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Clinical Lab Technician

New Berlin, WI, 53151
October 30, 2022

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Peter A. Esparza, MLT (AMT)

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New Berlin, WI 53151



Quality focused medical lab technician with 16+ years of experience performing a wide variety of testing procedures, including medical diagnostic testing and chemical analysis of body fluids. PROCEDURAL SKILLS:

Blood Bank, Chemistry, Coagulation, Cytology, Hematology, Urinalysis, Microbiology, Histology, Processing and Point-of-Care Lab Management PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

FROEDTERT MOORLAND RESERVE/ DREXEL TOWN SQUARE- Medical Lab Tech New Berlin, WI and Oak Creek, WI/ January 2021

Conducting patient testing and quality assurance in Hematology, Urinalysis, Chemistry and Coagulation. In addition, I also manage inventory supplies and order Proficiency testing for the lab.

FROEDTERT MENOMONEE FALLS HOSPITAL - Clinical Lab Tech, 3rd Shift Generalist / Menomonee Falls, WI / Sept 2017 to January 2021 Conducted patient testing and quality control in Blood Bank, Hematology, Urinalysis, Chemistry, and basic manual Microbiology. Maintained analyzers in each department. Performed phlebotomy for inpatients and emergency department.

METROSOUTH MEDICAL CENTER - Clinical Lab Tech, Generalist / Blue Island, IL / 2011 – Sept 2017

Conducted quality control, quality assurance, analyzer maintenance, SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) and tested patient specimens in: Blood Bank using Gel technology, Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Coagulation and Microbiology. Point-of-Care testing performing blood gases, Activated clotting times, Blood Glucose and Kit testing for Influenza, Strep-A and RSV.

Point-of-Care/Histology Supervisor

Point-of-Care included being in charge of Calibrations, Linearities, Correlations and Proficiency testing on Radiometer ABL, GEM 4000, Hemochrons, AccuChek Inform II, Fern testing and pH with Nitrizine paper.

Histology included making slides and blocks for surgical specimens including frozen sections and cytology. Using voice automated “Dragon Medical Practice Edition 4” for Pathology. Accessing and processing specimens in Cerner LIS.

Manage Point-of-Care and Histology departments.

MT. SINAI HOSPITAL – Registry Clinical Lab Tech, Chemistry / Chicago, IL / June 2016 – September 2017

Conducted patient testing and quality control in Chemistry. INGALLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL – Registry Clinical Lab Tech / Harvey, IL / June 2014 – August 2016

Conducted patient testing and quality control in Hematology and Urinalysis. ST. JAMES HOSPITAL – Clinical Lab Tech, Generalist / Chicago Heights, IL / 2006 – 2011 Conducted patient testing and quality control in Blood Bank, Hematology, Urinalysis, Chemistry, and basic manual Microbiology, conducted quality control, maintained analyzers in each department and was Charge Tech on third shift.

ELSDON PHARMACY – Supervisor of Coordinance of “Medicine on Time” / Chicago, IL / 2005 – 2007

Handled all prescriptions and fielded questions from customers. Ran a program called Medicine on-Time which supplied a 30-day individualized pack of daily medications to a group of state operated homes as well as nursing homes.

WALGREENS – Pharmacy Technician / Orland Park, IL / 1999 – 2005 Taking in, entering, filling, and selling prescriptions. Answering questions about over the counter medications and answering phones. Upkeep of and ordering medications and supplies for the pharmacy. TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

INSTRUMENTS AND METHODOLOGIES: LH750 (Beckman Coulter), DXH (Beckman Coulter), LH500 (Beckman Coulter), Cobas 6000 (Roche), C111 (Roche), C411 Roche, Architect

(Abbott), Advia Centaur (Siemens) and Vitros 950 (Ortho Clinical), Hemochron Signature Elite

(Accriva), Accu-chek Inform ii (Roche), DXI (Beckman Coulter), Clinitek Status (Siemens), Iris 200 Elite/IChem Velocity (Beckman Coulter), ACL TOP 500 and 300 (Instrument Laboratory), ACL Advance and Elite (Beckman Coulter), Echo/Galileo (Immucor), GEM 3000 (Instrument Laboratory), GEM 4000 (Instrument Laboratory), ABL 820 (Radiometer), EPOC (Siemens), ISTAT (Abbott), Versatrek Microbial detection system (ThermoFisher, Verigene (Luminex). Laboratory Information Management Systems: Epic Beaker, Wellsky, Horizon Lab

(McKesson), Cerner, Softlab (SCC), Dragon Medical Edition 4 EDUCATION

Kankakee College, Kankakee, IL

Associate of Applied Sciences in Clinical Lab Science, 2006 Graduated NAACLS-accredited MLT Program

American Society for Applied Science Board of Certification Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), 2006

*AMT Certified

* Completed a four-month internship at St. James Hospital (Chicago Heights, IL) and Silver Cross Hospital (Joliet, IL)

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