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Customer Service Medical

Location:
Somerset, NJ, 08873
Posted:
August 30, 2012

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MEHR-UN-NISA CHOUDHARY

Somerset NJ

OBJECTIVE

To secure a challenging position as a medical lab scientist/ medical technologist, where I can use my resourceful experience and academic skills to give quality patient care, and grow professionally in the field

EDUCATION

University of Maryland, Baltimore MD

Department of Medical and Research Technology

Bachelor of Science in Medical and Research Technology

GPA 4.0 August 2010-May 2012

Howard Community College, Columbia MD

Prerequisite Coursework

GPA 4.0 Feb. 2008 - May 2010

CERTIFICATION

Medical Laboratory Scientist, American Society of Clinical Pathologist (ASCP)

ASCP MEMBER ID: 25430865

Certificate in Phlebotomy-University of Maryland, Baltimore MD May 2012

CLINICAL ROTATIONS (Jan. 2012- May 2012)

Microbiology- University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

• Accept specimen and plate them for culture

• Gram Stain and read slide under the microscope

• Perform biochemical tests to identify bacteria

• Perform susceptibility testing and prepare the report for the physician

Blood Bank- Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore MD

• Determine the acceptability of a sample for compatibility testing

• Perform daily quality control for routine testing

• Perform ABO, Rh, weak D testing and cross matching

• Perform antibody screen and investigate positive results

Chemistry- Dr. Richard DeSantis, MD- Endocrinologist, Bel Air MD

• Check samples for hemolysis, lipemia, icteric or air bubbles

• Run quality controls, perform maintenance and calibrations

• Run tests based on fluorescent polarization and chemiluminescence immunoassay

Hematology/Urinalysis- Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore MD

• Prepare peripheral smears, and check for acceptable staining,

• Perform automated and manual WBC count and platelet count using hemacytometer,

• Helped in bone marrow aspiration

• Perform tests on urine samples using multitest reagent strip methodology

• Perform confirmatory ictotest, acetest and clinitest on urines

WORK EXPERIENCE

Research Lab Assistant Sept. 2011- May 2012

University of Maryland- Dept. of Pathology, Baltimore MD

• Log in and process blood specimen

• Operate small lab equipment such as centrifuge and cryogenic freezer

• Aliquot plasma, serum, whole blood for cancer studies

• Do cell viability count

Customer Service Representative May 2008- July 2011

Macys Inc., Columbia MD

• Update Inventory

• Process customer's credit card applications, assist with accounts and other requests

• Respond to phone calls and place orders online

Math Lab Aide Jan. 2009 - April 2011

Howard Community College, Columbia MD

• Assist college students with Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus

• Teach using graphic calculators and other math related software

• Monitor students during tests and exams

SKILLS

• Phlebotomy

• Gram Stain

• Giemsa/Wright stain

• Prepare slides

• Streak for isolation

• Complete Blood Count & Differentials

• Familiar with microscope • PCR

• Centrifuge specimen

• Perform rapid test for antibodies

• Labeling specimens

• Data Entry

• Electrophoresis

• Operate other lab equipments

OTHER ABILITIES

Work with accuracy and precision

Excellent communications skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Detail oriented

Flexible

Reliable

Able to handle potential infectious specimen

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Student Member of ASCLS and ASCP

• Read the newsletter and case studies to stay current

• Take online assessments

BioConference Live: Online Clinical Diagnostic Conference

• Attend conferences online on Chemistry, Hematology, Infectious Disease, Microbiology

Study Sessions at UMB

• Organize study sessions with other students upon request

• Help students having difficulties with course content.

• Prepare quizzes, study guides, and share it with other classmates to prepare for exams

Peer mentor at Howard Community College

• Facilitated student discussions that focus on academic and personal skill development

• Assisted students with accessing various program and institutional resources

• Listened to student needs and concerns, empowering students to make informed decisions

• Encouraged student involvement on campus

SCHOLARLY AWARDS

Recipient of:

• Outstanding Medical Technology Student Award 2012

• Maryland Kelly Regents Scholar Award

• Maryland Community College Distinguished Scholar Award

• Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity Scholarship by ASCLS

• Ayer Saint Gross Scholar Award

• Howard Community College Dean's List

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), student member

American Society of Clinical Laboratory Scientist(ASCLS), student member

Phi Kappa Phi- an Honor Society

Phi Theta Kappa - an Honor Society

Pre-Medical Society, Howard Community College, Columbia MD

REFERENCES Provided upon request.



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