medical lab assistant and phlebotomist resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

Skilled Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) with in-depth understanding of medical standards, compliance requirements and operational procedures. Managerial experience and experience training team members in. Practiced problem-solver with friendly and caring mentality and excellent communication skills. Expertise in both clinical laboratory setting and pathology laboratory setting. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Communication
  • Work ethic
  • Working collaboratively
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Time management
  • Training & Development
  • Planning
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Active listening
  • People skills
  • Organization
  • Computer skills
  • Issue and conflict resolution
  • Multitasking
  • Microsoft Office
  • Experience in leadership (such as team supervision and team management)
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Proper sterilization techniques
  • Venipuncture and phlebotomy
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Specimens collection and processing
  • Phlebotomy
  • Multitasking
Metropolitan State University Saint Paul, MN Expected in 05/2024 Bachelor of Social Work : - GPA :
Andover High School Andover, MN Expected in 06/2021 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Anoka-Ramsey Community College Coon Rapids, MN, Expected in 05/2021 Associate of Arts : - GPA :
State Of North Carolina - Medical Lab Assistant and Phlebotomist
Kinston, NC, 03/2022 - Current
  • Coordinated prioritization, receipt and delivery of laboratory specimens.
  • Properly documented all variables relative to specimen processing.
  • Identified and corrected problems that could adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results.
  • Evaluated and processed biological specimens to support accurate and appropriate testing procedures.
  • Maintained patient, specimen and tracking data using laboratory computer system.
  • Used appropriate collection and processing procedures to avoid inadequate specimens and promote reliability of blood products.
  • Collected and processed specimens in medical environment.
  • Followed laboratory guidelines for handling biological specimens.
  • Obtained serum or viral swab samples for analysis.
  • Collected blood or tissue samples from patients for lab work.
  • Cleaned and sterilized lab area, tools and equipment.
  • Obtained blood samples for medical testing and transfusion through venipuncture or capillary puncture.
  • Verified collection orders and communicated discrepancies to nurses.
  • Located veins suitable for puncture to draw blood using sterilized needles, vials and other equipment.
  • Prepared and packaged specimens for courier transport.
  • Promoted blood specimen integrity for laboratory testing using accurate selection of collection tubes and correct technique.
  • Centrifuged blood specimens in test tubes and capillary tubes to separate cells and sediment from blood serum.
  • Delivered quality patient care by completing accurate and timely collection and transport of clinical specimens according to established procedures.
  • Identified patients using proper procedures prior to specimen collection.
  • 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.
  • Counseled patients to ease fears, explain procedures and enhance cooperation during blood draws.
  • Coordinated workflow based on stat, schedule, or outpatient needs.
  • Interacted with patients to gather and record data prior to blood draws.
Mcdonald's - Team Leader
Independence, MO, 11/2021 - 03/2022
  • Did both Surgical Accessioning and Clinical Accessioning
  • Work alongside of North Memorial Pathologists, Histopathology Technicians, Medical Lab Assistants (MLA's), couriers and more
  • Daily calls, messages and other communications with Regional Operations Managers, The Director of LabCorp, Support Supervisors, and etcetera
  • Reach out to clients and verify or refute sources
  • The main source of contact for LabCorp at North memorial Hospital
  • Solely ran both surgical accessioning and clinical accessioning at the hospital
  • Created personalized Standard Operating Procedures for surgical accessioning, clinical accessioning, and on sending out/tracking specimen
  • Transcribed physicians' notes and entered data into electronic chart management software.
  • Adhered to HIPAA requirements to safeguard patient confidentiality.
  • Kept work areas clean, neat and free of safety hazards to maximize efficiency.
  • Helped mitigate and resolve data issues by analyzing situation and implementing appropriate solutions.
  • Collaborated with management team to implement new work procedures or policies.
Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. - Shift Lead
Oneonta, AL, 06/2021 - Current
  • Coached and trained employees and created daily work schedules and assignments to boost efficiency and enhance operations.
  • Provided coaching and reinforced standards to foster superior performance from crew members and others throughout organization.
  • Conducted managerial and team member interviews
  • Upheld company standards and compliance requirements for operations and cleanliness.
  • Delegated tasks to employees and monitored activities and task completion.
  • Resolved customer complaints and reported issues to senior management.
  • Completed opening and closing duties to facilitate business operations.
  • Created and improved daily operational plans, developed production schedules and optimized task flows.
  • Evaluated, reconfigured and performed equipment maintenance to support operational goals.
  • Counted cash on hand at shift change and closing to determine shortages or overages and prepare bank deposit statements.
  • Complied with company safety procedures, policies and regulations to promote safe working environment.
Target - Team Member
City, STATE, 06/2019 - 10/2021
  • Worked hard to learn required tasks quickly to maximize performance.
  • Built and maintained working relationships with peers and upper management.
  • Cross-trained in every department within the store including but not limited to Style Team, Guest Services, Checklanes General Merchandise, Electronics, Visual Merchandising, Consumables, Beauty Team, and etcetera
  • Coordinated work across disciplines to handle project needs and meet timelines with optimal efficiency.
  • Rotated through series of different stations based on team needs.
  • Exceeded quality scores on consistent basis by diligently following production orders and maintaining company standards.
  • Unloaded trucks, moved containers to staging area and determined correct storage locations.
  • Completed skilled finishing work with excellent process knowledge and advanced manual dexterity.
  • Assisted newly hired team members by explaining company procedures and safety requirements.
  • Upheld high standards of productivity and quality in operations.
  • Looked for ways to go above and beyond job requirements.
English :
Native/ Bilingual
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American Sign Language :
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School Attended

  • Metropolitan State University
  • Andover High School
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Lab Assistant and Phlebotomist
  • Team Leader
  • Shift Lead
  • Team Member


  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts

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