laboratory aide resume example with 5+ years of experience

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

Hardworking and reliable with strong ability in organization. Offering communitcation and patience. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

  • Samples Preparation
  • Specimen Storage
  • Sterilization Practices
  • Specimen Preparation
  • Inventory Oversight
  • Specimen Processing
  • Clinical Lab Settings
  • Interpersonal and Written Communication
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Relationship Building
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Problem Resolution
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Customer Service
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Organizational Skills
  • PPE Use
  • Active Listening
Education and Training
Cowley County Community College And Area Vocational-Technical School Arkansas City, KS Expected in 05/2020 Associate of Arts : Fine Arts - GPA :
Barton County Community College Great Bend, KS Expected in Associate of Applied Science : Medical Laboratory Technology - GPA :
Columbia University - Laboratory Aide
New York, NY, 08/2020 - Current
  • Used extreme care and caution when labeling lab specimens for later use.
  • Sanitized all counters and surfaces within the laboratory using company-approved cleaning products.
  • Processed hematology and chemistry samples.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Reduced occurrence of lab test errors for improved reliability and to avoid need for retesting.
  • Obtained samples for testing following standard protocols.
  • Collected, labeled and stored lab samples according to laboratory specifications.
  • Maintained fully-stocked phlebotomy cart, carrier and station.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Promoted blood specimen integrity for laboratory testing using accurate selection of collection tubes and correct technique.
  • Observed patient for unsual reactions or events to take appropriate action under established guidelines.
  • Prepared and packaged specimens for courier transport.
  • Located veins suitable for puncture to draw blood using sterilized needles, vials and other equipment.
  • Compiled and submitted data for demographic research.
  • Centrifuged blood specimens in test tubes and capillary tubes to separate cells and sediment from blood serum.
  • Identified patients using proper procedures prior to specimen collection.
  • Collected specimens for drug screens, paternity tests and alcohol tests.
  • Delivered quality patient care by completing accurate and timely collection and transport of clinical specimens according to established procedures.
  • Transported specimens following established protocol for temperature and light.
  • Conducted various blood tests and updated results into paper and electronic charts.
  • Obtained variety of blood samples through venipuncture or capillary puncture using syringes, butterfly needles and straight needles.
  • Labeled blood vials with critical information like time of collection, date and patient name.
  • Interviewed patients to verify test requisitions and patient identity.
  • Sanitized work area after every patient to prevent contamination and spread of disease.
  • Disposed of used needles in sharps containers to avoid accidental needlesticks.
  • Used aseptic techniques to maintain specimen integrity.
  • Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Labeled patient samples, double-checking information for accuracy.
  • Drew blood from patients to collect samples using venipuncture and following aseptic techniques.
  • Utilized calm and friendly demeanor to increase patient comfort and alleviate anxiety.
  • Prepared blood-collecting equipment to draw blood and safely store and transport samples.
Shaw Industries, Inc. - Supply Room Clerk
Pasadena, CA, 05/2019 - 08/2020
  • Checked office supplies stock and placed orders to maintain levels.
  • Managed supply requests, movements and preservation of group supplies.
  • Completed regular inventory counts to document unit equipment.
  • Prepared section documentation for all supply- and equipment-related activities.
  • Kept inventory within ideal minimum and maximum levels with skilled management.
  • Entered new purchases into [Software] to keep records updated.
  • Sought out and evaluated vendors, negotiated prices and completed contracts.
  • Sourced unique items and built relationships with vendors to reliably deliver high-quality goods.
Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. - Housekeeper
Roseburg, OR, 07/2017 - 05/2019
  • Moved beds, sofas and small furniture to wipe down baseboards and remove dust and dirt from hard-to-reach areas.
  • Removed finger marks and smudges from doors, frames and glass partitions to enhance shine.
  • Vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance.
  • Employed deep-cleaning techniques for areas in need of additional sanitation.
  • Emptied wastebaskets and disposed of soiled linens in guest rooms to reduce spread of germs and enhance freshness.
  • Dusted ceiling air conditioning diffusers and ventilation systems to improve airflow.
  • Cleaned building floors by sweeping, mopping and scrubbing.
  • Used cleaning chemicals following proper guidelines.
  • Returned rooms to occupant-ready status to satisfy future guests.
  • Completed daily list of rooms to turnover between guests, consistently meeting deadlines and completing thorough work.

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School Attended

  • Cowley County Community College And Area Vocational-Technical School
  • Barton County Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Laboratory Aide
  • Supply Room Clerk
  • Housekeeper


  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Applied Science

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