shadowing student resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

My personal connection to healthcare is what motivates me to gain more experience and knowledge about various healthcare professions. With the anticipation of furthering my career in the healthcare field, patient care is what I am most passionate about. I have been an autoimmune disease patient for over 10 years which has since ignited my interest in pursing a career in medicine. The acquisition of more hands on skills is integral to my aspirations of making a difference in healthcare.

  • Detail oriented
  • Motivated
  • Understands Laboratory Techniques
  • Works well under pressure
  • Organized
  • Master of time management
  • Values accountability
  • Multitasking ability
  • Adaptable style
  • Leadership
  • Understanding and empathy as a patient
  • Conflict management
  • Team player
  • Policy implementation
  • Problem-solving
  • Focused
03/2022 to Current
Clinical Laboratory Technologist - Trainee Bio-Techne Raleigh, NC,
  • Learned applications of cytogenetics and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) both in a classroom setting and hands-on environment.
  • Promoted and enforced compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Attended lectures and practiced evaluating chromosomes for physicians who diagnonse and treat genetic issues related to fertility, birth defects and hematological conditions.
  • Learned karyotyping processes of specimens by arranging chromosomes in numbered pairs to report findings.
  • Enhanced chromosome visibility for microscopy by staining slides.
  • Stored and prepared samples based on diagnostic criteria and reason for referral.
  • Entered specimen information and technical concerns in Laboratory Information Systems (LIS).
  • Conducted manual and automated harvests of metaphase cells for analysis.
  • Dropped pellets for various cell culture types onto slides to determine the mitotic index and quality for each case.
06/2021 to 03/2022
Laboratory Assistant Kaweah Health Care District Exeter, CA,
  • Maintained clean and organized work area with adequate supplies and reagents.
  • Isolated, identified and prepared specimens for examination.
  • Implemented lab procedures to prevent errors and protect staff.
  • Recorded patient data in APVX patient database.
  • Maintained compliance with standards for patient confidentiality, work accuracy and infection control.
  • Prepared specimens for in-house testing and for transport to off-site to reference laboratories.
  • Cleaned, maintained and calibrated laboratory and field equipment to ensure continuous accuracy and functionality.
  • Banded slides and loaded the Metafer
  • received karaytoping training using the Ikaros Software
  • helped with FISH and Cyto case distribution
  • Collected, labeled and stored lab samples according to laboratory specifications.
  • Working with logistics and couriers to ensure that specimen are sent out and received on time to account for appropriate turn around times
  • Communicated with various departments to establish proper testing for clients
  • Became extremely familiar with NeoGenomics' test menu
01/2020 to 05/2021
Medical Assistant California Institute Of Technology Pasadena, CA,
  • Partnered with healthcare and administrative staff to create patient-centered, inviting and supportive environment for patients and families.
  • Printed and filed examination data records according to HIPAA patient standards.
  • Prepared surgical equipment and passed instruments and materials to the dermatologist and physician's assistant during surgical procedures.
06/2019 to 06/2019
Shadowing Student SkinMD City, STATE,
  • Shadowed pediatrician, Dr. Charles Moss, for total of 8 hours to learn more about the practice of medicine.
  • Observed well-visits and assessments of common illnesses seen in children.
01/2018 to 05/2018
Undergraduate Researcher Dr. Robin Cooper City, STATE,
  • Researched and planned Neuroscience-based experiments to conduct in lab under supervision of Dr. Robin Cooper.
  • Compiled and analyzed experimental data using Laboratory Techniques and Microsoft Excel.
  • Collaborated with partners, including a faculty mentor regularly to better understand data emerging from research and experiments.
  • Cultivated important skills, including team cooperation and oral and written communication due to hands-on work in lab.
  • Was published 11 different times by various nationally recognized neuroscience institutions.
11/2015 to 12/2017
Sales Associate and Lead Cashier Company Name City, State,
  • Retained product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as resource for both coworkers and customers.
  • Mentored team members in mastering sales techniques to consistently exceed objectives.
  • Arranged new merchandise with signage and appealing displays to encourage customer sales and move overstock items.
  • Answered incoming telephone calls to provide information about products, services, store hours, policies and promotions.
  • Assisted customers by finding needed retail items and checking inventory for items at other locations.
  • Educated customers on product and service offerings.
  • Readied merchandise for sales floor by marking items with identifying codes and accurate pricing.
  • Performed floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and housekeeping to keep sales areas well-stocked, organized and current.
  • Unboxed new merchandise and restocked shelves in appealing and organized arrangements to promote items.
  • Met or exceeded upselling, donation and credit card sign-up targets on consistent basis by leveraging excellent communication and interpersonal strengths.
Education and Training
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Neuroscience Major (pre-med) & Criminology Minor
University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY,
  • Cum laude graduate
Expected in 05/2017
High School Diploma:
Battle Ground Academy - Franklin, TN,
Expected in 11/2020
Certificate of Training: Phlebotomy Technician
MET Services - Tucson, AZ,
  • Completed professional development in 3 venipuncture procedures (syringe, ETS, and butterfly) and met requirements of the State of Kentucky
Activities and Honors
  • Spanish Club President (2016-2017)
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Phi Sigma Theta Honors Society
  • Sociology Club
  • Candid Colon Club for IBD patients
  • Member of Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity
  • Bylaws Committee for Kappa Alpha Theta
  • Academic Mentor for STEM majors who are new members in Kappa Alpha Theta
  • Morale Committee Head for Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity
  • Creator of Daily Dopamine Blog to provide a safe space for IBD patients to gain educational and relatable content about their disease

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School Attended

  • University of Kentucky
  • Battle Ground Academy
  • MET Services

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Laboratory Technologist - Trainee
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Shadowing Student
  • Undergraduate Researcher
  • Sales Associate and Lead Cashier


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma
  • Certificate of Training

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