Medical Lab Assistant resume samples

Medical Lab Assistants run lab tests and prepare specimens for clinics, hospitals, and private labs. Resumes for this position highlight such responsibilities as triaging and preparing patients to see the physician by reviewing their medical history and records in the healthcare database, and collecting lab specimens from patients and processing them by utilizing lab machinery to obtain the results. Sample resumes show that even at the entry level, applicants need at least a bachelor's degree in either medical technology or one of the life sciences.


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Phlebotomist, Medical Lab Assistant

Conducted chemical analyses of body fluids, such as blood or urine, using microscope or automatic analyzer to detect abnormalities or diseases and enter findings into computer

  • Analyzed the results of tests or experiments to ensure conformity to specifications, using special mechanical or electrical devices
  • Set up, maintained, calibrate, cleaned, and test sterility of medical laboratory equipment
  • Prepared standard volumetric solutions or reagents to be combined with samples, following standardized formulas or experimental procedures
  • Collected blood or tissue samples from patients practicing safe work practices
  • Maintained accuracy, thoroughness and neatness of paperwork
  • Assisted customers, answered phone calls, and maintained files and data information
CANDIDATE INFO
11
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
2

Medical Lab Assistant and Customer Service Aide

Prioritized multiple requests for bench testing, microscopic testing, clinical testing and other testing from various departments and fulfilled requests in a timely manner, paying special attention to stat priority items.

  • Archived specimens using current system enabling easy recall of information.
  • Inventoried laboratory medical supplies and for hematology department and ensured correct levels were on hand.
  • Prepared reagents and other chemicals to run appropriate testing.
  • Regarded as outstanding asset to fellow workers by making their jobs easier, creating efficient workflows, and making sure their needs were met.
  • Provided high-level customer service to medical doctors' offices, resolved problems and provided corrective actions.
CANDIDATE INFO
27
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
3

Medical Lab Assistant

Prepared laboratory specimens and completed lab requisition forms

  • Processed blood, urine, and throat cultures, and sent out specimen to various labs
  • Answered phones, faxed, filed, and entered patient data in computer EMT system
  • Maintained a clean-safe environment by keeping specimens secured in laboratory following OSHA standards
  • Transported surgical procedures collected to pathology department
CANDIDATE INFO
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Information Management
4

Medical Lab Assistant

Handled all the blood chemistries, analyzing the samples and maintaining the equipment. Also made sure all controls were within specifications.

  • Maintained quality control for all blood chemistries.
  • Kept up all equipment to make sure high-quality standards were met.
  • Provided a 24-hour turnaround time to doctors, issuing reports on sample results. Also, interfaced with doctors and answered any questions on test results.
  • Utilizing optical microscope, Abbott/Coulter blood chemistry auto-analyzers.
CANDIDATE INFO
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Medical Laboratory Assistant
HS
High School Diploma
Biomedical Engineering
5

Medical Lab Assistant

Perform various computer functions such as entering demographics, accessioning specimens, print lab results and distribute patient reports.

  • Assist in setting up clinical specimens for quantitative and quantitative analysis using techniques outlined in the procedure manuals.
  • Order tests according to physician prescriptions.
  • Collect blood specimens from inpatient/outpatients and centrifuge the specimens when necessary.
  • Troubleshoot problems with TDS7000 and Sunquest Computer systems
  • Maintained lab equipment and troubleshot/resolved instrument problems.
CANDIDATE INFO
23
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
6

Medical Lab Assistant

Registered and filed patient data on multiple computer programs

  • Collected and registered patient cultures, samples, and specimens
  • Organized and distributed supplies to medical offices
  • Provided customer phone support to outside medical offices and patients
  • Participated in the workflow and process improvements of several departments
CANDIDATE INFO
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration: International Business
7

Medical Lab Assistant

  • Performed pregnancy tests and urinalysis test.
  • Administered centrifuging and accessioning and provided lab results to inquiring physicians.
  • Logged the specimens and prepared them for testing.
  • Labeled all specimens assigned to caseload.
  • Answered high volume calls; met and greeted patients upon arrival to laboratory.
CANDIDATE INFO
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Medical Assisting
8

Medical Lab Assistant/ Phlebotomist

Draw blood hospital wide, including but not limited to New Born babies to geriatric patients.

  • Drawing blood in the Emergency Room and Running Point of Care testing.
  • Collecting other specimens as needed.
  • Collaboration with doctors and nurses to verify patient orders and times for blood draws to be done.
  • All collections were done by veinapuncture or heal/finger stick.
  • Work with outreach doctor offices ordering tests and patient billing.
CANDIDATE INFO
31
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Science And Nursing
9

Medical Lab Assistant

Follows through with special precautions required for handling a particular specimen.

  • Receives, organizes, and prepares specimens for analysis in assigned area.
  • Establishes identity off specimens.
  • Ensures suitable specimens are received and verifies specimen identity.
  • Adhere to departmental specimen identification policies and quality control.
CANDIDATE INFO
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Mathematics
BS
Mathematics
10

Medical Lab Assistant

Transported specimens to laboratory

  • Obtained intake information including personal data medical history and insurance coverage.
  • Conferred with patient to obtain information for medical purposes.
  • Performed venipunctures and skin punctures to obtain blood samples for testing.
  • Prepared specimen for main laboratory daily logs and inventory replenishment
CANDIDATE INFO
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job

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