2547 Quail Canyon Ave.
Henderson, NV 89074
Seeking to establish a challenging position as a Phlebotomy Technician where my knowledge and experience will be an asset to any company. It is my goal to work in a facility where advancement in career opportunities is possible.
Summary of Qualifications
- Proficient in collecting blood by venipuncture and capillary techniques, urine drug screen collections, including but not limited to Chain of Custody, alcohol testing, paternity collections, administration of PPD injections, familiar with many tests such as H Pylori Breath Testing, QuantiFeron TB-Gold, Fecal Occult testing, and various others
- Thorough understanding of phlebotomy protocols, compliance and safety
- Outstanding communication and patient-handling skills
- Familiar with first aid and safety
- Able to diffuse patient anxiety in a variety of in-patient, out-patient settings
*Venipuncture and Capillary Technique
*Blood Collection and Handling Safety
*Quality Assurance and Controls
*Medical Records Review
*Blood Specimen Storage and shipment
*Centrifugation and Specimen Aliquoting
Quest Diagnostics Las Vegas, NV
Certified and Licensed Phlebotomist 2002-2004
*Prioritize workload according to urgency of request; coordinate activities of the Phlebotomy & Laboratory Service/Technical Assistant workgroups to meet operational service needs
*Perform whole blood collection procedures (allergenic, antilogous, directed, therapeutic). Performs donor health history screening procedures.
*Perform aseptic venipuncture procedures to obtain venous and capillary blood samples for analysis in order to obtain data, which may be used in diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of disease
*Demonstrate commitment to Quest Diagnostics by integrating culture in all internal and external customer interactions
Pathology Laboratory Lake Charles, LA
Certified and Licensed Phlebotomist 2004-2006
*Responsible for the accurate and timely collection and processing of specimens in the section assigned
*Perform Chain of Custody Toxicology Screening with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the process
*Proficient use of computers for data entry, processing and maintaining
*Responsible for handling and preparation of lab specimens for testing to include receiving and sorting samples for in house and send out processing
Medical Laboratories of Louisiana Lake Charles, LA
Certified and Licensed Phlebotomist 2006-2007
*Same responsibilities, knowledge and skill set as when working for Pathology Labs in 2004-2006.
Lapse in Employment from 2007-2015 due to cervical cancer
Jamborcic Internal Medicine Las Vegas, NV
Certified and Licensed Phlebotomist 2015-2016
*Responsible for running in office lab for Jamborcic Internal Medicine owned by Dr. Bryn Rodriguez. Employed, however by Quick Bio-Diagnostics Labs
*Did all patients labs, including specialty tests, knowledge of specimen storage and shipment
*Took all specimens back to lab in the afternoons at which time I was responsible for entering patients data into the Apex system, separating specimens for in house or send out testing. Ran all A1c’s, CBC’s, and UA-completes under the supervision of Dr. Bill Singh, Technical Director at Quick Bio-Diagnostics Labs. Worked independently when putting results into binders and completing daily logs.
Quick Bio-Diagnostics Laboratory Las Vegas, NV
Certified and Licensed Phlebotomist 2015-present
Training for my MLT License
*Duties include, but not limited to, specimen management, data entry, excellent experience using all Microsoft utilities, knowing about ICD 10 codes.
*Drawing patients that come into the lab on a walk-in basis and then running any in house tests that might have been drawn.
*Responsible for the Mobile Phlebotomists and their schedules. Getting patients paperwork ready to send mobiles to their places of residence to collect according to orders faxed to me by various doctors.
*Keep a running list and logs of daily activity. Complete logs each day for all tests run in house, tests sent out, STAT tests. Keep daily logs for each machine in the lab and logs for all refrigerators and freezers.
*Prepare paperwork to send to billing.
*In charge of hiring mobile phlebotomists and making sure they are competent in the area of venipuncture and dealing with patients being drawn in their homes, at assisted living or other facilities.
*Responsible to faxing all patient results to the correct doctor and facility from where the orders came
*Gainful knowledge of various tests not usually used in other phlebotomy settings.
McNeese State University Lake Charles, LA
*BS in Exercise Physiology with a Minor in Sports Medicine 1990-1995
College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV
*Certification and Licensure in Phlebotomy 2001-2002
Kofe Institute Las Vegas, NV
*Re-certification of Phlebotomy and Lab Assistant License due to lapse of certification while out of work because of illness with cervical cancer.