David Pollard, Phlebotomist
Skillful and patient-oriented licensed phlebotomist with 10+ years’ experience in performing a diverse range of blood drawing procedures. Track record of preparing, processing and storing specimens safely and efficiently using standard phlebotomy equipment. Familiar with prescribed infection control protocols and biohazard disposal procedures. Proven ability to alleviate patient anxieties regarding blood transfusions, diagnostic testing, and sample drawing. Well versed with medical terminology associated with lab testing and phlebotomy. Experienced in inpatient, emergency room, trauma unit, and blood bank procedures. BLS Certified.
Venipuncture– Specimen storage– Quality assurance– Infection control– Patient identification– Specimen preparation– Capillary puncture– Record review– Data entry– Donor briefing– Patient care– Training and mentoring
Completed over 850 blood draws over course of externship.
Effectively and efficiently served over 40 patients per shift on a daily basis.
EMSI / Examination management service
Mobile Phlebotomist Modesto, CA 2016 to 2019
Take peoples vitals, Blood Pressure, Heart rate, draw blood, weight, height, Electrocardiograph
Centrifuge, Pipet serum to send to main lab.
PLUS, GROUP / STANISLAUS COUNTY HEALTH DEPT.
Phlebotomist Modesto, CA 2015 to 2016
Draw blood samples and prepare for micro lab testing.
In charge of refugee, STD and Immunization clinic blood draws.
Pediatric draws and special care.
HEALTHSOURCE GLOBAL Fremont, CA 2010 to Present
Phlebotomist, On Call
Draw blood samples and prepare specimens for medical testing.
Prepare blood collecting equipment, draw blood, store and transport samples according to safety protocols.
Brief patients about sample drawing and testing procedures.
Prepare relevant reports and deliver the same timely to authorized personnel.
Build trust and minimize patient discomfort while efficiently collecting specimens.
SUTTER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Modesto, CA 2010 to 2011
Obtained blood samples in variety of settings (inpatient, emergency room, trauma unit).
Followed and implemented required infection control protocols.
Maintained patient data and lab records utilizing software; ensured HIPAA compliance.
Utilized standard procedures for verifying positive patient identifications.
Disposed of blood, biohazard fluids or tissue according to applicable laws and policies.
EDUCATION & LICENSURE
KAISER PERMANENTE SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES, Stockton, CA
Phlebotomy Technician Program - Graduate, 2008
Licensed Phlebotomist (CPT-1), State of California; CPT32525 (exp.12/2016)
BAY VALLEY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE, Santa Clara, CA
Associate of Science, Computer Drafting.