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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73112, United States
$40 - 60K/yr
May 29, 2010

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Leona I Shoffit


**** ** **** ******, ******** City, OK 73112 Mobile phone: 405-***-****



Responsible, energetic individual with extensive microbiology and teaching

background seeks challenging position.

• Excellent written and verbal skills. • Firm grasp of ethical/compliance issues

relevant to laboratory practices • Quick learner, readily adapts to new

responsibilities and situations •

Career Summary


BS degree in Medical Technology, 3+1 including strong academic foundation and

training in all clinical laboratory disciplines.

Position Desired


Medical laboratory: microbiology, QA/QC, or compliance preferred



Aug 1999 - Jun 2002 Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK


• Successful completion of law degree (graduating in top 15% of class)

demonstrates academic strength, flexibility, educability,and strong communication skills.

Jan 1979 - May 1982 Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, United States

MS, Interdisciplinary Studies

• Successful performance in multiple disciplines (microbiology, biochemistry,

higher education) demonstrates strong academic skills and dedication.

Sep 1972 - Feb 1977 McMurry University, Abilene, TX, United States

BS, Medical Technology

Work Experience


Jan 1987 - April 2010 Integris Health/Quest Diagnostics (DLO)

Oklahoma City, OK

Medical technologist

Employed by Integris Baptist Medical Center laboratory until lab services were

spun off as a joint venture (DLO) with Quest Diagnostics in 1999; thereafter,

employed by Quest business unit DLO.

• Performed all types of clinical microbiology procedures except mycology

Emphasis in mycobacteriology for 12 years

• Instituted use of DNA probes for identification of AFB's

• Performed autoimmune disease testing (ANA,anti-DNA, ENA, etc.) for 10 years

• Supervised training and daily performance of evening shift technologists and specimen processors, 8 years.

June 1985 - December 1986 Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas

Instructor in MLT Associate Degree Program

Taught lecture and laboratory sections in Clinical Microbiology and Parasitology.

Assisted instruction in Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, and Immunology laboratory sections.

Assisted in student recruitment and counseling.

Assisted in preparation of NCCLS self-study document for Accreditation of Program.

May 1982 - May 1984 National Health Laboratory, Dallas, Texas

Medical Technologist, Microbiology

June 1979 - May 1982 Seminole Junior College, Seminole Oklahoma

Program Director, Medical Laboratory Technology Associates Degree Program

Designed curriculum, instituted program, and taught all on-campus clinical laboratory science courses. Corresponded with accreditation agency and wrote NCCLS self-study document (first step in NCCLS certification process for MLT AS degree programs).

Additional Qualifications


Certification as Medical Compliance Specialist for Physicians Office Practice (MCS-P)


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