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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Let go to due to inability to work 5am shift
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.
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