Kara Potenzone

Kara Potenzone

Summary

Recently trained in the most up-to-date techniques used in medical laboratories and phlebotomy. Extensive hands-on lab skills training followed by a 60-hour externship. Completed over 250 successful draws during training, practicum, and externship. Bachelor's degree from U.C. Santa Cruz in 2007 including a laboratory-based senior thesis, one year of Chemistry and more than a year of Biology, as well as Spanish and Medical Spanish. Completed a medical terminology course as part of the phlebotomy certification.

Work History

Work History
Jul 2009 - Aug 2009

EXTERN

PACLAB

Completed 60 hours, which included over 140 successful draws (96% success rate), preparing specimens for courier, centrifuging and aliquoting.Draws completed on patients of all ages including children.

Jan 2001 - Jan 2003

VOLUNTEER

FELINE MEDICAL CENTER

Assisted the veterinarians and veterinary technicians in surgeries, medical treatments, administration, and associated duties.

Education

Education
2008 - 2009

Phlebotomy Certification Program

Bellevue College, Bellevue Washington

Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society

2008 - 2009

Lab Assisting Certification Program

Bellevue College, Bellevue Washington
2003 - 2007

Bachelor of Arts

University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz California

Lab-focused senior thesis entitled Analysis of the Faunal Assemblage from CA-SCR-9

1999 - 2003

Foothill High School

Peer Mediation Team