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A highly talented Clinical Laboratory Technician with huge experience in performing a variety of multi-skilled support functions including specimen collection, receipt and preparation of specimens for analysis; assisting with workflow coordination in area; teaching and performing routine clerical and technical processes required for the smooth operation of the laboratory unit; responsible for the delivery of supplies to correct location; serving as a liaison to internal and external customers.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience as Clinical Laboratory Technician.
Great attention to detail.
Superb ability to work accurately and with minimal supervision.
Strong ability to do repetitive work without losing concentration.
Strong ability to understand non-routine notes, written instructions and general policy statements.
Proficient at writing short, informal notes, filling out simple forms.
Remarkable ability at filing already labeled material using a straightforward alphabetical or chronological system.
Expertise in the use of more complex machines such as a word processors or personal computers.
Excellent manual dexterity.
Great knowledge of medical terminology.
Proven reliability and dependability.
Uncommon ability to work under pressure in a fast paced, clinical care laboratory.
Excellent communication skills.
Mount Carmel University, Tarrytown, NY 2003 - Present
Clinical Laboratory Technician III
Process microscopic slides at all phases, including, H&E staining, microtonomy, embedding, cover slipping, and frozen sectioning to prepare specimens for diagnosis by Pathologists.
Recognize and identify the origin and type of tissue from any part of the body so tissue can be processed properly.
Cut and stain frozen sections or diagnostic surgical specimens using a cryostat microtome.
Assist in the Gross Room including grossing specimens and assuring each specimen is properly prepared for processing tissue.
Complete tissue intake, which includes properly labeling each specimen and assuring each specimen is properly prepared for processing.
Pick up specimens in various operating rooms and deliver to Surgical Pathology for processing.
File blocks and slides to ensure all cases can be found when needed.
Record laboratory data and graph the results to identify significant variations.
Type reports of laboratory information for review by the lab managers.
Maintain inventory and order supplies as need to keep the lab adequately stocked.
Follow all safety policies to clean the gross room and dispose of biohazardous waste.
Perform additional responsibilities incidental to Histology Laboratory activities.
St. Michael Hospital, Tarrytown, NY 2000 - 2003
Clinical Laboratory Technician II
Communicated in a professional and courteous manner with all individuals as necessary to obtain information for laboratory records, explained procedures, and elicited cooperation.
Participated in receiving and processing specimens as required by respective laboratory area procedures and protocols.
Assisted with coordination of technical activities relating to the operation of the phlebotomy service.
Performed a variety of routine and complex blood drawing procedures including venipuncture, finger and heel sticks, accessing central venous catheters, blood cultures.
Prepared reagents, dyes, etc. used in the processing of specimens.
Assisted in training new personnel; provided technical assistance to new employees, students.
Performed routine maintenance as required by laboratory procedures.
Performed various quality control procedures to maintain compliance with internal and external regulations.
Participated in the development of new procedures, techniques and equipment used in obtaining and handling laboratory specimens.
Participated in creating and maintaining lab procedures.
Utilized various hospital information systems and software.
Assisted with word processing, miscellaneous office tasks including ordering of supplies and maintaining office records.
St. Michael Hospital, Tarrytown, NY 1997 - 2000
Clinical Laboratory Technician I
Prepared specimens, tissue, bodily fluid samples, and other matter for analysis using standard laboratory techniques.
Stained and mounted slides, prepared solutions and media, and cultured tissues.
Sets up, operated and maintained laboratory equipment.
Performed routine laboratory tests and procedures. Recorded results.
Prepared special solutions.
Performed additional functions incidental to laboratory activities.
Education and Professional Training
Certification of Basic Life Support by the American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT)
Certified Phlebotomist by the National Phlebotomy Association (NPA)
New York University, NY
Associate degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences (1996)