laboratory assistant phlebotomist resume example with 16+ years of experience

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

Structured Lab Technician offering [Number]-year background collecting, processing and analyzing various specimens. Familiar with basic medical terminology, laboratory protocols and procedures and processing and testing techniques. Expertise in urinalysis and blood typing. Quality-focused professional recognized for performing all laboratory tests and procedures with attention to detail, optimum quality and expedience. Dedicated [Job Title] attentive to hospital protocols for handling [Type] and [Type] samples and patient information. Expertise in venipuncture and capillary puncture, specimen storage and quality assurance. Consistently relieves patient anxieties and maintains safety. Insightful Laboratory Technician brings dedication to excellence and calm demeanor. Team player trained in laboratory procedures, equipment maintenance and inventory management. Supports lab operations with accurate documentation and organized spaces. Detail-oriented Laboratory Technician with experience at high-volume output labs. Skilled handling live-patient samples and maintaining laboratory equipment. Strong communication skills and talented working positively with scientific teams. Reliable individual with skills and experience as Laboratory Technician. Smart and committed to job well done and offering exceptional drive. Focused Lab Technician with proven track record of success in contributing to successful running of clinical laboratories. Polished in conducting lab tests in areas of hematology and coagulation and preparing reagents, solutions and specimens for microscopic examination. Committed to strictly following OSHA and EPA mandates to facilitate safe, proper disposal of hazardous waste and samples. Skilled Laboratory Technologist trained in analytical techniques to support clinical trial testing. Efficiently coordinates materials and equipment to meet laboratory demands. Strong [Software] proficiency with superior skill in [Area of expertise]. Hardworking [Job Title] bringing [Number] years of expertise in microbiology, chemistry and hematology testing needs. Skilled multitasker with excellent communication and problem-solving skills. Proven history of maintaining equipment and lab areas in alignment with regulatory guidelines. Knowledgeable laboratory professional skilled in all facets of medical laboratory testing. Familiar with TJC, OSHA and FDA guidelines. Quality-driven team player with accuracy-focused and efficient approach, offering [Number] years of industry expertise. Detail-oriented [Job Title] well-versed in performing tests such as urinalysis, blood gasses and blood smears. Highly organized and diligent with systematic approach to handling specimens and conducting assessments. Ready to bring [Number] years of related experience to challenging new role. Reliable employee seeking [Job Title] position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. [Job Title] with over [Number] years of successful experience in [Skill] and [Skill]. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in [Industry] industry. Strengths in [Skill] and [Skill] backed by training in [Area of study]. Experienced [Job Title] with over [Number] years of experience in [Industry]. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

  • Sterilization techniques
  • Specimen analysis
  • Mass spectroscopy
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Specimen handling
  • Quality control monitoring
  • Infection Control
  • Hematology
  • Sterile technique
  • Specimen Labeling Procedures
  • Specimen Collection
  • Recording Data
  • Blood Specimen Storage
  • Quality Control Guidelines
  • Measuring Vital Statistics
  • Patient Care
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Equipment and Instrument Sterilizatoin
  • Venipuncture
  • Phlebotomy
  • Medical Records Management
  • Cleaning
  • Drawing Blood
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Laboratory Procedures
  • Insurance Knowledge
  • Blood Collection
  • Nursing Home Care
Work History
07/2018 to Current Laboratory Assistant /Phlebotomist Touro | New Orleans, LA,
  • Tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating and noting times of collection.
  • Oversaw items in inventory and reordered before supplies diminished.
  • Maintained strict aseptic fields when collecting biological samples, minimizing staff and patient infection risks.
  • Obtained samples for testing following standard protocols.
  • Prepared samples for shipping and disposed of bodily fluids in proper containers.
  • Processed patient specimens according to priority and documented results.
  • Resolved unusual test orders by contacting physicians, nursing stations or reference laboratories.
  • Logged patient information and recorded results into system using [Software] and [Software].
  • Followed physician orders to correctly administer therapeutic phlebotomy.
  • Labeled transfer tubes and followed exact directions for handling and storing specimens for transport.
  • Centrifuged blood samples as outlined in clinical protocols.
  • Stocked phlebotomy cart or carrier with appropriate supplies.
  • Completed proper sanitation and cleaning of equipment and work areas between patients.
  • Monitored patients for reactions and verified sample quality.
  • Followed established guidelines for reporting significant medical errors or unanticipated outcome in patient care.
  • Used personal protective equipment correctly to protect coworkers and patients.
  • Reviewed patient records for accuracy and completeness.
  • Promoted mission, vision and values of organization and trained new clinical staff in phlebotomy procedures.
  • Packaged and shipped specimens to central lab daily.
  • Organized daily work based on collection priority.
  • Conducted venipuncture and other CT procedures.
  • Assisted with office procedures by monitoring patient flow, performing telephone screening and maintaining sample drug lists.
  • Handled insurance verification tasks using [Software] and [Software] to validate patient insurance information.
  • Assembled tourniquets, needles and blood collection devices to prepare work trays.
  • 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.
  • Determined donor eligibility by conducting screenings, interviewing prospective donors, and obtaining medical histories.
  • Validated blood and specimen collection orders, alerting nurses or physicians of discrepancies between order and nursing station logs.
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Obtained blood specimens by performing venipunctures and finger sticks [Number] times per day.
  • Maintained exam rooms by ordering supplies, transporting specimens, washing and packing instruments and changing solutions.
  • Spoke with patient to gather information for lab records, reduce fear or anxiety and optimize cooperation.
01/2014 to 06/2021 Medical Transportation Specialist Wellpath | Phillips, WI,
  • Transported elderly patients to and from facilities and performed essential ambulatory care.
  • Accepted daily patient transport assignments and drove ambulance with medical personnel to patient location.
  • Transported patients to assigned medical facilities, enabling secure delivery to appropriate departments.
  • Completed mechanical checklist prior to each shift, monitoring functionality of ambulance.
  • Earned and maintained necessary certifications.
  • Removed and replaced soiled linens and equipment to maintain sanitary conditions.
  • Assessed ambulance for cleanliness and properly stocked with first aid and medical supplies.
  • Documented and reported mechanical issues to appropriate service personnel.
  • Maintained flexible availability to accommodate on-call hours.
  • Administered first aid such as bandaging, splinting and oxygen support.
  • Worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Offered friendly and efficient service to all customers, handled challenging situations with ease.
  • Used coordination and planning skills to achieve results according to schedule.
  • Developed team communications and information for meetings.
06/2017 to 07/2018 Medical Assistant Brown Family Medical Practice | City, STATE,
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Completed clinical procedures and gathered patient data for interpretation by physician.
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
  • Obtained pre- and post-treatment vital signs and weight.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Gathered forms and copied insurance cards to collect patient information for billing and insurance filing.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Verified appropriate lab couriers picked up collected lab specimens.
02/2005 to 05/2017 Psychiatric Nursing Assistant Alliance Heath Center | City, STATE,
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
  • Maintained best-in-class standards for individualized care in [Number]-bed unit by continuously checking in with patients and families and quickly providing care.
  • Reduced risks of patient infection and cross-contamination by cleaning and sterilizing equipment.
  • Counseled and mentored clients on substance use and life choices.
  • Charted on each patient daily.
  • Applied interventions when necessary, including clients wanting to leave against medical advice (AMA).
  • Recommended continuing care and medications to clients and communicated with family members on treatment and discharge plans.
  • Administered PPD and IM injections according to protocol.
  • Coordinated with medical and paramedical professionals to provide appropriate input and effectively formulate and implement treatment plans for patients.
  • Treated clients and families with respect and dignity.
  • Assessed clients upon admission and discharge to detox; took blood draws for labs.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Searched resident belongings prior to and during stays.
Expected in No Degree | General Shelton State Community College, Tuscaloosa, AL GPA:
Expected in 06/2018 Associate of Science | Medical Assisting Antonelli College - Jackson, Flowood, MS GPA:

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School Attended

  • Shelton State Community College
  • Antonelli College - Jackson

Job Titles Held:

  • Laboratory Assistant /Phlebotomist
  • Medical Transportation Specialist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Psychiatric Nursing Assistant


  • No Degree
  • Associate of Science

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