lab tech 1 send out resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Structured Lab Technician offering 6 year background collecting, processing and analyzing various specimens. Familiar with basic medical terminology, laboratory protocols and procedures and processing techniques. Expertise in manual ordering and blood draw skills . Quality-focused professional recognized for performing all laboratory tests and procedures with attention to detail, optimum quality and expedience. Talented Assistant with excellent interpersonal skills and more than 6 years of experience. Highly effective and knowledgeable in Soft, EPIC , Center Bridge , antrim and Sunquest . Organized Lab Assistant with six (6) years of hands-on experience and exceptional skills in recordkeeping and specimen collection. Well-trained and comfortable dealing with complex and sensitive laboratory equipment. Accurate in extracting reliable and valuable results. Compassionate laboratory technician 1 trained to handle issues and remain level-headed at all times. Offering drive to work hard and serve as valued employee. Detail-oriented Laboratory Assistant brings 7-year record of success in systematically supporting laboratory operations. Collaborative team player proficient in laboratory policies and procedures. Committed to completing work with well-coordinated, systematic approach.

  • Safe specimen handling
  • CLIA & OSHA compliance
  • Lab testing and reporting
  • Data and statistical analysis
  • Conflict resolution
  • Written Communication
  • Troubleshooting
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Detail-oriented
  • Customer Service
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Teamwork
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Attention to Detail
  • Specimen Preparation
  • Specimen Handling Protocols
  • Laboratory Safety Procedures
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Safety Protocols
  • Analytical Thinking
  • File and RecordKeeping
  • Excellent Lab Practices
  • Mathematics and Calculations
  • Report and Technical Writing
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Data Analysis
  • Laboratory Terminology
  • Equipment Management
  • Infection Control
  • Sample Checking
Lab Tech 1/ Send.out , 06/2021 to Current
Tridentusa Health ServicesLos Angeles, CA,
  • Evaluated test system performance and corrected issues to address underperformance.
  • Identified and reported issues affecting test performance.
  • Received specimens and reviewed for quality, labeling and accessioning,
  • Participated in extra training and courses to refine and improve upon industry knowledge.
  • Kept lab space and equipment clean to prevent contamination with hazardous substances.
  • Oversaw lab equipment stock and placed orders to expand inventory.
  • Prepared specimens for in-house testing and for transport to off-site to reference laboratories.
  • Labeled and numbered specimens for accurate recordkeeping and blind testing.
  • Unloaded, unpacked and routed incoming specimens by type to different staging areas for further processing.
  • Met quality control standards by examining specimens for adequacy and appropriateness.
  • Captured client and specimen data electronically to build and update files.
  • Fielded inquiries from clients and phlebotomists regarding specimen requirements and testing protocols.
  • Processed specimens and prepared each for shipment to testing laboratories.
  • Recorded patient data in soft/epic patient database.
  • Maintained compliance with standards for patient confidentiality, work accuracy and infection control.
  • Prepared specimens by sorting into groups and setting up in designated areas.
  • Gathered biological samples for laboratory tests.
  • Received and routed results to proper personnel.
  • Protected patient information by adhering to strict confidentiality standards.
  • Processed orders for lab testing and liaised with physicians to review results.
Lab Assistant, 11/2020 to 05/2021
HcaKnoxville, TN,
  • Processes information by compiling, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data with attention to detail.
  • Interacts with patient and other health care professionals, and responds to routine inquiries. Inspects and maintains work area, instruments, and supplies.
  • Promotes DMC values by demonstrating behaviors supportive of building a High Reliability Culture committed to Safety for Life, Health for Life, Customer Service, Community Welfare, Excellence, Respect, Integrity, Accountability, Innovation, Teamwork and Effective Resource Use.
  • Prioritizes incoming specimens; processes patient specimens in accordance with department safety and OSHA guidelines. Ensures stats and other critical tests are accurately and immediately processed. Documents specimen problems and refers to supervisor or other lead designee.
  • May draw blood samples from patients based on physician-s order and in accordance with departmental safety and OSHA guidelines (e.g. utilizes protective equipment such as gloves, coats, and shields); verifies patients- identification and collects insurance information.
  • Ensures specimen integrity by verifying patient identification and ensures the sample submitted is appropriate given the requested test. Sorts, racks, and delivers specimens to appropriate testing laboratory.
  • detects and corrects errors according to laboratory policies and quality standards.
  • Communicates with patients to explain procedures and/or answers routine questions from physicians, nurses, or other appropriate healthcare professionals (e.g. date or time of drawing patient-s blood or gathering specimens, verifying a request, etc.)
  • Complies with departmental safety polices and procedures and OSHA guidelines, including the use of applicable personal protective equipment.
Patient Care Technician, 07/2020 to 11/2020
DaVitaCity, STATE,
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician, noting changes from prior measurements.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Responded to patient emergencies with immediate care and notified clinicians to provide comprehensive assistance.
  • Helped patients maintain healthy skin by checking wounds, assessing integrity and bathing bedbound individuals.
  • Furthered skills by actively taking part in employee trainings and taking classes in subjects to improve .
  • Collected and transported patients and specimens to prepare for lab testing.
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately .
  • Interacted effectively with patients, families, staff and other hospital department staff to deliver high level of customer service and teamwork.
  • Provided care for patients based on physical, psychological, educational and safety criteria.
  • Attended to patient and family's immediate needs and concerns by acknowledging and providing required attention.
  • Answered patient assistance calls, assessed needs and offered qualified support.
  • Organized and maintained general supply storage areas.
  • Organized and replenished unit supplies to maintain team readiness for expected demands.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Documented observations and baseline measurements in medical records.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Cleaned and disinfected hemodialysis machines, chairs, trays, room and equipment.
  • Explained dialysis procedures to patients and answered questions and concerns prior to starting dialysis.
  • Inventoried, ordered, and restocked equipment and supplies needed for hemodialysis treatment.
  • Explained dialysis procedures and hemodialysis machine operation to patients prior to treatment to ease anxieties.
  • Set-up equipment for dialysis and primed dialyzer in preparation for use.
  • Measured and recorded patients' pre-dialysis and post-dialysis vital statistics, including weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration rate.
  • Recorded patient's pre-dialysis weight, vitals and any new medical conditions.
  • Safely transported, transferred, and positioned patients on chairs for treatment.
  • Observed and recorded patients' responses to therapies and exercises to report to practitioners and recommend adjustments to treatment plans.
  • Taught patients how to live within limits of capabilities and celebrated successes.
Inpatient Phlebotomist and EKG Tech., 09/2015 to 12/2019
Hennepin HealthcareCity, STATE,
  • Protected patients by following infection control, sharps disposal and biohazardous waste disposal procedures.
  • Drew blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe or butterfly venipuncture methods.
  • Tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating and noting times of collection.
  • Logged patient information and recorded results into system using EPIC and CENTER BRIDGE.
  • Conducted venipuncture and other CT procedures.
  • Stocked phlebotomy cart or carrier with appropriate supplies.
  • Obtained blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks over 60 times per day.
  • Accurately labeled vacutainer tubes with patient name, date and time of collection.
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Resolved unusual test orders by contacting physicians, nursing stations or reference laboratories.
  • Assembled tourniquets, needles and blood collection devices to prepare work trays.
  • Spoke with patient to gather information for lab records, reduce fear or anxiety and optimize cooperation.
  • Performed bedside tests like bleeding time tests and entered results into patient charts.
  • Organized daily work based on collection priority.
  • Maintained exam rooms by ordering supplies, transporting specimens, washing and packing instruments and changing solutions.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Biology, Expected in 05/2023 to WCCCD - Detroit, MI,
: Phlebotomy, Expected in 12/2015 to Hennepin Healthcare - Minneapolis, MN,
Certification: Language Interpretation And Translation, Expected in 06/2014 to University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Minneapolis, MN
: Medical Terminology , Expected in 03/2014 to Hubbs Center - Saint Paul, MN,
  • Graduated with 3.0 GPA
  • Awarded with a certification.
  • Certified Interpreter.
  • Certified phlebotomist.
  • Certified Interpreter.
Full Professional
Full Professional
Native/ Bilingual

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School Attended

  • Hennepin Healthcare
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
  • Hubbs Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Lab Tech 1/ Send.out
  • Lab Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Inpatient Phlebotomist and EKG Tech.


  • Associate of Science
  • Certification

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