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Laboratory Assistant III

Location:
Oakland, CA
Salary:
Open
Posted:
September 25, 2023

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Michaelynn Hill

**** ********* **** *** *

Oakland, Ca 94605

510-***-****

Email: adzymf@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE: To secure a full or part time position as a laboratory assistant within a Medical Laboratory or a Medical Facility which offers new challenges and career growth.

EDUCATION:

Western Career College Sacramento, CA

Associate of Science Degree 2005-2007

Silicon Valley College Emeryville, CA

Medical Assistant 2002-2003

Kaiser School of Allied Health 2004

Phlebotomy Recertification and Licensure

Chabot College Hayward, CA

Business Administration

Grant High School Oakland, CA

CERTIFICATION: Pharmacology

Phlebotomy

Medical Keyboarding 45 wpm

EKG

CPR

National CPT 1

State CPT 1

AWARDS: Perfect Attendance-SVC

SPECIFIC SKILLS: Medical Terminology Access Database

Urinalysis Universal Precautions

Charting Patient Care

Vital Signs Transcription

Medisoft TB Test

Microsoft Office Suite filing

10 Key Scheduling

Microsoft Office Suite Power Point

Excel Inventory Control

Windows 2000, XP, NT Accounting

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Kaiser Permanente Laboratory Laboratory Assistant III

Oakland, CA 7/06 – 9/22

Responsible for collecting blood and urine specimens from pediatric patients of all ages, neonate, child, adolescent, adults, and geriatric patients, receives blood and other body fluid specimens sent to laboratory, ability to centrifuge blood specimens in test tubes and capillary tubes to separate cells and sediment from blood serum. Perform computer related tasks regarding test requisitions and cancellations. Responsible for the timely initial processing of specimens for laboratory testing and microbiology set-up. Ability to observe strict principles of asepsis and antisepsis to prevent infection to patients and contamination of specimens. Handle phone calls and provide information in accordance with laboratory policy. Demonstrates the ability to utilize innovate approaches to improve service delivery.

Also perform duties and serve as a Training Preceptor for incoming students from the Kaiser School of Allied Health.

Children’s Hospital Laboratory Laboratory Assistant III

Oakland, CA 4/06 –6/11

Responsible for collecting blood and urine specimens from pediatric patients of all ages, neonate, child, adolescent, adults, receives blood and other body fluid specimens sent to laboratory, ability to centrifuge blood specimens in test tubes and capillary tubes to separate cells and sediment from blood serum. Perform computer related tasks regarding test requisitions and cancellations. Responsible for the timely initial processing of specimens for laboratory testing and microbiology set-up. Ability to observe strict principles of asepsis and antisepsis to prevent infection to patients and contamination of specimens. Handle phone calls and provide information in accordance with laboratory policy. Demonstrates the ability to utilize innovate approaches to improve service delivery.

Kaiser Permanente Clinical Phlebotomist

Division of Research 5/05 – 7/06

Oakland, CA

Perform blood draws on research study participants for the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Adults (CARDIA) project. Handle, prepare and process blood specimens for study participants.

Responsible for storage of blood samples, and monthly shipments to multiple laboratories. Adhere to and follow complex laboratory protocol. Responsible for monitoring and requesting restocking of laboratory supplies as needed and maintain complete laboratory inventories. Maintain with consistency and accuracy all shipping forms and quality control logs. Explain procedures in a clear, concise and reassuring manner to participants. Display dependability and punctuality.

Kaiser Permanente Clinical Phlebotomist

Division of Research 6/05 – 4/06

Oakland, CA

Perform blood draws on research study participants for the (CYGNEY STUDY), a prospective cohort study investigating lifestyle, developmental, and environmental factors that affect the timing and process of physical maturation in young girls. Responsible for collecting, processing and shipment of samples, maintaining of detailed log and specimen tracking system of study participants, also responsible for monitoring and requesting laboratories supplies as needed.

Kaiser Permanente Senior Research Assistant/Clinical Phlebotomist

Division of Research 2/04 – 4/05

Oakland, CA

Recruited and enrolled research study subjects, answered study related questions, managed study documentation (consent forms, medical histories, questionnaires), and updated study database. Administered questionnaires and conducted structured interviews. Took subjects vital signs, which included (height, weight, measurements of waist and thigh).

Responsible for collecting blood samples from study subjects at subjects’ homes and/or other Kaiser medical facilities throughout the bay area which ever was convenient to subjects location.

Responsible for centrifuging and processing blood samples, and breaking down the whole blood and serum into smaller aliquots to be frozen for future testing, also submitted samples to Genetic labs for DNA testing, and H-pylori test and adhered to very strict laboratory protocol. Worked harmoniously with colleagues and research subjects. Displayed self-motivation with excellent organizational and communication skills including tact, diplomacy, sensitivity and confidentiality.

Watson Wellness Center Medical Assistant (Externship)

Oakland, CA 2/03 - 12/03

Duties included triaging and rooming patients, taking their vital signs (height, weight, temperature, and blood pressure), also performed glucose levels on patients who were diabetic. Performed TB skin tests, and administered hepatitis (a & b) injections, also administered estrogen and vitamin injections. Responsible for all lab duties which included performing urine analysis and phlebotomy blood draws, centrifuging of specimens and preparing the specimens to be sent to an outside laboratory for further testing, interacting with outside labs regarding specific tests requested on requisition forms. Also assisted with answering patient calls and scheduling of patient appointments, contacting insurance companies for verification of coverage, and calling in prescriptions to pharmacies.

AT&T Wireless Receivables Management/ Customer Service

Livermore, CA 11/99 - 9/03

Handle large volume of incoming calls from customers with inquires on account status, which included assisting customers with research and receipt of payments, resolving billing adjustments and disputes. Negotiated payment arrangements, and resolved customers escalation’s, by balancing the needs of the customer and the needs of the business. Educated customers on their usage limits, real time balances, also provided reactivation to canceled and suspended accounts. Update and change account information and or account status when necessary. Interact with customers, on trouble shooting issues. Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication. Ability to work independently, problem solve and handle multiple tasks using appropriate organizational skills in setting priorities.

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