lead laboratory assistant ii resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Skilled Laboratory Technologist trained in analytical techniques to support clinical trial testing. Efficiently coordinates materials and equipment to meet laboratory demands. Strong Microsoft and Laboratory Information software such as Cerner and Epic proficiency with superior skill in Help Desk and phone support

  • Supervised team of 4 staff members.
  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Documented and resolved Quest Diagnostic issues which led to. rapid turnaround results
  • High Computer acumen Comptia A+ and Network+ Certified
  • Raw material testing
  • Test data analysis
  • Lab equipment maintenance
  • Aseptic procedures
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Collaboration
  • Supervision
  • Team building
  • Compassion
  • Good listening skills
  • Leadership
  • Computer proficiency
  • Customer service
  • Reading comprehension
  • Adaptability
Work History
07/2012 to Current Lead Laboratory Assistant II Geisinger | Waterville, PA,
  • Collect blood and tissue samples with focus on accuracy and adherence to aseptic techniques of 100 irreplaceable tissue samples to include breast tissue and colon tissues
  • Analyzed experiment and test results to validate adherence to standards and specifications.
  • Actively listened to customers' requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
  • Identified issues, analyzed information and provided solutions to problems.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Maintained strict aseptic fields when collecting biological samples, minimizing staff and patient infection risks.
  • Licensed Phlebotomy Technician
  • Laboratory Assistant for 20 department Comprehensive Specialty Center
11/2005 to 07/2012 Emergency Medical Technician Ascension (System Office) | Niceville, FL,
  • Developed maintained rapport with coworkers local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
  • Served as principal liaison between emergency medical response department other city departments, public organizations, private agencies.
  • Communicated with lucid patients to gather incidental medical history information.
  • Maintained levelheadedness efficiency in high-pressure situations,
  • Effectively prioritizing tasks to save lives provide medical care.
  • Certified EMT dedicated member of emergency response teams delivering fast, quality care during medical emergencies, accidents, fires, natural disasters other crisis scenarios.
  • Served on taskforce that researched, selected installed GPS navigation system providing ambulance drivers with real-time traffic road conditions. This new technology accelerated emergency response-time by 20% during a.m./ p.m. hours.
06/2019 to Current Medical Laboratory Assistant Crystal Hot Sauce | Belle Point, LA,
  • Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant (AMT)
  • Experienced with Epic and Cerner applications.
  • Obtains laboratory specimens such as blood, urine and sputum directly from patient.
  • Processes Genetic, Ambry, Ariosa specialty testing daily with black and white understanding of policy and procedure for these sensitive tests.
  • Using centrifuge separates plasma or serum from whole blood.
  • Checks specimen acceptability for testing.
  • Labels, distributes, and stores samples appropriately.
  • Measures/weighs appropriate samples.
  • Provides information to technicians and technologists to be used in further laboratory testing.
  • Maintains and operates equipment such as centrifuges used to prepare samples for testing.
  • Keeps quality control maintenance charts on such equipment as well as refrigerators and freezers within department.
  • Tends automatic equipment as appropriate to prepare specimens for analytical testing.
  • Performs input of data via computer Epic and Cerner Lab applications.
  • Handles inquiries on laboratory specimen requirements and handling.
  • Keeps detailed records of all tests performed.
  • Reports laboratory findings to authorized persons.
  • Assists in transporting items between laboratory, clinic and hospital locations.
  • Maintains packing/ shipping training and certification as appropriate to remain in compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to provide culturally sensitive care and/or service.
01/2006 to 01/2014 Technician St Joseph's Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Performs variety of clinical tasks to better facilitate patient care by directly assisting nursing and physician staff.
  • Performs and documents vital signs, notifies triage nurse or physician on duty possibly critical patients.
  • Assist MD's with conscious sedation procedures.
  • Monitors stock and supplies to ensure par levels are maintained.
  • Ensures that physician orders are accurately entered into computers.
  • Answers phones and direct inquiries as appropriate.
  • Responsible for assisting medical and nursing staff with care and treatment of emergency adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
  • Performs Point of Care Testing, e.g., blood glucose, pregnancy, and urine strip tests.
  • Assists RNs and MDs in providing technical care of patients by performing phlebotomy and IV starts.
  • Performing 12 lead EKGs, transporting patients to other departments, placing patient on cardiac and vital signs.
  • Obtains lab specimens and documents all care/procedures provided.
  • Applies variety of orthopedic splints and fits patients for crutches.
  • Transports critical patients for various levels of treatment including ICU.
02/1993 to 01/2005 Non-commissioned Officer United States Military Active Army Solider | City, STATE,
  • Served Twelve years earning Five Promotions, Four Good Conduct Medals, and numerous citations for performance culminating into Honorable Discharge 2005 Training Non-Commissioned Officer.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Completed all paperwork, recognizing any discrepancies and addressing them in timely fashion.
  • Supervised more than $100,000 in high-value equipment, maintaining zero loss record over military 12 year career.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Led projects and analyzed data to identify opportunities for improvement.
Expected in 05/2022 to to Associate of Arts | Information Technology Eastern Gateway Community College, Steubenville, OH GPA:
Expected in 11/2004 to to Associate of Science | Network System Administrator LNCOLN TECHNICAL COLLEGE, Atlanta, GA, GPA:
  • Awarded CompTia A+ and Network + Certifications
Expected in 11/2006 to to Diploma | Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate GWINNETT TECHNICAL COLLEGE, Duluth, GA, GPA:
Expected in 01/2023 to to Associate of Applied Science | Information Technology Colorado Technical University, Colorado Springs, CO GPA:
Expected in 1997 to to Leadership Promotion to Non-Commissioned Officer | Organizational Leadership U.S. ARMY LEADERSHIP SCHOOL, Columbus, GA, GPA:

Cerner and Epic Applications (Laboratory) BLS/CPR Instructor Advanced Computer Skills with Certifications Comptia Network+ and A+

  • MLA - Medical Laboratory Assistant
Willing to relocate: Anywhere
Additional Information
  • Willing to relocate: Anywhere, Authorized to work in the US for any employer

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School Attended

  • Eastern Gateway Community College
  • Colorado Technical University

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Laboratory Assistant II
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Technician
  • Non-commissioned Officer


  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Science
  • Diploma
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Leadership Promotion to Non-Commissioned Officer

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