Albert Odei Boateng

  • Ware MA

microbiologist

Work History

Work History
Nov 2007 - Present

Residential Counselor(DSW 1)

Department of Developmental Services Springfield,ma

  • Obtained Red Cross Medication Administration Program(MAP) certification to administer medications to clients
  • Provided personal care to intellectually disabled older adults Acted as a client advocate by facilitating client involvement in the community through various recreational activities
  • Maintained client safety by acquiring required certifications: First Aid, CPR, AED, Applied Non-Violence, & Fire Safety
Jun 2011 - Present

Optical Sales Associate

Walmart stores inc-Springfield ,ma
  • Entered patient information accurately in to the boss data system
  • Safe guarded patient information by following HIPAA guidelines
  • Assisted/taught patients with contact lens care and usage
  • Repaired,straightened and fitted patients with proper frames
  • Dispensed orders both contacts and glasses
  • Performed customer service using the best patient experience (BPE) model
  • Used,maintained and calibrated tools like the auto refractors,lensometer,pupilometer by performing the duties of an optometrist assistant
  • Performed final inspections to ensure that glasses and contacts ordered are accurate and precise prior to dispensing to patients based on ANSI standards
Apr 2013 - Aug 2013

Environmental Analyst 1/Microbiologist 1

Joule Scientific/Microtest Labs Inc- Agawam,ma

 

  • Performed Microbiological Testing and Environmental monitoring such as viable and non viable sampling, water sampling, static and dynamic testing for clients .
  • Sampled internal laboratory hoods, ISO 7,8, and 9 clean rooms and performed blue dye testing, peel, creep Endotoxins (Gel clot, Chromogenic and Turbidimetric techniques), bioburden Testing(membrane filtration etc)
  • Performed a variety of microbiological laboratory support activities as assigned
  •  Revised SOP's for laboratory procedures as required per cGMP and GLPs practices
  • Documented all laboratories activities and checked all paperwork for accuracy prior to submission for review
  • Performed routine laboratory clean up and required maintenance
  • Communicated and Presented oneself to clients in a professional manner
  • Developed team work and communicated through active listening and honest dialog with fellow employees and supervisors
Oct 2005 - Dec 2006

Wafer Technician

Intel-Hudson,ma
  • Carefully monitored and tracked wafer procedures and tools in ISO 6 clean room environment
  • Executed test runs and shared results to aid engineering designs
  • Performed test and experiments required for wafer processing 
  • Performed wafer procedures at both front and back end process
Jun 2004 - Oct 2005

Ma Machine Operator

Astra Zeneca Pharmaceutical-Westboro,ma
  •  Assisted in the quality assurance of final products through diligent monitoring of drug products
  • Accurately calculated reagents in order to test for correct concentrations
  • Visually inspected and performed documentation as required by SOP's of all processes
  • Operated machines that label and fill drugs like monoblock filler, flex machine, old and new vial labellers, topical labellers, tabuhaler

Education

Education
Sep 2007 - May 2012

B.Sc Microbiology

University of Massachusetts ,Amherst

Courses taken:

Calculus 1&2,Geology,Chemistry 1&2,Organic Chemistry 1&2 ,Physics 1&2 ,Microbial physiology,Infectious Diseases,Microbial Genetics,Writing in Microbiology,Biochemistry,Food microbiology,Immunology lab and microbiology labs

Skills gained:

  • Media prep,utilizing aseptic techniques during sample preparation
  • Pathogen analyses using  PCR methodology and other pathogen detection
  • Performed serial dilutions and enumerating various target microorganisms 
  • Microbial culture maintenance activities
  • Reading Petrifilm and pour plates for various microbiological analyses
  • Maintenance and daily verification of laboratory instruments