histology assistant resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Specimen Preparation
  • Data Analysis
  • Administrative Support
  • Tissue Embedding
  • Histologic Slides Preparation
  • Customer Service
  • Basic Math
  • Project Management
  • Timeline Planning and Management
  • Spreadsheet Management
  • Multi-Task Management
  • Database Entry
  • Research
  • Workflow Optimization
  • Project Planning
  • Correspondence Writing
  • Reception Oversight
  • Computer Skills
  • Records Management
  • Multi-Line Telephone Systems
  • Spreadsheets
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Advanced MS Office Suite Knowledge
  • Database Organization
12/2022 to Current Histology Assistant Centura Health | Louisville, CO,
  • Maintained neat, organized and confidential written records.
  • Received, logged and assessed quality of specimens received.
  • Tracked and maintained inventory of laboratory supplies.
  • Performed routine and specialized histology staining procedures.
  • Disposed of specimens after completed testing procedures.
  • Recognized and addressed staining problems.
  • Prepared slides for microscopic examination and analysis.
  • Sectioned frozen tissue to produce slides for diagnosis.
  • Adhered to all safety and infection control precautions and regulations.
  • Recorded number of tissue blocks and verified proper identification and labeling.
  • Maintained laboratory equipment to support continuous functionality.
  • Mounted specimens on glass slides for further examination.
  • Compiled and maintained records of preventive maintenance and instrument performance according to schedule and regulations.
  • Applied dye and chemicals to stain tissue specimens, increasing visibility of cell details.
10/2022 to 12/2022 Line Server Dickinson College | Carlisle, PA,
  • Maintained clean, sanitized and well-stocked food areas for optimal presentation and food safety.
  • Stocked salad and cold food lines, replenished ice and verified temperatures of different food items.
  • Documented orders and special requests, gathered condiments and packaged food.
  • Processed cash, credit and debit payments for purchases.
  • Maintained adequate levels of linens, trays and silverware items for customers and performed washing and sanitation.
  • Followed guidelines for safe serving, appropriate temperatures and proper presentation.
  • Upheld correct procedures for preparing foods and storing leftovers.
  • Maintained tools, equipment and surfaces in clean, neat and working order.
  • Monitored use of condiments, utensils and beverages.
  • Utilized safe and efficient methods for operating equipment.
  • Rang up orders on cash register to process cash, credit card and personal check payments.
  • Took inventory of supplies and equipment and placed new orders to maintain stock levels.
  • Processed cash and credit card payments, promptly returning receipts, coin, bills and payment cards to customers.
  • Adhered to safe and proper storage guidelines for incoming supplies.
  • Delivered orders to kitchen and checked for accuracy and correct temperature on pick-up before serving to customers.
08/2022 to 12/2022 Laboratory Assistant East Tennessee Children's Hospital | Sevierville, TN,
  • Maintained clean and organized work area with adequate supplies and reagents.
  • Obtained samples for testing following standard protocols.
  • Isolated, identified and prepared specimens for examination.
  • Cleaned, maintained and calibrated laboratory and field equipment to ensure continuous accuracy and functionality.
  • Collected information and samples in support of staff research.
  • Monitored lab supplies and proactively replenished for convenience and availability.
  • Implemented lab procedures to prevent errors and protect staff.
  • Consulted with technicians and researchers to analyze atypical results.
  • Collected, labeled and stored lab samples according to laboratory specifications.
  • Disposed of laboratory materials and samples using well established guidelines and instructions.
  • Prepared specimens and forms for transport to outside laboratories.
  • Prepared lab for daily operations by stocking materials and equipment.
  • Used time management and adaptability skills to prioritize and run multiple tests.
  • Attended lab meetings to participate in research discussions.
  • Performed daily housekeeping tasks driving efficient laboratory operations.
02/2020 to 08/2022 Administrative Assistant Marcus And Millichap | Boise, ID,
  • Answered phone calls and emails to provide information, resulting in effective business correspondence.
  • Provided secretarial and office management support while building cooperative working relationships.
  • Inventoried and ordered supplies for office.
  • Responded effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Maintained accurate department and customer records.
  • Managed physical and digital files, monitored spreadsheets and updated reports to coordinate project materials.
  • Developed administrative processes to achieve organizational objectives and improve office efficiency.
  • Prepared and prioritized calendars and correspondence.
  • Organized both physical and digital files and updated reports to coordinate project materials.
  • Directed customer communication to appropriate department personnel.
  • Utilized editing programs to proofread content for typo-free emails, memos and documentation.
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents, maintaining front desk and reception area in neat and organized fashion.
  • Pleasantly welcomed visitors, answered phone calls and maintained front reception desk.
  • Handled incoming calls and directed callers to appropriate department or employee.
  • Created spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel for record-keeping and reporting.
  • Kept office equipment functional and supplies well-stocked to promote efficient operations.
  • Responded to customer issues to provide immediate resolution and improve retention.
  • Sorted and distributed incoming faxes, letters and emails for office distribution.
  • Provided product shipment logistical support and quality control by coordinating with vendors, resulting in increased revenue.
  • Reduced financial discrepancies by accurately analyzing and managing customer orders and invoices for various Fortune 500 companies.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2019 to to Bachelor of Science | Public Health Benedict College, Columbia, SC GPA:
Expected in 08/2017 to to Associate of Arts | Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College, Orangeburg, SC GPA:
Expected in 06/2012 to to High School Diploma | Swansea High School, Swansea, SC GPA:

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School Attended

  • Benedict College
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College
  • Swansea High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Histology Assistant
  • Line Server
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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