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Medical Technologist MT(ASCP)

Annapolis, MD, 21401
November 17, 2009

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Selma Otto

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Annapolis, MD *****

Cell: 301-***-**** Home:410-***-****

Related Education

University of Maryland Baltimore Baltimore, MD

B.S. Degree in Medical Technology GPA 3.3/4.0

MT (ASCP) Certified – May 1998

Work Experience

03/07 – 07/09 Anne Arundel Medical Center Annapolis, MD

Blood Mobile Coordinator

• Managed donor recruitment activities while working in conjunction with assigned territorial community sponsors to develop and strengthen blood services programs ensuring the achievement of collection goals.

• Developed potential group leads through community network and provided follow-up record keeping and recognition.

09/05 - 11/06 Core Dynamics, Inc. Rockville, MD Director, Product Development

• Research project coordinator for development and implementation of an in vitro Protocol at independent laboratory sites.

• Establishes validation research procedures and protocols to satisfy FDA requirements.

06/04 – 09/05 American Red Cross Blood Services Baltimore, MD

Specialty Products Manager, Sales and Operations Planning

• Created client base from the ground up for Research and Further Manufacture products totaling $1.2M unbudgeted revenue. In charge of Product Management and promotion of sales and business development in this area.

• Accountable for meeting customer requirements including development of process improvement plans and Customer service

10/02 – 06/04 Customer Relations Representative

• Manage all aspects of the nation’s largest blood and blood product account with annual sales of $18M and for 34 dialysis transfusion centers.

• Provide technical support and advanced problem solving for customer services issues and concerns. Wrote operating procedures and delivered technical training for customer services staff.

03/02 – 10/02 Marketing Specialist

• Provided general technical support to sales and marketing staff. Served as liaison between the Red Cross and blood bank hospital customers.

• Developed procedures, forms and technical training material for customer services staff and sales representatives.

07/00 – 03/02 Quest Diagnostics - Howard County General Hospital Columbia, MD

Lead Medical Technologist

• Supervised all aspects of blood bank and tissue bank operations on 1st shift. Responsible for development, implementation and delivery of operating procedures and bench training material to staff.

• Performed manual and automated clinical laboratory testing in the following laboratory areas: blood bank, microbiology, serology, chemistry, hematology and urinalysis following standardized procedures.

• Operated, calibrated, troubleshot, and maintained laboratory instruments and equipment.

01/98 – 07/00 Georgetown University Medical Center Washington, D.C.

Medical Technologist

• Performed routine and specialized chemical microscopic, immunologic, hematologic, immunologic and microbiologic tests to provide data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

• Performed reference techniques for screening and identification of antibodies and phenotyping of potential donor units. Prepared blood products for use in surgeries.

• Responsible for execution of validation plans on testing and diagnostic laboratory equipment. Executed multiple CAP surveys.

12/93 – 12/97 United States Air Force Andrews AFB, Maryland

Active Duty Laboratory Technician

• Clinical Hematology experience. Highlights include phlebotomy, urinalysis, and various manual and automated hematology procedures.

• Performed daily phlebotomy collection as part of the USAF MGMC blood disaster collection team. Responsibilities included coordination of recruitment, scheduling and set-up of military mobile blood collection operations at various sites.

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