specimen collector resume example with 11+ years of experience

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

Diligent and detail-oriented. Well-oriented to manage fast-paced work independently and collaboratively in order to contribute to a successful outcome.

  • Preparing shipments
  • Clinical Documentation
  • Managing forms
  • Answering questions
  • MS Office
  • Work ethic
  • Working collaboratively
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Organizational skills
  • Teambuilding
  • Coordination
  • Flexible
Education and Training
Dyersburg High School Dyersburg, TN Expected in 05/1996 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Dyersburg State Community College Dyersburg, TN Expected in 05/2019 : - GPA :
Bethel University Mckenzie, TN Expected in : Criminal Justice - GPA :
Mawd Pathology Group Pa - Specimen Collector
Lenexa, KS, 01/2021 - Current
  • Maintained compliance with standards for patient confidentiality, work accuracy and infection control.
  • Labeled and numbered specimens for accurate recordkeeping and blind testing.
  • Reviewed patient data, prepared data reports and signed off on release of information requests.
  • Processed specimens and prepared each for shipment to testing laboratories.
Rush-Copley Medical Center - Patient Care Technician
Naperville, IL, 07/2019 - Current
  • Assisted doctors, nurses and support staff with preparation for and conducting patient procedures.
  • Coordinated patient care needs with healthcare team and delivered compassionate assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Improved patient care, safety and compliance by partnering with nurses.
  • Recorded observations and baseline measurements to maintain accurate medical records.
  • Responded promptly to patient call lights to provide physical and emotional support.
  • Safely transported patients to other areas of hospital in wheelchairs and gurneys for tests, treatments and therapies.
  • Administered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to note changes from prior measurements.
  • Assisted with patient admission, discharge and transfer to maximize facility efficiency.
  • Performed minor housekeeping tasks, including keeping the floor clear of debris and disposing of trash to keep patient areas clean and sanitized.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements, also assisting with feeding and monitoring.
  • Supported nurses in daily patient care activities by taking vital signs, documenting patient observations.
  • Secured qualified assistance for patient emergencies to optimize outcomes.
  • Kept instruments and equipment clean and effectively sanitized.
  • Monitored and charted fluid intake and output to stay current on patient conditions.
  • Delivered outstanding care based on physical, psychological, educational and related criteria for all patients.
Minnehaha County - Correctional Officer
Sioux Falls, SD, 08/2002 - 07/2012
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Conducted internal security checks to ascertain inmate safety.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support efficient and safe operations.
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Transported inmates to and from personal appointments, including medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Maintained communications with staff and inmate body to maintain safe, effective prison environment.
  • Observed and directed inmates during recreation, visits, telephone and shower time.
  • Promoted rehabilitation of offenders and maintained safety of staff and residents.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Directed visitor sign-in, documenting processes and completing appropriate visitation logs.
  • Safely transported inmates to and from work sites.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Supervised inmates during day-to-day activities.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.

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School Attended

  • Dyersburg High School
  • Dyersburg State Community College
  • Bethel University

Job Titles Held:

  • Specimen Collector
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Correctional Officer


  • High School Diploma

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