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Laboratory Assistants prepare and test specimens, keep records, and maintain lab equipment and tools. Example resumes for this position indicate skills like providing support in tasks assigned by the laboratory specialist or management with receiving, preparing, and inoculating and examining water samples from different plants; and preparing all equipment, media, samples and material as needed for the examination of water. No college degree is required to become a Laboratory Assistant, but example resumes show that employers typically hire candidates who possess a combination of training and practical experience.

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Laboratory Assistant

Collaborated with Laboratory Manager and faculty to ensure preparation of lab supplies and equipment based on faculty requests and course schedule

  • Performed clerical tasks like: answering and directing phone calls, organizing and scheduling appointments, organizing and coordinating meetings, and maintaining filing systems
  • Coordinated and supervised students to assure that laboratory experiences meet course objectives
  • Performed administrative work such as maintaining records of laboratory inventory
  • Composed Standard Operations Procedures Manuals (SOP) for lower and upper division Biology classes.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Biology
2

Laboratory Assistant

Utilized microbial analysis techniques using ELISA, Western Blot, Gram staining, and DNA Electrophoresis

  • Researched cold tolerance of the light brown apple moth in biosafety level 2 laboratory
  • Reared and maintained a colony of moths and wine-grade grape vines, maintaining necessary supply stocks
  • Improved research protocol and accuracy by creating clear spreadsheet documents and schedules
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Biology
3

Laboratory Assistant

Volunteered to assist with experiments in the radiochemistry laboratory.

  • Prepared solutions and reagents for drug binding assays
  • Conducted radio TLC assays to test purity of reagents
  • Measured radioactivity using gamma counter and Liquid scintillation counter
  • Determined Log P value of radio-labeled drugs using HPLC
  • Conducted analysis using Phosphor imager
  • Prepared detailed protocols and maintained records of each experiment
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Physical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutics
MS
Pharmaceutical Sciences
4

Cleanroom Services Technician/ Cleanroom Laboratory Assistant

Performed total particulate, viable active/passive air and surface monitoring in both internal and client cleanrooms.

  • Sterility suite gowning qualified, and BSC/LFH trained
  • Incubated and enumerated environmental monitoring and client TSA/SDA according to the associated SOPs.
  • Generated and revised standard operating procedures.
  • Performed lab routine and preventative maintenance and cleaning.
  • Prepared microorganisms for identification via MicroSeq. This includes performing Gram stains and isolations.
  • Direct contact with clients in person and via email about excursions and potential testing.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Biology
5

Head Laboratory Assistant

Managed and instructed a team of six lab assistants while working with seven professors to facilitate and improve the physics, optics, and electromagnetism program

  • Designed and implemented four new experiments (electric field mapping, Ampere current balance, Faraday's motor, electrical units practicum)
  • Created a new digital inventory for three laboratory rooms using Filemaker Pro and Excel
  • Edited the student and teacher laboratory manuals and produced new material for both, including instructions for the new experiments and a manual for the oscilloscope
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Philosophy / History Of Math And Science
6

Laboratory Assistant

Prepared and updated various laboratory logbooks daily

  • Organized, edited, and distributed lab reports to the scientists
  • Assisted in general maintenance and upkeep of the lab including maintenance of the supplies
  • Answered any questions regarding lab work to my supervisor
  • Prepared cell plates, sterilized equipment, and disposed of contaminants
  • Created and documented new processes that makes the lab procedures more safe and efficient
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
7

Laboratory Assistant

Organized, prioritized and completed work to meet defined turnaround time and expectations.

  • Successfully managed instrumentation and specimen samples for analysis.
  • Demonstrated initiative in assisting several departments and supported areas where needed.
  • Managed patient referrals.
  • Performed phlebotomy procedures under minimal supervision.
  • Complied with all safety regulations and requirements (ie. Chemical hygiene plan, exposure control plan, blood borne pathogens.
  • Communicated with medical, nursing and office personnel regarding laboratory results and protocols
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Human Services
8

Laboratory Assistant

Process specimens in a timely and accurate manner while adhering to all hospital and laboratory procedures, to ensure specimen integrity

  • Order lab tests in computer system per doctor orders
  • Correctly and efficiently sort all interdepartmental specimens as well as outreach specimens.
  • Implemented new processes to cut back on turnover time for IT related issues with specimens
  • Updated, as well as created new, instructions for department processes for new hires
  • Aided in training new employees
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
HS
Business
9

Medical Laboratory Assistant

Operated and maintained selected laboratory equipment such as centrifuges, cell washers, and balances.

  • Verified specimen identification, assessed appropriateness of test orders and quality of specimen by recognizing factors that affect procedures and results; took appropriate action when corrections were indicated.
  • Identified patient samples by strict adherence to established procedures; labeled samples accurately and completely.
  • Ordered, allocated, issued and delivered supplies of blood and blood products.
  • Prepared blood components for transfusion therapy.
  • Prepared trauma packs and performed daily inspections.
  • Saline washed RBC's, Platelets, and deglycerolized frozen thawed RBC's in preparation for transfusion.
  • Became proficient at using the Meditech system.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Clinical Laboratory Science
BS
Biology
10

Laboratory Assistant

Reared, sexed and maintained populations of Mile-a-Minute weevil, Lily-leaf beetle, Hypena moth, Abrostola moth, and Galerucella beetle; collected specimens for the Emerald Ash Borer project

  • Managed Lily-leaf beetle project
  • Worked in and maintained quarantine facilities; maintained populations of plant species for testing
  • Collected and recorded data in the laboratory and field
  • Surveyed and monitored field sites, collected insect and plant specimens for multiple research projects, and released biological control agents
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Biological Sciences

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