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Medical Laboratory Scientists test bodily fluids and tissues in order to diagnose and aid in the treatment of diseases and conditions. Example resumes of Medical Laboratory Scientists exhibit such duties as performing complex laboratory tests on blood, bodily fluids, swabs and other biological samples; and keeping accurate records of quality control, maintenance and workload data according to laboratory policies. In order to become a Medical Laboratory Scientist, applicants should be able to show a bachelor's degree in the field of medical technology, life sciences, or clinical laboratory science on their resumes.

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1

Medical Laboratory Scientist

Performed full range of chemical, microbiologic, immunologic and hematologic laboratory procedures

  • Strong knowledge of various analyzers assisting in patient care
  • Evaluated and solved problems related to collection and processing of biological specimens for analysis
  • Provided administrative and technical consulting services on laboratory testing
  • Participated in the evaluation of new techniques and procedures in the laboratory
  • Differentiated and resolved technical, instrument, and physiologic causes of problems or unexpected test results
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Medical Technology
MA
Epidemiology
2

Medical Laboratory Scientist

Recruited as a key member of the healthcare team specializing in all laboratory processes, focusing on each patient sample to ensure the highest accuracy levels for sample integrity, as well as for overall patient quality care. Operated in a one-person laboratory, holding complete accountability and responsibility for providing accurate solutions very quickly. Communicated across multiple roles and business units, including with Nurses, Imaging Services Technologists and ER Physicians.

  • Maximized efficiency in processing patient specimens for billing and testing by effectively utilizing the healthcare program MEDITECH, as well as performing quality control, troubleshooting and maintenance on laboratory instruments.
  • Achieved consistency in daily operations by training and acclimating new employees to the point of complete self-sufficiency, bringing employees up to speed in a very short amount of time.
  • Reduced turnaround times for the most important patient results more than 66%, increasing patient satisfaction which led to higher revenue levels.
  • Performed troubleshooting on laboratory instruments without the assistance of a Clinical Field Service Engineer, decreasing overall downtime and improving patient satisfaction.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
Chemical Engineering
3

Medical Laboratory Scientist I

  • Analyzed cultures and reported positive tuberculosis results to different counties' health department and medical centers.
  • Performed PCR and DNA-sequence-based confirmatory procedures on cultures and specimens.
  • Examined cultures referred for identification using molecular-based and biochemical techniques.
  • Participated in proficiency testing and student training in a BL3 setting.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Pre-medicine / Biology
Pre-medicine
4

Senior Medical Laboratory Scientist

Worked successfully with others on collaborative projects and efforts

  • Evaluated and implemented new medical laboratory procedures and techniques
  • Collected, evaluated and interpreted quality assurance data to identify areas to improve process efficiency
  • Performed root cause analysis to improve quality and laboratory processes
  • Assisted in training of new employees
  • Assisted in quality assurance and lean projects
  • Instructed clinical laboratory students laboratory theory and application
  • Supervised and provided technical guidance to employees
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Clinical Laboratory Science
MA
Healthcare Administration
5

Medical Laboratory Scientist

Performed tests on acceptable specimens and controls on daily basis according to laboratory established safety guidelines, policies, and procedural protocols as mandated by regulatory agencies (e.g., CLIA '88, JCAHO, CAP, and OSHA).

  • Operated and conducted maintenance on analyzers and equipment within each section of the laboratory while keeping working area cleaned/or disinfected.
  • Conducted analyzers' calibrations, ran quality controls of new/or used reagents/ supplies, and did basic troubleshooting as warranted by analyzers' manufacturers.
  • Verified unexpected results, took corrective measures, recorded, and reported the incident(s) to an immediate senior Technologist/or supervisor.
  • On timely manner, evaluated, interpreted, and reported test results to physician/or nurse after considering their validity as to their accuracy, precision, and critical values, while keeping in mind patient's age, gender, culture, emotional, religious, and educational needs.
  • Followed general hospital and laboratory policies/ regulations as related to professional behavior, dress code, punctuality, documentation, performance criteria, and safety, privacy, and infection controls at all times.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
MS
Laboratory Medicine And Biomedical Science
6

Medical Laboratory Scientist

Received specimens and performs all routinary and special tests in the different departments, such as, microbiology, chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis, parasitology, coagulation.

  • Records, reports and monitors all patient analysis data following proper documentation and procedure.
  • Observed proper handling of specimen and safe disposal biohazard waste.
  • Troubleshoots malfunctioning instrumentation to ensure quality results.
  • Documented all maintenance and technical problems per established protocol.
  • Inventories and notifies the supervisor when supplies need to be ordered.
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
Medical Laboratory Scientist
Biology
7

Medical Laboratory Scientist

I worked as a bench tech with [company name], where I rotated between the Immunohematology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Urinalysis and Hematology department. I worked within the scope of Laboratory policies and procedures, contributing to positive outcomes and meeting the vision and cultural expectations of the organization by exhibiting professional behavior and laboratory expertise. I cannot overstate the immense amount of experience that I received at [company name] things like: personal responsibility, excellence in quality of work and accuracy, hospital hierarchy and effective team working environment.

  • Performed stat and routine testing on a variety of specimens quickly and accurately.
  • Maintained lab equipment and troubleshot/resolved instrument problems.
  • Quickly mastered Meditech system.
  • Operated and calibrated an assortment of laboratory/testing equipment and performed various chemical, microscopic and bacteriologic tests.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
8

Medical Laboratory Scientist

Rotated shifts managing chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, reading manual differentials, and running labs in oncology stat lab. Performed manual dilutions on chemistries and manual verifications if outside linearity.

  • Proficient in troubleshooting chemistry and hematology analyzers.
  • Followed laboratory policy in directing new test verification studies for IgG, IgM, IgA, thyroglobulin, and thyroglobulin antibody. Studies included accuracy, precision, patient comparison, and reportable range.
  • Assisted with comparison studies for instrument to instrument correlation, coagulation studies for new lot verification, new lot studies for QC materials, and linearity studies to verify upper and lower limits on chemistry analyzer.
  • Assisted with weekly supply orders.
  • Trained multiple new employees.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Clinical Laboratory Science
9

Medical Laboratory Scientist Intern

  • Performed tests and reported results to the physician for use in diagnosis, treatment and/or monitoring of diseases
  • Performed quality control, maintenance, and troubleshooting protocols to ensure proper
  • Promoted an effective working relationship within the department to meet the goals and objectives of the unit
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Biology
Medical Laboratory Science
10

Medical Laboratory Scientist II, ASCP

Night Shift Charge Technologist: Shift supervision of all departments including acting as Scheduling Coordinator

  • Quality Control: Beckman-Coulter chemistry and serology instruments
  • Quality Improvement/Process Improvement Team: Initiator of cross departmental training, LEAN project management
  • Nurse Liaison Team: Improving hospital relationships across departments
  • Revised/wrote urinalysis procedure manual
  • Instrumentation: TEG, Sysmex Hematology, Beckman-Coulter DXI 800 and DXC 600, Stago Compact, ACL TOP 500, Biosite, Fisk Osmometer, Manual Chemistry, Hematology, Architect Serology, Blood Banking including antibody identification and irradiation, Microbiology, Point of Care Testing, Microscopy
  • Laboratory Information Systems: WAM, SmarTerm, Molis, HCLL and Compass
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Pre-medicine Program
BS
Clinical Laboratory Science

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