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Medical Laboratory Assistants are employed by hospitals, clinics, or private labs. Typical duties listed on a Medical Laboratory Assistant resume example are preparing specimens, mixing chemical solutions, performing tests, recording testing information, ordering supplies, maintaining inventories, and using specialized equipment. Those looking to secure a Medical Laboratory Assistant position should showcase in their resumes attention to details, safety measures knowledge, clerical skills, confidentiality, and teamwork. Successful candidates hold a degree in medical technology and have studied chemistry, microbiology, mathematics, and lab work.

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Medical Laboratory Assistant

Oversaw daily operations in laboratory which includes collecting and culturing specimens; recording all test results; arranging laboratory control specimens; preserving active cultures.

  • Conducted several tests from on the received specimens and prepared shipments to other medical facilities.
  • Collected and prepared gram staining slides necessary for examination; identified various range of bacteria through microscopic inspection.
  • Administered reports and worksheets analysis and supply storage, and contributed required assistance.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Biology-health Professional
Biology
2

Medical Laboratory Assistant

Performed consistent chemical urinalysis and prepared microscopic examination

  • Executed QC for the Advia 120 hematology analyzer and implemented CBC testing for results
  • Reran lavender tubes on Advia 120, made blood smears, stained slides to correlate results with cell morphology
  • Operated Access Immunoassay System, performed routine dilutions, calibrations, reagent exchanges and QC
  • Processed over 100 vacutainers daily for several chemistry panels on CX-5 Clinical Chemistry Analyzer
  • Launched HPV DNA extractions on EVO Freedom Hologic Tecan for specific HPV strains
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Medical Technologist And Arcgis Certification
3

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
4

Medical Laboratory Assistant

Prepared laboratory specimens (blood, urine & others) for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing. Routes specimens by types to various staging areas in a fast paced environment.

  • Effectively communicated with doctors and nurses regarding patient specimens and lab results.
  • Setup, maintained, calibrated and cleaned medical laboratory equipment.
  • Sterilized instruments and disposed of medical waste accurately, in accordance with hospital policies.
  • Centrifuge, separates serum, aliquots samples for departments. Prepares excess samples for storage.
  • Assigns specific computer generated identification numbers. Checks for accuracy
  • Learns and familiarizes with lab procedures and safety precautions. Knowledge of hazardous waste characteristics, labeling, volume and location of storage specimens.
  • Mentored and trained newly hired lab technicians.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Medical Laboratory Assistant 111

1 Performed venipunctures and run all automated blood collection procedures including Cobe spectra, Trima, and Haemonetic procedures. Processed various blood components collected through the Donor Evaluation and Donor Unit Review. Conducted review of all donor questionnaires.

  • 2 Maintained supplies and stock for both the Blood Donor Facility and Transfusion Medicine division; maintain stock in storage and on the floor.
  • 3 Participated in special departmental committees, such as Women's Health Fair, Blood Donor Recognition Dinner, Laboratory week, and blood drives.
  • 4 Processed donors through screening area performing vital signs, and medical screening history, in accordance with the FDA, Cedars-Sinai IRB, OSHA, and AABB rules and regulations.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
HS
Ecgs And Phlebotomy And Venipuncture
6

Phlebotomist / Medical Laboratory Assistant

  • Greeted & identified patients
  • Verified requisition forms to perform blood draws & Unpacked, labeled & input data into system
  • Performed blood draws using the vacutainer, syringe, and lancet system
  • Assisted technologist in performance of various test including blood smears, urine cultures blood staining microbiology cultures, sputum cultures, running controls & performing temperature checks in all departments.
  • Generated report of all samples received, testing results to forward to technologist
  • Prepared list of inventory to have supplies ordered & Cleaned and maintained working area at all times
Candidate Info
7
months in
workforce
7
months
at this job
Medical
7

Medical Laboratory Assistant

  • Maintained comprehensive working knowledge of current coding standards and procedures.
  • Handled patient medical records and account information with sensitivity a confidentiality while maintaining strict adherence to all HIPPA privacy and Security Regulations.
  • Prepared detailed and accurate medical paperwork with accurate laboratory testing procedures.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Associate
AS
Certified Occupational Therapist
8

Medical Laboratory Assistant

  • Processed all mid-Atlantic region specimens such as blood cultures and tissue samples
  • Conducted data management such as sending and receiving results to the appropriate departments
  • Performed other duties as assigned and multi tasked with various projects
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Medical Assistant
9

Medical Laboratory Assistant

  • Accurately labelled and checked patient samples, which prevented high risk situations like patient sample mix ups and wrong diagnosis.
  • Initiated priority protocol procedure for critical patients to generate rapid test results.
  • Acted as liaison between laboratory scientists and the nurses and doctors to ensure that important patient information is conveyed as and when necessary.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Biotechnology
MS
Microbiology
MS
Biotechnology Management
10

Medical Laboratory Assistant

  • Performed venipuncture on geriatrics, adults and children. Administered capillary collections for newborns and heel sticks.
  • Performed Microbiology set-ups and collected blood cultures. Processed and resulted occult blood screens.
  • Set up stool, blood, fungal, genital, sputum, throat, tissue, wound cultures, gram and wright stains for the Microbiology and Pathology Department.
  • Performed various customer service responsibilities such as: data entry, fax reports, answer telephone calls and patient registration.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Voc
Vocational Degree
Practical Nursing / Pre-nursing

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