Phlebotomist Resume

Work Experience

Winter Park Memorial Hospital, Winter Park, FL (August 2009 to July 2013)
Phlebotomist

  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests.
  • Quickly responded to and resolved all customer service issues in a timely manner.
  • Created worksheets and logged samples correctly into the computerized tracking system.
  • Managed specimen sample handling, receiving, storage and inventory.
  • Processed clinical specimens, including from lymph nodes, spleen, and peripheral blood, for laboratory
  • testing and archiving.
  • Acted professionally and patiently when addressing negative customer feedback.
  • Accurately documented, researched and resolved customer service issues.
  • Experience with various medical conditions including Parkinson’s, Dementia, Diabetes, Cancer, Alzheimer’s and Paget’s disease.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared them for lab testing.
  • Followed infection control procedures.
  • Ordered and read lab tests for Doctors and Nurses.
  • Withdrew Blood from, Geriatric Patients, Infants, Toddler, New Borns, Teens and Adults.

Cape Fear Valley Cancer Ctr, Fayetteville, NC (March 2006 to May 2009)
Phlebotomist

  • Performed blood draws on cancer and hematology patients
  • Labeled blood and urine specimens before transfer to main lab
  • Ordered supplies weekly for lab
  • Ordered and drew complicated hematology and oncology tests as requested by doctors
  • Performed difficult draws on cancer patients on a daily basis
  • Obtained vital signs from patients if nurses required assistance
  • Performed monthly quality control on stool specimen collection cards
  • Assisted patients in understanding and collecting 24 urine specimens.

Winter Park Memorial Hospital, Winter Park, FL (August 2004 to August 2005)
Certified Nursing Assistant

  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information, weight and height measurements and vital signs.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
  • Completed clinical rotations in Geriatrics.
  • Assessed patients and documented their medical histories.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas, and intracranial hematomas.
  • Provided behavioral/emotional support and supervision for those with dementia and Alzheimer’s.
  • Engaged patients with games, crafts, cooking, music, reading and other activities.
  • Assisted nurses with wound care for pressure ulcers, bed sores, and surgical site wounds.
  • Assisted in cleansing enemas, catheterization and bladder irrigations.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Answered call lights and aided in patient comfort and safety by adjusting beds, lights, bed rails, pillows, patients’ clothing and bedside tables/equipment.

Professional Care Network, Orlando, FL (November 2000 to August 2004)
Home Health Aide

  • Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
  • Monitored vital signs, such as blood pressure and pulse.
  • Responded appropriately to the physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients.
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Cooked appetizing and satisfying meals and snacks.
  • Obtained household supplies and ran daily errands.
  • Maintained sanitary residents’ and program rooms.
  • Documented objective data and routine aspects of patient care.
  • Helped residents with their programs and increase their independence.

Education

Medical Assistant & Phlebotomy Degree – Cuesta College

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