Medical/Clinical Laboratory Technican - MLT(ASCP)
2111 Hontoon Road, Deland, FL, 32720
Objective: Laboratory Technician
Security Clearance: Secret
- Accomplished technician with more than six years of work experience as medical laboratory technician while serving on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces.
- Performed initial receipt, pre and post analytic processing of clinical, surgical and biological specimens for laboratory testing and pathologic examination.
- Qualified in venipuncture/phlebotomy, IV infusion, and medication administration.
- Expertly trained 26 technicians and supervised 30 civilian and military personnel in the accessioning and processing of over 110,000 laboratory specimens in support of more than 16,000 beneficiaries in the Tidewater region (Portsmouth, VA).
- Updated three Safety Data Sheet (SDS) binders, revised 19 Standard Operating Procedures, and completed the College of American Pathologist checklist requirements, which resulted in successful reaccreditation during the 2011, 2013, and 2015 Joint Commission, College of American Pathologists, and American Association of Blood Bank inspections.
- Hematology/Coagulation supervisor and Microbiology assistant supervisor: reviewed daily quality controls/calibrations and ensured proper maintenance of six highly complex analyzers worth one million dollars.
- Three years’ work experience in Chemistry, Hematology/Coagualtion, Urine bench, and Microbiology.
- Worked with Sysmex Dimension chemistry analyzer, Sysmex XE-2100 and ABX Pentra 80 hematology analyzers, Vitros 5600 Integrated system (chemistry analyzer), and Vitek 2 (microbiology).
- Six years of experience with CHCS, lab information system
- Pioneered a laboratory training program that supported and sustained the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) troop medical clinic’s capabilities and contributed to warrior care throughout the western region of Herat Province, Afghanistan.
- Always produces exceptional work, no rework needed, and maximizes resources.
- Team builder, inspires cooperation and progress, and subordinates reach highest level of growth and development.
- Technical and Administrative expertise
- Critical thinking
- Attention to detail
- Works well under pressure
- Team player
- Effective verbal communication
- Fluent in English and French, with limited proficiency in Spanish
- Laboratory certified technician
- U.S. Navy Veteran
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA 2014 - Present
- Managed and implemented work schedules for 22 military members.
- Provided laboratory guidance during Nursing Orientation to 55 nurses and corpsmen which decreased improper specimen collection and submission by 15 percent.
- Instructed 10 junior sailors on continuing education for laboratory technician and recertification by American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).
- Maintained effective communication with doctors, nurses, and patients regarding department policies, laboratory tests, and patient results.
- In charge of inventory and accountability of consumables and equipment worth over 50 thousand dollars.
- Developed unit cohesion by valuing differences as strengths.
Naval Hospital Guam 2010 - 2013
- Educated 26 staff members on proper handling of patient complaints and resolved 39 patient feedbacks which directly contributed in the department’s wildly important goal of increasing patient satisfaction rating from 60 percent to 98 percent within three months.
- Administered training in phlebotomy, inventory, and restocking to new laboratory and supply technicians.
- Trained three technicians and oversaw the processing of 40,544 patient samples.
- Additional work experience in the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit proving services like administering medication, wound care, IV infusion, and vital signs monitoring.
Camp Stone, Herat, Afghanistan 2011 - 2012
- Performed triage, minor sutures, patient assessment, and medical evacuation for more than 2000 U.S. and NATO military and civilian workers.
- Conducted training in Basic Life Support, hemorrhage control, splinting fractures, and preventing heat and cold casualty to over 200 Afghanistan National Security Forces.
- On-Track for Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology (December 2016).
- Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Health Science Laboratory Technology.
- American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) certified.
- Associates of Arts (AA) degree in Math and Science.
- Basic Life Support certified.