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Security Officer Technician

Gainesville, FL
October 30, 2019

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Leonard A. McDonald

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Gainesville, Fl 32607


OBJECTIVE: To acquire knowledge and experience in the field of animal and tissue research through experimental procedures.


1991-1992 Certificate of Proficiency in WordPerfect, Santa Fe Community College, Gainesville, Florida

1988-1989 Associate of Arts in Computer Science, Edward Waters College, Jacksonville, Florida

1981-1986 Hawthorne High School

Hawthorne, Florida


2015-2017 General Clerk III, The Ravens Group, Inc. (Full time)

Data entry of patient information

Locate local vendors per patient requests

Create outpatient authorizations

Edit and amend authorizations

Scan claims and medical records

Review documentation for appropriate disbursement

2013-2014 Anatomical Prep Technician, Shands Hospital (Full time)

Assist in IHC area

Sign out slide cases

Maintain slide staining flow

Separate cases by category and doctor

Label slides and send out

Stamp cases for QA purposes as required

Print and pull recuts as they are ordered

Maintain processors with corresponding log sheets

Change cleaning alcohol and xylene once per week

Check processors daily after all runs

Perform rush biopsy run

Process biopsies

Answer and triage phone calls

Operate Xylene recycler when necessary

2002-2014 Anesthesia Technician, Shands Hospital (Full time)

Restocking supplies such as drugs, surgical tubes in surgical rooms

Sterilization of surgical scopes such as autoclaving and using the Steris Machines

Calibrations of anesthesia machines for proper functioning during surgeries

Electronic ordering of surgical drugs, preparing IV's for patients

Operating glucose machines to check sugar levels

Knowledge of Fluid Management System (FMS), Rapid Infusion System (RIS), Med- fusion Pumps, Baxter Pumps, Propac, Site Rite

2012-2012 OPS Lab Technician (Full time)

Making PBS and PFA solutions

Performing brain perfusion on mice

Injecting enzymes into mice brain to create strokes and seizures

Usage of Cryostat machine

Manage inventory of lab equipment and supplies


Detecting strokes and seizures by the use of staining

Inventory of animals

2006-2010 Senior Lab Technician, University of Florida (Full Time)

Experience in Histology

Cutting tissue blocks for staining

Embedding tissue in paraffin

Grossing in tissue

Preparing slides for examination

View slides under microscope

Manual making of stain solution such as crystal violet, grams, Iodine

Dilution of alcohol from 100% to 95%

Correct improperly fixed tissue by infiltration

Experience with several types of stains, ie Gms, B&B,Trichromes, Giemsa, etc.

Cutting and Staining frozen sections

2005-2006 Vet Technician I, University of Florida (Full time)

Sterilization of surgical instruments

Gasing and Autoclaving of surgical tubes and light handle scopes

Setting up of surgical instruments in surgical room

Use of Gas Radar (EOGas) machine

Assist surgical technicians as needed

Restocking of sterilized equipment

Assemble surgical packs for surgery use

1989-2005 Animal Husbandry Technician, University of Florida (Full time)

Daily care of animals

Administration of subcutaneous, intravenous, and intramuscular injections to

rodents and bovines

Skilled in taking blood from various animal species

Knowledge of sterilization including autoclaving animal cages and animal bottles

Assist in the Animal Operating Room during spare time

Prep animals for surgery

Sterilize operating room post-animal surgery

1997-2002 Security Officer/Package Handler, Sears Department Store (Full time)

Ensure a safety environment for customers and sale associates

Complete theft reports

Complete daily security reports using the Tesys computer software

Monitor in-store video surveillance camera

Assist customers with Pick-up machine

Scan customer receipts for package request

Retrieve ordered merchandise from the storeroom or store floor

Load and unload store items from delivery trucks

Stock store items in specific storeroom areas

Maneuvering of forklifts and dollies to unload heavy merchandise such as appliances, mowers, etc.

Load and unload customer merchandise in their vehicle

Look up package items or merchandise in computer system

Locate store items and merchandise in stockroom by bin system

Completed inventory of stocked merchandise

Report number of merchandise delivered to store

Returned inspected store items inspected to stock

Ship ordered items to customers



Teaching Music and Singing



Acquire Anesthesia Technician Certification

Acquire Histology Certification

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