Specimen Technician Resume Samples

A Specimen Technician can be found working in laboratory environments, to take the duty of handling various specimens like blood samples or bacteria cultures. A well-drafted Specimen Technician Resume gives a bullet list of the following duties – helping the medical staff, preparing samples for lab analysis, collecting samples from patients, entering specimen data into the database, transporting the specimen to other labs, performing data entry tasks, separating blood into platelets and plasma for further analysis, and performing all other tasks as assigned.

Those interested in this position must include the following skills on the resume – accuracy, attention to details, lab experience, knowledge and familiarity in using all types of lab devices and tools, and a good grasp of phlebotomy. Entry-level posts need only a high school diploma and basic data entry knowledge, but for advanced positions, it is necessary to have advanced education and prior work experience.

Specimen Technician Resume example

Specimen Technician Resume

Headline : Highly personable Specimen Technician Professional with over twelve years of experience in order fulfillment, high volume call-center, and claims operations. Ability to gain customer trust and provide exceptional follow-up, leading to increased repeat and referral business.

Skills : Administrative Assistant, Customer Service Rep, Human Resources Assistant, Receptionist.

Description :

    1. Performs include but not limited to presort, pickup, and delivery of processed specimens to the laboratory, imaging/microfilming, centrifugation, and aliquoting.
    2. Requires good organization skills and the ability to learn and understand specimen types related to tests ordered by the client.
    3. Identifies problems with specimen types, missing information, etc.
    4. Assigns the appropriate TIQ, and in some cases resolves them.
    5. Handles multiple tasks simultaneously and works in a production environment.
    6. Communicates effectively with all levels of staff.
    7. Adheres to Quest Diagnostics core values, safety, and compliance policies and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Sr. Specimen Technician Resume

Objective : Seeking a Specimen Technician position that will utilize skills and offer opportunities for growth.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Used hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
    2. Inspected Equipment, Structures, or Material - Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
    3. Provided effective communication and customer service support.
    4. Ensured superior customer experience by addressing customer concerns, demonstrating empathy, and resolving problems on the spot.
    5. Collected data (i.e. VS, weights, I&O) for initial and ongoing assessment of each patient as delegated by RN.
    6. Documented care per department/unit standards.
    7. Received all forms of communication accurately, promptly, courteously, and to the appropriate person.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates In Nursing


Jr. Specimen Technician Resume

Summary : Reliable and highly skilled Credentialing Specialist with broad and deep knowledge of the healthcare industry. Extraordinary professional communication skills with staff, patients, and relevant government regulators. Able to function well as an independent worker or as part of a medical clerical team.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Entered patient demographic information off manual requests in the company database.
    2. Maintained a productivity standard of 120 requests.
    3. Scanned documents to the Metaviewer Imaging System (2000 requests/day).
    4. Verified manual requests entered by Specimen Technician as part of Quality Control.
    5. Kept all reference materials current, Keeps supervisor informed of problems or deviations from established procedures.
    6. Made ready them for Archive.
    7. Performed other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate In Web

Specimen Technician III Resume

Headline : Seeking a Specimen Technician position that will allow to utilize and expand knowledge, skills and education in a way that will benefit and positively represent the company.

Skills : Customer Service, Typing, Retail Sales, Bio- Hazard Handling.

Description :

    1. Unpacks, scanning samples, and Forwards accessioned specimens to designated laboratory location(s).
    2. Prepares all specimens received for testing for designated laboratory departments or locations such as centrifuge, separate serum prior to laboratory analysis and testing.
    3. Aliquots sample for departments by the manual split.
    4. Prepares excess specimen samples for storage.
    5. Loads lab machinery with samples (HANA AND TARO MACHINE).
    6. Keeps familiar with lab procedures and location of stored specimens.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor In Medical

Specimen Technician I Resume

Objective : To obtain a position using leadership, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Seeking full-time or part-time employment as a Lab Assistant, Clinical Research Technician, or Phlebotomist.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Cerebro OS, CoPath, Leica Processors.

Description :

    1. Receives specimens and check for contamination and accuracy.
    2. Reviews tests ordered according to specimens received, and label specimens ensuring accuracy.
    3. Specimens according to specific measurements depending on tests requested.
    4. Prepares excess samples for storage and retesting.
    5. Ensures all preparation stages are documented properly.
    6. Ensures proper storage of specimens including scan, rack, and file specimens.
    7. Processes highly sensitive biological specimens in a laboratory setting.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certification

Associate Specimen Technician Resume

Objective : To obtain a responsible and challenging position where education and work experience will be a valuable contribution to the organization.

Skills : Phlebotomy, Supervisor, Caregiver, Customer Service, Specimen Processing, Office, Vital Signs.

Description :

    1. Administered tests via urine, oral swabbing.
    2. Performed phlebotomy.
    3. Prepared specimens.
    4. Processed packaged and shipped specimens Ensured that all patient demographics were filled out and medical records were completed Adhered to correct procedures, policies, and health/safety guidelines.
    5. Documented all activities, recorded results, and inserted/retrieved data.
    6. Maintained work area and equipment.
    7. Provided administrative assistance.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates In Nursing

Asst. Specimen Technician Resume

Objective : To obtain a Specimen Technician position that will utilize knowledge, organizational abilities, strong work ethic and dedication to completing tasks.

Skills : Shorthand, Typing, MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Medical Terminology, Intradermal.

Description :

    1. Identifies problems with specimen types, missing information, etc.
    2. Assigns the appropriate tests and provides resolutions.
    3. Responsible for researching test ordering information on translation tables, computer system, and the directory of services while demonstrating an understanding of the compliance policies related to tests ordered by clients.
    4. Processes manual and electronic orders, aliquots samples, sorts and prepares samples for pick up by laboratory staff and delivers samples to the appropriate laboratory for setting up.
    5. Responsible for the accurate entry of data into the computer system manually and electronically while maintaining the required levels of production.
    6. Verifies miscommunications between lab and processors and to clear any specimens on hold.
    7. Responsible for the receipt and distribution of biological specimens into the department.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Medical Assisting

Associate Specimen Technician Resume

Headline : Specimen Technician is excellent management of specimens and data entry skills are crucial to prompt and accurate specimen analysis and patient care.

Skills : Bilingual, Customer Service Representative, Staff Development Bilingual, Customer Service Representative.

Description :

    1. Received and processed specimens for analysis using standard laboratory techniques.
    2. Entered patient demographics and hospital information to systems software.
    3. Distributed specimens to each department as required by respective laboratory area procedures and protocols.
    4. Recorded laboratory data and graph the result to identify significant variations.
    5. Conducted record audit on a weekly basis, and provide transaction report to management team and team leads.
    6. Processed a high volume level of labeling, scanning and filing.
    7. Received and identified all incoming specimens, ensuring proper patient identification, specimen intergrity and timeliness.
    8. Assigned accession numbers, and completed requistions accurately.
    9. Ensured proper labeling according to SOP.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Computer Science

:Lead Specimen Technician Resume

Objective : A self motivated individual with a positive attitude that seeks greater opportunity. Demonstrates ability to present outstanding customer services and quality of work. Strives to identify areas of strength and weakness, implement changes in operation system that optimize productivity of bottom line.

Skills : Cash Handling, Data Entry, Attentive Problem, Solving Time Management.

Description :

    1. Sorted specimens to ensure they are in the lab to be tested within 15 minutes.
    2. Identified and enter correct test code, data if test code is not already identified.
    3. Prepared specimens to be tested by labeling, adding, and pouring them off as necessary.
    4. Met standard for product and accuracy quota of 40 requisitions per hour.
    5. Demonstrated an ability to learn the job duties assigned to the SPT, and develops an understanding of how all the functions in Specimen Processing fit together.
    6. Learned additional functions within Specimen Processing to allow timely progression to the next level.
    7. Handled multiple tasks simultaneously and works in a production environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Career Development

Specimen Technician Resume

Objective : Seeking employment as a Specimen Processor or Lab Assistant. Highly motivated person, seeking better ways to perform job, find creative solutions, and embrace change.

Skills : Electrical, Technician, Specimen.

Description :

    1. Verified test requisitions by comparing the information with the nursing station log, bringing discrepancies to the attention of unit personnel.
    2. Obtained blood specimens by performing vein-punctures and finger sticks 40-50 patients per night.
    3. Maintained specimen integrity by using aseptic technique, following department procedures; observing isolation procedures.
    4. Collected therapeutic drug-monitoring assays by collaborating with nursing personnel to ensure appropriate drug dose to collection time.
    5. Tracked collected specimens by initialing, dating, and noting times of collection; maintaining daily tallies of collections performed.
    6. Processed medical bacteria specimens being sent from area hospitals or clinics.
    7. Prepped the specimens and routed them for further testing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate Of Completion