Histology Aide Autopsy Tech resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
More than eight years' experience as a laboratory aide/ grossing technician in areas such as histology, microbiology, and cytology. Unmitigated attention to detail, and a consummate ability to perform assignments accurately and assertively, with little to no supervision. Familiarity working in a fluid, challenging, clinical laboratory environment with the primary focus on unequivocal first-rate patient care. Exemplary oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ample knowledge of medical and anatomical terminology. Completed classes such as Biology I and II, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Inorganic Chemistry I and II, and other science classes pertaining to my major.
Skill Highlights
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Professional Experience
Histology Aide/ Autopsy Tech, 01/2008 - 01/2009
Birdeye Irving, TX,
  • Responsible for specimen recognition and data entry of specimens, including sourcing, tissue specification, and charges for testing.
  • Adept at identifying types of tissue after processing, matching them to the specific slides, and signing off on the validity of the correct slide to block relationship, including frozen blocks, for final interpretation by the pathologist.
  • Comprehension of all facets relating to an autopsy, including prepping the room for the procedure, as well as excision of all organs, including brain and spinal cord extrication, to suturing of corpse, as well as disposal.
Grossing Technician, 01/2005 - 01/2008
CBL Pathology City, STATE,
  • Familiarity with identification, sectioning, and submission of a vast range of tissue types, from dermapathology to gastrointestinal specimens, as well as all other forms of general tissue.
  • Proficiency in inking techniques for all tissue types, as well as specialized color-coded methods for both oriented and non-oriented specimens.
  • Assisted in training and providing technical assistance to new personnel.
  • Participated in the development of new procedures, techniques, and equipment used in obtaining and handling laboratory specimens.
  • Acted as assistant supervisor when the need arose, was in charge of reconciliation, grossing, and all other technical aspects of the night shift, encompassing twenty employees.
  • Maintained inventory and ordered supplies as needed to clear the gross area and dispose of biohazard waste.
  • Thorough comprehension of all facets pertaining to laboratory operations, from reconciliation, through data entry, grossing, and loading of prepared specimens for fixation.
Cytology Laboratory Aide, 01/2002 - 01/2005
Dianon/Labcorp City, STATE,
  • Extensive preparation techniques involving a modified feulgen/Papanicolaou stain, including execution of calculations to determine precise amounts and strengths of reagents needed for staining of cytological specimens.
  • Experienced with medical data entry, as well as the preparation of specimens for testing, according to orders on medical invoices.
  • Performed routine maintenance as required by laboratory procedures.
  • Participated in receiving and processing specimens using the methods required by the respective laboratory procedures and protocols.
  • Labeled slides; transferred measured specimens onto slides for staining.
Microbiology Laboratory Aide, 04/2001 - 10/2001
St. Mary's Hospital City, STATE,
  • Prepared microbiological specimens for analysis using various plating and incubating procedures, including aerobic and slant techniques.
  • Familiarity with agar plating techniques involving large sections of tissue, using "grinding" methods to obtain small tissue samples suitable for culturing.
Sales Manager, 01/2015 - Current
AMC Logistics City, STATE,
Responsibility to procure accounts, regarding high volume shipping of any items, from domestic to international to maritime.
Keep track of all financial records and logistical information pertaining to AMC Logistics.
Making certain that the entire process between the shipper and the movement of products occurs as smoothly as possible, even during times that the movement becomes "fluid" in nature.
Aptitiude to immerse a new company into an extremely challenging market and obtain accounts to keep AMC growing in the shipping arena.
Ability to use diverse avenues in order to procure new accounts.
Need to constantly think "outside the box", regardless of the situation that may arise, so as to make the process as streamlined and on time as possible.
Education and Training
Bachelor's degree: , Expected in
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: Biomolecular Science, Expected in 2018
Central Connecticut State University - ,
Completing my degree in Biomolecular Science.
Community Service
color, data entry, forms, interpretation, inventory, laboratory procedures, pathologist, personnel, protocols, receiving, specification, supervisor, technical assistance

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School Attended

  • Central Connecticut State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Histology Aide/ Autopsy Tech
  • Grossing Technician
  • Cytology Laboratory Aide
  • Microbiology Laboratory Aide
  • Sales Manager


  • Bachelor's degree

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