lab technician resume example with 3+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Dynamic Health Services professional with more than four years of combined experience contributing to emergency, laboratory, and pharmacy operations within United States Coast Guard. Blends advanced training, certifications, and hands-on experience to ensure continuous delivery of top-quality care to diverse patients. Dedicated to elevating operations, administration, and team collaboration in clinical settings while ensuring regulatory compliance and best practices implementation.

  • Pharmacy, Laboratory, & Emergency Services
  • Patient Records & History Management
  • EKG, Heart, Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Patient Care, Communication, Education
  • Drug Inventory Management
  • Intramuscular / Intravenous Admixture Preparation
  • Phlebotomy & IV Therapy
  • Samples & Specimens Collection / Analysis
  • Equipment, Instruments, Supplier Decontamination
  • Orthopedic Splints & Dressings
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Medical Documentation & Reporting
  • Infection Control & Aseptic Procedures
  • Drug Storage Procedures
  • Wound Care
United States Coast Guard , Expected in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training : ASIST (In Progress) - GPA :
Joint Base Fort Sam Houston San Antonio, TX, Expected in 10/2018 Pharmacy Technician Certificate : - GPA :
CG Base Petaluma Training Center Petaluma, CA, Expected in 03/2018 Health Services Technician Certificate : Health Services Administration - GPA :
National Registry of Emergency Technicians , Expected in 11/2017 BLS Certificate : - GPA :
South University Savannah, GA Expected in Allied Health Science : - GPA :
  • Member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Bevill State Community College Jasper, AL, Expected in Diagnostic Imaging : - GPA :
Work History
Rapid Global Business Solutions, Inc - Lab Technician
Wayne, MI, 05/2021 - Current

Collaborate with secondary lab technicians and Pharmacist in timely and effective processing of lab orders.

  • Provide preparation and administration of vaccines in alignment with patient needs and medical histories.
  • Conduct regular HCG, urinalysis, and Mono / Strep A tests for active-duty military members.
  • Identify microorganisms in urine samples and prepare complete urinalysis samples for Quest and Lab Corps.
  • Prepare, process, label, and store patient specimens / samples - applying standard techniques and equipment.
  • Collect blood samples for aviation flight physicals, occupational medical surveillance, and evaluation program as well as per provider request.
  • Manage inventory and supply orders.

Key Contributions:

  • Decreased patient wait time by 50% through effective workload prioritization and resources allocation.
  • Supported operational readiness amongst aviation, boat, and active base crew members by serving instrumental leadership role in COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests via rapid nasal swabs or collection of patient saliva focused on active-duty members.
  • Minimized staff and patient infection risks by maintaining strict aseptic field during collection of biological samples.
Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Pharmacy Technician
Renton, WA, 10/2018 - Current

Team with staff across 19 Coast Guard clinics / sickbays (14 ashore and 5 afloat), addressing healthcare and pharmaceutical needs of active-duty members.

  • Prepare and process pharmacy request orders.
  • Maintain $1.2M+ worth of pharmaceutical inventory for US Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City's active, retired, and dependent populations.
  • Support controlled substances required for five afloat sickbays aboard Coast Guard Cutters.
  • Address inquiries from customers and healthcare providers.
  • Coordinate filling, compounding, and reconstituting of 20+ prescriptions daily.
  • Audit pharmacy’s over the counter, prescription, control medications, after-hours night locker, crash cart, and all medical kits for Base Fire Department / Duty HS response teams.

Key Contributions:

  • Increased accuracy and speed of pharmacy control substance administration 44% by leading audit boards.
  • Collaborated in administration of Moderna COVID-19 vaccines across civilian communities, volunteering at Albemarle Regional Health Services.
  • Assisted in reconstituting Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines and administering 2,275 vaccines for Coast Guard personnel, dependents, and retirees.
  • Joined pharmaceutical team (early spring 2021) in responding to Greek ship's mayday following declining health of captain due to COVID-19 complications. Participated in gathering and staging emergency prescription drugs, oxygen, and other emergency supplies in pelican cases for successful transportation to CG Base Elizabeth City Air Station.
  • Nominated Coast Guard Pharmacy Technician of the Year in 2019 for performance excellence.
Ready Responders - Health Services Technician
Washington, MN, 03/2018 - Current

Deliver emergency and clinical medical care to Coast Guard personnel, encompassing verbal / physical examinations and care planning / administration.

  • Record accurate patient medical histories with vital signs.
  • Administer venipunctures for disease detection, vaccinations for medical readiness, and prescribed injections for medical treatment as well as procedures.
  • Assist providers in minor procedures such as wound packing, ophthalmic foreign body removal, nail extraction, and sutures.
  • Complete food safety inspections across base's dining and shopping facilities.
  • Triage incoming phone calls and schedule appointments for providers based on optimal patient loads and clinician availability.

Key Contributions:

  • Facilitated health improvements among operational and support teams with creation of customized health plans for quick, comfortable, and effective recoveries.
  • Successfully clinically-recognized deep vein thrombosis and pancreatitis cases, working with provider in clinical patient care and referral to higher care level.
  • Ensured over 1,500 personnel complied with safety precautions through recording, documentation, and distribution of information.
United States Coast Guard - Emergency Medical Technician
City, STATE, 10/2017 - Current

Liaise extensively with patients regarding pain, comfort, and needs during transportation and preliminary medical care.

  • Evaluate patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and manual vital sign equipment.
  • Skillfully utilize operative equipment, including electrocardiograms (EKGs), automated external defibrillators, and bag valve mask resuscitators in advanced life support environments.

Key Contributions:

  • Excelled in high-pressure situations, effectively prioritizing tasks to save lives and provide medical care.
  • Successfully responded to an average of two Aviation Technical Training Center's pool dunker mishaps monthly, ranging from shallow water blackouts to hypoxia.
  • Effectively evaluated severely distressed patient, quickly identifying acute appendicitis and urgently coordinating transport to local emergency room for advanced care.

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School Attended

  • United States Coast Guard
  • Joint Base Fort Sam Houston
  • CG Base Petaluma Training Center
  • National Registry of Emergency Technicians
  • South University
  • Bevill State Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Lab Technician
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Health Services Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technician


  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
  • Pharmacy Technician Certificate
  • Health Services Technician Certificate
  • BLS Certificate
  • Allied Health Science
  • Diagnostic Imaging

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