Pensacola, FL 32506
Dear Sir or Madam,
In response to your Histology Technician position I am enclosing my resume for your review. Please consider this letter as my formal application, presenting my background and experience in Mohs processing.
With my experience I am positive I will be able to generate similar results for the company and even exceed those over time. I am confidant that my skills are well aligned with the role and that I would be an excellent fit for your organization.
I would be happy to discuss the needs you are having and to understand how I would be able to fix those needs. Please feel free to contact me at 850-***-****. I am available for an interview at a mutually convenient time. I am willing to relocate as soon as possible to fulfill the company’s needs.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
9133 Moroso Drive Ph. 850-***-****
Pensacola, FL 32506 firstname.lastname@example.org
Histology Manager- Henghold Dermatology a Division of Forefront
Highly experienced in a fast paced, high volume Mohs laboratory environment.
Processed a high volume of surgical specimens by frozen section method.
Produced high volume of excellent quality frozen section slides.
Responsible for all aspects of histology laboratory duties for two Mohs labs-including: lab management, quality control, trouble shooting, OSHA, CLIA, and JCAHO requirements, and certification and inspections with zero discrepancies.
This facility has performed 600-4200 Mohs/150-3780 biopsies per year with my input and training.
Implemented a new laboratory information system to expedite histology processing of frozen and paraffin specimens.
Exceptional leader with talent in designing a quality Mohs & Derm Pathology Laboratory for Henghold Skin Health & Surgery Group that involved equipment set selection, ordering of supplies, and CLIA manuals.
Provided assistance, training, and consulting with laboratory set up for Panama City and Gulf Breeze, Florida along with Spanish Fort, Mobile, and Fairhope, Alabama offices under advisement by Dr. William B Henghold, MD.
Trained over 15 histology techs/lab aides and medical assistants in the Panhandle area in Mohs processing.
Histology Technician- Medical Center Clinic
Responsible for daily operation of accessioning and processing surgical biopsy specimens.
Performed various special stains and frozen sections for pathologist.
Ensured all quality controls were performed and documented according to CAP and CLIA regulations.
Laboratory Histology Supervisor- United States Navy
Laboratory supervisor of a 50 bed hospital responsible for ensuring all quality control and maintenance were performed on all equipment.
Monitored 16-32 personnel ensuring all safety guidelines and regulations were followed by CAP, JCAHO, and FDA.
Processed over 100,000 surgical specimens, 650 frozen specimens, 2500 gynecological/non gynecological specimens, 48 fine needle aspiration specimens, and 24 autopsies.
Implemented a formalin recycling program saving the laboratory department $31,000 annually.
Upgraded a chemistry analyzer and reagents saving the laboratory department $110,000 annually.
Basic laboratory technician school certification
25 weeks, 1988-1989
Ft. Sam Houston, TX
Naval Hospital Corps School LPN certification
20 weeks, 1986
Naval Hospital Great Lakes, IL
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology certification
50 weeks, 1998-1999
Ft. Sam Houston, TX
American Society of Clinical Pathology HT
Florida Histology Supervisor