laboratory technician i resume example with 3+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

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.

  • Laboratory Testing
  • Dilutions
  • Decant
  • Centrifugation
  • Preparation of Solutions
  • Pipette Techniques and Skills
  • Laboratory Equipment Maintenance
  • LIMS Proficiency
  • Microsoft Office
  • Forensic Aliquoting
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Acute care expertise
  • Lab equipment maintenance
  • Chemical identification
  • Gas chromatography knowledge
  • Liquid chromatography knowledge
Benedictine University Lisle, IL Expected in 2018 Bachelor of Arts : Sociology, Biology - GPA :
  • Dean's List Spring 17'
Work History
Eurofins Scient. - Laboratory Technician I
Battle Creek, MI, 06/2019 - Current
  • Conduct chemical extractions on biological fluids, blood spots, and tissues within forensic drug toxicology laboratory environment
  • Utilize various extraction techniques such as solid-phase (SPE) and liquid-liquid extractions to prepare samples for alcohol/drug screening and confirmation testing
  • Utilize safety and quality control procedures to ensure accurate results, accountability and integrity of chain of custody of sample material in accordance with company policy
  • Average monthly productivity of 1700 samples; <2% error rate
  • Other laboratory extraction related activities include: validation of purchased controls, negative control material, method validations, research studies, and responsible for completing weekly laboratory equipment maintenance
  • Prepare solutions, reagents, or sample formulation needed for laboratory work and extraction procedures
  • Maintained, calibrated and troubleshot pH probes, EC meters, balances, automatic pipettes and diluters
  • Enforce infection control and sharps disposal procedures to protect co-workers and self
Danbury Health Systems - Specimen Technician
Rhinebeck, NY, 04/2018 - 06/2019
  • Performed forensic specimen spiking preparation for hair assays
  • Performed daily laboratory testing, and deliver accurate results to clients; adhere to work instructions, standard operating procedures, and product specifications at all times
  • Ensured sample integrity, including proper sample tracking, preparation, distribution, and storage; perform test that are within LCMS/GCMS regulations
  • Operated department instruments and equipment
  • Forensically aliquoted specimens for screen, re-screen, research or confirmation
  • Pipette and weighed aliquot accurately; recorded accurate weight/volume on appropriate work-list for confirmation and screening samples
  • Inspected required information for Chain-of-Custody form to meet all acceptance criteria
  • Differentiated and accurately performed procedures for disposing/storing negative samples versus positive samples
  • Maintained laboratory as clean and safe environment
  • Looked after usage of lab resources and ensured steady supply of materials needed through maintained record
  • Collaborated with team members to ensure laboratory inventory is up to par on weekly basis
  • Set up, maintained and verified sterility of lab equipment and tools
  • Led team of 8 support staff per shift by prioritizing tasks and assigning duties
Harvard University - Research Assistant I
Menlo Park, CA, 05/2018 - 08/2018
  • Assisted in subject recruitment and visit schedules
  • Managed over 40 patient calls per day
  • Performed biological sample collection and processing, including spinning and aliquoting blood, storage and shipping of all specimens according to protocol
  • Prepared and maintained subject charts and records, including lab and exam results
  • Followed policies and procedures in accordance with clinic, university, hospital and federal guidelines
  • Provided general assistance, as needed, to Principal Investigator and other research staff
  • Validated incoming data to check information accuracy and integrity while independently locating and correcting concerns
  • Helped team meet regulatory requirements by coordinating documentation and filings
  • Organized important paperwork, including participant informed consent waivers and research scope documentation
  • Chicago Chromatography Discussion Group
  • USDTL Safety Committee
  • USDTL Extraction and Screening Committee
  • USDTL Grow Your Leadership
  • DuPage County Morgue- Job Shadow

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School Attended

  • Benedictine University

Job Titles Held:

  • Laboratory Technician I
  • Specimen Technician
  • Research Assistant I


  • Bachelor of Arts

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