laboratory technician assistant resume example with 5+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Structured Laboratory Technician offering background in collecting, processing and analyzing various specimens. Familiar with basic medical terminology, laboratory protocols and testing procedures. Expertise in urinalysis and blood typing. Recognized for performing laboratory tests and procedures with attention to detail, optimum quality and expedience. Focused Lab Technician with proven track record of success in contributing to successful running of clinical laboratories. Polished in conducting lab tests and preparing reagents, solutions and specimens for microscopic examination.

  • File Organization and Maintenance
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Safety Protocols
  • Blood and Urine Analysis
  • Laboratory Information Systems
  • Experimental Procedures
  • Attention to Detail
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Specimen Collection
  • Phlebotomy Procedures
  • Patient Information
  • Lab Equipment Operation
  • Results Analysis
  • Laboratory Terminology
  • Spreadsheet Data Tracking
  • Inventory Control
  • Equipment Calibration
  • Technician Oversight
  • Corrective Actions
  • Standardized Formulas
  • Disposal Procedures
  • Sharps Disposal
  • File and Recordkeeping
  • Specimen Processing
  • Data Analysis
  • Verbal and Written Communication
Jes Health Services Montgomery, AL, Expected in 04/2020 Phlebotomy / Laboratory Tech : Phlebotomy / Laboratory Tech - GPA :
Selma High School Selma, AL Expected in 05/2008 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System - Laboratory Technician Assistant
Salinas, CA, 12/2021 - 07/2022
  • Tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating and noting times of collection.
  • Logged patient information and recorded results into system.
  • Processed patient specimens according to priority and documented results.
  • Contacted physicians, nursing stations or reference laboratories for resolution assistance with unusual test orders.
  • Oversaw items in inventory and reordered before supplies diminished.
  • Prepared samples for shipping and disposed of bodily fluids in proper containers.
  • Prepared blood smears and determined levels of normalcy.
  • Cleaned and sterilized tools and equipment to maximize purity of specimens.
  • Interpreted and documented results of tests into active databases and communicated results to internal customers.
  • Calibrated and maintained instruments to keep equipment fully operational.
  • Maintained documentation on tests performed in lab.
  • Performed testing and quality control using approved laboratory procedures and instrumentation.
  • Set and oversaw quality assurance guidelines for laboratory work.
  • Executed corrective actions when test controls were outside specified limits.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
Dignity Health - Certified Phlebotomist
Little Rock, AR, 05/2021 - 11/2021
  • Spoke with patient to gather information for lab records, reduce fear or anxiety and optimize cooperation.
  • Followed physician orders to correctly administer therapeutic phlebotomy.
  • Determined donor eligibility by conducting screenings, interviewing prospective donors, and obtaining medical histories.
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles.
  • Protected patients by following infection control, sharps disposal and biohazardous waste disposal procedures.
  • Stocked phlebotomy cart or carrier with appropriate supplies.
  • Organized daily work based on collection priority.
  • Validated blood and specimen collection orders, alerting nurses or physicians of discrepancies between order and nursing station logs.
  • Performed bedside tests like bleeding time tests and entered results into patient charts.
  • Labeled transfer tubes and followed exact directions for handling and storing specimens for transport.
  • Centrifuged blood samples as outlined in clinical protocols.
  • Completed proper sanitation and cleaning of equipment and work areas between patients.
  • Used personal protective equipment correctly to protect coworkers and patients.
  • Reviewed patient records for accuracy and completeness.
  • Conducted venipuncture and other CT procedures.
  • Packaged and shipped specimens to central lab daily.
  • Monitored patients for reactions and verified sample quality.
  • Tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating and noting times of collection.
  • Promoted mission, vision and values of organization and trained new clinical staff in phlebotomy procedures.
  • Followed established guidelines for reporting significant medical errors or unanticipated outcome in patient care.
Northwell Health - EKG Technician
Woodbury, NY, 04/2018 - 02/2020
  • Administered testing with electrocardiogram for patients experiencing events and as screening tool.
  • Educated patients on testing and preparation steps prior to procedure.
  • Adhered to cleaning protocol for EKG machine, Holter cables and accessories to provide safe environment.
  • Communicated with healthcare workers and physicians concerning test results.
  • Provided instruction on Holter monitor and connected patient to analyzer.
  • Monitored patient activity during stress test to record data.
  • Edited final test results to provide to physician for analysis.
  • Initiated CPR for patients in cardiac failure, responding to hospital crisis codes.
  • Transcribed physician interpretations to maintain electronic records for cosign by attending doctor.
  • Scheduled patients for testing and conducted follow up calls to confirm and answer questions.
  • Monitored patients' heart rhythms and functions through cardiac monitoring strips.
Gundersen Health System - CNA
Whitehall, WI, 07/2015 - 12/2017
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet needs.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.

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School Attended

  • Jes Health Services
  • Selma High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Laboratory Technician Assistant
  • Certified Phlebotomist
  • EKG Technician
  • CNA


  • Phlebotomy / Laboratory Tech
  • High School Diploma

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