jamaica, NY
As a member of 4 technician team preformed histology procedures for hospitals and medical practices. Prepared specimen for processing. Conducted dyeing, embedding, sectioning, staining, and cover-slipping. Processed data for specimen. Maintained OSHA and CLIA requirements and certification.
01/2002-08/2002 Medcore/Maimonides Medical Center Brooklyn, NY
Worked as a member of an interdisciplinary team performed histologic procedures as required. Prepared specimen reception, embedding, microtomy, frozen section, routine staining. Conducted special staining such as Congo red, Methanamine Silver and Reticulin. Performed Cytology techniques, such as PAP. Maintained equipment and instruments. Maintained OSHA requirements and performed record keeping and entered data.
Palm Beach State College Lake Worth, FL
LaGuardia Community College Jamaica, NY
University of the West Indies Kingston, JA
Previous Experience: Histologist/Research Assistant
07/1981-06/2001 University Hospital of the West Indies (Pathology Dept.) Kingston, JA
American Society of Clinical Pathology
American Mohs Society
National Histology Society