Twin Cities Lab Scientist Carol Beatty named Laboratorian of the Year 

The San Luis Obispo chapter of California Association for Medical Laboratory Technology (CAMLT) annually awards one member of the laboratory team from each facility in our area.  Clinical Laboratory Scientist Carol Beatty was selected at Twin Cities due to her years of service and her active participation in CAMLT both at the local and state level. 

“She provides our facility with current proposed legislation changes and advancements that occur in our field as well as numerous continuous education opportunities offered by CAMLT,” says Daphne Martin, Director of Laboratory Services at Twin Cities Community Hospital.

Carol has worked at Twin Cities for the past 12 years and as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist for over 40 years.  This award coincides with the National Laboratory Week Celebrations that occur April 23-27.

California Association for Medical Laboratory Technology (CAMLT) is a professional organization representing dedicated laboratory professionals throughout the state of California.  The mission of CAMLT is to advance professional growth and development of Clinical Laboratory Scientists, Medical Laboratory Technicians, Phlebotomists, and other dedicated laboratory professionals through quality educational programs, legislative representation and member services.

Twin Cities Community Hospital laboratory plays a crucial role in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of disease.  It is estimated that 70% of all healthcare decisions are based on the results provided by laboratories.  Out laboratory is licensed by the California Department of Health Services and accredited by The Joint Commission.  Twin Cities employs licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientists, certified phlebotomists and utilizes advanced instrumentation to perform approximately 750,000 tests per year. Their laboratory is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to serve the needs of all inpatients.