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Medical Quality Control

Nashville, Tennessee, United States
March 26, 2012

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John P. Whetstone

*** ****** **** **** *****: (904) ***-****

St. Augustine, Fl 32095 E-mail:

Objective To obtain a position as a laboratory professional

Education 2009 – Present Florida Institute of Technology Tampa, FL

Major: MBA Healthcare Specialization

2007 St. Vincent’s Medical Center Jacksonville, FL

Clinical Laboratory Science 12 month Internship

2002- 2007 University of Louisiana at Monroe Monroe, LA

Major: B.S. in Clinical Laboratory Science


• Strong interpersonal, leadership, and supervisory skills

• Efficient with time management and organization

• Strong abilities in Microsoft Office software

• Working knowledge of Cerner and Meditech LIS systems.

Experience February 2011 – Present Flagler Hospital Laboratory St. Augustine, FL

Laboratory Supervisor for 2nd and 3rd Shift

• Coordinate scheduling for 2nd and 3rd shift staff

• Handle all disciplinary issues with staff

• Prepare and review general laboratory policies and procedures

• Subject Matter Expert(SME) for Allscript implementation team.

• Update and review laboratory safety manual and documentation

• Manage and review daily Quality Control reports for shift

• Handle all Technical / Analytical issues on shift with specimen processing,

testing,and resulting

• Interview and train all new personnel for shift

• Appointed as Laboratory Educational Coordinator in handling all aspects of

scheduling, orienting, and training of students

• Chair of the Laboratory Educational Committee

• Review and prepare student practicals, exams, task list, and objectives

• Coordinate with Flagler Community Outreach to ensure student-training program is in

compliance with hospital protocol

• Serve on the safety and social committee for laboratory

• Handle any Point-of-Care issues during shift

• Oversee laboratory orientation for all new employees.

• Oversight and implementation of downtime procedures and policies

• Serve on three Advisory Committees for laboratory university affiliates

July 2010–February 2011 St. Vincent’s Medical Center Jacksonville, FL

Lead Technologist for 3rd Shift

• Coordinated night shift scheduling for staff

• Handled all Technical / Analytical issues on shift with specimen processing, testing,

and resulting

• Covered areas in Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Serology,

Toxicology, and limited Microbiology

• Extensive experience with legal Toxicology in performing per-employment testing for

hospital, Rehab Drug Screening, and For-Cause Drug Screening

• Counseled and communicated with staff on new protocols and laboratory related issues

• Troubleshot any mechanical issues with analyzers

• Reviewed and reported Q.C. measures in accordance with analyzer and laboratory


• Assisted in the training of new personnel

2007 – July 2010 St. Vincent’s Medical Center Jacksonville, FL

Certified Medical Technologist, MT(ASCP) – Hematology Department

• Worked with Beckman Coulter LH 1500 Series, 750 series, and BCS

• Analyzed human specimens: Blood, Plasma, and Body Fluids in accordance with

department policies and procedures

• Collected, processed, and analyzed Bone Marrow specimens

• Extensive work in peripheral blood smears with relation to disease states

• Troubleshot any instrument malfunctions in department

• Hematology Educational Coordinator:

• Writing objectives, exams and study guides

• Teaching work bench fundamentals and instrument processing

• Formatted and issued Final Practical

• Attended required faculty meetings

2003-2006 Mr. Discount Drugs West Monroe, LA

Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician

• Experience in medical terminology, pharmacokinetics, and different types of


• Handled all processes in filling new prescriptions and refills

• Managed all returns of merchandise (expired, misordered, and specials) with personal

contact through several pharmaceutical companies

Honors 2010 Named as a St Vincent’s Medical Center “Legend”

2009 Service of the Poor recognition for hospital and community

2007 Student Leader of the Year for American Society Clinical Laboratory Science

2007 Keys to the Future from American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

2007 Student of the Year for Louisiana Society for Clinical Laboratory Science


Activities 2008-Present Member of Florida Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

2006-Present Member of American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science

New Professional Committee Chair – 2008 - 2010

Board of Directors- 2007 - 2009

First Year Professional Director- 2008 – 2009

ASCLS Annual Meeting Steering Committee- 2008-2009

Student Forum Chair- 2007-2008

2007-Present Member of American Society for Clinical Pathology

2008-2010 St. Vincent’s Medical Center Laboratory Activities Committee

2006 – 2008 Member of Louisiana Society for Clinical Laboratory Science

References Available upon request

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