Kelvin W. Sweezer
Objective Perform in the capacity of Medical Laboratory Technician/Clinical Laboratory Scientist utilizing my skills in a hospital setting.
Military Experience 1988-1993 U.S. Naval Corps-Hospital Corpsman stationed in San Diego, CA; Great Lakes, IL-RTC; Jacksonville, FL-NAS; and Little Creek Naval Base in Virginia Beach, VA. 1990-1991 Gulf War Service, 1 tour.
Education December 2009 University of Mississippi Jackson, MS
BS in Clinical Laboratory Science
December 2004 Hinds Community College Raymond, MS
AAS in Medical Laboratory Technology
Professional experience 07/2005-07/2011 St Dominic Hospital Jackson, MS
Medical Technologist (MLT 7/2005-12/2009)
Perform phlebotomy; process specimens including receiving, centrifuging, aliquoting, preparing for shipment to reference labs, placing samples in and retrieving from storage using a container tracking system; perform technical functions and specimen testing as assigned; enter lab results from reference lab in computer; maintain required records, reports and statistics; prepare and review productivity and TAT reports for area; perform computer functions including care, maintenance, and repair of chemical and hematology analyzers, quality control and quality assurance; attend required meetings and complete educational programs; request supplies and maintain sufficient materials on hand; report equipment or procedural malfunctions; utilize current Information Systems in use effectively and efficiently; participate in quality improvement planning including making suggestions and implementing improvements; develop clinical procedures; prepare cost analyses; maintain procedure manuals; communicate professionally and effectively with medical staff; and take on supervisory roles when needed.
10/1997-07/2005 Southern Healthcare Jackson, MS
Supplemental staffing in hospital setting performing phlebotomy, specimen processing, primary testing allowed per CLIA protocol, and general laboratory work as needed.
09/1995-10/1997 Baptist Hospital Jackson, MS
Perform direct patient care including assistance with ADL’s; collect vital signs; collect EKG readings; phlebotomy and lab requisition; and other duties as assigned by Registered Nurse.
11/1994-09/1995 Mississippi Blood Services Jackson, MS
Phlebotomy and blood collection; prepare blood for storage; maintain supplies; vitals signs, screening, and pretesting for blood donation.
Accreditations Medical Laboratory Technician, NCA-ASCP certified since January 2005. Certification # 9701411.
*References available on request.