425 Fulton Street Elizabeth, New Jersey 07206
To establish a career in the medical and phlebotomy field, utilizing my training and experience while making a significant contribution to the success of my employer.
Diploma, Certifications and Memberships:
High School Diploma
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST eligible)
CPR certified by the American Red Cross (Active)
Member of The Association of Surgical Technologists
Member of NHA (National Health Association )
Notary Public (Active)
E&S Academy Elizabeth, NJ Graduated 08/2014
Identify patient at all times before and after drawing or collecting any specimens.
Timely And Accurate Collection of Urine and Blood as well as Cultures.
Collecting blood samples using a variety of needles including: straight, syringe, butterfly and venipunctures.
Label, split, and centrifuged specimens as needed by tests ordered.
Disposed of biohazard materials according to schedule.
Drew blood on patients, and what to do with the blood when drawn if it goes on ice, protected from light.
1000+ sticks including hematocrit, syringe, butterflies and finger sticks etc...
Sanford-Brown Institute Iselin, NJ Graduated 12/2011
Certificate, Surgical Technologist
An intensive 1200-hour, CAAHEP Accredited Program comprised of theoretical application consisting of anatomy, physiology, microbiology, pharmacology, surgical procedures of OR set-up, scrubbing, gowning, gloving, draping, passing of instrumentation, sterilization and aseptic technique.
600 hour Clinical Externship completed at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ
Performed all duties of a Surgical Technologist while assisting as 1st scrub on 263 of the following specialties (including but not limited to):
General: Da Vinci Robot assisted Cholecystectomy, Bilateral Oophorectomy, Total Abdominal Hysterectomy and Prostatectomy, Gastric Bypass Laparoscopic and Open
Ortho: Total Hip and Knee Replacement, Arthroscopy and Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF)
GYN: TOP, D&C Hysteroscopy, Hysterectomy Abdominal Supracervical and Tubal Ligation
Neuro: Craniotomy Resection of Brain Tumor
L&D: Cesarean Section
Vascular: Arteriovenous Fistula, Repair of False Aneurysm Left Anterior Venous Graft Insertion of Perma-Cath
Endoscopic: Colonoscopy and Bronchoscopy Fiber Optic
Plastic: Breast Reconstruction, Lumpectomy Right Breast, Graft Skin-Split Thickness Right Breast, Right Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Ophthalmic: Cataract Extraction, IOL Implants and Exchanges (left and right eye)
ENT: Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy, Tracheostomy, Repair of Nasal Vestibular Stenosis with Open Treatment Nasal Septal Fracture Submucous Resection and Myringotomy with Tubes Bilateral and Auditory Brain Response Testing (ABR)
Dental: Restoration with and without Extractions, Removal of Impacted Teeth
Pediatrics: Circumcisions, Hernia Inguinal Repair of Uni-Pediatrics
*Observed Open Heart Procedure*
Trained for 2 weeks in Central Supply on instrument cleaning, sterilization, tray assembly, etc.; Picked next day’s
Medical Assistant Elizabeth, NJ Graduated 05/2007
Phlebotomy, Electrocardiography(EKG), Patient Clinicals Procedures, Medical Receptionist Responsibilities, Medical Billing and Medical Assisting.Medical Terminology, Medical office Management, Computer Keyboarding, Medical Billing and coding,EOB’s/RA’s, Introduction to Windows, Externship
Union County College Elizabeth, NJ Graduated 12/2004
Certified Phlebotomy Technician
Elizabeth High School. Elizabeth, NJ Graduated 06/1995
LabCorp of America Certified Phlebotomy Technician 05/2014- 10/2015
Venipuncture & Capillary puncture, Blood Collection and Handling Safety, Medical records review, Blood specimen Storage, Patient and Donor care, Quality Assurance and controls, COC (chain of custody)collections, DNA, Collections,Drug Testing for pre employment, H. Pylori tests, O&P etc... Receptionist collected money when needed, EOB’s, called Dr when RX was not clear, Inputting ICD 10 codes, inverting ICD 9 codes to ICD 10 codes, ordering supplies,processing specimens for our drivers to take to main branch for processing, disinfecting at the end of the day,STAT services, receiving dropoffs (ex. Random Urine,stool,24hr urine,cultures, H.Pylori etc and we processed and send out. As computers we used Touch, Microsoft Outlook, Internet Explorer, Solutions for our drug testing.
Accu Reference Sendout Department 09/2013-05/2014
Sendout Dept which included receiving specimens ,preparing specimen to different labs Arup, Quest, Labcorp etc when Accu Lab did not have the equipment for certain tests. Input patients information on computer, sent results to appreciate Doctors. Prepared all tests from O&P, serum, plasma, Vitamins , ice specimens, phlebotomy etc...
Barnabas Health ( Newark Beth Israel) Surgical Technician 03/2013-05/2014
As a surgical technician helping the surgeons and doctors with procedures in the Operating Room as well as a surgical tech in Endoscopy doing the computers, entering the scopes for the patients, as well as interacting with the patients, cleaning the rooms and preparing the rooms for our next patients procedures included EGD,Colonoscopy, Bronchoscopy, Bedside procedures, Manometry, Upper and lower EUS, trans bronchial, Bronchial Asthma Dilation, Bravo, ERCP also cleaned all scopes used with enzymatic Cleanser solution , changed all filters to machine,assisted in bone marrow and many many more.
Total Care Physical Therapy Center Medical Assistant 07/2007-01/2010
I was in charge of the Elizabeth and Linden Offices. Assisted the physical therapist with patients, handling heat/cold packs, observing the PT, electric stimulation, ultrasound, gait training, messages, helping patients do various exercises, etc., filed and pulled patient charts, verified insurance information, billing, coding and translating (for Spanish speaking patients), worked with various cases including Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Accident Cases, slip/falls, health and sports injuries, answered and forwarded calls to appropriate parties, collected copayments, electronic billing, deposited all payments to the bank, itemized bills and did eligibility before the patient appointments,EOB’s, also did phlebotomy for Doctors patients that will come in the office.
Languages: Bilingual – read, write and speak fluent English/Spanish.