Diane W.

$16.00 / hr

My name is Diane Williams. I am a healthcare professional with over 20 years of patient care and laboratory experience. I have an insatiable desire for caring for others, and an extreme passion for the art of phlebotomy, histology, and nursing. I am totally committed to using the array of healthcare skills I've gained over the last 23 years, for caring for others and making a difference.

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Laboratory Support staff

MetroSouthMedicalCenter

Jul 2016 - Nov 2018

Preparing gross specimens and cytoblocks, collect blood and urine specimens from patients/clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Responsible for collection of materials, equipment, registering and ordering lab work for patients per physican orders. Responsible for venipuncture of all age groups, infant heal sticks, specimens transport, processing techniques, operation of an centrifuge and practicing safety techniques.

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Histotechnologist

Alverno Clinical Laboratories

Jun 2014 - Feb 2016

Responsible for all histology techniques, also responsible for embedding and processing tissue specimens, cutting sections from all routine tissue and preparing microscopic slides and routine stains.

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Medical Technician

St.Bernard Hospital

Sep 2009 - Jul 2012

Perfrom routine and stat venipuncture ( all age groups ). Collect and assist with the collection of urine, sputum and stool also perfromed EKG'S and operating the equipment in a safe manner.

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Certified Nursing assistant

AppleWood Nursing and Rehab Center

Jun 2009 - Sep 2009

Assist patients with bathing , hygiene, feeding , vital signs , weights and mobility if needed along with document any changes of the patient status and informing the charge nurse.

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Patient Care Partners

Little Company of Mary Hospital

Sep 1997 - Jun 2002

Worked under the supervision of a registered nurse to provide basic patient care; such as taking vital signs, obtaining blood and urine samples, performing bassic diagnostic test, performing arterial blood gases and provide the treatment needed to improve the ventilation function for the patient.

Certifications / Licenses
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Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT)

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Education
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Kaplan University

Bachelor Health Science degree

2016 - 2018

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Indiana university

Histology

2013 - 2014

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Pharmacy Trainer School

Pharmacy

2007 - 2007

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Career Academy

Phlebotomy

1996 - 1996

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South Suburban College

Nursing Assistant program

1993 - 1994

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CareAcademy courses on CareLinx

Jun 2018: Being a Professional Caregiver on CareLinx