phlebotomist technician resume example with 18+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Skilled Phlebotomist with more than 5 years of experience in fast-paced hospitals, 9 years in private Dr. office as a medical assistant. Expert in quickly and accurately collecting specimens using variety of venipuncture and capillary puncture techniques. Exceptional bedside manner and adept in easing patients' fears or anxieties. Focused Phlebotomist/Lab assistant offering 15 years of experience and expertise in performing venipuncture on newborn to geriatric patients. Committed to maintaining highest standards of safety and quality control. Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant position in a hospital or medical environment. Ready to help team achieve company goals.

  • Butterfly Venipuncture
  • Vacuum Tube and Syringe Use
  • Staff Phlebotomy Training
  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Electronic Medical Record Software
  • Problem Solving
  • Tray Organization
  • Information Gathering
  • Microsoft Office
  • Logical Thinking
  • Goal Minded
  • Task Prioritization
  • Sample and specimen collection
National Healthcareer Association East Orange, NJ, Expected in 07/2007 Certification : Medical Assistant/Phlebotomy - GPA :
East Orange Campus High School East Orange, NJ Expected in 06/1998 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Licensed Medical Assistant Phlebotomist - 4/2007-8/2023
Work History
Biolife - Phlebotomist Technician
Jackson, TN, 08/2008 - 06/2020
  • Collected blood samples using vacutainer tubes, tourniquets, syringes, butterfly needles, and straight needles of over 100 patients.
  • Validated blood and specimen collection orders, alerting nurses or physicians of discrepancies between order and nursing station logs.
  • Organized daily work based on collection priority.
  • Stocked phlebotomy cart or carrier with appropriate supplies.
  • Protected patients by following infection control, sharps disposal and biohazardous waste disposal procedures.
  • Spoke with patient to gather information for lab records, reduce fear or anxiety and optimize cooperation.
  • Used personal protective equipment correctly to protect coworkers and patients.
  • Conducted venipuncture and other CT procedures.
  • Promoted mission, vision and values of organization and trained new clinical staff in phlebotomy procedures.
  • Tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating and noting times of collection.
  • Packaged and shipped specimens to central lab daily.
  • Completed proper sanitation and cleaning of equipment and work areas between patients.
  • Followed established guidelines for reporting significant medical errors or unanticipated outcome in patient care
Ascension Health - Medical Lab Assistant
North Aurora, IL, 08/2008 - 06/2020
  • Assisted with ordering supplies and equipment, calibrating instruments and preventive maintenance.
  • Prepared specimens for testing and analysis.
  • Demonstrated flexibility working in fast-paced and ever-changing environment.
  • Managed specimen sample handling, receiving, storage and inventory of 510 bed hospital
  • Maintained lab by calibrating equipment and cleaning surfaces and items used.
  • Carefully reviewed test results for accuracy.
  • Demonstrated competence in collecting lab samples for testing.
  • Prepared samples for centrifugation, aliquoting and preserving sample integrity.
  • Logged samples correctly into computerized tracking system.
  • Worked closely with lab staff on special projects.
LabCorp - Phlebotomist Team Lead
City, STATE, 08/2008 - 08/XXX6
  • Solving customer service issues or customer complaints
  • Kept track of receipts, employee hours and inventory movements.
  • Managed schedules, accepted time off requests and found coverage for short shifts.
  • Prepared detailed reports on updates to project specifications, progress, identified conflicts and team activities.
  • Minimized resource and time losses by addressing employee or production issue directly and implementing timely solutions.
  • Conducted frequent equipment inspections and basic repair actions to keep machinery operating at peak levels.
  • Designed strategic plan for component development practices to support future projects.
  • Mentored newly hired employees on operating equipment and safety and developed training manual to use for reference.
  • Continuously checked products for quality assurance according to strict guidelines.
  • Took on additional job duties during unexpected backlog, resulting in meeting project target date.
  • Worked different stations to provide optimal coverage and meet production goals.
  • Directed and supervised different work sites with staff of 7-15 employees
  • Instructed junior team members on protocols and procedures of each station to maximize contributions.
  • Established open and professional relationships with team members to achieve quick resolutions for various issues.
  • Coached team members in techniques necessary to complete job tasks.
  • Evaluated employee skills and knowledge regularly, training and mentoring individuals with lagging skills.
  • Trained new team members by relaying information on company procedures and safety requirements.
Flowers Healing Arts - Medical Assistant/Certified Phlebotomist
City, STATE, 03/2002 - 09/2008
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Perform venipuncture procedures on over 100 patients
  • Office Management: Answering phones, schedule appointments, invoices, inventory

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School Attended

  • National Healthcareer Association
  • East Orange Campus High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Phlebotomist Technician
  • Medical Lab Assistant
  • Phlebotomist Team Lead
  • Medical Assistant/Certified Phlebotomist


  • Certification
  • High School Diploma

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