Top Laboratory Specialist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Laboratory Specialist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Laboratory Specialist resumes they appeared on. For example, 23.1% of Laboratory Specialist resumes contained Photo Lab as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Laboratory Specialist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Photo Lab

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Here's how Photo Lab is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Performed all photo lab operations accurately to ensure timely delivery of products to all guests.
  • Provide assistance and perform regularly daily plus weekly photo laboratory clean up.
  • Oversee photo lab operations to ensure maximum operating efficiency.
  • Maintained and operated photo lab and digital equipment.
  • Stocked the photo lab with merchandise, aided customers with questions about cameras and other products related to photo developing.
  • Trained and managed three people in how to run the photo lab and achieved significant improvements in their productivity.
  • Managed team of four photo lab service members to ensure proper photo production at all times.
  • Ordered supplies, phoned customers, made technical support calls, scheduled shifts for photo lab.
  • Promoted to both a trainer and photo lab specialist within a few months of working.
  • Exceeded company objectives with the highest photo lab sales in all 28 stores.
  • Managed the photo lab, mixed chemicals, wrote schedule, team trainer.
  • Act as subject matter expert on processes for Photo Lab Team Members.
  • Provided quick, friendly and efficient services to customers at Photo Lab.
  • Selected to represent the Photo Lab on the store's Safety Team.
  • Assist customers with photo lab orders, inquiries, and concerns.
  • Open photo lab, updating machines keeping in touch with Kodak.
  • Assisted the Photo Lab Manager in establishing sales and service objectives.
  • Complete all photo lab forms along with maintain and update detailed records
  • Trained new associates and how to properly run the photo lab.
  • Maintained visually appealing and effective displays for the photo lab department.

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2. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Operate photo lab efficiently while delivering exceptional customer service which in turn allowed for the development of long time customer relationships.
  • Led the Product Qualification analysis (Samples preparation and all measurement) between Pegas-Egypt laboratory and customer service department.
  • Review of laboratory testing and quality control records, and management of internal/external customer service issues.
  • Provided exceptional customer service while taking and delivering orders to ensure customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Provided customer service to patients and clinicians while collecting specimens and providing patient education.
  • Trained effective photo lab specialists with high competency in operations and customer services
  • Provided quality customer service to patrons by completing orders for photo processing.
  • Provided excellent customer service which contributed too many customer referrals.
  • Provide customers with excellent customer service and priceless memories.
  • Performed customer service and sales functions while representing Wal-Mart
  • Provide outstanding customer service and prioritize orders.
  • Provided customer service, maintained accurate records.
  • Provided Target Guests with exemplary customer service.
  • Provided customer service by completing photograph orders/requests.
  • Practice customer service internally and externally.
  • Offered high quality customer service experience.
  • Provided customer service and film processing
  • Assist customers in finding merchandise, customer service, cashier, cash counting, develop and print film, clean all printers
  • Handle customer service transactions such as processing photos in a busy one-hour photo & online ordering environment, resolving customer complaints.
  • Coached team on improving customer service and received consistent positive guest feed back at the district level regarding customer service levels

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3. Cell Culture

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Here's how Cell Culture is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Performed electron mobility shifting assays (EMSA) and assisted in cell culture.
  • Maintained several cell culture lines and performed experiments with cell cultures.
  • Maintained cell culture, detect and treat any contamination.
  • Performed enzymatic tissue disaggregation for cell culture.
  • Consulted with Fluorescent dyes and immunoflourescence staining experiment design, cyst assay, Cell culture, microscopy.
  • Performed ELISA screens and diagnostic cell culture tests for Chlamydia trachomatis; reported out results.
  • Assisted in the maintenance of cell culture lines, medium preparation, antibody preparation, virological assays and autoclaving equipment.
  • Stem Cell Research, cell culture, in-vitro organ culture, DNA/RNA/Protein processing and analysis, immunoflorenscence study.

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4. Biology

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Here's how Biology is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Researched topics related to Cystic Fibrosis and molecular biology and made presentations monthly for education during staff meetings.
  • Maintained laboratory instruments, prepared media for biology and microbiology classes and chemical reagents for chemistry classes.
  • Planned, conducted, and troubleshot experiments using molecular biology and protein biochemistry techniques.
  • Make allergy serum following formulation record and aseptic technique while utilizing Biology/Chemistry background.
  • Prepare solutions and media for use with general microbiology laboratory courses.
  • Performed various molecular biology and genetics experiments related to HIV AIDS.
  • Gained expertise in genetics and molecular biology.
  • Received and prepared all specimens for processing in hematology, microbiology, chemistry, blood bank, and pathology.
  • Assist products/color and microbiology lab in order to maintain sample flow between the different areas of raw material/mass/OTC testing.
  • Assisted in setting up laboratory sessions for all levels of biology and chemistry courses offered at ECC.
  • Involved in conducting research on Cystic Fibrosis utilizing yeast genetics, mammalian tissue cells, and microbiology.
  • Performed various laboratory tests in hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, blood bank, and microbiology.
  • Prepared reagents, media, and maintained bacterial cultures for Microbiology class exercises.
  • Prepared laboratory equipment for the biology, chemistry, and physics department.
  • Manage the operations of the microbiology lab at the Desert Vista Campus.
  • Assisted the biologist in the molecular biology experiments and tests.
  • Registered patient data and processed all microbiology specimens behind biohazard shield.
  • Performed preanalytical microbiology testing and ordered test.
  • Conducted basic and applied research on anatomy/neurobiology.
  • Participated in developing curriculum and teaching a graduate level course in Neurobiology at University of Tennessee School of Health Sciences.

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5. Test Cases

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Here's how Test Cases is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Performed tests and executed test cases against servers and configurations given general test requirements.
  • Executed hundreds of formal verification test cases on infusion pumps.
  • 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.
  • Involved in executing test cases in a certified lab on various test platforms.

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6. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Investigate deviations in testing, quality control and preventative maintenance.
  • Performed organizational and preventative maintenance * Responsible for identifying sources of contamination and deterioration.
  • Furnish qualitysurveillance reports, perform preventative maintenance of equipment, to include fire and safety.
  • Provided yearly preventative maintenance on lab instruments and diagnosed/corrected problems with minimum downtime because instruments were tied to production results.
  • Performed equipment preventative maintenance and replacement schedules, back-up systems, and recommendations for continual improvement of laboratory functions.
  • Trained employees in both cement and production enhancement testing including laboratory test methods, machine preventative maintenance and calibrations.

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7. DNA

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Here's how DNA is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Developed rapid identification of acid-fast bacteria through the use of DNA probes, and other molecular microbiological techniques.
  • Assisted Wildlife Forensic Specialist with specimen collection and DNA analysis.
  • Trained graduate students in DNA extraction and manipulation, cell culturing, protein-based assays.
  • Automated RNA/DNA assay instrument and consumable test placement for infectious disease.
  • Execute DNA extraction from standard human and cell line samples.
  • Analyze DNA for customer breeding models.
  • Make Mini DNA Molecular Weight Ladder
  • Demonstrate expertise in T-Cell proliferation assays, extraction of lymphocytes from whole blood samples as well as genomic DNA analysis.
  • Perform 16s DNA sequencing to identify and differentiate species of bacteria and archaea (AB 3500 XL Genetic Analyzer).
  • Performed DNA purification from buffy coat prepared from whole blood.
  • Prepare DNA standards for the rtPCR procedures.
  • Extract DNA from blood, blood spots or Saliva .
  • Performed DNA extraction and genotyping by polymerase chain reaction and analyzed data.
  • Extracted DNA from clinical specimen using Qiagen Tissue Extraction Kit, Invitek Extraction Kit, and in-house extraction methods.
  • Sequenced/subcloned DNA, Purified monocytes, and Immunocytochemistry prep.
  • Automated DNA sequencing using ABI [ ] Primer design and sequence analysis using Sequencher v4.7.

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8. Phlebotomy

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Here's how Phlebotomy is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Signed off on competency reports for newly hired Laboratory Assistants, recommending for release for unsupervised phlebotomy or further training.
  • Performed all essential tasks of laboratory assistant including on-site phlebotomy/specimen collection.
  • Supervised newly hired Laboratory Assistants during in- and out-patient phlebotomy.
  • Perform phlebotomy on subjects pursuant to study protocols
  • Perform phlebotomy, ABO-RH typing, antibody screening, compatibility testing, screening of units for infectious disease.
  • Maintained a clean, neat and safe work station and phlebotomy trays.
  • Preformed phlebotomy (Blood Draws) and culture draws daily.
  • Performed phlebotomy, processed lab specimens and handled billing.
  • Performed phlebotomy at the direction of a physician.
  • Crossed trained for phlebotomy on the job.
  • Perform student training and mentoring for Waukesha County Technical College phlebotomy program.
  • Assigned as a chief of outpatient phlebotomy, pre marriage and inpatient reception.
  • Coordinate blood draws for entire Phlebotomy Department and dispatch phlebotomists as needed.

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9. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Maintained lab to OSHA requirements, as well as track and order office and lab supplies.
  • Managed and operated laboratory under strict CA OSHA guidelines and CA health and safety codes.
  • Maintain laboratory records and adherence to OSHA, and Environmental Health and Safety regulations.
  • Maintain equipment and laboratories on-site and off-site according to CLIA and OSHA regulations.
  • Implemented QA/laboratory safety in compliance with CLIA, HIPAA, and OSHA regulations.
  • Monitor lab materials to ensure compliance with OSHA/State standards for class instruction.
  • Comply with OSHA requirements and enforce safety measures throughout the laboratory.
  • Followed OSHA rules and regulations of photo color processing chemicals.
  • Drafted safety plans and documents for OSHA.
  • Applied principles of OSHA and EPA regulations.
  • Follow OSHA regulations and protocols Perform airborne allergy testing on adults and pediatric patient's.
  • Process biohazardous waste in accordance with OSHA guidelines.
  • Cashier Photo printing Mix chemicals Photo quality control Weekly equipment testing Equipment maintenance & repairs Follow OSHA guidelines

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10. Troubleshoot

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Here's how Troubleshoot is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Collaborated with engineering and chemistry to design and troubleshoot experiments Accomplishments Performed detailed cost analysis of laboratory testing.
  • Performed troubleshooting and repair on equipment as required including interacting with manufacturers and tradesmen.
  • Facilitated simulation equipment care and maintenance, including troubleshooting and repair as necessary.
  • Provided technical assistance to Computer Science students including troubleshooting and programming.
  • Maintained equipment and troubleshooting of technical issues.
  • Guaranteed minimal downtime by effectively troubleshooting equipment.
  • Optimized instrument parameters and troubleshooting.
  • Provided workstation and application troubleshooting.
  • Supervised postdoctoral fellows who subsequently assumed the projects; making sure of their efficient completion and troubleshooting when it is necessary.
  • Coordinated chemistry and physics laboratory, which included set up, demonstration, calibration, and troubleshooting of equipment for experiments.
  • Check software configuration, install new software, troubleshoot software integration problems, and maintain a database on problems and solutions.
  • Act as technical reference person for the Northwest Region, troubleshoot and clarify specimen collection and handling instructions and procedures.
  • Assist customers with camera/camcorder selection, as well as troubleshoot various security device issues.
  • Performed instrument maintenance, troubleshooting, and quality control procedures in all departments.
  • Performed troubleshooting and maintenance on all security related equipment installed in the U.L.
  • Worked with IBM representatives to troubleshoot equipment issues, enhancing lab productivity.
  • Scheduled preventive maintenance, performed troubleshooting, and made repairs as necessary.
  • Align, troubleshoot, repair and calibrate physical dimensional equipment.
  • Align, troubleshoot, repair and calibrate electronic test equipment.
  • Run Printing machines, troubleshoot, customer service, cashier.

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11. Petroleum Products

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Here's how Petroleum Products is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Supervised and performed physical and chemical tests on petroleum products according to military standards to determine its suitability for intended use.
  • Determined source of product contamination in storage areas and pipelines; directed reclamation and disposition for petroleum products.
  • Maximized operational efficiency and productivity through extensive sample analysis of various petroleum products.
  • Maintained accountability, distribution, inventory of petroleum products.
  • Received samples and conducted tests on petroleum products and reported findings in accordance with ASTM test methods and evaluated test results.
  • Developed calculation ratio for the blending of petroleum products of different grades to achieve desired product grade.
  • Operate and work in high-efficient lab, receives samples and conducts tests on petroleum products.
  • Handled customer inquiries and concerns regarding the use of petroleum products for logistics purposes.
  • Performed in depth analysis of all inbound petroleum products set for military consumption.
  • Received/dispensed JP8 and diesel fuel along with bulk and packaged petroleum products.
  • Tested petroleum products to make sure they passed government standards.
  • Perform tests on petroleum products and accurately record results.
  • Conducted testing of petroleum products and prepared test results.
  • Received samples and conduct tests on petroleum products.
  • Supervised the handling and storage of petroleum products.
  • Test and analyze crude petroleum products.
  • Performed quality assurance and surveillance of petroleum products in the 603d Avaition Support Battalion.

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12. Rt-Pcr

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Here's how Rt-Pcr is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Screen for the qualitative detection of both Influenza A and Influenza B viral ribonucleic acid (RNA) by rRT-PCR.
  • Researched the role of Connexin 26 in hereditary hearing loss using molecular genetics techniques including RT-PCR.
  • Performed RT-PCR, qPCR, southern blotting, and fluorescent probe hybridization.
  • Performed RT-PCR following protocol of M-MLV Reverse Transcriptase enzyme from Invitrogen.

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13. Lab Equipment

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Here's how Lab Equipment is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Processed photography orders Corrected picture quality with imaging software Repaired lab equipment Trained employees on software, hardware, and procedures
  • Provided friendly customer service and assistance with photo services and photo- related merchandise; operated and maintained photo lab equipment
  • Specialized in providing information to customers about photo lab equipment as well as specific camera brands.
  • Maintained lab equipment including execution of routine maintenance procedures, calibrations and interior cleaning.
  • Managed lab operations including the maintenance of lab equipment and other clinical instruments.
  • Maintain lab equipment by troubleshooting, coordinating repairs and scheduling calibrations as needed.
  • Performed regular quality control and maintenance of procedures and lab equipment.
  • Performed organizational and preventive maintenance and calibration on lab equipment.
  • Managed and maintained operation of photo lab equipment.
  • Prepared reagents, calibrated instruments, obtained petroleum test samples, prepared reports and performed preventive maintenance on lab equipment.
  • Perform routine housekeeping and maintain lab reagent/supplies to ensure lab cleanliness and safety; Maintain lab equipment and calibration.
  • Repair and maintain common lab equipment and instrumentation for lab classes and research purposes.
  • Run the photo lab equipment as well as helping with customer support and sales.
  • Oversee the inventory, proper maintenance, and repair of teaching lab equipment.
  • Maintained weekly, monthly, and annually maintenance on photo lab equipment.
  • Cash register operations and computer skills with photo lab equipment.
  • Provided technical assistance to lab patrons and maintained lab equipment.
  • Clean and maintain lab practice areas and lab equipment.
  • Trained new hires on photo lab equipment and procedures.
  • Use of lab equipment, such as centrifuges and spectrometer

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14. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Assisted customers with film purchases, data entry customer's orders, verified, packaged and price pictures accordingly.
  • register patients into lab system, produce labels for blood draws, heavy data entry and phones.
  • Use of Tracklynx and Photolynx to render images and do data entry.
  • Performed data entry and assisted with coding of public testimony on proposal to limit sugary-sweetened beverages.
  • Assisted principal investigators with technical reporting including data entry, statistical analysis, graphical output and word processing.
  • Performed data entry to label and process laboratory specimens and recorded and sometimes interpreted results to senior colleagues.

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15. Laboratory Specimens

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Here's how Laboratory Specimens is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Monitor incoming diagnostic laboratory specimens for accurate demographic information.
  • Prepare laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing and routes specimens by type to various staging areas.
  • Processed, analyzed and tested blood and other laboratory specimens * Conducted military base drug testing program
  • Collect laboratory specimens while following department policies/procedures for specimen collection, including but not limited to universal standard precautions.
  • Reviewed Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and pending specimen collections/accessioning issues Received laboratory specimens into the laboratory information system.
  • Perform positive patient identification and the collection of various laboratory specimens on inpatients and outpatients, as needed.

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16. Astm

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Here's how Astm is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Worked in Mobile Labs, Base Labs, PQAS, and PQAS-E. Report findings in accordance with ASTM test methods.
  • Managed the timely and accurate execution of test procedures as per package testing methods following ASTM and ISTA.
  • Performed various laboratory test on JP-8 military grade jet fuel in accordance with ASTM Standards.
  • Conduct fuel analysis in accordance with ASTM test methods on all aviation and ground fuels.
  • Analyzed fuel and oil samples in accordance to ASTM standards to detect contamination.
  • Conduct clinical research and report findings in accordance with ASTM test methods.
  • Reported findings of tested fuel in accordance with ASTM test methods.
  • Calibrated various Lab equipment in accordance with ASTM standards.
  • Report findings in accordance with ASTM guidelines.
  • Ensured conformity of analysis with ASTM and all appropriate analytical laboratory standards and procedures.
  • Performed analysis using Wet Chemistry, GPA, ASTM ,LECO and UOP test methods in NGL/Petrochemical Industries.

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17. Hematology

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Here's how Hematology is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Acted as a generalist in Clinical Chemistry, Coagulation, Urinalysis and Hematology.
  • Conduct and report external quality controls in Hematology Laboratory.
  • Supported Hematology Cell Counters by Coulter Instruments (S, S Sr.)
  • Monitor patients admitted to the hematology ward.
  • Performed linearity testing for Sysmex automated cell counters and new lot qualification on our hematology controls.
  • Perform interconsultations of hematology as requested.
  • Designed and developed physical and logistical workflow of technicians around chemistry, hematology, immunochemistry, and coagulation analyzers.
  • Attended Manufacturer Training from Abbott Cell Dyne 3200 hematology analyzer as well as for Alfawasser Mann Ace Alera.
  • Key Contributions: Hematology Chemistry Serology Urinalysis Phlebotomy Quality Control Instrumentation Coagulation

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18. Hplc

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Here's how Hplc is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Considered subject matter expert pertaining to Content Uniformity HPLC testing requiring resolution standards to ensure acceptable criteria.
  • Experience using instrumentation such as HPLC, 3D Printer, 3D Scanner, CNC micro mill and NMR.
  • Analyzed samples using HPLC, GC/MS, protein and enzyme assays.
  • Mentored undergrads and post docs in HPLC-ECD techniques.
  • Performed quantitative analysis of Dexamethasone acetate release from medical devices via HPLC/UPLC analysis for the device lot release.
  • Co-authored a peer reviewed publication based on data collected through HPLC and immunoblotting.
  • Introduced two HPLC assays for studies of nucleosides in CSF samples in university research lab.
  • Developed analytical method, HPLC-UV/MSD for content of drug substance.
  • Perform HPLC, electrophoresis, and enzyme activity analysis.
  • Determined the purine nucleosides both qualitatively and quantitatively using microdialysis and HPLC techniques.
  • Operate and maintain numerous lab fixtures including GC, HPLC, viscometers, and tensilometers.
  • Conducted molecular (HPLC and PCRs) and immunological analysis (ELISAs).
  • Perform preparative and analytical HPLC for custom made peptides.
  • Quantified eicosanoids including chiral HETEs and 13Hodes using LC/MS/MS Assayed carotenoids, curcumins and fatty acids by GC/MS or HPLC.

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19. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Supported nursing students to achieve clinical learning in simulated patient care environment.
  • Provided patient care in relation to Cardiac pulmonary functions and respiratory therapy.
  • Recruited patient care departments for participation.
  • Worked together with Pathology attending physicians and Pathology residents in making critical diagnoses mapping the course of patient care.
  • Assist MT and MLT in ensuring optimal patient care and smooth daily functioning of the lab.
  • Developed patient care plans while assisting patients with chronic diagnoses by customizing patient teaching tools.
  • Provided patient care that was appropriate and effective in the treatment of their health.
  • Support all clinical learning lab and simulated patient care learning experiences.
  • Offer hands on patient care for allergy related conditions.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in patient care by successfully performing venipunctures, and various diagnostic procedures.
  • direct patient care as a CNA; Mental health Tech.

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20. Fire Prevention

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Here's how Fire Prevention is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Applied fire prevention and safety control procedures in handling volatile products
  • Ensured consistent and strict adherence to fire prevention and safety (OSHA) control measures.
  • Apply all fire prevention and safety control procedures in handling Hazardous Material.
  • Ensured quality surveillance test and Enforced safety control measures for fire prevention.
  • Applied fire prevention and safety control procedures.
  • Used fire prevention and safety control measures.

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21. FDA

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Here's how FDA is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Reviewed data in GLP and GMP using the standards identified with the FDA (Food and Drug Administration).
  • Performed Nucleic Acid Testing, detecting West Nile Virus in donated blood and helping receive FDA certification of assay.
  • Monitored laboratory work to ensure compliance with set standards, GMP, ISO, FDA and WHO regulations.
  • Conducted audits and safety inspections; prepared FDA and OSHA audit citation responses with corrective action.
  • Monitored laboratory compliance with SOP, safety, and FDA regulations and standards.
  • Collaborated in company's effort of complying with FDA regulations.
  • Reviewed FDA medical device reports.
  • Coordinated compliance with EPA, WV-DEP, FDA, and OSHA regulations.
  • Prepared and analyzed pharmacokinetic samples for new drug testing and reporting under FDA compliance environment.
  • Perform tests on thousands of blood samples daily utilizing cGMP in compliance with FDA, CLIA, and other healthcare regulations.
  • Provided analytical support for national FDA Vibrio species study.
  • Performed angiographic research on various medical devices for Johnson& Johnson Boston Scientific, Medtronic for FDA approval.

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22. Process Film

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Here's how Process Film is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Develop and process film - Help the customers and run cash register - Mix chemicals and maintain photo machines
  • Assist customers, stock merchandise, run cash register, process film orders.
  • Work in the photo lab, process film, help customers.
  • Develop photos and process films/cashier/ count money / handled money
  • Process film orders by following the procedures outlined.
  • Process film and digital media.
  • Process film and digital images.
  • Assist other departments as needed Process film Package and file photos Provides costumer service in a timely manor

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23. Clinical Laboratory

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Here's how Clinical Laboratory is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Evaluated and enhanced international clinical laboratory infrastructure.
  • Promoted qualitative advantages of a full service clinical laboratory to physicians and health care professionals.
  • Performed clinical laboratory procedures in hematology, clinical chemistry and urinalysis.
  • Prepared weekly schedule for all clinical laboratory tests for personnel.
  • Performed tests in various specimens for clinical laboratory scientist.
  • Fort McCoy, WI 2011 Maintained several analyzers for a small clinical laboratory providing medical support for the 2011 troop surge.
  • Provide clinical laboratory expertise and assistance in support of a 510K filing for a new diagnostic medical device.
  • Recruited to provide onsite technical support and troubleshooting in the clinical laboratory for Clinical Chemistry, Immunoassay and Blood Bank products.

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24. Specification Requirements

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Here's how Specification Requirements is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Evaluated test results with specification requirements and makes recommendations regarding product disposition.
  • Evaluated test results with specification requirements and made product recommendations.
  • Evaluate test results within the specification requirements.
  • Evaluate test results with specification requirements.

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25. Setup

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Here's how Setup is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Assisted in laboratory placement, setup, calibration and maintenance of equipment.
  • Assist with initial Lab setup.
  • Perform Aging Studies- Setup to Material Testing Conduct Tensile Testing using Prepare samples using a cutting press and various size dyes.
  • Operate (to include Test Setup and Tear down) of Unholtz Dickie Vibration Test Systems.
  • Certified vibration operator for running vibration equipment and test setup for several groups within the company.
  • Install instruments on test setup to acquire needed data for type of test being run.

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26. Elisa

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Here's how Elisa is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Analyzed serum samples of rodent species for the presence of antibodies to bacteria and viruses using ELISA.
  • Initiated several SOP change control requests for ELISA and enzymatic tests.
  • Performed Biochemical and Immunological test (ASO, Latex-Globulin test, ELISA, Double diffusion, passive hemagglutination).
  • Tested rodent serum for viral antigens for Taconic and Taconic clients in high through-put serology laboratory using ELISA assay.
  • Performed ELISA for quantitative analysis of proteins and presented data at departmental meetings
  • Completed Quantitative ELISA assays in a pharmaceutical production environment using manual and/or automated formats.

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27. Lims

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Here's how Lims is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Trained in SOP's, Quality Control, LIMS and other standards needed to work in a laboratory environment.
  • Book in all milk samples to the Dairy LIMS program, assigning necessary testing to each batch.
  • Developed and maintained detailed records of samples and results using LIMS to ensure sample tracking.
  • Entered and analyzed all data into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Automated database migration to deliver lab results to our sponsor's LIMS system.
  • Coordinated testing schedule of laboratory testing by extensive use of the LIMS System.
  • Entered data using the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Utilize multiple LIMS used across the BSI system.
  • Instrument calibration and control charting.TotalChrom Data System and LIMS proficient.
  • Record data in electronic systems (LIMS, SAP) or non-electronic logs in a timely manner.
  • Used Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) to login samples, enter test results and release product
  • Experienced in using and teaching the LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System.

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28. Computer System

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Here's how Computer System is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Documented all testing, Quality Assurance and regulatory via data entry into computer systems.
  • Updated information and reports typically on office computer systems.
  • Write, review, and execute validation protocols for laboratory equipment and computer systems.
  • Learned how to use the computer system and how to work and process photos.
  • Used Cerner Computer System to order, complete and confirm blood tests .
  • Practiced Army Optician Conducted Edging Conducted Adjustments/Repairs Worked SERTS computer system Wrote Production spreadsheets Processed Stock/re-order

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29. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Provide technical support and assist microbiologist and microbiologist seniors.
  • Served as a technical writer providing: user documentation, provided technical support for customers and their new software systems.
  • Provided technical support to Sales group and Project Managers by suggesting products and explaining how the chemicals work.
  • Provided technical support to peers during the development of projects or programs relevant to the overall mission.
  • Provide technical support for computers in the Diagnostic Imaging program and computers shared with state agencies at East Linn Center.
  • Provide technical support/training for faculty and staff in startup, basic, and advanced use of standard software programs.

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30. Analytical Methods

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Here's how Analytical Methods is used in Laboratory Specialist 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 improved analytical methods for analysis or problem samples.
  • 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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31. Computer Lab

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Here's how Computer Lab is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Deployed software and debugged malfunction systems for all university computer labs to ensure uninterrupted service.
  • Directed all operations and peripheral processes of 31-station computer laboratory.
  • Monitored all computer lab activities, and maintained classroom management.
  • Developed and maintained department website and computer lab.
  • Facilitated and maintained computer labs for assigned courses.
  • Managed and supervised computer lab operations and students.
  • Utilized Semantic Ghost software to transfer images to multiple desktops internal and external of the computer lab environment.
  • Used Outlook Calendar to book the computer lab's classroom space and to manage student aide schedules.
  • Managed and scheduled 4 computer lab classrooms with 100 computers for faculty and staff use.
  • Supervised Computer Lab and performed software and customer troubleshooting in person or via phone.
  • Executed basic troubleshooting help while maintaining a learning atmosphere in the computer lab.
  • Assisted students in the computer lab with troubleshooting.
  • Helped students in the Computer Lab.
  • Updated the Computer Lab Manual.
  • Teach daily educational interventions in the computer lab with at risk students 2.
  • Provide Primary Tier 1 Helpdesk Support for Mobilization Brigade Computer Lab.
  • Manage and scheduling computer labs at Roseburg High School.
  • Maintain IT helpdesk and computer lab maintenance functionality.
  • Provide oversight of the administrative functions for the IT Helpdesk and Mobilization Brigade Computer lab.

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32. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Collected samples of products and raw materials for laboratory analysis.
  • Test Raw Materials that come into the lab to see if they pass the required tests to go into products.
  • Measured particle size distribution of all incoming raw materials monthly on an auto sieve as a quality control measure.
  • Participate in the coordination of the day to day job of the chemistry and raw materials technicians.
  • Qualified of Raw materials using different pharmacopoeias (USP, EP, BP, and JP).
  • Managed the testing and release of the Raw Materials and Primary Packaging Components received at the laboratory.
  • Test incoming raw materials using FTIR, DSC, and TGA analysis equipment.
  • Prepare and schedule machines and other equipment and raw materials for laboratory use.
  • Audited all data and approved the Finished Products / Raw Materials COA.
  • Performed raw materials, finished products and stability samples testing.
  • Evaluated new raw materials and suppliers.
  • Performed quality assurance tests on raw materials and finished products for P&G.

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33. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Provide additional support in Inventory Control procedures.
  • Created and implemented an easier and more effective tagging system for inventory control done with high dollar merchandise throughout the department.
  • Inventory Control Specialist * Counted material, equipment, merchandise and supplies in stock.
  • Process supporting documentation and maintain inventory control of spare parts and tools.
  • Assist with inventory control of chemicals and apparatuses.
  • Perform billing functions and inventory control.
  • Manage inventory control and supplies account.
  • Performed inventory control on scientific equipment Maintained chemical inventory
  • Develop film within 1 hour requirements Customer Service Employee scheduling (5 associates) Inventory Control Cashier

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34. Daily Operations

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Here's how Daily Operations is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Maintain sufficient inventory of laboratory supplies for daily operations and prepare reagents required for testing.
  • Managed all daily operations of Physician Operated Laboratory for Oncology Practice.
  • Provide insight on daily operations resulting in proficient operations.
  • Executed daily operations of developing and processing film.
  • Managed daily operations of the laboratory.
  • Worked alongside scientists in their daily operations and research in RNA, DNA and microbiology.
  • Managed the daily operations of an allergy lab in a primary care physician's clinic.
  • Perform daily Operations: Start Up, Shutdown and Maintenance of Photo Center equipment.
  • Trained in daily operations of the facility and the ability to operate POS machines.
  • Executed daily operations of opening, maintaining, and closing the lab and registers.
  • Maintained daily operations of the Alamo Work Source Computer Resource Lab.
  • Manage daily operations of an allergy center within a medical practice.
  • Oversee daily operations in surface department.
  • Performed daily operations in the photo lab Provided customer service to customers
  • Arranged outside technicians service and emergency appointments so the lab could maintain its daily operations.

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35. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Worked with patients as a phlebotomist, drawing blood, walking them through the procedure, maintaining a sterile work environment.
  • Assisted in drawing blood specimens and processing them then utilizing laboratory equipment.
  • Deciphered the best method of drawing blood depending on the specific patient.
  • Worked in outpatient drawing blood and taking urine samples.
  • Worked in a lab setting with 20 other co- workers, drawing blood, urinalysis, flu, rapid strep.
  • Performed a variety of laboratory tests, such as CBC, SMA-20, staining slides and drawing blood.

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36. Processing Equipment

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Here's how Processing Equipment is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Operated all photographic processing equipment in the photo lab and performed routine canister change-out services.
  • Adjust and maintain chemicals used in the development process and the processing equipment used to develop the film.
  • Learned to use several pieces of photo processing equipment* Maintained stock on shelves, displays and counters* Customer service
  • Develop photos, operate/fix photo processing equipment, and handle customer sales.
  • Check chemical levels, and clean chemical filters in photo processing equipment.
  • Cleaned and maintained photo processing equipment, using cleaning and rinsing solution.
  • Support semi plus annual periodic maintenance of entire printing and processing equipment.
  • Experience with a variety of visual processing equipment and software.
  • Service and Maintenance of photo processing equipment.
  • Developed pictures; maintained processing equipment and machines; maintained departmentcleanliness; handled camera sales; provided customer service
  • Utilized chemicals, chemical processing equipment and analytical testing and equipment methods.
  • Support weekly/monthyl periodic maintenance of entire printing and processing equipment.
  • Maintain the printer and processing equipment Monitor Photo Lab inventory and supplies
  • Processed negatives Provided customer services Maintained the printer and processing equipment
  • Web coating of metalized Mylar substrates with organic compounds using web coater, very large chemical processing equipment.
  • Prepare film dropped off by customers Operate photo processing equipment Monitor customer orders Order specialty items Cash handling

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37. RNA

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Here's how RNA is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Plan and conduct international site visits, and evaluated the laboratory performance and recommended corrective action to improve quality.
  • Coordinate all aspects of sample/animal receipt for health diagnostics including both internal and external communication regarding sample/animal submission questions.
  • Collaborate with co-workers and medical director to implement process improvement when necessary to meet the STAT turnaround requirements.
  • Developed internal quality control of sample testing and production control programs for government organization of over 7500 personnel.
  • Served as Study Coordinator for clinical trials and internal studies procuring qualified specimens with appropriate diagnoses.
  • Reviewed scientific journals, abstracts and other literature for information to improve experimental procedures.
  • Reviewed procedures and performed internal audits to ensure adherence to industry standards and compliance.
  • Read and interpret scientific journals, generated reports detailing study procedures and concluding results.
  • Performed process and equipment validation in accordance with internal SOP and external regulations.
  • Assisted claim representatives with collaboration of internal partners and interface with external vendors.
  • Obtained bids for updating vacuum furnace control systems and presented to upper-management.
  • Present results and discuss development at national and international technical/specialist meetings.
  • Worked closely with other internal technical groups to support current technology.
  • Monitored productivity and created new methods to maximize turnaround time.
  • Total RNA extraction, purification, reverse-transcription.
  • Work with six international laboratories participating in different Division of AIDS (DAIDS) sponsored clinical trials within Africa.
  • Conducted lab demonstrations for VIP's, sales and marketing, engineering, manufacturing and international customers.
  • Coordinate internal quality audits on technicians to ensure an acceptable level of competence to perform routine testing.
  • Strengthened certain glass compositions via chemical tempering by submersion in a salt bath inside a furnace.
  • Created slide training sets for customers along with cell pools for internal studies and testing.

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38. GEL Electrophoresis

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Here's how GEL Electrophoresis is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Identified bacterial and viral pathogens using molecular techniques such as DNA extraction and gel electrophoresis.
  • Analyze results of samples per gel electrophoresis or Caliper Lab Chip.
  • Gel Electrophoresis on the ABI 377, Capillary Electrophoresis on the ABI 310 and 3100 Genetic Analyzers.
  • Pulse Field Gel Electrophoresis for Enterics.
  • Performed molecular biology techniques such as polymerase chain reaction, site-directed mutagenesis, cell culture, and DNA/RNA gel electrophoresis.
  • Studied the cell death apoptosis in thymic lymphocytes using tissue culture, flow cytometry, gel electrophoresis and DNA fragmentation techniques.

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39. American Society

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Here's how American Society is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Report findings in accordance with American Society for Testing and Material.

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40. HIV

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Here's how HIV is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Worked establishing the computer database program to maintain and archive all reports electronically.
  • Implemented third-party solution for scheduling and archiving video streaming events.
  • Edit and archived images, and design backgrounds and borders on photos.
  • Archived photographs on computers and servers.
  • Perform nucleic acid test (NAT) pooling and NAT testing for.HIV, HBV, HCV and WNV.
  • Graded daily assignments and lab reports and entered the scores into LabArchives and Moodle.
  • Archive, retrieve and revive samples from ultralow and liquid nitrogen storage.
  • Perform all serological testing on blood donors blood samples including; HIV, HBsAg & HCV by ELISA method.

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41. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Reported to evening shift supervisor and Laboratory Assistant supervisor on the status and competency of newly hired Laboratory Assistants.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide positive leadership, leading to two subordinates becoming supervisors under my guidance.
  • Work closely with utilities manager, supervisors and plant operators in routine operations and troubleshooting.
  • Maintained calibration program and records for laboratory equipment as required for ISO 9001 certification.
  • Collaborated with housing supervisor to establish breast feeding nursing suite for postpartum mothers.
  • Meet with Material Planners and manufacturing area supervisors to schedule priorities.
  • Project lab supervisor for sample coordination and completion of analysis.
  • Position: Laboratory Research Specialist, Histology Lab Supervisor.
  • Assigned as a supervisor of laboratory internship trainee.
  • Provided required reports and data to supervisor.
  • Headed comparison shopping to guarantee competitive prices.
  • Analyzed data and reported to supervisors.
  • Responded to and investigated hazardous conditions or spills, or outbreaks of disease or food poisoning, collecting samples for analysis.
  • Provided assistance to the Administrative Supervisor in interviewing, second tier progressive discipline, and other duties during his absence.
  • Participate in internal and external audits for UL, CSA, ISO 9001, and ISO17025 for Laboratory Accreditation.
  • Served as liaison for Hurricane Katrina victims and FEMA to assist with employment relocating and filing for unemployment benefits.
  • Certified ISO 9001:2008 RABQSA, performed several internal audits used to develop a newly practiced Quality Management System.
  • Performed DNA and RNA isolation, standard and real time PCR, primer design, gene sequence analysis.
  • Coordinate internal quality audits to ensure conformance to ISO 9000 (lube section) and EPA guidelines.
  • Filled in for supervisor as needed and ensured inventory and computer systems were maintained and updated.

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42. Clia

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Here's how Clia is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Perform laboratory duties which include CLIA-waived testing, document test results, and package and ship clinical specimens.
  • Perform CLIA, New York, and proficiency samples.
  • Perform point of care CLIA waived testing.
  • Developed and updated Lab procedures as necessary to meet CLIA requirements for Physician Operated laboratory.
  • Maintained CAP, CLIA and State compliance reports and maintained regulatory standards within the ABG lab.
  • Performed audits and document deviation that was not compliant with guidelines and CLIA/CAP regulation.

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43. GC

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Here's how GC is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Performed chemical and instrumental analysis of environmental and industrial samples using GC/FTIR.
  • Develop and implement quantitative UPLC-MS/MS and GCXGC-Tof diagnostic tests for endogenous metabolites and therapeutic drugs in biological fluids.
  • Developed GC/MS method for bacterial fatty acids analysis.
  • Matched hundreds of colors with excellent accuracy, including customer samples, Pantone books, and GCMI books.
  • Recorded doctors wrong medical numbers, patient add-ons and was responsible for all HgC counts.
  • Gas Chromatography (GC).

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44. Sample Preparation

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Here's how Sample Preparation is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Executed sample preparation and collection.
  • Developed new method for mineral analysis for more reliable results.- Assisted in sample preparation, method varied depending on sample size.
  • Perform representative field sampling and sample preparations, to support ICPMS assays and complete PM material balances.
  • Continue duties assisting in sample preparation and maintenance of the preparation lab.
  • Operated abrasive cut-off saws, grinding and polishing equipment for sample preparation.
  • Use of slide stainers and sample preparation for data collection.
  • Assist in sample preparation protein identification through MALDI Mass Spectrometry and ESI Mass Spectrometery.

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45. GLP

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Here's how GLP is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Write GLP reports for investigators and contract studies.
  • Worked with in vivo small molecule drug screening for the purpose of drug development in GLP environment.
  • Monitored cGMP and cGLP in the laboratory to ensure quality and compliance to pharmaceutical regulations.
  • Adhered to the cGMP/cGLP, Safety and Health Program and associated plans.
  • Comply with GLP, study protocols, and SOPs Trim, process, embed, microtome, and stain study tissues.
  • Conducted stability and sterilization tests on various proteins in proprietary pharmaceutical drug delivery systems in GLP quality controlled laboratory.

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46. Customer Orders

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Here's how Customer Orders is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Filed customer orders alphabetically and chronologically.
  • Maintained files and update database for all customer orders as well as developed photos.
  • Prioritized the management of customer orders according to the requested pickup time.
  • Audited customer orders in compliance with state and local laws.
  • Trained in organizing stock, supplies, and customer orders.
  • Processed customer orders with no complaints.
  • Maintained cash registers, processed customer orders, organized files, stocked shelves, trained photolab personnel
  • Develop and print customer orders Mix and maintain developing chemicals Complete weekly and monthly machine main- tenance

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47. Fuji

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Here's how Fuji is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Print Photos, using HP and FUJI photo machines, cut pictures to correct sizes.
  • Contacted Fuji to schedule maintenance on main printer and processors.
  • Used Fuji Film processing software and computers to develop prints.
  • Install and update Fuji Film and Kodak software.
  • Operate the Fuji 5700 to process photos Price and Package 1-hour/online digital photo orders.
  • Updated photo developer software, cleaned and maintained fuji 4500 developer machine.
  • Developed excellent customer service and communication skills Operated and maintained Gretags, Noritsu, Fujifilm digital photo labs.

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48. Data Analysis

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Here's how Data Analysis is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Performed statistical data analysis of test results and issued technical reports pertaining to test results.
  • Conducted and supervised individual research projects and data analysis for technical reports.
  • Create and present data analysis reports to executive leadership.
  • Utilize excellent time management and multi-tasking skills consistently and accurately performing data analysis on several samples concurrently.
  • Created supplemental information to assist in data analysis ( i.e., PowerPoint presentations.)
  • Conducted data analysis of strain gage installations through the use of Lotus 123.

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49. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Laboratory Specialist jobs:
  • Answered all telephone calls and greeted all visitors (civilian and military).
  • Used time efficiently when not serving customers, Answered customer telephone calls promptly and in an appropriate manner.
  • Answered customer telephone calls promplty and in an appropiate manner.
  • Answer telephone calls, conduct problem resolutions, and assist in procedural accuracy within the Surgical Pathology Laboratory.
  • Represent collection site to public as Intake/Receptionist scheduling appointments/phone calls and processing walk in customers.
  • Perform laboratory-related clerical duties including, lab record keeping, Answering and directing incoming lab telephone calls.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Laboratory Specialist

Photo Lab31.7%
Customer Service16.6%
Cell Culture5.5%
Biology5.4%
Test Cases4.1%
Preventative Maintenance3.7%
DNA3.6%
Phlebotomy2.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Laboratory Specialist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Photo Lab
Photo Lab
23.1%
23.1%
2
2
Customer Service
Customer Service
12.1%
12.1%
3
3
Cell Culture
Cell Culture
4%
4%
4
4
Biology
Biology
3.9%
3.9%
5
5
Test Cases
Test Cases
3%
3%
6
6
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
2.7%
2.7%
7
7
DNA
DNA
2.6%
2.6%
8
8
Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy
2%
2%
9
9
Osha
Osha
1.9%
1.9%
10
10
Troubleshoot
Troubleshoot
1.8%
1.8%
11
11
Petroleum Products
Petroleum Products
1.8%
1.8%
12
12
Rt-Pcr
Rt-Pcr
1.7%
1.7%
13
13
Lab Equipment
Lab Equipment
1.6%
1.6%
14
14
Data Entry
Data Entry
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Laboratory Specimens
Laboratory Specimens
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
Astm
Astm
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Hematology
Hematology
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Hplc
Hplc
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Patient Care
Patient Care
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Fire Prevention
Fire Prevention
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
FDA
FDA
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Process Film
Process Film
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Laboratory
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Specification Requirements
Specification Requirements
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Setup
Setup
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Elisa
Elisa
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Lims
Lims
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Computer System
Computer System
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
Technical Support
Technical Support
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
Analytical Methods
Analytical Methods
1.1%
1.1%
31
31
Computer Lab
Computer Lab
1.1%
1.1%
32
32
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
1%
1%
33
33
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
1%
1%
34
34
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
Processing Equipment
Processing Equipment
0.9%
0.9%
37
37
RNA
RNA
0.9%
0.9%
38
38
GEL Electrophoresis
GEL Electrophoresis
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
American Society
American Society
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
HIV
HIV
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
ISO
ISO
0.8%
0.8%
42
42
Clia
Clia
0.8%
0.8%
43
43
GC
GC
0.8%
0.8%
44
44
Sample Preparation
Sample Preparation
0.8%
0.8%
45
45
GLP
GLP
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Customer Orders
Customer Orders
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Fuji
Fuji
0.7%
0.7%
48
48
Data Analysis
Data Analysis
0.7%
0.7%
49
49
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.7%
0.7%

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