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Medical Technologist

Location:
San Jose, CA, 95132
Posted:
August 09, 2012

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EDUCATION:

Sep **** – June **** Institute Of Business and Technology San Jose, CA

Lab Assistant, EKG Technician Program

June 2000 – May 2001 S.P. University of V.V. Nagar, Gujarart India

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology

June 1997 – Apr 2000 University of Gujarat, Gujarat India

Bachelor of Science in Microbiology

CERTIFICATION:

International Medical Technologist

American Society for Clinical Pathology April 2012 – April 2015

Medical Technologist

American Association of Bioanalysts March 2012 – December 2013

Medical Laboratory Technician

State of California Department of Public Health Services Aug 2011 – July 2013

Certified Phlebotomy Technician I

State of California Department of Public Health Services July 2011– July 2013

Certified Healthcare Provider (CPR & AED)

American Heart Association August 2012- August 2014

WORK

EXPERIENCE:

Mar 2012 – Present Palo Alto Medical Foundation Fremont, CA

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Responsibilities includes but not limited to all LA I, LA II and LA III and MLT duties;

Performing testing in Chemistry, Hematology, and Microbiology, Immunology, and Immunohematology, running QC and Patient’s specimen Testing on Sysmex, ESR, XP, RXL EXL, IRIS, IVOS for Semen Analysis and IUI, Urine Pregnancy Test, BD Affirm, Monoscreen, Rapid Strep, RSV, Influenza; performing proficiency testing, clinical microscopy, ABO and Rh grouping, antibody screen; performing special projects and research studies as assigned, training new employees and other lab staff; attending and participating in educational events; performing all the related duties as assigned.

Mar 2010 – Feb 2012 Palo Alto Medical Foundation Fremont, CA

Medical Laboratory Technician

Responsibilities includes but not limited to all LA I, LA II and LA III duties, Performing testing in Chemistry, Hematology, and Microbiology, Immunology, and QC and Testing on Sysmex, ESR, XP, RXL, IRIS, IVOS for Semen Analysis and IUI, Urine Pregnancy Test, BD Affirm, Monoscreen, Rapid Strep, RSV, Influenza; performing proficiency testing; performing special projects and research studies as assigned, training new employees and other lab staff; attending and participating in educational events; performing all the related duties as assigned.

Nov 2006 –Feb 2010 Palo Alto Medical Foundation Fremont, CA Clinical Laboratory Assistant III

Responsibilities included all LA I and II duties; performing moderate complexity tests in Chemistry, Hematology, and Microbiology under the general supervision of the Laboratory Supervisor or CLS Team Lead; performing QC for Cell Dyn, ESR, urine pregnancy test, Iris, XPand and RXL

July 2005 –Oct 2006 Palo Alto Medical Foundation Palo Alto, CA

Laboratory Assistant II

Responsibilities included all Laboratory Assistant I duties; performing laboratory procedures in central (specimen) processing; providing support in the areas of information management, inventory/supply; logging and handling patient data, test information and incoming lab reports; processing specimens for send outs to off-site laboratories; correlations for chemistry machine

July 2004-June 2005 Palo Alto Medical Foundation Palo Alto, CA

Laboratory Assistant I

Responsibilities included providing technical and clerical support for the laboratory in the areas of general, reception, and phlebotomy

July 2001 –July 2002 Medical Laboratory Technician Gujarat, India

Responsibilities included all duties of the Medical Laboratory Assistant II and III, Performed, verified, and reported results of moderately complex laboratory tests including but not limited to: blood gas analyses; approved mononucleosis testing; complete blood counts; negative urine cultures; activated clotting times; other moderately complex microbiology tests; basic metabolic panels, Performed moderately complex therapeutic drug monitoring; Also performed quality control and quality assurance assessment; Performed testing completely, accurately, within established timeframes and according to established policies and procedures; quality control and test results into information systems accurately and within established timeframes; performed special projects and research studies as assigned; trained lower series, new employees and other laboratory staff; Attended and participates in educational events; Performs related duties as assigned.

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

July 2003-June 2004 Be A Mentor Program San Jose, CA

Volunteer Mentor

Responsibilities included giving young people the tools and support they need to deal effectively with personal and social pressures they are faced with in their lives; providing academic help and tutoring, career exploration assistance; providing emotional support and social experiences

Apr 1999 – Apr 2000 Navjivan Hospital Petlad,Gujarat

Planning Counselor/Lab Assistant

Responsibilities included providing birth control and family planning counseling to the uninsured and underprivileged population of Yolo County, educating patients about birth prevention and STDs, provided translation services between Spanish-speaking patients and physicians, processing lab requests, conducting finger glucose and hemoglobin sticks as well as urine pregnancy tests/dips.

SKILLS:

Ability to speak, read, and write Hindi, Gujarati fluently

Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, IDX,

Epicare, Mysis, Care 360, and Rubicon-LIS (Laboratory Information Services)



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