educational assistant laboratory technician resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Motivated biology lab assistant with 10+ years experience supporting educational labs to create an exceptional student experience.

Dedicated and hard-working with an internal drive to deliver excellence.

Effective and clear communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.

Resourceful and well-organized with exceptional work ethic and adaptability.

  • Educational biology lab support, excellent lab practices
  • Laboratory equipment proficiency
  • Produce high quality microbiology media, pour plates
  • Quality control procedures
  • Laboratory experiment and testing setup
  • Lab protocol development, review, revision, implementation
  • Personal Protective Equipment, cleaning, sterilization, sanitation, hazardous waste handling
  • Train, mentor, supervise lab staff
  • Report, document pertinent lab information
  • Organize dynamic inventory, maintain equipment
  • Professional phone etiquette, exemplary customer service
  • Client needs assessment
  • Clinical patient care management, coordination, planning, implementation
  • Billing, coding, transcription, insurance benefits, prior-authorization
  • Networking, rapport and relationship building
  • Motivation, teamwork and goal achievement
Work History
Educational Assistant/Laboratory Technician , 03/2011 to Current
Rochester General Health SystemWilliamson, NY,
  • Provide outstanding quality prep, setup, maintenance, and cleanup of labs for numerous sections of biology, microbiology, biotech, A&P, zoology
  • Autonomously analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve issues with classes, labs, and equipment and assist in classrooms as needed
  • Supervise, train and mentor student workers
  • Proficiently prepare media, reagents, solutions, and dilutions
  • Run autoclave, certified in biohazard and universal waste disposal
  • Maintain clean, organized, safe lab environment. Lab Safety Committee member; create and maintain Lab Safety Handbook
  • Monitor and maintain dynamic inventory of lab supplies, models, and equipment. Utilize procurement system to purchase supplies and equipment. Verify check disbursement to vendor. Handle equipment service contracts
  • Create, maintain and update lab schedules, prep guides, MSD binders
  • Set up practicum test stations with models and microscopes as needed
Licensed Practical Nurse/Centralized Scheduler, 07/2006 to 02/2010
Mesa View Regional HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Scheduled, coordinated outpatient infusions, surgeries, treatments and imaging
  • Managed 50-150 incoming calls, emails, faxes daily
  • Reviewed insurance benefits, obtained prior-authorizations, collected money
  • Provided patient instruction, education, preparation
  • Ordered appropriate labs, procured specialized equipment
  • Served as liaison between patient, insurance, clinics, hospital departments
Licensed Practical Nurse, 09/2005 to 07/2006
Porters Nursing And RehabilitationCity, STATE,
  • Provided skilled, hospice, rehabilitative, memory nursing care to patients in 53-bed facility with post-op unit
  • Managed Certified Nursing Assistants
Associate of Arts: General Studies, Expected in 2016 to St. Louis Community College - Florissant Valley,
  • Completed 2 semesters in nursing program 2016-2017
  • President SNA 2016-2017
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa
  • Dean's List
Certificate Program: Practical Nursing, Expected in 1992 to St. Charles Community College - Cottleville, MO
  • Passed State Boards, awarded Certificate of Practical Nursing 1992
  • Dean's List 1991, 1992
  • Member SNA
  • Created Master file system of all model keys, equipment manuals, lab preps. Set up individual classroom file cabinets with updated, laminated student model keys
  • Successfully streamlined test materials creating binder system with individual test setup protocol, photos, station numbers, dedicated test slides, master keys utilized by professors
  • Provided outstanding support to supervisor, Virginia Naumann, and biology department during extensive Summer 2018 renovation by providing comprehensive assistance with planning, organization, execution, packing, unpacking, organizing while successfully continuing to support active labs taking place in satellite areas on campus
  • Currently working to develop protocol for informational checklist to assist orientation of new adjunct professors to biology lab procedures, protocols
  • Team participant in the installation of new EHR system at Mesa View Regional Hospital. Trained department managers on use
  • Volunteered weekend time for hospital collection efforts to meet goal of closing 30% of accounts prior to year-end revenue
  • As Student Nurse Association President, secured permanent nursing study room on campus, created health station providing measurements, teaching, educational materials on blood pressure.
  • Student Nurse Association President, 2016-2017
  • Organized fundraising, community outreach, blood drives, blood pressure screenings and public education booths
  • Phi Theta Kappa 2012-Present; GPA 3.8

Certificate of Practical Nursing 1992.

IV certification 1992.

BLS certification July 2017-July 2019


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School Attended

  • St. Louis Community College
  • St. Charles Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Educational Assistant/Laboratory Technician
  • Licensed Practical Nurse/Centralized Scheduler
  • Licensed Practical Nurse


  • Associate of Arts
  • Certificate Program

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