Graduate Research Assistant resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Talented medical doctor and dedicated research scientist offering years of experience to medical service delivery; well-versed in medical protocols and managing microbiology, chemistry and hematology tests. A fast learner with excellent communication skills and problem-solving abilities, who believes in teamwork and complementing rather than competing in a group. An individual with working knowledge of ICH GCP and GLP regulations in Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology and general healthcare settings. I am dedicated to being a part of a company that would allow me utilize my team playing and decision-making skills and my ability to work under pressure on any given tasks with minimal supervision.


Medical Skills

  • Patient records administration
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Improving clinical quality outcomes
  • Clinical Instruction
  • Insurance Verification
  • Clinic Administration
  • Diagnosing patients
  • Patient assessment
  • Complying with regulatory guidelines
  • Hospital coordination
  • Healthcare delivery
  • Acute and rehabilitative care

Laboratory Skills

  • Application of scientific principles
  • Lab experiments and research
  • Experiment protocol development
  • Knowledge in aseptic techniques, media preparation, staining procedures, protein quantification, microscopy, immunobloting, toxic molecule assays, electrophoresis, gel imaging, PCR,
  • Article review and seminar presentation
  • Scientific paper experience
  • Teaching students
  • Clinical research
  • Preparing samples and specimens
  • Managing laboratory supplies
08/2019 to Current
Graduate Research Assistant Purdue University Lebanon, IN,
  • Taught a class of about 22 students each semester on introductory microbiology.
  • Followed established course outline to prepare laboratory sessions and convey information and enhance understanding of materials.
  • Utilized email, phone and in-person meetings to answer questions and mentor struggling students.
  • Adhered to university requirements for student assignments, testing and grading of work under supervision of the professor.
  • Tracked class and student metrics including attendance, projects, labs and reports.
  • Supported professor in implementing rigorous teaching and learning experiences.
  • Collaborated with other teaching assistants to discuss laboratory protocols and how to improve on existing materials to meet present day standards.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train undergraduate researchers in my lab.
02/2018 to 05/2019
Medical Trinity Health Corporation Delaware, OH,
  • Provided patient care in all department within the hospital
  • Diagnosed and treated various diseases such as cancer, cardiac failure and neurological events.
  • Worked at the States TB Care Centre as a Surveillance Officer in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of Tuberculosis.
  • Coordinated referrals to other health services and facilitated follow-up by the clinic nurse.
  • Research Assistant on care-seeking and treatment for diarrhea, malaria and pneumonia in the polytechnic
  • Providing research support to principal investigator- daily summaries of field work
  • Managed administrative functions like cost management, utilization reviews, quality assurance and medical protocol development.
  • Trained staff to ensure compliance with local, national and federal requirements.
  • Leveraged evidence-based expertise to interpret patient symptoms and test results and create individualized plans of care.
  • Oversaw day-to-day practice functions, including delivery of patient care, medical and administrative staff and business activities.
  • Created plans to achieve organizational goals, including promoting employee welfare and delivery of patient care.
11/2016 to 11/2017
Medical Officer Medical Science Gaithersburg, MD,
  • Worked 24-hours a day in the medical, surgical, and gynecology departments to respond to urgent medical situations in a timely manner.
  • Leveraged evidence-based expertise to interpret patient symptoms and test results and create individualized plans of care.
  • Performed both booked and emergency surgical procedures, including prompt referral to tertiary institutions as the need arose.
  • Promoted quality care of patients and maintenance of rooms and facilities in alignment with safety, health and organizational regulations.
  • Worked with the records department to collate data on maternal and perinatal mortality.
  • Represented the hospital at the Maternal Mortality Review meetings organized by the Federal Ministry of Health.
  • Coordinated a number of clinical studies in partnership with foreign health organisations such as the Médecins Sans Frontières with a goal to alleviate poor health delivery in the Northern part of Nigeria
04/2015 to 03/2016
Medical Intern Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex City, STATE,
  • Developed and maintained good rapport and cooperative working relationships with providers and staff.
  • Documented patient complaints in medical case notes during clinic visits for physician review.
  • Recorded daily notes on patient's conditions in case notes during ward rounds.
  • Initiated assessments and plan of care for patients in conjunction with medical fellow and attending physicians.
  • Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to patients under direction and supervision of senior colleagues.
  • Practiced basic procedures of internal medicine and critical care medicine, including phlebotomy, arterial line placement and nasogastric tube placement.
  • Prepared exam and treatment rooms for patient and physician use including assisting in minor and major surgical procedures.
  • Attended all scheduled rounds and teaching conferences offered at various sites where i presented case notes and literature reviews.
  • Ordered laboratory testing, physical assessments and specialist consults to help diagnose and treat patients.
  • Patiently explained prescribed procedures and discussed test results with patients and family members.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2021
Master of Science: Microbiology
Miami University - Oxford, OH
Expected in 11/2014
M.D.: Medicine And Surgery
Obafemi Awolowo University - Ile-Ife, Osun, Nigeria,
Activities and Honors
  • Most Outstanding Staff Award, Ona-Ara Hospital in the year 2018
  • OAU Socialite of the year 2014
  • MTN Foundation Student Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence, 2008-2014
  • Member, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), 2014 till date
  • Member, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA),2014 till date
  • United States Abortion and Family Planning Requirements Revision Course, USAID (February 2018)
  • Intra-uterine Contraceptive Device Revision Course, USAID (February 2018)
  • Update Course on Long Acting Reversible Contraception, UCSF (March 2018)
  • WHO Tuberculosis Surveillance Workshop (August 2018)
  • Training on Pharmacovigilance organised by graduating medical and dental class of 2014, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, in conjunction with the College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife (September 2014)
  • Leadership Conference organised by the School of Effective Ministry and Leadership, Spokesman Communication Ministries, Ile-Ife (July 2013)
  • APIN(Aids Prevention Initiative in Nigeria) Paediatric HIV Summit, Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria (September 2016)
Additional Information
  • Computer Literate, an avid user of social media seeking to maximise the advantages of technological advances.
  • Hobbies include events planning, watching movies and sporting events, traveling, hanging out with intellectuals and listening to music.

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School Attended

  • Miami University
  • Obafemi Awolowo University

Job Titles Held:

  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Medical
  • Medical Officer
  • Medical Intern


  • Master of Science
  • M.D.

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