Top Laboratory Associate Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Laboratory Associate. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Laboratory Associate resumes they appeared on. For example, 12.0% of Laboratory Associate resumes contained Lab Equipment as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Laboratory Associate actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Laboratory Associate resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Lab Equipment

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Here's how Lab Equipment is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Directed daily operations of the lab including maintenance of lab equipment and efficiently set up and operated computerized photofinishing equipment.
  • Enhance and process digital photos and enlargements using various computer technology and lab equipment.
  • Process photographs using mini-lab equipment for developing, reducing and enlarging photographs.
  • Performed maintenance on lab equipment when necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate all lab equipment.
  • Performed scheduled maintenance on lab equipment.
  • Provided technical assistance on lab equipment.
  • Supervised lab equipment and facilities.
  • Worked alongside Medical Experts with patient testing, including handling specimens, preparing lab equipment, researching patient information.
  • Receive blood, urine, stools and swabs and prepare lab equipment, such centrifuge, for testing samples.
  • Utilized and maintained lab equipment * Sold various types and brands of photography equipment * Managed store's inventory
  • Cross training as a Photo Lab Tech, which included maintenance of photo lab equipment and printers.
  • Assisted teaching assistants and staff in the use and maintenance of computer * lab equipment and software.
  • Completed photo lab orders, maintain lab equipment, assist customers with photo request using kiosks.
  • Developed standard operating procedures for R&D lab equipment and processes and trained personnel.
  • Maintained lab equipment that required daily setup, operation, maintenance, and cleaning.
  • Cleaned and put away lab equipment and glassware from lab at Mead Johnson.
  • Updated log books for various lab equipment to ensure proper documentation and maintenance.
  • Maintained lab equipment, processed customer's film, and provided customer service.
  • Supported the maintenance of all lab equipment to keep NMSU computer labs operational.

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2. Photo Lab

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Here's how Photo Lab is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Operate entire photographic processing machines in photo laboratory.
  • Perform general maintenance on photo lab machinery.
  • Provide service to photo lab customers, assisting them with placing orders and ringing sales transactions.
  • Assisted current photo lab manager with marketing, scheduling, budgeting, and inventory control.
  • Provided service to customers processing film and digital photographs in a fast-paced photo lab.
  • Assist customers in electronics and photo lab with items and questions regarding certain items.
  • Work a register in the photo lab or where ever needed within the store.
  • Maintain the photo lab machine to make sure it is up and running.
  • Opened photo lab in the mornings and printed and organized back orders.
  • Ensured students were signing in and out of the photo lab.
  • Arrange merchandise displays for photo lab as well as camera bar.
  • Signed photography equipment in and out of the photo lab.
  • Opened and Closed photo lab, helped train new employees.
  • Operated all equipment and kiosks associate with the photo lab.
  • Answer the phone in both the photo lab and electronics.
  • Opened and closed the photo lab and maintenance when needed.
  • Maintained the cleanliness and orderliness of the photo lab.
  • Operated photographic processing machines in the photo lab.
  • General maintenance on printers and photo lab area.
  • Trained new employees in the photo lab.

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3. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Practiced excellent customer service: assisted customers locate products, answered customer questions and addressed customer complaints
  • Provided great customer service in the photo lab operating professional photo processing equipment.
  • Demonstrated and maintained excellent customer service to medical staff and outside customers.
  • Operated cash register while providing exceptional customer service.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service practices in all interactions.
  • Developed photos, provided customer service.
  • Resolve issues and provide customer service to clients via telephone or email, cross sell testing materials and test panels.
  • Maintained precise accuracy of a till while providing excellent customer service to guest checking out and paying for their merchandise.
  • Provide front counter customer service and cashier service to walk-in customers, responding to any customers' inquiries.
  • Assisted with customer service, maintained work space and equipment, worked as a cashier when needed.
  • Provide customer service by answering phones and giving test results to other medical professionals throughout the hospital.
  • Provided knowledgeable and prompt customer service to my customers while helping them understand and use photo kiosks.
  • Register operation, check cashing, Money Gram Services, Customer Service; returns, exchanges.
  • Required skills: - Excellent customer service skills - Flexibility - Strong time management skills.
  • Provide customer service by answering any questions they may have about our services or products.
  • Process film, Inventory replenishment, inventory control, cash handling, and customer service
  • Provide customer service to inpatient and outpatient doctors looking for patients lab results.
  • Provided excellent customer service both on the sales floor and over the phone.
  • Provided customer service via phone, mail, fax and direct communication.
  • Ensured excellent customer service for NMSU students, faculty, and staff.

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4. Laboratory Specimens

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Here's how Laboratory Specimens is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Prepare laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing and routes specimens by type to various staging areas.
  • Participated in the development of new procedures, techniques and equipment used in obtaining and handling laboratory specimens.
  • Collect laboratory specimens while following department policies/procedures for specimen collection, including but not limited to universal standard precautions.
  • Perform positive patient identification and the collection of various laboratory specimens on inpatients and outpatients, as needed.
  • Prepared laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing.
  • Instruct patients on the proper collection of laboratory specimens that require specific collection criteria.

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5. Analytical Methods

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Here's how Analytical Methods is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Functioned as a validation specialist for chemical analysis instruments, chemical processes, analytical methods, and manufacturing equipment cleaning processes.
  • Investigated employment limitation of F-22 using a combination of wind tunnel and analytical methods resulted in elimination of operational restrictions.
  • Developed and validated analytical methods for testing & certification of chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
  • Performed various analytical methods related to raw materials, in process and final product testing.
  • Trained laboratory technicians on routine analytical testing, new analytical methods and instrumentation.

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6. Cell Culture

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Here's how Cell Culture is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Researched Huntington's disease, grew cell cultures/PCR/Western blots, immuno- fluorescent microscopy, research presentation experience
  • Trained undergraduate assistants in fusion protein purifications, SDS-PAGE, Western blotting, PCR, ELISA and cell culture techniques.
  • Processed osteoblast cells from bone tissue and grew them within a cell culture for quantitative DNA analysis.
  • Trained undergraduate assistant in SDS-PAGE, Western blotting, Immunofluorescence assays, cell culture techniques.
  • Performed cell culture and maintenance, baculovirus expression, and protein synthesis.
  • Performed Immunoassay and cell cultures.
  • Subcloned plasmid, PCR, protein purification, and tissue cell cultures.

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7. DNA

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Here's how DNA is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Precipitated ethanol solutions on DNA sequencing plates.
  • Perform high throughput DNA sequencing using an AB Sequencer system and troubleshooting equipment and process errors.
  • Performed RNA and DNA extractions from whole blood, plasma, and bone marrow samples.
  • Assisted DNA Purification staff by running samples on Ion Exchange and Reverse Phase HPLC.
  • Tested via Quality Control processes to ensure each DNA/RNA plate was a quality product.
  • Followed specific guidelines to make chemicals & use them with synthesized RNA/DNA filled plates.
  • Accession samples, whole blood to plasma splitting, and extraction of DNA samples.
  • Produce synthetic DNA and RNA in laboratory for various research and development organizations.
  • Analyzed and developed DNA constructs using restriction enzymes for future use in research.
  • Assisted CLS with DNA synthesis and purification using ABI 3900 DNA synthesizer/HPLC instrumentation.
  • Assisted in the development of a DNA based assay for human cancer detection.
  • Prepared DNA extraction kits and other reagents as needed.
  • Prepared diverse batches of solutions previous to DNA extraction.
  • Prepared buffer solutions for DNA extraction procedures.
  • Performed manual DNA extraction from human blood.
  • Perform DNA extractions of various biological samples.
  • Track and maintains DNA/RNA sample inventory.
  • Executed experiments for the amplification, purification, quantification, and optimization of interest DNAs for BioChip array investigations.
  • Perform vital phases of parentage/relationship testing using current DNA genotyping techniques.
  • Prepare hematophagous arthropods for blood-meal DNA sequencing to identify the transmission host and predict future rates of possible infection.

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8. Microbiology

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Here's how Microbiology is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Supported laboratory quality control and safety initiatives and provided direct support to the microbiology, processing and emergency departments as needed.
  • Receive and process incoming Microbiology specimens, using appropriate media and following clinical standard operating procedures.
  • Collaborate with medical personnel from various laboratories including Microbiology, Surgical Pathology, and Chemistry.
  • Performed various microbiology techniques and knowledgeable of terminology, equipment and supplies.
  • Maintained chain-of-custody for narcotics inventory in the Microbiology Lab
  • Performed clinical assays for the molecular microbiology department.
  • Trained in microbiology department to plant specimen cultures.
  • Prepared microbiology reports for Quality Management.
  • Conduct weekly and monthly reagents and standards audits, inventories using LWLIMS for Microbiology and Chemistry laboratories for two plants.
  • Follow the appropriate Microbiology procedures for reporting and maintaining records of patients' results, and quality control procedures.
  • Result Correspondence with Customer Service, Doctors and MT's in Microbiology Department and Serology.
  • Run specimens of hematology, chemistry, and microbiology within the lab.
  • Supervised day-to-day activities for the Microbiology Department and the Aseptic fill complex.
  • Reviewed and approved the microbiology and Environmental reports (COA).
  • Performed RIA procedures, anti- HIV, and Microbiology.
  • Maintain product quality by reviewing Microbiology Environmental monitoring data daily, performing microbiology investigation reports, and finished product sterility testing.
  • Participated in departmental system projects Clinical microbiology and virology specimen set up and processing.
  • Maintained chain-of-custody for narcotics inventory in the Microbiology Lab in compliance with SOPs and DEA regulations.
  • Full time lab associate in the microbiology department.
  • Created and Validated new load configuration for Microbiology Getinge International Pacs High Vacuum Sterilizer.

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9. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Support, coordinate, and communicate logistics for Novartis incoming raw materials required documentations and supplier certificate of analysis.
  • Trained to work in the Receiving Inspection department sampling chemicals and performing inspections on non-chemical raw materials
  • Performed critical biological analysis on raw materials, film, initial in-process and final products, i.e.
  • Performed SAP transactions (scrapping of raw materials, ordered materials, issued documents).
  • Tested products through all stages of the manufacturing process including raw materials and finished goods.
  • Executed testing of raw materials and finished products for petroleum and asphalt refinery.
  • Performed routine release of raw materials prior to manufacturing use.
  • Organize and execute testing for dual sourcing raw materials.
  • Evaluate and prioritize raw materials and methods.
  • Evaluate and released the critical raw materials.
  • Performed assays to test raw materials.
  • Performed spectroscopic analysis of yarn to determine the amounts of residual raw materials within the finished product using gas chromatography.
  • Produced and handled large volumes of hazardous materials from raw materials to endproduct.
  • Tested medical devices, raw materials, and water for endotoxin.
  • Documented and reviewed results as per SOPs for raw materials, finished products and stabilities.

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10. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Conducted timely and efficacious data entry for records-verification and sample identification.
  • Operated PC-based computer terminals for data entry and retrievals.
  • Performed data entry into study databases.
  • Provide accurate and timely data entry of newborn data through the use of IDPH software system.
  • Organized, filed and maintained data entry of laboratory results in a daily basis.
  • Perform data entry or transfer data to computer for clinical laboratory scientist's review.
  • Followed SOP's and maintained documentation, accurately record data and data entry.
  • Performed quality and infection control with patients and equipment also data entry.
  • Answered multiple telephones lines data entry, editing and orders inventory.
  • Performed data entry and have an intermediate knowledge of billing.
  • Completed various reports and data entry.
  • Performed large amounts of data entry.
  • Performed medical biller duties including data entry, payment posting and insurance verification.
  • Perform data entry, billing functions, and all pre-analytic set ups.
  • Complete daily transcription, and Data entry.

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11. Hplc

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Here's how Hplc is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Conducted routine maintenance of various HPLC systems.
  • Utilized HPLC and spectrophotometer for characterization, and stereo taxis for evaluation.
  • Worked with external and internal groups to develop new HPLC systems and methodology for custom oligos.
  • Used UPLC/HPLC to determine Molecular Size Distribution and Tryptophan contents of plasma based products.
  • Set up and ran complex scientific instrumentation including LC/MS and HPLC systems.
  • Performed HPLC, parasitology staining, processed fungal samples.
  • Determined operating efficiency of HPLC instruments.Maintained records for Analytical laboratory department.
  • Extracted and partitioned digested proteins by HPLC and loaded purified peptides on automated Edman sequencer.
  • Formulate Radioimmunoassay tracers using Ion Exchange Chromatography, HPLC, and affinity column methods.
  • Purified biological materials using ion exchange chromatography, affinity chromatography, molecular exclusion chromatography, and HPLC.
  • Utilized reverse-phase HPLC to analyze fluctuations in levels of monoamines and amino acids in mammalian cerebrospinal fluid.
  • Do daily and monthly maintenance on Multiprobes, HPLC, Axsym, and Immulite 2000.

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12. PCR

high Demand
Here's how PCR is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Employed a range of microscopic techniques for processing arthropod specimen, construe and disseminate PCR results for over 2,000 daily specimens.
  • Sample preparation experience using raw materials -DNA/PCR and reagents to create a patient sample able to run on New Generation Sequencing.
  • Single and double gene knockout yeast strains produced using disruption cassettes produced using PCR as well as traditional cloning techniques.
  • Extracted and purified DNA and then amplified select DNA fragments using PCR.
  • Delivered PCR via HiSeq 2500 instrumentation.
  • Recommended changes tactfully Designed inventory purchasing program Reduced down time and overdue reports RNA extraction, Qiagen bio-robot, RT PCR
  • Prepared samples for PCR and treated with shrimp alkaline phosphatase in preparation for allele specific primer extension.
  • Utilized PCR technique to obtain value results on the nine mentioned genotypes.
  • Used VIDAS and BAX PCR to detect pathogen presumptives.
  • Performed GC and Chlamydia using LCX by Abbott and Chlamydia PCR by Cobas Amplicor.
  • Perform routine assays on HIV, HCV, Chlamydia trachomatis, and Borrelia burgdorferi by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR).
  • contract at Tetracore Developed and optimized PCR tests for Lelystad, PRRSV, and Tularemia.

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13. Test Cases

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Here's how Test Cases is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Performed tests and executed test cases against servers and configurations given general test requirements.
  • Create Processes and Procedures for Validation of Drivers, New Hire Guides and LAB Policies, including creating Test Cases.
  • Converted the Cobra simulation test cases to hardware tests.
  • Prepared test cases to match specific client computer configurations in order to address the customer's needs.
  • Developed and executed test cases, scripts, plans and procedures (manual and automated).
  • Created effective test cases in collaboration with the Project Lead to detect software issues.

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14. Phlebotomy

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Here's how Phlebotomy is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Worked as a laboratory associate performing phlebotomy on infants to children of adolescent ages.
  • Introduced phlebotomy-specific continuing education articles, videos and books to the laboratory.
  • Performed phlebotomy and follows established aseptic blood drawing procedures and techniques.
  • Facilitated smooth operation of inpatient & outpatient phlebotomy services.
  • Monitored 24-hour workload and scheduled phlebotomy staff accordingly.
  • Perform phlebotomy on inpatients and outpatients.
  • Performed phlebotomy on admitted patients.
  • Perform Phlebotomy daily on premature infants to elderly adults, both while working in the in-patient and out-patient laboratories.
  • Trained new Lab Associates and Laboratory Technicians in phlebotomy as well as front desk duties.
  • Performed phlebotomy on 70 patients daily inside of the lab and on the hospital floors.
  • Recognized by the Human Resources Director for decreasing the turn over rate in Phlebotomy.
  • Coordinate with hospital units and phlebotomy team for timely patient blood-draws.
  • Use Mobile Care Phlebotomy to scan patient and labels for specimens.
  • Provided technical training, guidance and support to phlebotomy students.
  • Performed phlebotomy work in the inpatient unit of the hospital.
  • Trained phlebotomy students and new employees.
  • Assist in training phlebotomy student interns.
  • Implemented and facilitated phlebotomy student externships to support local phlebotomy schools.
  • Train new employees Phlebotomy with pediatric, geriatric and ICU patients Processing lab specimens and all send outs

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15. Lims

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Here's how Lims is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Served as Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) administrator.
  • Maintained sample plans for the Thousand Oaks site using the Laboratory Information Systems (LIMS).
  • Enter final laboratory testing results of lots in the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Manage patient samples and data using Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) software.
  • Use BLIMS and POMS on a daily basis to manage and release laboratory results.
  • Used Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), Live link.
  • Submitted results into Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS).
  • Updated LIMS testing database in accurate and timely fashion.
  • Received and initiated custody of samples using Eagle LIMS.
  • Perform release functions in LIMS and other computerized systems.
  • Coordinated sites through LIMS system.
  • Performed release functions in LIMS.
  • Inputted environmental data into LIMS.
  • Trained staff and super users on Laboratory Information Systems (LIMS) Maintained and created SOP's (Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Used Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) to track patient blood and buccal samples.
  • Configured LIMS & LIMSlink application methods and data specifications.
  • Documented, reviewed and entered data in Lims system.
  • Trained new employees on Quality Control analytical methods, Documentation Practices, and use of SQL LIMs database.
  • Reviewed and approved viable and non-viable environment and personnel monitoring results using Novatek Database Documented and approved data via LIMS.
  • Trained on Vitek, RiboPrinter , SAP and LIMs.

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16. FDA

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Here's how FDA is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Provide sequencing support to academic, pharmaceutical, and medical organizations through regulated FDA/CLIA projects.
  • Participated in successful FDA inspection.
  • Represent the department as Subject Matter Expert for regulatory audits including FDA, TGA and EMA.
  • Participated in TUV and FDA audits by obtaining, previewing documents prior to auditor review.
  • Support preparation and lab representation for AIB, FDA, and individual customer audits.
  • Educated and trained in Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) regulations through the FDA.
  • Worked on custom projects, FDA projects, and shelf life studies.
  • Maintain audit-ready state; interface with regulatory auditors including FDA, TUV.
  • Ensured data integrity and compliance with company SOP s and FDA regulations.
  • Use of FDA, USP, BAX, BAM methods for testing.
  • Serve as an Internal Auditor to ensure cGMP was followed and to prepare for FDA, ISO inspections and state audit.
  • Revise of SOPs to include or update GMP, GDP and FDA regulations to meet the compliance.
  • Performed cGMP, GLP, GCP and Regulations: FDA, DEA, OSHA, ICH, EPA and Medical Devices.
  • Participated in a special project to qualify and validate an in vitro diagnostic assay for premarket FDA approval.
  • Conduct pre-clinical toxicology studies including GLP studies, as per company SOPs, GLP guidelines and FDA regulations.
  • Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with SOPs, FDA, GLP, QSR and cGMP regulations.

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17. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Assisted in drawing blood specimens and processing them then utilizing laboratory equipment.
  • Cover the Outreach Department drawing blood and ordering tests on Outpatients.
  • Worked in the lab department of the mental facility drawing blood samples and collecting specimens from the mentally ill adult patients.
  • Assisted in training new hires and students, drawing blood, travel to various locations to help work flow.
  • Job duties were to collect specimens, set up cultures and drawing blood on walk -in costumers.
  • Worked in a lab setting with 20 other co- workers, drawing blood, urinalysis, flu, rapid strep.

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18. QC

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Here's how QC is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Performed QC assays and assisted in validation, writing and establishing specifications.
  • Set up and ran QC assays, CYP inhibition fluorescent assays, and CYP induction assays using HPLC.
  • Scan in linking data for phantom keys, which is a critical step in phantom QC process.
  • Coordinated and 5S QC laboratories, organizing, standardizing and enhancing the flow of QC testing environment.
  • Performed QC testing of materials to ensure lot release while providing troubleshooting and process analysis if necessary.
  • Partnered with the Stability Department to coordinate and report stability testing within the QC department.
  • Identified and initiated QC notification and provided ongoing training and coaching to new hires.
  • Calibrate & run QC controls under direct and present supervision of Clinical Laboratory Scientist.
  • Worked with a team of four QC associates in a high-tech test laboratory environment.
  • Trained staff on innovative technology and assays and maintained QA/QC records at field labs.
  • Key Accomplishments * Supported QC laboratory transfer to a new facility.
  • Tested in-process and post-fill products according to QC specifications.
  • Led assay transfer from Process Development into QC department.
  • Update all QC logs and notebooks.
  • Conducted inspection audits and reviewed QA/QC data of external laboratories to evaluate laboratory performance and ensure reliable analytical data.
  • Revalidated QC Test Methods for medical device to strengthen supporting documentation and better define the test method capabilities.
  • Performed GLP QC checks on bioanalytical assay reports, data tables, and final assay validations and reports.
  • Trained in Test add-ons, performing QC on instrumentation and processed sample documentation.
  • Screened purified peptides using MALDI MS as a QC tool for sequencing suitability.
  • complied with the QA/QC of the company.

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19. Troubleshoot

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Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Evaluated testing equipment, techniques and work flow patterns and prepared reports outlining appropriate troubleshooting/corrective action recommendations and conclusions.
  • Helped investigate and troubleshoot issues related to bad reagents, participated in validating newly acquired laboratory space.
  • Maintain day-to-day functions of the photo lab and Kodak equipment -Troubleshoot deficiencies in equipment as necessary
  • Maintain and operate laboratory equipment through proper cleaning, repair, troubleshooting and calibration.
  • Notified appropriate technical personnel staff of equipment problems, and assisted with troubleshooting.
  • Helped customers troubleshoot problems they encountered with their cameras and camera equipment.
  • Mentor university students on functionality and troubleshooting of various printers and plotters.
  • Cashier responsibilities* Typing and other clerical duties* Troubleshooting* Microsoft Office Software Suites
  • Performed laboratory equipment maintenance, calibration, and troubleshooting.
  • Notified appropriate technical staff for troubleshooting when necessary.
  • Maintain technical instrumentation/equipment and troubleshoot problems as required.
  • Perform basic equipment maintenance and troubleshooting as needed.
  • Coordinated with clinical scientists to troubleshoot inconsistent results.
  • Perform maintenance and troubleshooting of chemistry-immunology analyzers.
  • Performed limited troubleshooting and calibration of instruments.
  • Contributed to troubleshooting in dynamic environment.
  • Performed troubleshooting and maintenance on instrumentation.
  • Analyzed data and troubleshooting problems.
  • Assisted in troubleshooting computer related issues
  • Developed internal and external relationships with customers and purveyors for troubleshooting, ordering supplies, and acquiring new technologies.

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20. Elisa

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Here's how Elisa is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Prepared reagents for laboratory developed tests and performed maintenance on equipment such as an ELISA plate reader and centrifuge.
  • Supported laboratory operations by making ELISA plates, assay controls, buffers and reagents.
  • Performed ELISA to collect data in support of evaluation of new manufacturing process.
  • Accession specimens; perform ELISA tests (7 different arrays).
  • Developed in-house ELISA for E2 protein detection that enabled quantification of sE2 production and E2 incorporation into pseudovirus.
  • Performed ELISA's, Bioassays, and cell line maintenance for in-process and final product testing of biologics.
  • Perform cross-reactivity and performance evaluations for Sandwich ELISA HRP, Biotin and Alkaline Phosphatase assays.
  • Performed immunoassays; including RIAs, ELISAs and chemiluminescent assays (using ORIGEN detection technology).
  • Performed cytokine testing using Meso Scale Diagnostics apparatus Performed ELISA testing using TECAN and Dynex apparatuses Prepared reagents (i.e.

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21. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Provided yearly preventative maintenance on lab instruments and diagnosed/corrected problems with minimum downtime to plant production areas.
  • Coordinate maintenance of laboratory equipment to ensure preventative maintenance and calibration is performed.
  • Maintained in-house HPLC instrumentation including repairs and preventative maintenance.
  • Prepared testing equipment, assisted with preventative maintenance.
  • Performed instrument Preventative Maintenance as required.
  • Maintain all the Preventative maintenance logs in the lab for the equipment daily, ensuring our lab meets QA requirements.
  • Prepared and organized written data, reports, and other documents for testing equipment and assisted with preventative maintenance.
  • Performed preventative maintenance, calibration, and control trending as required.
  • Performed calibration, preventative maintenance and conformance testing Identified quality, process and work flow problems

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22. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Facilitate patient care by coordinating with provider, patient, laboratory, and insurance companies LEADERSHIP.
  • Work efficiently with customers to answer lab related questions to ensure optimal patient care.
  • Transitioned to a lab associate position which included the phlebotomist duties in addition to various aspects of patient care.
  • Perform a variety of laboratory procedures with minimum supervision following standard operating procedures while maintaining high quality patient care and confidentiality.
  • Demonstrate behavioral skills that contribute to a productive work environment and provided excellent patient care.
  • Communicate directly with laboratories and pathologists throughout the hospital to achieve optimal outcomes in delivering patient care.

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23. GLP

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Here's how GLP is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Participated in GMP/GLP regulated testing for outside customers.
  • Conducted routine lab safety inspection/GLP audits.
  • Perform analysis such as physical evaluations, direct measurements, and simple assay preparation in a way that utilizes GMP/GLP practices.
  • Write, compile, and finalize protocols, study books and raw data according to GLP guidelines.
  • Validated and wrote standard operating procedures for these assays following stringent SOP and GLP guidelines.
  • Train analysts on GLP, GMP and GDP practice.
  • Executed toxicology and infectivity assays to support viral clearance studies under GLP conditions.
  • Performed quality control testing in support of determining product potency, identity, and purity according to cGMP/GLP guidelines.
  • Perform and monitor critical laboratory processes, comply with GMPs/GLPs.
  • Supported nonGLP and clinical studies testing DNA vaccines and adjuvants
  • Used GMPs, cGLPs, SOPs.

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24. Computer Lab

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Here's how Computer Lab is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Maintained and monitored three computer labs operation in organized manner.
  • Work study program - maintained computer lab/printer operations.
  • Worked directly with the public, supervising a computer lab of 30 computers and a staff of 5 part-time employees.
  • Run computer lab on campus, answer any customers questions about anything with the computers, and to keep labs clean
  • Closed computer lab, make sure students logged off computers, tidy lab up, and lock the door.
  • Inform students and faculty about all the resources that the computer lab and college offers for their use.
  • Maintained the computer labs on the Campus of The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
  • Coordinated the software and hardware requirements; and upgrades between Internal IT department and computer lab.
  • Aided students with computer equipment and software issues in computer labs around campus.
  • Man the help desk and provide assistance to computer lab users.
  • Answer phone calls about college and computer lab transfer phone calls.
  • Safeguarded computer lab assets to ensure proper usage by students.
  • Updated and maintained 30 Mac Minis in the computer lab.
  • Manage, maintain and clean the computer labs around campus.
  • Monitor the Computer Lab and adjoining computer facilities.
  • Maintained cleanliness of computer labs on the campus.
  • Opened and closed multiple computer labs on campus.
  • Place orders for supplies for computer lab.
  • Maintained multiple campus computer labs Assisted students and staff with computer and technology problems by providing excellent customer service
  • Provided technology assistance to students and staff with varying ability levels Maintained 5 computer labs

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25. Protein

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Here's how Protein is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Research Department - Biochemistry: Purification of protein
  • Performed wet lab chemistry on biological samples using various techniques such as protein crash, liquid-liquid extraction and solid phase extraction.
  • Experience with Tangential Flow Filtration system for protein media concentration and dialysis.
  • Performed in-gel digestion of proteins for sequencing.
  • Performed protein and enzyme concentration testing and analysis through use of inhibitory buffers, pH meters and spectrophotometers.
  • Concentrated proteins by using ultrafiltration process.
  • Research involved the use of plants as a bioreactor to produce mammalian protein.
  • Prepared samples for mass spectroscopy analysis of histone proteins including selective acetylation and digestion.
  • Processed 750 million year old rock samples searching for protein and lipid biomarkers Helped maintain the laboratory through weekly cleaning and inventory
  • Grow, infest, and harvest plant samples Determine differential protein expression between cultivars
  • Tested for Apolipoproteins genotypes of patients by using QIAGEN kit.
  • Applied bioinformatics and in silico modeling to identify protein homologues followed by cloning, expression, and protein purification.

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26. Computer System

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Here's how Computer System is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Entered laboratory orders in hospitals computer system.
  • Develop customer photos and use computer system to enter the personal data in order to contact customer back.
  • Verify and receive all collected specimens in the computer system.
  • Registered outreach specimens in the Allegra computer system.
  • Batched specimens intersystem via commercial lab computer systems.
  • Confirm orders in computer system for specimens not collected by laboratory staff for processing and testing by other medical laboratory professionals.

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27. Patient Samples

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Here's how Patient Samples is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Collaborated closely with team leads in order to provide correct data pertaining to patient samples collected and execute data entry.
  • Receive, store and handle patient samples from various locations for clinical trials and post market testing.
  • Assist the Case Coordinator in monitoring the turn-around-time of patient samples; act as backup Case Coordinator.
  • Managed and tested over 200 plasma and serum patient samples daily under HIPPA and CLIA regulations.
  • Processed patient samples into database.
  • Extract patient samples manually or by instrumentation according to SOPs.
  • Conducted genetic testing of patient samples for single nucleotide polymorphisms at the Cyt P450 locus according to established operating procedures.

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28. GEL Electrophoresis

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Here's how GEL Electrophoresis is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Perform RNA and DNA extraction, gel electrophoresis, and ELISA.
  • Utilized polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (PAGE) and high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) purification techniques for synthetic oligonucleotides.
  • Gel electrophoresis, excision and purification of restriction fragments via use of manual Promega vacuum pumps and automated Qiagen QIAcubes.
  • Read experimental protocols and perform experiments following directions (including tissue collection, molecular biology, gel electrophoresis, etc.)
  • Perform restriction enzyme digests, nucleic acid gel electrophoresis, cloning, nucleic acid isolation/ purification, and transformations.
  • Conducted standardized biological, microbiological and biochemical test and laboratory analyses such as Western blot, gel electrophoresis.

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29. GMP

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Here's how GMP is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Conduct microbial based analyses in a pharmaceutical GMP environment.
  • Trained new hires on performing and working in aseptic conditions in a GMP environment.
  • Performed and documented GMP stability and routine testing in timely fashion.
  • Perform weekly EHS audits and monthly GMP audits
  • Familiarized with cGMP practices and being in a laboratory environment using LIMS for laboratory results management.
  • Performed all manufacturing operations under cGMP requirements.
  • Manage the SOP's Tracking System and the CAPA systems regarding: LIRs, Safety Audits and GMP Internal Audits.
  • Worked in a cGMP laboratory with strong emphasis in the approval of critical documents and releasing of batch records.
  • Performed tests on in-process, final container, stability products, and raw materials under cGMP guidelines.
  • Certified skills-knowledge instructor helping to train and familiarize new employees with cGMP practices and lab procedures.
  • Performed documentation & raw material specification tasks as per cGMP.
  • Followed company cGMPs and SOP.
  • Experienced in SOPs, GMP, GDP, and health and safety.
  • Provided Quality review of GMP documentation and maintained data in MODA and Access, Grifols' Clayton speciation databases.
  • Used the fast paced spectrophotometry base technology to monitor synthesis Implemented cGMP skills in the production process
  • Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with SOPs, specifications, cGMPs, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Compound reagents, buffers and primary standards using gravimetric and volumetric techniques in a strict cGMP environment using batch records.
  • Aided in solution and buffer preparation Complied to cGMP by following and staying up to date with SOPs

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30. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Assisted technologists with laboratory procedures following OSHA and HIPPA guidelines.
  • Experience working in an OSHA regulated fast paced lab focusing on RNA and DNA synthesis and post processing and Quality Control.
  • Supervised and operated equipment, kiosks and technologies pertinent to Photo Lab, as well as OSHA standards;.
  • Trained to handle chemicals for printing machine and disposing of waste materials while keeping OSHA compliant.
  • Follow hospital policies and procedures in conformance with CLIA, OSHA, and CAP.
  • Implemented OSHA and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Processed eyewear to meet national ANSII and OSHA standards.

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31. Bioburden

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Here's how Bioburden is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Lead Microbiologist regarding LAL and Bioburden Test Method Validation.
  • Trended environmental monitoring and bioburden data.
  • Track key metrics for management review; recalculate plant alert and trend limits for bioburden monitoring based on historical data.
  • Monitored utility systems (water, steam, compressed gases) using bioburden testing and/or liquid particulate testing.
  • Experienced in new product validations for all Bioburden and LAL endotoxin testing methods.
  • Tested media for growth promotion, bioburden, and endotoxin.
  • Tested raw materials for bioburden and endotoxin.
  • Collected and tested water samples for bioburden, endotoxin, and coliform presence/absence.

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32. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Created complete report after tests performed, demonstrating communication, organization, and data analysis skills.
  • Performed all data analysis generated.
  • Teamed with polymer scientist on data analysis, improving methods for aging process that determined long term viability of new compounds.
  • Support of ongoing research activities including data collection, data set management, data analysis, and manuscript preparation.
  • Performed reagent preparation, assay execution and data analysis of serum and oral fluid samples.
  • Process includes clean/dirty digestion of mouse samples, PCR, gel and data analysis.
  • Performed data analysis and entry using LIMS systems.
  • Contributed to experimental design plan, implementation, data analysis, and documentation of the biodegradation studies.
  • Assisted in design and data analysis of animal behavior experiments Co-author of a scientific abstract
  • Perform data analysis, using various internal and external datasets.
  • Designed 3 research projects * Independently ran experiments * Data analysis
  • Flow Cytometry sample preparation and acquisition Data Analysis and reporting Assay Validation Personnel Training

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33. RNA

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Here's how RNA is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Perform internal audits in preparation for participation in laboratory compliance inspection conducted by the Florida Department of Health.
  • Developed/trained internal team members and external Abbott partner clinical lab personnel with assay and/or instrument knowledge and skills.
  • Assisted with data flow of assay design validation and verification studies from the Internal Validation Laboratory.
  • Observe and monitor for loss prevention and advise management of any unusual internal or external activity.
  • Scheduled and managed external medical consultations in concert with security and other necessary personnel.
  • Perform and support investigations for customer complaints and internal out of specification results.
  • Coordinate with internal and external customers to ensure timely turnaround on analyses.
  • Experienced at performing/ responding to Quality/ Regulatory and Six Sigma internal audits.
  • Design automated center of excellence for national and international data testing.
  • Performed multiple assays under very short turnaround time to support manufacturing.
  • Provide corrective action responses for internal non-conforming material reports and variances.
  • Provided internal support to external feasibility laboratories.
  • Assist Novartis researchers with obtaining and sampling donated human organ specimens from the International Institute for the Advancement of Medicine.
  • Crossed trained at 5 alternate sites, provided collections, retrieval, and delivery of specimens for each site.
  • Conducted internal clinical validation studies for Abbott Diagnostics Division (ADD) in support of new product launches.
  • Assist study directors in preparing responses to both internal and external quality assurance audits.
  • Assist with all large lab migration moves, internal lab shuffles and rebuilds.
  • Performed protein purification and used the obtained protein for RNA binding study.
  • Support for SQF program: internal document review and site inspections.
  • Coordinate hardware lab moves and shipments for international WinSE teams.

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34. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Performed chloride sweat test for my county and surrounding counties, did EKG's and ordered XRAYS.
  • Performed venipuncture, EKGs, learned capillary procedure, tolerance testing, INR testing, and specimen processing.
  • Welcomed and registered patients upon arrival Processed specimens from outside facilities Performed EKGs using established procedures.
  • Experience with EKG's, Holter Monitors (5 lead), Zio Patches, Breath Tek (Hpylori) testing.
  • Performed EKGs Start Heparin Locks (IVS) Operate Lattice (Hand-held phlebotomy device) Provide patient care in Medical/Surgery Telemetry Unit
  • Performed POCT on ISTAT for PT/INr amd CHEM8 Performed EKG & Holter Monitor Fingerstick on Adolescent to Geriatric

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35. GC

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Here's how GC is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Utilized GC-MS and TLC for characterization/identification of the product.
  • Work with BGCA to submit yearly entrees for the BGCA Digital Arts Festivals.
  • Trained lab technicians and scientists to operate GC/MS equipment.
  • Tested residual and total Alcohol methods by GC.
  • Co-directed the Torch Club BGC program.
  • Operated GC/MS and HPLC equipment.
  • Ensured full adherence to SOP's, GCP, and IM guidelines.
  • Performed GC/FID analysis on non-halogenated compounds e.g.
  • Worked as a team member performingcashier duties, product assistance and cleaning.

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36. Stat

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Here's how Stat is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Experienced in implementing Statistical Process Control procedures to reduce testing variability for critical production and raw material testing.
  • Monitor performance and analyze statistics to identify and resolve system infrastructure problems.
  • Performed statistical analysis and computation of the data.
  • Documented product statistics for quality assurance compliance
  • Performed calibration and maintained test stations.
  • Communicated statistical concepts to non-statistical researchers.
  • Created documents depicting lab statistics.
  • Analyzed results using statistical modeling.
  • Maintain clean and orderly checkout areas and complete other general cleaning duties, such as wiping down station or belt.
  • Performed technical writing by delivering weekly technical reports including methodologies, formulations, statistics, testing results, and summaries.
  • Have an understanding of all federal and state regulations and compliance issues and am required to complete compliance testing yearly.
  • Assist students, faculty, and staff with computer equipment and software in labs and stations.
  • Assume responsibility for compliance with all State, Federal, Hospital and Laboratory policies and procedures.
  • Respond to telephone inquiries for test results, specimen status, or other general inquiries.
  • Assisted professors in preparing lab stations, organizing experiments, and disposing of chemicals.
  • Utilized MS Word, MS Excel, and Statistical Analysis software for Concrete testing.
  • Maintained census records and organized billing invoices, reports, and other financial statements.
  • Assisted engineers in the batch etching qualification process and maintained statistical process control charts.
  • Enter patient demographic data into computer system -Obtain STAT labs upon request.
  • Created and reported monthly statistical errors and critical results for lab manager.

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37. R

low Demand
Here's how R is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Collaborated with other University of Maryland associated laboratories thereby expanding the labs resources, personnel and research focus.
  • Provided presentations that explained implications of high quality products and services accessible to science based and diagnostic markets.
  • Prioritized urgent and important incident investigation requests in order to provide results to production partners for lot release.
  • Utilized the following laboratory equipment: Microscopic Particulate Analysis, Centrifuge, and Pneumatic System.
  • Ensured reliable production support through management of laboratory instrument maintenance, calibration, and qualification.
  • Performed research investigations by assembling reports; testing and evaluating options and drawing conclusions.
  • Recognized for improving systems for organizing inventory, laboratory documents, logbooks and labeling.
  • Conducted inventory, calibrated instruments and sterilized and maintained laboratory dishes and tools.
  • Monitored and ensured that all equipment related documentation was properly collected and filed.
  • Developed and executed numerous process and method validations supporting the laboratory and manufacturing.
  • Reviewed reports and communicated any clinically important information to the director for review.
  • Perform and document quality control for procedures according to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Performed Research Projects Longitudinal joint density and permeability for asphalt concrete pavement.
  • Write and execute validations for manufacturing processes and laboratory instruments and methods.
  • Followed standard operating procedures and participated in quality assurance and quality control.
  • Performed advanced light microscopy and tissue section analysis using imaging software.
  • Certified in gowning and cross-trained in sterility testing and environmental monitoring.
  • Initiated and documented microbiological analysis on received test samples.
  • Maintained laboratory equipment and inventory levels for laboratory supplies.
  • Managed company database and made information available on website.

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38. Hematology

low Demand
Here's how Hematology is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Load lavender specimens in the Hematology / CBC instruments using the LH750 analyzers.
  • Worked as Clinical Research Associate in King Drew Medical Center in Hematology/Oncology department with Dr. Ram Chiller and Dr.Vadhgama.
  • Experience working in a hospital laboratory in automated chemistry, hematology, blood bank, urinalysis, and immunology departments.
  • Performed clinical laboratory testing in Chemistry, Hematology, and Urinalysis in a high-volume profiling laboratory while completing degree in Medical Technology.LICENSURE/ACCREDITIONS
  • Collected, processed, and analyzed clinical specimens for several departments including microbiology, chemistry, hematology, and urinalysis
  • Experienced in the operation, maintenance, and quality control of a variety of analyzers in Chemistry, Hematology and Immunology departments

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39. Clia

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Here's how Clia is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Worked in the CLIA lab to assist Clinical Lab Scientists in performing the necessary assays for the MaterniT21 tests.
  • Lead lab technician in a CAP and API accredited, CLIA certified, practice-based laboratory.
  • Performed fluorescence in situ hybridization in a CLIA certified lab.
  • Developed and updated Lab procedures as necessary to meet CLIA requirements for Physician Operated laboratory.
  • Performed an assortment of laboratory procedures in a CLIA/New York certified laboratory.
  • Maintained CAP, CLIA and State compliance reports and maintained regulatory standards within the ABG lab.

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40. CLS

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Here's how CLS is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Quest Diagnostics - San Jose, CA Performs duties/responsibilities under the direct supervision of CLS.
  • Operated and performed maintenance on instruments and methods, under the supervision of a CLS.
  • Place controls and patient sample in appropriate instruments Unload specimen for CLS to verify.
  • Performed INNO-LIA HCV confirmation assay, under the supervision of a CLS.
  • Prepared human samples for downstream medical diagnostics performed by CLS.
  • Centrifuge urine samples for further microscopic examination by the CLS.
  • Assist a licensed CLS with multiple routine and specialty assays utilizing established procedures.
  • Segregate the sample with integrity issues such as hemolysis, lipemia and QNS for CLS review.

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41. Accurate Records

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Here's how Accurate Records is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Carry out accurate records and report of test results following the established procedures and methodologies
  • Maintain accurate records and inventory of reagents, supplies, consumables, and other media.
  • Keep accurate records of quality control, maintenance and work performed.
  • Maintained clear and accurate records.
  • Prepared reagents and controls using automated or fixed volume measuring devices.Maintained complete and accurate records of reagents or media.
  • Inventory and maintenance of allGI endoscopes, equipment, and supplies while keeping accurate records of endoscope processing and repair.

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42. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Receive phone calls from phlebotomists and physicians requesting information on correct specimen requirements and handling.
  • Answer phone calls from client services/clients regarding patient results/tests (i.e.
  • Processed film orders Answering phone calls Filled and packed online orders Assisting customers
  • Answer telephone calls, conduct problem resolutions, and assist in procedural accuracy within the Surgical Pathology Laboratory.
  • Perform laboratory-related clerical duties including, lab record keeping, Answering and directing incoming lab telephone calls.
  • Represent collection site to public as Intake/Receptionist scheduling appointments/phone calls and processing walk in customers.

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43. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Possess advanced skills in Word and PowerPoint; moderate to advanced skills in Excel.
  • Experienced in working with Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Outlook, etc.
  • Experience in Windows, MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-Powerpoint Outstanding communication skills and ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Created PowerPoint presentation and trained lower management within the clinical laboratory on JustCulture Management Training.
  • Helped developed innovative PowerPoint presentation to present to the Advisory Committee to market executive support programs to potential students.
  • Prepared PowerPoint presentations of quality chromosome spread images, used to determine variability in count and morphology.

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44. Aseptic Technique

low Demand
Here's how Aseptic Technique is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Formulate and dispense Food Sciences Division products using aseptic techniques to prevent cross-contamination.
  • Performed audits to ensure proper aseptic techniques during aseptic product manufacturing.
  • Dispensed reagents/media accurately using aseptic techniques.
  • Separate human plasma from patient blood samples through aseptic technique and the use of centrifuges.
  • Prepare Reagents, Buffers and Microbial media by Sterilization, aseptic Techniques,
  • Operated in a BSL2 and implemented aseptic technique (culturing).
  • Maintained a clean laboratory and work area with various aseptic techniques.
  • Perform sampling and passage's using aseptic technique's.
  • Utilized aseptic techniques for all work.
  • Processed all incoming patient specimen using aseptic technique Interpreted and reported results on colon cancer assays.
  • Care for bioreactors and tissue material; harvest of tissue using aseptic technique Wrote SOPs and batch records for start up

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45. LAL

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Here's how LAL is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Conducted LAL gel clot testing of manufactured products; Processed work orders for External BI's / kits.
  • Validated Kinetic Chromogenic LAL system.
  • Qualify LAL reagents for both gel clot and Kinetic Chromogenic LAL technique.
  • Assist with performing LAL testing for bacterial endotoxin.
  • Performed waived testing such as osmolality, acetones, and lithium levels.
  • Execute LAL endotoxin testing using gel clot or Kinetic Chromogenic techniques.
  • Test product and water samples to determine bacterial contamination of aqueous solutions using Limulus Amoebocyte Lysate (LAL).
  • Qualify Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL), in order to perform LAL chromogenic and LAL gel Clot assay.
  • Detected and quantitated bacterial endotoxin using Limulus Amoebocyte Lysate (LAL) gel clot and LAL chromogenic method.

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46. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Provided assistance with inventory control along with filling and shipping orders * Gained experience in warehouse and shipping operations
  • Assisted inventory control team with scans, counts, picks, and inventory in backroom/warehouse using company RF scanner.
  • Cycled count inventory control once every quarter.
  • Maintained inventory control ensuring use of properly sterilized and demanded quality materials/supplies used for customer sample analysis.
  • Assume responsibilities for Supervisor, Sample Management and/or Inventory Control Technician, as required.
  • Insured inventory control; ordered equipment/supplies and maintained vendor relations.

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47. GDP

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Here's how GDP is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Review and approve laboratory documentation for adherence to procedure and GDP.
  • Maintain lab notebooks and equipment logbooks using Good Documentation practices (GDP).
  • Perform review of test data with application of GDP.
  • Reviewed documentation for GDP errors before test results release.
  • Reviewed documentations for GDP compliance.

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48. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Perform complex chemical and biological assays, holding roles of increasing responsibility, including previously serving as supervisor for the department.
  • Performed qualitative and quantitative bio-chemical analysis of patient samples to determine the risk of genetic disorders in a GCLP environment.
  • Performed routine stability testing of products (penetration/hardness), completed technical assessments, and reported results to supervisors.
  • Identify any problems observed; Must correct the problem promptly and notify the general supervisor or the laboratory technical personnel
  • Maintained quality control objectives and coordinated objectives with quality procedures in cooperation with managers and supervisors.
  • Involved in discussion and troubleshooting of projects with project leader/supervisor to ensure timely completion of projects.
  • Demonstrated liaison capabilities with separate science departments to obtain efficient patient results.
  • Assisted with data collection and record keeping and communicated results to supervisor.
  • Performed gram staining and biochemical testing for identification of isolated microorganisms.
  • Partnered with organizations on the garrison to increase and diversify programming.
  • Provided administrative support to the Director and Supervisor.
  • Contributed to validation for internal isolation protocols.
  • Free circulating fetal nucleic acid isolation.
  • Planned and executed the first 4-H County Fair which was a garrison wide event that went onto becoming an annual event.
  • Prepared and analyzed biological samples (primarily muscle tissue of fishes) to determine Carbon and Nitrogen stable isotope compositions.
  • Create and update standard operating procedures that were loosely based on ISO17025, ISO9001, and ASTM standards and practices.
  • Completed Super Supervisor and Management Essentials courses, as well as a week-long intensive Lean Manufacturing boot camp.
  • Organize, facilitate, and assist with GLP, USP, and ISO regulated clinical research studies.
  • Meet with managers and Quality Control supervisors to discuss projects and implement protocols for new product development.
  • Worked as a liaison between engineering and manufacturing, to assure compliance with standards were applied.

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49. TOC

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Here's how TOC is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Participated semi-annual health and safety protocols to gathered information on hazardous materials from various researchers to ensure a safe research environment.
  • Checked thickness of coil stock using micrometer/calipers and performed hardness testing/destruction testing and recorded all data in computer database.
  • Performed set activities assigned by management such as checking unpacking inventory received and updating autoclave records.
  • Perform technical procedures necessary to implement and conduct study protocols for safety evaluation studies.
  • Designed and implemented patients care protocol strategy and medical records based on GCP requirements.
  • Stocked and maintained laboratory supply by paying meticulous attention to inventory supply.
  • Execute protocols to qualify and transfer computer systems to update laboratory equipment.
  • Write and approve Laboratory Events, Laboratory Investigation Reports and Protocols.
  • Participate in the development of laboratory and interdepartmental protocol.
  • Stocked and replenished merchandise according to store merchandising layouts.
  • Maintain appropriate level of laboratory supplies including restocking.
  • Trained operators in assays and other laboratory protocols.
  • Recommended alternative items if product was out-of-stock.
  • Record study parameters as required by protocol.
  • Operate photo equipment Customer service Put stock away
  • Executed and practice chemistry laboratory protocols.
  • Cleaned and sterilized equipment in autoclaves.
  • Assist in execution of validation protocols.
  • Implemented autoclaves for environmental control equipment.
  • Prepare protocols/logs or other appropriate documents.

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50. UV

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Here's how UV is used in Laboratory Associate jobs:
  • Monitor critical parameters of manufactured reagent bulks for the following: pH, conductivity, density, and UV absorbance.
  • Checked for Albumin protein concentration in UV-vis and tested for amounts of calcium, carbon, and sodium.
  • Performed qualitative and qualitative UV/vis analysis on samples and rinse water samples.
  • Performed technical experiments to develop, support, and maintain quality of imaging products (Microwave powered UV light sources).
  • Administered troubleshooting and problem solving of aseptic technique preformed in the Bac-T laboratory, resulting in the implementation of UV-C lighting.
  • Operated and maintained UV coating equipment for photography prints, coated high volume (500-600) prints per shift.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Laboratory Associate

Lab Equipment16.3%
Photo Lab11.9%
Customer Service9.9%
Laboratory Specimens8.9%
Analytical Methods5.2%
Cell Culture4.6%
DNA4.5%
Microbiology4.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Laboratory Associate

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Lab Equipment
Lab Equipment
12%
12%
2
2
Photo Lab
Photo Lab
8.7%
8.7%
3
3
Customer Service
Customer Service
7.2%
7.2%
4
4
Laboratory Specimens
Laboratory Specimens
6.6%
6.6%
5
5
Analytical Methods
Analytical Methods
3.8%
3.8%
6
6
Cell Culture
Cell Culture
3.4%
3.4%
7
7
DNA
DNA
3.3%
3.3%
8
8
Microbiology
Microbiology
3.2%
3.2%
9
9
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
2.9%
2.9%
10
10
Data Entry
Data Entry
2.7%
2.7%
11
11
Hplc
Hplc
2.5%
2.5%
12
12
PCR
PCR
2.3%
2.3%
13
13
Test Cases
Test Cases
2.2%
2.2%
14
14
Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy
2.2%
2.2%
15
15
Lims
Lims
2.1%
2.1%
16
16
FDA
FDA
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
QC
QC
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
Elisa
Elisa
1.5%
1.5%
21
21
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
Patient Care
Patient Care
1.5%
1.5%
23
23
GLP
GLP
1.5%
1.5%
24
24
Computer Lab
Computer Lab
1.4%
1.4%
25
25
Protein
Protein
1.3%
1.3%
26
26
Computer System
Computer System
1.3%
1.3%
27
27
Patient Samples
Patient Samples
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
GEL Electrophoresis
GEL Electrophoresis
1%
1%
29
29
GMP
GMP
1%
1%
30
30
Osha
Osha
1%
1%
31
31
Bioburden
Bioburden
1%
1%
32
32
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
1%
1%
33
33
RNA
RNA
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
EKG
EKG
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
GC
GC
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Stat
Stat
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
R
R
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Hematology
Hematology
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Clia
Clia
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
CLS
CLS
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Accurate Records
Accurate Records
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Aseptic Technique
Aseptic Technique
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
LAL
LAL
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
GDP
GDP
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
ISO
ISO
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
TOC
TOC
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
UV
UV
0.6%
0.6%

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