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Francis Hospital Technician

Scottsdale, AZ, 85251
July 22, 2021

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Manuela Gonzalez, HT(ASCP)CM

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Unit 1191

Chandler, AZ 85224



● Embedding

● Microtomy

● Staining (routine and specials)

● IHC staining (automated and


● Fixation

● Tissue Processing

● Grossing

● Cytology


Ansible Government Solutions, LLC


● VA Medical Center - Phoenix AZ Jan 2021 - Present Emphasis on Grossing, Embedding, Cutting, Special Stains and IHC

All other Histology-related duties

MedTravelers, an AMN Healthcare Co. - Dallas TX


● FocusOne - Rogue Regional Medical Center - Medford, OR Jan 2020-Sep 2020

Cutting morning STAT and cut all embedded blocks. Cut all IHC requests. Prepare IHC slides for manual processing. Prepare IHC slides for manual antibody drop.

● Lifepoint - St. Francis Hospital MSP - Columbus GA Oct 2019-Jan 2020

Embedding, Cutting morning STAT and all embedded

blocks. Maintenance of processors. Process all Cytology Requests and prepare Cytology slides. Prepare cell blocks for processing.

HealthCare Connections, Inc - Coral Springs FL Nov 2018 - Present day Postings

● ST Mary’s Hospital, Madison WI. Nov 2018-May 2019 Duties included cutting morning STAT, Cutting Deepers, Special Stains, Hand Stains, Maintenance peloris.

● Quest Diagnostics, West Hills CA. June 2019-Present Duties include embedding 58 cassettes per hour.

AZ Center for Digestive Health - Gilbert AZ April 2018 - October 2018 Lead Histologist

● Responsible for all day to day operation and production of this startup lab. All supervisory and staffing functions were mine as well

● Staffing coverage and workload distribution

● Train new personnel

● Quality and protocol development, management and adherence

● Maintain Documentation and “paper trail” of data generated and work performed

● Supply chain management; monitor orders and supplies

● Equipment Maintenance and record retention

● Hazardous waste disposal

● Prepare histologic slides containing human tissue sections by processing, embedding, cutting, mounting and staining.

● Skilled in special stains, hand stains and IHC’s. HealthChare Connection, Inc - Coral Springs FL

Mayo Clinic - Scottsdale AZ August 2016 - April 2018 Histo-Technician 1

● Experienced and Proficient in all functions and areas of a Histology lab.

● Prepare histologic slides containing human tissue sections by processing, embedding, cutting, mounting and staining.

● Skilled in special stains, hand stains and IHC’s. Concentric Staffing- Scottsdale AZ May 2015 - July 2016 Histologist/ Lead Grosser (Mayo Clinic)

● Lead Grosser responsible for Proper inspection, initial processing and clearly dictated descriptions for all specimens including Breast core biopsies, Moh’s and all other Mayo Clinic-exclusive procedures.

● Became very skilled in the maintenance and upkeep of Peloris and Express processors.

● Additional duties included; embedding, microtomy and staining of specimens and biopsies.

Ampian Medical Staffing - Salt Lake City, UT Sept. 2014 - April 2015 Histologist / Grossing Technician (working at Dermpath Diagnostics, Tucson AZ)

● The Grossing Histologist for the lab responsible for the proper handling and gross dissection of all specimens brought into the laboratory (inking, measuring, orientation, and overall preparations of biopsies and excisions).

● Completed all other clerical, and laboratory duties as needed such as: embedding, microtomy and routine staining, waste disposal, tissue processor maintenance, tracking and ordering of supplies and daily QC of slide quality. EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION

● Phoenix College – Phlebotomy Training and Certification 2011

● Phoenix College – Associates in Applied Sciences 2014

● ASCP HT Certification 2014 - Present

References available upon request

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