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Medical Technologist

Location:
Missouri City, Texas, United States
Posted:
October 27, 2016

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Dipali Patel, MLS (ASCP)

832-***-**** acw9jo@r.postjobfree.com

**** ****** ***** ****, ***** Land, TX 77479

Summary:

x 4+ years of experience in a CLIA-certified clinical microbiology laboratory. x Exceptional ability to quickly grasp and master new concepts and technologies. x Adapt easily to new environment.

Education:

B.S., Clinical Laboratory Science, University of Texas at MD Anderson, August 2016 B. S., Microbiology and Clinical Laboratory Science (Evaluated to US Equivalent by WES), June 2005 Certification & Licensure:

MLS (ASCP), Currently active

Texas State licensed Medical Laboratory Technologist (AMT), No. 222058 Certified Pollen Counter (AAAAI)

Professional Experience:

Microbiologist – City of Houston – Houston, TX Jun 2008- Sep 2012 x Perform microbiological culture and isolate micro-organisms such as Legionella pnumophila, Bordetella pertussis, Gonorrhoea, Beta Strep, Shigella, Salmonella etc analyze and interpret information from microscopy; prepare, read and interpret slide preparations x Count Pollen, weed and mold spores by Burkard method x Perform instrument maintenance and reagent QC

x Set up and analyze PCR-based microbiology assays for Gonococci, Chlamydia and Trichomonas by Aptima Tigris DTS Combo Assay and PACE 2C.

x Manual PCR-based assay for Gonococci, Chlamydia and Gardnerella vaginalis. x Serotyping Salmonella, Shigella and Meningitidis Clinical Rotations:

MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Jan – Jul 2016 Laboratory Skills:

x Hands on experience in a CLIA-certified clinical microbiology laboratory x Excellent knowledge of chemical, biological and mathematical principles of laboratory instrumentation such as Pipette Calibrator, Microscope, Centrifuge, TIGRIS DTS System for identification of GC and CT and HPV by non-culture method

x Hands on experience with PCR based assays for infectious microorganisms x Routine microbiology tests setup (culture and isolation) and interpretation x Proficient at observing safety precautions and handling of infectious specimens x Maintaining and calibrating an instrument on a timely manner x Proper storage and disposal of specimens and reagent kits x Creating and implementing protocols for routine lab procedures x Planning and organizing to meet established turnaround time, working with coworkers as a team and following up with physicians and patients

Lab Instrumentation:

Chemistry: Vitros 4600,Vitros5.1fs, Tosoh AIA-2000, Unicel Dxl 600, SPA plus, MPA, HPLC, Immulite 2000 XPi, Xpand plus, Celltracks Autoprep system, ABL90 Flex Hematology: Sysmex XN, DM 96

Coaglulation: Stago Evolution

Urinanalysis: Iris iQ200 Elite, Osmometer 3320

Microbiology: APTIMA Tigris, Mass Spec.



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