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Claudia White

Medical Laboratory Specialist

Claudia White
56 years old
SLC (84115) United States (Utah)
Professional Status
Freelancer
Unavailable

Medical Technologist -Generalist Temporary Assignment

William Bee Ririe Hospital Ely, Nv
May 2018
  • 1 week of training
  • End of employment

Medical Technologist -Generalist Temporary Assignment

Protouch Staffing assignment:Blessing Hospital Quincy, I'll.
July 2017
  • Accepted 13 week assignment in Quincy, Il.
  • Actual assignment:
    June 27-30, Monday July 2, 1st half in am, July 5-6th Lab. Not allowed to work holiday hours July 3 and 4th.
Detailed Description
  • Days spent in Quincy 13.
  • Allowed to work 3 1/3 full days.

Medical Technologist -Generalist

Granger Medical Clinic
September 2015 to October 2016
  • Initially hired as Part-time/3 days per week <29 hrs, no benefits
    Pull Pending List • Laboratory shut down.

    • LIS: LabDaq • Electronic Medical Records eClinicalWorks  • Performing chemistry, hematology, microbiology, urinalysis/wet preps, ESR's, A1C's  • Analyzers Bio-Rad D10, Dimension® RxL Max® Integrated Chemistry System, Tosoh Bioscience AIA-900,BreathTek®, Sysmex XS-1000i, and CLINITEK®  • Replenishing of consumables/reagents, maintenance, calibrations, QC, troubleshooting, documentation •
  • Had to wait until Full time/ Full Benefits Medical Technician shift was over, finish her work.
    Then pull pending resolve, most of time over 50 samples not completed, had to find all samples, run what I could, leave the rest for am shift.
  • Employment ended still PT but at 5 days/week closing <29 hours/week no benefits
Detailed Description
  • Dismissed due to time clock punches

Medical Technologist -Generalist Temporary Assistance

Dr's Office Lab Idaho
July 2015
Temporary Replacement
Idaho Falls
United States - Idaho
  • Agreed to assist Dr Office Lab through inspection, due to no call no show by Clinical Lab Assistant [CLA].
    Came to assignment Monday morning - CLA had been rehired.
Detailed Description
  • Instead of giving me professional courtesy by calling and letting me know their CLA has been rehired no need for me to drive there.

    Dr. called me to office end of 1st week. Said He could hire any high school graduate to do what I can do for his lab.

Medical Technologist-Traveler

Fusion Staffing
May 2015 to June 2015
Cottonwood
United States - Arizona
  • 6-week assignment
  • finish other travelers contract
  • Hospital/Supervisor ended contract earlier.
  • LIS Paracelsus
  • Data analysis, and release to reports in Paracelsus
  • Communicated remotely with Laboratory Management Consultants Hazard, Kentucky.
  • Sent all tested samples immediately via UPS to Millennium Laboratories, San Diego, California.
  • >32 hours/week with Benefits
  • Utilized ThermoScientific™ Indiko™Plus Clinical and Specialty Chemistry analyzer.
    Analyzed data; Managed reagents and lab consumables inventories.
    Verified and reported information in Paracelsus
  • Managed Inventory.
Detailed Description
  • Let go by company hired to manage Lab due to misinterpretation of their QC rules.
  • Weekend Graveyard 3-12 hour shifts while working at Omega during week.

    Include running all aspects of the Laboratory, Ordering tests in LIS, Phlebotomist for ER & schedule Floor draws, Specimen processing, Hematology, Sysmex XS-1000i, Peripheral Blood Smears, Wright Staining, Manual Differentials.
    Chemistry, Dimension® ExL, STAT Troponins ran on iSTAT, Coagulation Sysmex CA-500,
    UA Bayer Clinitek®, manual microscopy, reflex pos to Micro-set plates.
    Microbiology Setting Blood Culture Bottles, Gram Stain, MRSA Cultures. Manual slide prep, staining, microscopy for positive Blood Cultures.
    Maintenance of all instrument in preparation for day shift , Quality Control, Calibration.
  • Processed specimens, tests, and results to gain accurate results on patients’ conditions.
  • Managed the weekly assignment in blood bank; performed daily quality control; typed and crossed specimens and identified antibodies; utilized the ID-Micro Typing System™ (ID-MTS™) System. Proper patient history look up and reporting.
  • Blood cultures, MRSA cultures, urine cultures, blood smears, bodily fluids, hemocytometer cell counts,
  • microbiology gram stains, manual differentials, hematology, and CSF’s cytospins.
Detailed Description
  • Let go due to Phlebotomy skills Floor Nurses complained to HR for having to help me.

    I notified HR & Lab Supervisor- prior to accepting employment that my phleb skills were underused, I would need assistance for 1st 6 months -1 year.

    Additionally Counter to my training in Phleb 2x attempts, another person takes next draw. Nurses were unwilling to be next person.
  • Biolis24i Analyzer from Carolina Liquid Chemistries
    Maintained Calibration and Quality Control Data, troubleshooting and incidence
    Interpreted test results and reports for clinics providers (physician’s, PA's, RN's)
    Saved the Clinic the cost of Service Contract by performing all maintenance, daily, weekly, quarterly and part of annual.
    Paid by:
    1099 Salary, <20 hours/week, No Benefits
  • Ensured compliance when testing clients’ urine for DOA's
  • Interpreted test results and reports for physicians, registered nurses, and physician’s assistants.
  • Successfully maintained the calibration and quality control data, incidence log and troubleshooting.
Detailed Description
  • Once they decides to make LC their method of screening samples, I was not invited to next level of laboratory. They had hired another Tech to take over Lab. Did not get it until CO would not let me order reagents needed to test all samples.
  • Once their new tech took over position received phone calls from her 2-4 X per week for 3 weeks.
  • Dr called asked if I would come to LCMS training.
    He did not offer future employment, for Full-Time W2 w/ Benefits.
    Unable to fit training into schedule as I had accepted employment w/ Recovery Ways
  • Successfully completed13 week assignment through CompHealth at IHS Crow Agency.
  • IHS Crow Agency Supervisor Leah.
    Phlebotomy, Blood Gases, Blood Banking- Type and Cross. Emergency Release. Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Rapid Agglutination Tests, Microscopy.
  • LIS: RPMS ·Blood Bank- QC Tube Method ·ID-Micro Typing System™ (ID-MTS™) ·Type and Cross
  • Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Rapid Agglutination Tests, Microscopy
  • Peripheral Blood Smears, Wright Staining, Manual Differentials, Cell counts Hemocytometers
  • Analyzers: Dimension® ExL, i-STAT®, CELL-DYN Ruby by Abbott, Sysmex CA-500 Coagulation, UA Bayer Clinitek®
  • Assisted Supervisor in revising and developing new Standard Operating Procedures for Body Fluids including microscopic analysis of cells, microorganisms, cancerous, atypical and normal findings.
Detailed Description
  • Supervisor offered assignment extension to go until September, let me purchase a non-refundable flight to SLC, Utah for a 5 day break.
    Dropped by Lab on way to airport, schedule had changed, I was no longer on it after that day.
    Asked Supervisor what was up, she denied offering and acceptance of assignment extension.
  • Cancelled flight, cleaned apartment, asked Landlord if she needed a deposit for incidentals, she told No, don't worry about it.
  • Landlord took $915 out of last check.
Company website
  • Brought to fruition first TASC Lab in Utah.
    Using LIS-STARLIMS. Validated non-seimen's reagents on AU-400e
    Taught Skill and UnSkilled Staff Laboratory Procedures.
  • Compiled daily data and documentation for litigation packets
  • Consistently less than 24 hour turnaround time-95% of daily specimens tested <24 hours
  • Developed and authored Standard Operating Procedures attempting to match Az Labs.
  • Closed laboratory due to need for resolving pending for all sample drawn that day.
Detailed Description
  • Difficulties with Tech hired to assist calling management "Lesbian" / "Dyke".
    Expressed discomfort with her language to management 2 wks prior to schedule telephone meeting. Assured would be addressed at next meeting.

    Let go due to intentional misinformation given to me by Gail French

Medical Technologist-Traveler with Aureus Staffing

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
September 2011 to October 2011
Temporary Replacement
Wilkes-Barre
United States - Pennsylvania
  • Accepted 6 month assignment
  • Sysmex Hematology line 4 analyzers, middle ware WAN, slides made for flags- wright stained
  • Microscopic Review of Hematology Slides
  • LIS-MYSIS already over 6yrs experience with Mysis
Detailed Description
  • Dismissed by Hospital at 13 wks
  • LIS Mysis. Instrument’s operated and maintained Beckman Coulter Lh750, STAGO, Vitros, Abbott I2000 and C8000
    Daily task Instrument maintenance, Quality Control, Calibration when necessary, Addition of reagents, Replenishing consumables
    Laboratory tests chemistry, hematology, coagulation and urinalysis used to aid Providers in the diagnosis, detection, treatment, and prevention of disease.
  • Rotated through Laboratory positions including Chemistry, Coagulation, Urinalysis Hematology/Body Fluids
  • 7on/7off Graveyards, paid for 80 hours, accrued no time off, or Benefits
Detailed Description
  • Let go to due to inability to work 5am shift
Company Description
As a Level 1 Trauma Center, Intermountain Medical Center offers a full array of services, including heart, cancer, neurological, transplant, OB, critical care, wellness services, and more.
  • Key member of team that validated, developed and established SMRT Lab, which is one of only two World Anti-Doping Association Accredited Labs in the United States (+ISO A2LA Accredited).
  • Responsible for authoring the standard operating procedures required for use by all staff members.
  • Promoted to certifying scientist responsible for certifying other analyst’s chromatography and data packs.
  • Instrument’s: Immulite®2000, BD LSRII Flow Cytometer, Sysmex XS-1000i, Agilent HP6890 GC/MSD, GC/NPD, Agilent 1100 series HPLC connected to Applied Biosystems
  • QStar-XL tandem MS (Q-TOF), LC/MS, Thermo TSQ, and AutoLumat LB 953 Luminometer
  • Primary Technologist managing and over seeing immunoassay testing. First immunoassay used Immulite 2000 testing for hcG in Male athletes.
  • Selected to receive training by world renowned Dr. Martin Bidlingmaier of Endocrine Laboratories Medizinische Klinik – Innenstadt, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany. Spent 5 days in Munich training.

    Brought the kit back to US, trained Labs R&D PhD on the procedure. Together we did in house validation, compiled the data, had it submitted to ISO and in less than 6 months were were the only Lab in the USA accredited to perform the assay on US Athletes.
  • Performed CMZ GH Isoform assay on random US Athletes pre=XXIX Olympiad, 2008 Beijing Games to detect human growth hormone doping.
Detailed Description
  • SMRTL went private, changing me from a U of U & Utah state Employee 2 weeks shy of full tenor....to Technologist with private company-benefits not matching. IHC offered Full Time Medical Technologist temp to hire position & I accepted