lab manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Diligent Lab Manager bringing strong focus on organization and operational efficiency. Supports scientific staff by keeping equipment maintained and supplies organized. Maintains detailed, current records with diligent attention to daily documentation and accounting needs.

Objective: To obtain a technologist position to utilize my clinical laboratory education and experience by becoming a part of healthcare team that provides high quality care with a focus on patient center.

  • Laboratory professional with more than 30 years' experience
  • Working under pressure and time constraints within high-volume environments.
  • Performance and process improvement.
  • Employee supervision
  • Equipment management
  • Systems and automation applications
10/2013 to 07/2022 Lab Manager Apple Inc. | Grand Rapids, MI,
  • Managed equipment, building areas and inventory to keep facility running at peak levels.
  • Established and managed quality control program covering laboratory activities.
  • Defined priorities, delegated tasks and plJessicad workflow for laboratory personnel.
  • Interviewed prospective employees and provided input to HR on hiring decisions.
  • Reviewed employee performance and provided ongoing feedback and coaching to drive performance improvement.
12/2011 to 10/2013 Clinical Laboratory Specialist Department Of Defense | Asheville, NC,
  • Responsible for laboratory’s procedures and policies
  • Planning and implementation LIS change management – Cerner, Epic and billing changes
  • Implementation of new testing in Immunology Lab: HBV DNA QN RT-PCR
  • Implementation of current CD4 T-Helper Cell test in Flow Cytometry
  • Implementation of APCR and PTT-LA in Special Coagulation Lab
  • Reviewing and submitting the referral lab invoices to Accounts Payable
08/2002 to 12/2011 Laboratory Supervisor Perkinelmer, Inc. | Providence, RI,
  • Responsible for the operation of the Immunology, Reference, and Special Coag/Flow/BM lab by coordinating staff schedules, hiring new employees, lab meetings, implementation of new policies, performance evaluations, and review of QC/QA documentations.
  • Determined effective schedules by taking into consideration individual employee preferences and overall coverage needs.
  • Kept equipment in good working order and facilities clean, neat and organized.
  • Implementation of new testing in Immunology Lab: HIV-1 viral load and HCV Quant
  • Implementation of changing to different methodologies: HSV-1/HSV-2 IgG, CCP IgG, Hemoglobi A1c and CA 125
  • Implementation of three shift from one shift operation
  • Member of CAP inspection
  • Validation of MayoAccess System
  • Submitting and validation of Immunology/Reference Tests for Cerner
  • Oversaw quality control initiatives to optimize laboratory performance.
  • Responsible for the operation of Special coagulation Lab by hiring new employees, implementation of new policies, performance evaluations, and review of QC/QA records.
  • Submitting and validation of Special coagulation tests for Cerner
  • Subject matter expert for the implementation of new LIS system, Cerner (Regression testing team member)
  • Evaluating and validation of new methodologies: BCS Coagulation Instrument, Chronolog Platelet Aggregometer
09/1988 to 01/2002 Medical Technologist Adventhealth | Brooksville, FL,
  • Conducted multiple tests at once using automated equipment and computerized instruments.
  • Reviewed test results to confirm accuracy and diagnosed causes behind irregular findings.
  • PlJessicad and carried out regular maintenance on equipment by following procedures and manufacturers' guidelines.
  • Communicated with physicians to discuss lab test findings, procedures and other relevant information.
  • Used microscopes and cell counters to perform assigned tasks.
  • Documented medical test data and results in patient medical records.
  • Evaluated body fluids and tissue samples to document findings such as normal or abnormal results.
  • Performed routine and complex laboratory tests using variety of techniques, instrumentation and equipment to assist in medical diagnosis and treatment.
  • Performed various [Area of expertise] clinical analyses and testing.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/1988 to to Bachelor of Science | Medical Technology UTA And UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, GPA:
  • American Society of Clinical Pathologists MT (ASCP) Certification - August 1988
Co-author of following Articles (Abstracts)
  • Anti-nuclear Antibody Screening by Indirect Immunofluorescence: a Disconnect Between Manufacturers and the Guidelines
  • Fewer false positive and false negative results with 4th generation HIV antigen/antibody combo assay compared to 3rd generation HIV antibody assays in a low prevalence setting
  • The VITROS Immunodiagnostics Products Anti-HIV 1+2 Assay: A Rapid and Reliable Method for HIV Screening
  • Prevalence of Antibody to Trypanosoma cruzi in Hispanic Surnamed Patients Seen at Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dallas, Texas
  • Comparison of a Rapid Platelet Function Assay – Verify Now Aspirin – with Whole Blood Impedance Aggregometry for the Detection of Aspirin Resistance
  • Variability of platelet responsiveness in whole blood aggregation study in healthy controls over a period of time

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School Attended

  • UTA And UT Southwestern Medical Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Lab Manager
  • Clinical Laboratory Specialist
  • Laboratory Supervisor
  • Medical Technologist


  • Bachelor of Science

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