Anthony L. Blackwell Sr.
SUPERVISION AND MANAGEMENT:
*Accomplished leader with sustained superior performance in a wide range of supervisory and management positions.
*Make timely, difficult decisions in stressful situations.
*Experienced instructor and facilitator. Patient and effective when working with a wide range of diverse personalities.
*Experienced Communicator. Adept in making detailed and persuasive presentations. Proficient in Microsoft programs including Word, Outlook, Power Point, and Excel.
*A dynamic instructor, facilitated alcohol "AWARE" and "ADAMS", (both alcohol awareness navy programs), to 800 Sailors, Marines, and civilians that resulted in an overall command compliance of 95%.
*"Outstanding Educator" facilitating over 40 drug and alcohol prevention-training classes to over 1,300 Marines, Sailors and civilians.
*Instruct and train Medical Assistant Students on the concepts and skills of Healthcare.
*Coordinated the training of over 300 Advanced Med. Lab. Technician students.
*Supervised an internship program for 50 Med. Lab. Tech College students for 2 years.
*Facilitated customer service training to over 1000 Naval Hospital staff personnel.
ACHIEVEMENTS and RESPONSIBILITIES:
*Direct and shape the curricula and teaching process for the campus HVAC, MA and MAA programs. Research and design educational materials and instructional methods. Mentoring new teachers, teaching workshops, seminars and observing teachers in the classroom. Provide constructive feedback based on teacher evaluations. Advise educators on how to comply with local, state, national standards, regulatory and accreditation compliance, as well as work closely with school boards to apply the board's rules and regulations. *Accountable for ensuring the fulfillment of educational goals and objectives, and ensuring program compliance with state and federal guidelines. Maintaining full accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Meeting student retention goals; directing and participating in educational planning; program organization; staffing, training and supervision of faculty; evaluating program faculty and student performance; motivating and advising students; developing and maintaining the program budget and generating program reports.
*Supervise the overall operational aspects of the Component Laboratory and the Platelet Apheresis department, ensuring compliance with regulatory agencies, equipment calibration and validation, inventory and employee evaluations. Manufactured Whole Blood and its components in accordance with FDA and AABB guidelines.
*Calibrate and maintain research Laboratory equipment: ADVIA 120 and STA-R Evolution. Maintains SOPs for review and approval by task area manager, monitor compliance with IRB, DOD FDA and AABB. Performs hands-on laboratory duties; venipuncture and collection of whole blood units and components with Trima Accel.
*Competent in operating the following laboratory analyzers: Sysmex XN-3000, (AUW)/UF-1000, Clinitek Advantus, STA-Compact, i-STAT, ASi-Manager, Sebia, IH-1000, Roche c3ll, Microscan, and Verigene.
*Managed and responsible for 174 active duty and 37 staff personnel in the day-to-day performance and operations of advanced laboratory procedures such as auto analyzers, Microbiology procedures, Hematology, Parasitology, Chemistry, Toxicology and Urinalysis.
Anthony L. Blackwell Sr.
3/2019 – Present Microbiologist, University Hospital, San Antonio, TX
5/2018 – 5/2019 Medical Technologist, Microbiology, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
11/2017 – 7/2018 Medical Technologist, GC Labtech, San Antonio, TX
1/2017 – 11/2017 Medical Laboratory Technician, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX
5/2015 – 8/2016 Director of Education/Academic Dean, CHCP, San Antonio, TX
10/2014 – 5/2015 Chief Medical Technologist, USAISR Blood Research, Fort Sam Houston, TX
2/2013 – 10/2014 Director of Education/Academic Dean, Everest Institute, San Antonio, TX
2/2011 – 2/2013 Allied Health Academic Director, Everest Institute, San Antonio, TX
10/2010 – 2/2011 Academic Allied Health Instructor, Everest Institute, San Antonio, TX
1/2010 – 10/2010 Assist. Dir., Component Laboratory, South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, TX
5/2007 – 1/2010 Apheresis Operations Supervisor, South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, TX
11/2005 – 11/2006 Medical Lab Technician, Blood Donor Center, Lackland, AFB
US NAVY WORK EXPERIENCE:
11/2004 – 11/2005 Office Manager, Patient Admin, Medical Boards, NNMC Bethesda, MD
1/2003 – 11/2004 Command Readiness Manager, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
1/2002 – 1/2003 Clinical Laboratory Manager, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
3/1998 – 1/2002 Core Laboratory Department Supervisor, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, CA
1/1992 – 3/1998 Medical Laboratory Technician, Microbiology, Naval Hospital San Diego, CA
Grand Canyon University; Phoenix, AZ; Master of Science in Leadership; 4.0 GPA
Southern Illinois University; Carbondale, IL; BS in Healthcare Management; 2005; Bachelor;
3.8 GPA, Cum Laude; 230 Semester Hours
Naval School of Health Science; San Diego, CA; MLT; 1992; 4.0 GPA, 58 Semester Hours
Senior Leadership and Management Course, 76 hours, 12 sem, March 2002 Military Leadership and Supervisor Course, 78 hours, 12 sem, Feb. 1999
Business and Professional communication, 3 sem, March 2002
Personnel Management Course, 6 sem, August 2003
Information Management Course, 3 Sem, August 2003
Customer Service Training Course, 2 Weeks, Sep. 1999
Facilitator & Teams skills course, 40 hours, Feb. 2002
Process Improvement Tools course, 40 hours, Jan. 2002
Emergency Medical Technician, 3 weeks, 1985, 1990, 1995
Composite Health Care System I (CHCS I), 15 years’ experience.
Medical Board Online Tracking System (MEDBOLT), Jan 2005
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Seminar, 3 days, May 1999
Healthcare Providers course, 2 weeks, Dec. 1987
PROFESSIONAL LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
Medical Technologist – MT(AMT) 2021, American Medical Technologist ID# 2580726
MLT(ASCP) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), MLT-048422
Licensed Insurance Agent (Texas)- 2018
BLS/CPR Instructor (American Heart Association) – July 2019
Nationally Registered and Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA)
Patient Administration School, Feb. 2005
Licensed Vocational Nurse, VN 193080
HAZMAT Technician, 29 CFR 1910.120(q), Dec. 2003