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Include These Laboratory Technician Skills
- Technical skills
- Dexterity and good eye-hand coordination
- Attention to details and observation spirit
- Knowing how to operate laboratory equipment
- The ability to follow instructions
- Attention to safety
- Good numeracy skills
- Integrity and confidentiality
- Computer competences
Below is provided a sample cover letter for Laboratory Technician showcasing similar skills and qualifications.
Dear Mr. Mendenhall:
Upon review of your posting for a Laboratory Technician, I hastened to submit my resume for your review. As a skilled technologist with more than nine years of experience conducting chemical and biological testing, performing quality control, participating in research processes, and overseeing laboratory operations, I am confident that I could make a significant contribution to your organization.
Preparing laboratory samples for various scientific-based experiments—along with calibrating/verifying equipment and ensuring regulatory compliance—comprise my career accomplishments. My comprehensive expertise in specimen collection and examination, as well as my technical aptitude in a variety of testing procedures and equipment, positions me ready to vitally impact laboratory management and performance at your clinic.
Consider the following highlights of my qualifications:
Performing the daily functions of a healthy operating laboratory, including staff training, supply orders, data entry, and cross-departmental communication for superior laboratory success.
Maintaining detailed and thorough documentation on all testing and corresponding results.
Holding an Associate’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, along with up-to-date licensure in the state of Wisconsin.
With my superb knowledge of laboratory operations and my expertise in performing comprehensive testing and quality control procedures, I am ready to extend my record of success with your organization. I look forward to discussing the position, and my qualifications, with you further.
Thank you for your consideration.
Carol G. Johnston