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Medical Quality Control

United States
August 12, 2012

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Atef A Deif

**** ******* **.

Sebring, FL *****

Phone: 863-***-****


Professional Summary

Seeking a Laboratory Director position in a progressive laboratory setting where I would effectively utilize my education, experience and skills in a rewarding career that would further advance our mutual goals.

Education and Training

Ain-Shams University Cairo,

B.S Chemistry, Geology and Biology

University of Detroit Mercy graduate school Detroit, MI.

Basic Medical Science Courses, Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Marketing

Mercy College of Detroit Detroit, MI.

Control Data Institute Southfield, MI.

Diploma Computer programming

Detroit Riverview Hospital Detroit, MI.

Clinical Laboratory internship

Professional Experience

April 2012 to May 2012

Florida Hospital

Heartland Medical Center Sebring, FL.

Point of Care Testing Supervisor

Employment in The State Of Florida General laboratory coverage and POC testing.

General laboratory coverage: Cover all areas of the clinical laboratory POC Testing: Manage POC testing in FHH / Sebring, Wauchula and Lake Placid Hospitals.

Monitor POCT in Cath-lab, ICU, CPCU and ER.

Ensure quality performance of I-STAT and Glucometers.

Oversee POC policies and results of Glucose, ACT, Blood gases and Electrolytes.

Tracking of training, competency and performance of all staff using POCT.

Instrumentation: Chemistry: Beckman-Coulter DXC-600, DXC-600I and Access.

Coagulation: STAGO (Compact).

Hematology: Sysmex 5000/1000.

Urinalysis: Bayer, Clinitek 500.

Blood Bank: Ortho-Gel and Ortho PRO/VUE unit processing.

Biosite Triage Meter: D-Dimers and UDS.

POCT: I-STAT and Glucometers.

Testing Menu: Chem.

Profiles: CMP, Cardiac, BMP, Lipid, Thyroid, Rheumatoid, HA1C, DM's, Macro-albumin and Osmolality.

Coagulation: PT, APTT, D-dimer, Clotting fact.

January 2004 to October 2011

Sullivan County Memorial Hospital Milan, MO.

Laboratory Manager

Administrative, Fiscal, Technical and Community Outreach.

Administrative: Monitored monthly customer satisfaction statistics for hospital O/P clinic, ER, in-house patients, affiliated clinics, nursing homes and contracted services done by nursing staff.

Managed a crew of 6 technologists, phlebotomist and RN (PRN).

O/P referral service went up from 2% in 2004 to 11% in 2011.

Coordinated the after-hours antibiotic lab draws to be done by shift nursing staff, saved the hospital $1,500 - $3,000 a year in overtime.

Central supplies: coordinated laboratory phlebotomy supplies needed to be purchased with hospital-wide supplies saved the hospital $3,000 - $4,000 a year.

Maintained healthy relationships with medical staff, nursing staff, affiliated clinics, nursing homes, assisted living centers and contracted services.

Always seek their input about our services as we strive to do the best job we can.

Fiscal: 2004: used FDA grant of $180,000 to purchase a Dimension Xpand (general chemistry, special chem.

2004 to 2011

maintained laboratory profitability margin between 25% - 45%.

2009: after the economic meltdown of 2008 outsourcing of non-stat testing saved the hospital $100,000 to $150,000 from accounts payable.


eliminated PRN position which saved the hospital $20,000 - $25,000 a year.

Technical: CLIA Inspection: 2004 - 2011 passed "CLIA" inspection with flying colors.

Ensure compliance with CLIA "88", JCAHO, OSHA, FDA and HIPAA.

Laboratory Operation: Work Flow: rearranged blood drawing / processing areas, instrumentation and storage areas to maintain smooth work flow, safety and supplies handiness in all areas.

Staffing: Communication, motivation, support and coaching to achieve desired goals.

CEU's and workshops attendance to update knowledge and maintain interest in the field.

Monthly meetings and scheduled meetings in between to discuss hot topics and get staff input.

Annual evaluation, merit increase along with disciplinary policies.

Scheduling: Rearrange schedules to meet physician clinic hours and staff needs.

Instrumentation: 2006 purchased STRATUS-CS for cardiac monitoring.

2007 introduced Ortho-Gel system for blood bank.

2008 purchased GE 3 door refrigerator for quality control, c.

March 2003 to October 2003

Northwest Florida Community Hospital Chipley, FL.

Laboratory Director

Administrative, Fiscal, Technical and Community Outreach.

Administrative: Extended blood drawing area to include 3 booth, waiting area and reception area.

Managed a crew of 12 medical technologists and 3 phlebotomists.

Rescheduled specimen pickups from affiliated clinics to insure overnight reporting.

Fiscal: Streamlining the budget to account for decreased revenues in microbiology.

Update master charge list.

Technical: Implemented CPSI software / interface programming and laboratory link with reference laboratory.

Cross trained FT laboratory staff to reduce PRN hours.

Update LIS and maintain files with CPSI.

Instrumentation: Cobas-Integra, AxSym, ACL-5000, Sysmex 5000/1000, Clinitek-100 and Bac-Tec.

March 2001 to March 2003

George W. Weems Memorial Hospital Apalachicola, FL.

Laboratory Director

Centennial / Das See Healthcare system Administrative, Fiscal and Technical.

Administrative: George W.

Weems a sister hospital of Calhoun-Liberty hospital.

Assumed management of the clinical laboratory after the exit interview with CLIA inspectors who decided to close down the lab.

I promised the inspectors to fix all deficiencies within 6 months, the lab was inspected after 6 months and we passed the inspection with one deficiency.

Managed a crew of 4 technologists and a phlebotomist.

Fiscal: A for profit hospital with cash flow problems.

Technical: Review all procedure manuals, calibration, quality control, trouble shooting and maintenance files.

Update all methodologies, infection control, safety regulations and training manuals.

Motivate all staff to maintain, update all files and communicate any problems to management.

August 1998 to March 2001

Calhoun Liberty Hospital Centennial / Das See He Blountstown, FL.

Senior Medical Technologist Generalist

Perform phlebotomy, specimen testing/reporting, daily maintenance, QC / troubleshooting, inventory, proficiency testing and training new employees.

Instrumentation: Cobas-myra, Stratus, B-C ACT 5 diff and Clinitek-100.

June 1997 to November1998

Jackson County Hospital Marianna, FL.

Sr. Medical Technologist

Specimen collection/specimen testing, maintenance, calibration/QC & proficiency testing.

LIS: Print/sort & distribute patient reports to wards, clinics and nursing homes.

Update computer files and storage.

Served in all areas.

Instrumentation: Sysmex 5000/1000, Beckman XL, Paramax, ACL-1000, Clinitek-100 and Bac-tec.

Employment in The State Of Michigan Served as a generalist at the following institutions: Laboratory corps of America, Livonia, Michigan.

Oakland community hospital, Madison Heights, Michigan.

Detroit medical center, Hutzel hospital, Detroit Riverview hospital, Detroit, Michigan.


American Society of Clinical Pathologist: Chicago, IL.

Medical Technologist, MT (ASCP) 179152.

Clinical Chemist, C (ASCP) 000742.

State of Florida, Agency for Healthcare Administration; Tallahassee, FL.

Clinical Laboratory Supervisor all areas.

SU 34548 (CLIA 88 approved).

Missouri Hospital Association, Kansas City, MO.

American Association of Bioanalysts (Missouri chapter) St.

Louis, Missouri.

Associate membership # 2060147.

Clinical Laboratory Accreditation Directed / managed clinical laboratories accredited by CLIA and JCAHO.

Passing most inspections with flying colors.

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