research technician ii resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Reliable, task-driven, and motivated professional known for organizational skills, ability to gain proficiency in new subjects quickly, and capacity to work with others to achieve a common goal. Over three years of scientific laboratory experience resulting in numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, as well as several years of experience in direct patient care as an emergency medical technician. Adept at leveraging superior communicative and interpersonal skills to interact with diverse individuals and groups at all organization levels.

Relevant Skills
  • Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) & Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Scientific Method & Terminology
  • Laboratory Equipment & Instrument Proficiency
  • Histology (tissue processing, cryostat slicing & mounting, H&E staining, immunofluorescence, immunohistochemistry, imaging & analysis)
  • Inventory Management & Budgeting
  • Microscopy
  • Record Keeping & Experimental Documentation
  • Pipetting & Reagent Preparation
  • Multidisciplinary Team Collaboration
  • Grant & Proposal Writing
  • Protocol Development & Maintenance
  • Data Collection & Analysis
  • Laboratory Chemical & Biological Safety
  • Animal Husbandry & Care
  • Ischemic Stroke Injury Models & Microsurgery Procedures
  • Physiological Monitoring
  • Behavioral & Functional Outcome Assessment
  • Technical Skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Lab Chart, MATLAB, ImageJ, EndNote, Zeiss ZEN, Python)
  • Analytical Techniques (PCR, ELISA, Western Blot)
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Basic Life Support
Work Experience
Research Technician II, 11/2018 to 11/2021
CenergyLouisville, KY,
  • Worked in basic scientific laboratory focused on neuroscience and cardiovascular research under direct supervision of Principal Investigator Dr. Ulrike Hoffmann.
  • Conducted research primarily aimed at defining mechanistic pathways of ischemic strokes using animal models to better understand underlying pathology and identify potential novel therapeutic interventions.
  • Gained proficiency in general laboratory procedures, equipment usage, rodent microsurgery techniques and stroke injury models, perioperative physiological monitoring, functional outcome assessment testing, and data analysis.
  • Performed histological techniques including tissue processing, sectioning & mounting via cryostat, H&E staining, immunofluorescence histochemistry, imaging with Leica systems, and analysis.
  • Completed instructional courses to become qualified as Laboratory Chemical Hygiene Officer and Laboratory Safety Coordinator.
  • Completed year-long Duke Research Animal Coordinator Program through Duke Animal Care & Use Program to serve as Laboratory Coordinator for all animal activities.
  • Recorded, maintained, and organized surgical records, experimental data, chemical inventory, lab-specific chemical hygiene plan, Standard Operating Procedures, and protocols.
  • Performed duties of laboratory manager including inventory maintenance, product & animal ordering, documentation, budgeting, and preparation of laboratory for biannual IACUC inspections.
  • Collaborated with supervisors and colleagues to co-author professional scientific papers for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Attended seminars and professional meetings to stay informed on current research within field, new technologies, and novel research paradigms.
EMT-Basic Field Training Officer, 01/2017 to 10/2018
Seaworld ParksSan Antonio, TX,
  • Provided convalescent medical transport and monitoring in diverse range of settings for wheelchair and stretcher patients.
  • Trained and documented new employees on company protocols, regulations, and essential EMT-Basic skills.
  • Remained up to date with current standards of care, equipment usage, and certifications.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs, pertinent medical history, and overall status to determine care needs throughout transport.
  • Completed and submitted field care report, patient billing, and driver unit checkout form to facilitate record-keeping requirements.
  • Conducted equipment and vehicle checks to maintain efficient and safe operation.
Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, 06/2014 to 12/2016
Granville County Emergency Medical ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Provided direct patient care, evaluation, monitoring, and transportation on 911 EMS ambulance with paramedic partner.
  • Assessed patient status through procurement of vital signs, physical and mental exams, and pertinent medical history.
  • Maintained levelheadedness and efficiency in high-pressure situations, effectively prioritizing tasks to save lives and provide appropriate medical care.
  • Responded to emergencies by choosing best route, observing traffic conditions, and avoiding dangerous situations through communications with dispatcher.
  • Recorded necessary information from each dispatch for accurate and timely completion of patient care reports.
  • Remained up to date with current standards of care, equipment functions, protocols, and continuing education requirements.
  • Conducted equipment inventory and vehicle checks for continuous safe operation, quick response times, and adequate stock levels.
Bachelor of Science: Biological Sciences - Human Biology, Expected in to North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC
  • Graduated Cum Laude with Cumulative GPA (4.0 scale) of 3.465.
  • Completed North Carolina State University Undergraduate Honors Program.
  • Dean's List: Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Spring 2012, Fall 2012
  • Memberships: Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and Golden Key International Honor Society, NCSU Pre-Health Club, NCSU Pre-Medical Club
  • Elected President of Kappa Alpha Order Fraternity for Fall 2012 & Spring 2013 semesters
  • Gained certification as an undergraduate tutor through NCSU Tutorial Center and tutored college students in Biology, Chemistry, Calculus, and English for a total of over 300 hours
  • Society for Neuroscience (2019-Present) | Attended SFN Chicago 2019

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School Attended

  • North Carolina State University

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  • Research Technician II
  • EMT-Basic Field Training Officer
  • Emergency Medical Technician-Basic


  • Bachelor of Science

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