Top Medical Laboratory Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Medical Laboratory Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Medical Laboratory Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 10.9% of Medical Laboratory Technician resumes contained Hematology as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Medical Laboratory Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Hematology

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Here's how Hematology is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Weekend Generalist Technologist in Chemistry and Hematology/Coagulation/Urinalysis Departments of the Laboratory.
  • Performed twelve proficiency tests and completed 160 hematology checklists required by College of American Pathologists, contributing to continuous laboratory accreditation.
  • Experience also in Hematology and differentials daily, and experienced with normal as well as abnormal cell identifications on manual differentials.
  • Provided training and guidance to other personnel within the laboratory on the procedures and responsibilities within the Hematology department.
  • Performed routine and STAT procedures in clinical chemistry, hematology, endocrinology and immunology utilizing automated and manual protocols.
  • Utilized automated instrumentation and performed all manual and microscopic analysis pertinent to Clinical Hematology, Coagulation, and Urinalysis.
  • Performed high complexity laboratory testing as a generalist in Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Toxicology and Blood Bank.
  • Served as a rotating Automated Lab Generalist throughout Chemistry, Hematology/Coagulation, Urinalysis, and Send Out/Reference departments.
  • Performed routine clinical laboratory testing in the areas of chemistry, coagulation, hematology, urinalysis and toxicology.
  • Performed maintenance on the hematology, coagulation and urinalysis analyzers in addition to Released and reported critical results.
  • Performed maintenance and quality control on chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, coagulation and special chemistry analyzers.
  • Serve as back up laboratory technician for stat laboratory including hematology, chemistry, coagulation and urinalysis.
  • Rotated as a generalist in all areas of the laboratory performing chemistry and hematology tests.
  • Performed parallel testing when implementing new hematology, coagulation, urinalysis and blood gas instrumentation.
  • Analyzed blood and urine samples using automated instrumentation for hematology, coagulation, and urinalysis.
  • Prepare and perform laboratory procedures in the Hematology Department including the performance of manual readings.
  • Experienced working in a stat pediatric/OB laboratory as well as Hematology-Oncology & Bone Marrow outpatient clinic
  • Performed hematology, coagulation and urinalysis testing on Stat and routine hospital and outpatient specimens.
  • Performed laboratory testing in variety of areas: Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis and Bacteriology.
  • Worked independently on afternoon shift, doing chemistry, hematology, and routine laboratory procedures.

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2. Lab Equipment

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Here's how Lab Equipment is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Prepare chemical solutions, reagents and specimens for microscopic examination; perform maintenance and calibrations on chemistry analyzer and lab equipment.
  • Prepared samples for routine testing with lab equipment including a microscope and automatic analyzers to detect any abnormalities or diseases.
  • Assembled, disassembled, operated, calibrated, and maintained lab equipment used in quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Operate and calibrate an assortment of laboratory/testing equipment and maintain lab equipment and troubleshoot/resolve instrument problems.
  • Participated in maintaining and calibrating lab equipment; coordinated with colleagues and grew positive relationships.
  • Maintained and implemented quality control for lab equipment as well as trouble-shooting/resolution of instrument problems.
  • Calibrated, performed quality control measures, performed troubleshooting and maintenance procedures on lab equipment.
  • Operated CLIA approved lab equipment in Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation and Urinalysis.
  • Analyze and interpret Quality Control results Maintained lab equipment and troubleshoot instrument problems.
  • Performed quality control, calibration and necessary maintenance on lab equipment.
  • Operated and calibrated basic lab equipment and recorded prescribed quality control.
  • Maintained lab equipment, including troubleshooting and resolving instrument issues.
  • Ensured quality control through routine lab equipment maintenance and calibration.
  • Critiqued questionable results and determined trouble-shooting resolution for lab equipment.
  • Calibrated, monitored, maintained and troubleshooted lab equipment.
  • Maintained lab equipment and troubleshot/resolved issues with those instruments.
  • Maintained lab equipment, reagents and troubleshot/resolved instrument problems.
  • Conducted and calibrated quality controls for lab equipment.
  • Maintained lab equipment and troubleshot/ resolved instrument problems.
  • Performed daily quality assurance analysis on instruments/lab equipment.

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3. Medical Laboratory

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Here's how Medical Laboratory is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Developed medical laboratory automated data processing.
  • Sustained 82% American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Medical Laboratory Technician certification pass-rate, 7% higher than accreditation benchmark.
  • Trained 10 new employee medical laboratory technicians in laboratory equipment, computer operations, releasing results, and preparing quality controls.
  • Supervised medical laboratory operations and staff of 4 technicians in performing more 3,000 procedures weekly, utilizing state-of -the-art equipment.
  • Like technologists, medical laboratory technicians may work in several areas of the laboratory or specialize in one particular area.
  • Weekend Medical Laboratory Technician overseeing and providing laboratory values to a 24- hour emergency center and hospital level 2 facility.
  • Supervised a study session for medical laboratory technicians which resulted in a 95% pass rate during their certification examinations.
  • Perform medical laboratory testing on patient specimens; including, hematology, chemistry, coagulation studies, microbiology and urinalysis.
  • Performed a broad range of laboratory procedures including all testing and tasks of the medical laboratory technician occupation.
  • Developed standard operating procedures for all medical laboratory and blood drawing procedures while overseas in a combat zone.
  • Provided general medical laboratory support to a regional medical clinic, reporting directly to the partner physicians.
  • Worked as a Generalist - Medical Laboratory Technician with minimal supervision in a fast paced hospital setting.
  • Experienced medical laboratory technician with 24 years of experience as a generalist in a fast-paced hospital laboratory.
  • Worked In Various Medical Fields as a Technician including: Dialysis Technician Medical Laboratory Technician Respiratory Technician
  • Performed a variety of technical, specialized, and routine medical laboratory examinations and procedures.
  • Instructed over 100 medical laboratory students in various microbiological testing methodologies and other medical procedures.
  • Prepared and presented laboratory policies and procedures and monthly laboratory reports to medical laboratory director.
  • Employed as a part-time laboratory technician during my 12-month clinical internship in Medical Laboratory Science.
  • Managed the inventory and purchasing of all laboratory supplies for a full service medical laboratory.
  • Provide continuing education and developed education modules for Medical Technologists and Medical laboratory technicians.

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4. Microbiology

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Here's how Microbiology is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Updated 20 microbiology standard operating procedures to reflect current practices and improve identification and susceptibility of bacteria, parasites and fungi.
  • Performed macroscopic, microscopic and chemical analyses of humid fluid and other materials in Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis and Microbiology.
  • Processed all incoming cultures, performed identification procedures and sensitivity testing on isolates from blood and neonatal cultures in Microbiology lab.
  • Provided clinical testing and specimen analysis in the areas of chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, and microbiology.
  • Performed all aspects of testing within clinical laboratory sections, including blood bank, Hematology, Microbiology, chemical pathology.
  • Experienced in Hematology, Immunology, Clinical Chemistry, Blood Bank and Microbiology as well as Managerial responsibilities international corporations
  • Maintained equipment quality control and calibrations on all analyzers in Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology, transfusion services.
  • Worked as a generalist in Hematology, Coagulation, Chemistry, Urinalysis Specimen -accession and Microbiology departments.
  • Maintained proper records for quality control procedures as required by regulatory agencies in the microbiology section.
  • General hospital laboratory with Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Microbiology.
  • Performed routine and STAT testing procedures in Hematology, Chemistry, Coagulation, Urinalysis and Microbiology.
  • Read microbiology cultures, isolated and identified pathogenic organisms, performed antimicrobial susceptibility tests as warranted.
  • Perform laboratory activities like Hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, culture, microscopy, microbiology, Immunology
  • Perform laboratory testing including hematology, chemistry and microbiology on various body fluids and specimens.
  • Performed generalist duties including chemistry, hematology, transfusion services, urinalysis, and microbiology.
  • Practiced patient testing and laboratory skills in the laboratory disciplines of blood banking and microbiology.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in all areas of a professional lab including Blood Banking and Microbiology setup.
  • Performed routine and advanced laboratory testing in urinalysis, microbiology, chemistry, coagulation studies.
  • Worked as a Generalist in the laboratory, rotating through Hematology, Microbiology and Urinalysis.
  • Performed general tests in all laboratory areas - Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology and Microbiology.

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5. Laboratory Specimens

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Here's how Laboratory Specimens is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Studied a broad array of laboratory specimens and quantitative and qualitative chemical analyses, utilizing equipment including Hitachi 747/717 chemistry analyzers.
  • Collected accession and tested over 50 different laboratory specimens on a weekly basis for hematology, microbiology and transfusion services benches.
  • Participated in the development of new procedures, techniques and equipment used in obtaining and handling laboratory specimens.
  • Coordinated and supervised the collection, processing, and analysis and reporting of all laboratory specimens.
  • Aided in collecting and preparing laboratory specimens for deploying personnel to ensure mission readiness.
  • Process, test and verify laboratory specimens to ensure prompt and accurate laboratory results.
  • General Laboratory duties including blood draws and collections of other types of laboratory specimens.
  • Received and processed incoming laboratory specimens in a high-volume clinical hospital laboratory.
  • Prepared a variety of laboratory specimens for shipment to various reference labs.
  • Assistant-received clinical laboratory specimens from different clinics and private medical offices.
  • Operated numerous types of highly technical equipment and processed laboratory specimens.
  • Processed large volumes of laboratory specimens with great accuracy and timeliness.
  • Processed laboratory specimens, identified critical values and alert appropriate personnel.
  • Accessioned and processed laboratory specimens from all hospital areas.
  • Trained non-laboratory personnel in collection of laboratory specimens.
  • Processed laboratory specimens, performed quality control as required
  • Obtained multiply types of Laboratory specimens.
  • Collect and prepare laboratory specimens.
  • Collected blood, tissue, sputum, and other laboratory specimens in compliance with aseptic procedures and prepared specimens for testing.
  • Received laboratory specimens from clinics, patients & outlying clinics, properly processed specimens & distributed to assigned areas.

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6. Phlebotomy

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Here's how Phlebotomy is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Selected by senior management to provide training and orientation in phlebotomy and other specimen collection procedures to new staff members.
  • Coordinated training for 16 Laboratory students and 8 student interns for laboratory and phlebotomy practices.
  • Performed phlebotomy and urinalysis with microscopic examinations; *Certified In-Office lab with Blood Chemistry machine
  • Performed specimen collection, phlebotomy, specimen handling and processing with good laboratory practices.
  • Worked independently performing all phlebotomy as well as the laboratory testing and maintenance activities.
  • Perform phlebotomy duties for inpatients and outpatients for timely collection and processing of specimens.
  • Conducted blood donor orientations, mini-physicals, donor eligibility interviews, and phlebotomy.
  • Performed laboratory computer operations and adhered to all safety procedures during phlebotomy work.
  • Worked in all laboratory sections and performed routine clinical testing and phlebotomy.
  • Supervised and performed phlebotomy, personnel blood storage and distribution of units.
  • Excelled in phlebotomy procedures including draws on pediatric and geriatric patients.
  • Served as a medical laboratory technician analyzing blood samples and phlebotomy.
  • Trained medical personnel in blood donor screening procedures and phlebotomy.
  • Perform phlebotomy when needed according to laboratory policies and procedures.
  • Performed lead analysis on infants and performed phlebotomy when necessary.
  • Performed phlebotomy and assisted in trauma situations as needed.
  • General medical laboratory duties including phlebotomy and processing specimens.
  • Performed Phlebotomy and clinical testing on infants through adolescents.
  • Worked in Chemistry, Urinalysis, Phlebotomy and Shipping departments
  • Performed phlebotomy in different areas/floors of hospital as needed.

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7. Blood Bank

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Here's how Blood Bank is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Maintained quality control data and performed individualized testing in all departments including Hematology, Blood Bank, Chemistry and Microbiology.
  • Perform routine and complex laboratory procedures according to established standards in chemistry, hematology, blood bank and urinalysis.
  • Collect and prepare specimens and perform laboratory procedures in Blood Bank, Hematology, Coagulation, Chemistry and Microbiology.
  • Perform tests according to departmental standard operating procedures in chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, coagulation and blood bank.
  • Specialized in blood bank technology performing testing for blood group antigens, compatibility, and antibody identification.
  • General medical laboratory technician responsible for performing tests in all sections of the Laboratory including Blood Bank.
  • Blood Banking includes processing and issuing of Blood Products, screening, compatibility testing and antibody identification.
  • Performed general laboratory testing in all departments including Blood Bank, Microbiology, Chemistry and Hematology.
  • Conduct various laboratory tests procedures as assigned in Hematology, Chemistry, Blood Bank and Microbiology
  • Streamline blood bank procedures and coordinate laboratory evaluations; ensure mission readiness of laboratory.
  • Performed various blood banking techniques like blood grouping, compatibility testing and antibody identification.
  • Perform Blood Banking testing which included antibody identification and special antigen testing.
  • Blood Bank applications including maintaining inventory levels and special product requests.
  • Blood Bank work up involving antibody identification and unit screening.
  • Conducted in-services and proficiency testing on numerous blood banking protocols.
  • Rotated through urinalysis, hematology, microbiology and blood bank.
  • Maintained all computerized blood bank transfusion records.
  • Supervised laboratory reports and blood banking.
  • Last position-Processing lab blood bank technician
  • Work in all areas of the laboratory including hematology, chemistry, coagulation, and urinalysis with mainly in blood bank.

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8. Serology

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Here's how Serology is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Executed and analyzed tests in areas including chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, serology, histology and bacteriology to aid physicians.
  • Served as rotational general laboratory technician in urinalysis, serology, chemistry, hematology, coagulation, microbiology, and shipping.
  • Performed routine and laboratory tests and analyzed body fluid specimens in the areas of Chemistry, Hematology, Serology and Urinalysis.
  • Preformed standard laboratory procedures in chemistry, hematology, serology, and urinalysis * Performed routine instrument maintenance and routine quality control
  • Skilled testing and reporting in all departments including Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Immunology, Serology, and Urinalysis.
  • Executed and analyzed tests in areas of Hematology including coagulation studies, Chemistry, Serology, and Urinalysis with microscopic evaluation.
  • Process and analyze blood samples and perform routine laboratory testing for different departments such as Chemistry, Hematology, Serology and Urinalysis
  • Applied general knowledge of procedures in Hematology, Urinalysis, Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Serology, Coagulation and Microbiology.
  • Completed specimen diagnostic testing and confirmation in laboratory areas of chemistry, hematology, coagulation, serology, and urinalysis.
  • Performed laboratory test to corporal fluids applying analysis fields like Molecular Biology and Serology in BSL-2 and BSL-3 laboratories.
  • Completed clinical rotations as a Medical Laboratory Technician in the areas of Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis and serology.
  • Performed blood banking and clinical laboratory procedures in hematology, clinical chemistry, serology, bacteriology, and urinalysis.
  • Performed laboratory testing in chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis and serology, microscopic technique and general bacteriology.
  • Preformed medical laboratory procedures including microscopy, hematology, serology, microbiology, urinalysis, and urine pregnancy testing.
  • Performed daily patient sample testing in hematology, chemistry, coagulation, urinalysis as well as limited serology testing.
  • Test specimens on various analyzers in chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, serology, and microbiology.
  • Experienced in the areas of chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis, coagulation and microbiology specimen preparation.
  • Conducted clinical diagnostic laboratory tests and specimen analysis in hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, serology and immunology.
  • Perform analysis of specimens in Chemistry, Transfusion Medicine, Hematology, Coagulation, Microbiology, and Serology.
  • Worked as general technician in the hematology, chemistry, serology, urinalysis, and processing/sends-outs departments.

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9. QC

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Here's how QC is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Enforced criteria for rejecting and appropriately documenting specimen disposition, electronically and manually in the quality control reports (QCR).
  • Perform QC, maintenance and troubleshoot on analyzers in Hematology, Coagulation Chemistry and Urinalysis.
  • Performed daily QI/ QC ensuring operating parameters were within acceptable limits on chemistry analyzers.
  • Maintained calibrations and submitted monthly chemistry QC data to QC product manufacturer.
  • Implemented daily analysis of QC values on Beckman-Coulter chemistry and hematology instruments.
  • Performed and logged clinical analyzer QA/QC (Quality Analysis/Quality Control).
  • Exercised appropriate actions to maintain QC within 2SD/troubleshooting/routine maintenance on analyzers.
  • Perform QC/Calibration of instruments as part of daily maintenance requirements.
  • Perform Quality Control on analyzers and maintain proper QC documentation.
  • Received and processed microbiology specimens and performed daily QC.
  • Performed and documented QC and calibrations as necessary.
  • Performed daily QC on coagulation and hematology analyzers.
  • Performed QC on various reagents manual/automatic methods.
  • Run daily QC/calibrations of all instrumentation.
  • Conducted necessary quality controls (QC) procedures, documenting corrective action taken for any discrepancies and out of range controls.
  • Scheduled and maintained employees' work schedules, maintained QC lab standards, ordered supplies, and performed required instrument maintenance.
  • Operated, calibrated and QC'd an assortment of laboratory testing instruments and performed various chemical, microscopic and bacteriologic tests.
  • Performed procedures related to Quality Assurance, daily QC, maintenance, tracking supply inventory, safety, and troubleshooting.
  • Executed and documented scheduled QC procedures, reviewed QC data, performed troubleshooting and corrective action, and maintained records.
  • Perform QC, routine and stat testing on a variety of analyzers in Hematology, Chemistry, Coagulation and Urinalysis.

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10. Test Cases

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Here's how Test Cases is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Tested various standard software products; setup/documented many test cases.

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11. Body Fluids

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Here's how Body Fluids is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Conducted chemical analyses of body fluids, using microscope or automatic analyzer to detect abnormalities or diseases and enter findings.
  • Provide temporary service to laboratories on travel based assignments examining and processing blood and body fluids.
  • Performed automated hematology and coagulation testing to included manual differential studies on blood and body fluids.
  • Prepare specimens and perform laboratory procedures such as body fluids, according to laboratory policies.
  • Conducted chemical analysis of body fluids using automatic analyzer and microscope to detect abnormalities.
  • Prepared specimens and body fluids samples for analysis using laboratory techniques.
  • Conducted chemical analysis on body fluids using microscope and automatic analyzer.
  • Performed automated analysis of body fluids for use in functional medicine.
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative chemical analysis of body fluids.
  • Observe urine, bacteria, body fluids, and blood slides through a microscope to aid in diagnosis of various conditions.
  • Conducted chemical analyses of body fluids, such as blood or urine, using microscope or automatic analyzers and result findings.
  • Collect and study body fluids including blood samples to determine the number of cells and their morphology, using microscopic techniques.
  • Performed highly complex tests on blood, urine, and CSF/body fluids for diagnostic purposes by using manual and automated techniques.
  • Team lead clinical drug testing, repair instruments and perform test to analyze body fluids, tissue, and other substances.
  • Inoculated appropriate agar plates for growth of pathogens in stool, respiratory, tissue, blood and other sterile body fluids.
  • Conduct chemical analysis of body fluids such as blood, urine, and stool using the microscope and automated analyzers.
  • Performed automated and manual test procedures on blood samples and body fluids in various department in accordance to procedure manuals.
  • Conducted chemical analysis of body fluids, including blood, and urine to determine presence of normal and abnormal components.
  • Handled and tested variety of human body fluids, like blood, urine and spinal fluid, in the laboratory.
  • Prepare and stain slides, perform microscopy, and enumerate cellular and other formed elements in blood and body fluids.

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12. Lab Tests

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Here's how Lab Tests is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Perform clinical lab tests in the area of hematology with appropriate documentation and proper notification of abnormal results.
  • Conduct laboratory testing: perform and report lab tests according to laboratory procedures.
  • Performed routine Lab tests according to standard operating procedures.
  • Assisted doctors and nurses in choosing the correct lab tests and collection methods, and proper labeling and handling of specimens.
  • Skilled in using pipettes for various lab tests such as RPR's, pregnancy tests, hematology dilutions and chemistry dilutions.
  • Enter results into patient's medical records; discuss results, findings of lab tests and procedures with physicians.
  • Performed highly complex tests on clinical specimens for diagnostic purposes and maintained records associated with diagnostic / lab tests.
  • Conduct lab tests in the areas of hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, chemistry, microbiology and waived tests.
  • Perform clinical lab tests in all specialty areas (generalist) using manual and automated techniques.
  • Conducted lab tests in the areas of, Chemistry hematology, coagulation and serology following lab procedures
  • Led the department, among six individuals, in completion of lab tests for 10 months.
  • Worked with physicians and nurses to order proper lab tests and provide great patient care.
  • Ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests notifying MD and appropriate staff of results.
  • Evaluated Diagnostic and Clinical lab tests in concurrence with Laboratory Procedures for best client results.
  • Conduct lab tests on patient samples and verify the proper operation of various laboratory instruments.
  • Plated and sub cultured in micro, prepared specimens for send out lab tests.
  • Perform clinical qualitative and quantitative lab tests, and proficiency tests and quality control.
  • Collected and prepared specimens for lab tests in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Entered patient information and doctor's orders for lab tests in the computer.
  • Performed Diagnostic and Clinical Lab Tests based on client needs and requirements.

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13. Immunology

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Here's how Immunology is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Conduct a wide variety of chemistry test to include urinalysis and immunology using automated analyzers or by hands on techniques.
  • Performed laboratory procedures in areas of Chemistry, Blood Bank, Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Immunology, Microbiology.
  • Performed hematology, chemistry, coagulation, blood banking, urinalysis, immunology, and other general laboratory testing.
  • Performed quality control, calibration, and maintenance on analyzers in chemistry, hematology, urinalysis and immunology departments.
  • Provided test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating chemistry, hematology, immunology, and urinalysis instruments.
  • Presented comprehensive teaching to students in hematology, immunology, and coagulation principals through formal classroom settings.
  • Involved in performing test in all areas of Hematology, Biochemistry, Clinical pathology and immunology.
  • Performed hematology, immunology and bacteriology tests, and antibiotics and anti-fungal cultures to diagnostic micro-organisms.
  • Performed and analyzed tests in areas including Chemistry, Hematologic, Microbiology, Immunology and Urinalysis.
  • Assume full responsibility in conducting immunology test and quality control on medical laboratory analyzers.
  • Take anatomy and physiology, urine analyses, hematology, immunology and biology curses
  • Worked in Immunology working mainly with assigned kits using agglutination and precipitation techniques.
  • Quarantine, package, and submit repeat reactive immunology samples requiring confirmatory testing.
  • Performed chemistry, hematology, immunology, urine, and microbiological analysis.
  • Worked as a Medical Laboratory Technician in Immunology Department.
  • Performed maintenance and shutdown chemistry and immunology analyzers.
  • Maintained supply inventory for Immunology Department.
  • Worked nights in all areas of the laboratory: Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Immunology, Blood Bank, Chemistry.
  • Worked on bench in Immunology department mainly using assigned procedures and imported kits and materials from USA and Germany.
  • Perform hematology, chemistry, immunology and urinalysis testing, gram stains, KOH preps and fluid analysis.

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14. Stat

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Here's how Stat is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Re-organized and streamlined laboratory protocols and workstations
  • Composed local lab regulations, advised superiors regarding status/adequacy of equipment, supplies, personnel, training, and operating efficiency.
  • Selected by management for Reference Lab work, including safely sending specimens throughout the continental Unites States and internationally.
  • Resulted laboratory samples for an extremely busy chemistry department for operating room and emergency room stat laboratory departments.
  • Performed preventive maintenance and troubleshooting on clinical analyzers to ensure compliance with state and federal regulatory agencies.
  • Advised providers/superiors regarding status and adequacy of equipment, supplies, personnel training, and operating efficiency.
  • Demonstrate a complete understating of established policies and procedure within the department as outlined in procedure manual.
  • Manage Patient results status by reviewing, verifying and certifying result input in Laboratory computer system.
  • Reviewed and followed current literature to maintain state-of-the-art methodology and technologies for digital laboratory testing.
  • Interpret results, subject to verification by Technologist/Supervisor, and providing allowance by State regulations.
  • Participated in required state and federal training and ongoing education to remain compliant with regulations.
  • Produced statistical data and assisted in comparative hematology method evaluation studies of new instrumentation.
  • Performed routine and stat analysis of chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, and coagulation.
  • Execute quality control procedures using statistical analysis software, effectively troubleshooting discrepancies.
  • Perform routine and stat testing procedures using a variety of laboratory instrumentation.
  • Performed stat and routine clinical tests using automated and semi automated equipment.
  • Comply with quarterly proficiency testing in accordance with State and federal regulations.
  • Perform Quality Control on Martin-Lewis media for statewide Gonorrhea screening programs.
  • Document statistical control of observed data, and recording normal operations.
  • Performed routine/stat test procedures on patients from assisted living setting.

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15. Clinical Laboratory

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Here's how Clinical Laboratory is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Perform various manual and automated clinical laboratory testing, maintain accuracy and quality of processes and equipment, communicate with caregivers.
  • Participate in research, evaluation, validation, and implementation of new instrumentation or methodology applicable to the clinical laboratory.
  • Performed assays in the clinical laboratory to the level of moderate complexity to include hematology, chemistry, and urinalysis.
  • Prepared reports and responds to requests for quality control and clinical laboratory information from hospital staff and regulatory agencies.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in all areas of the clinical laboratory, while maintaining an excellent work ethic and professional attitude.
  • Performed assigned task in the preparation of medical diagnostic materials while providing direct assistance to professional clinical laboratory staff.
  • Performed clinical laboratory analyses and related procedures while reporting accurate records of all activities related to testing and reporting.
  • Ensured safety and GLP while assisting Clinical Laboratory Scientists in performing daily laboratory tasks, examinations, and operations.
  • Specialized in chemical and biological warfare medicine, emergency medicine, field clinical laboratory operations, and reconnaissance.
  • Performed stat and routine clinical laboratory testing consistent with written procedures under the direction of a laboratory supervisor.
  • Provided responsible specimen management, testing and reporting of patient results in multiple areas of the clinical laboratory.
  • Performed and assisted with routine and various clinical laboratory test on blood and urine specimens under minimal supervision.
  • Performed testing in all areas of the clinical laboratory including Urinalysis, Hematology, Serology and Microbiology.
  • Design curricula for clinical laboratory science courses with the goal of improving student national certification testing scores.
  • Managed Langley AFB Regional Hospital Clinical Laboratory operations in support of in-patient care and emergency room services.
  • Performed diagnostic testing, operated and maintained clinical laboratory equipment in a functioning laboratory as a generalist.
  • Provide clinical laboratory education to ensure national certification of future clinicians in the Medical Laboratory Technician Program.
  • Performed clinical laboratory tests, specimen preparation, reporting results and marshaling specimens throughout the laboratory.
  • Established new processes for pediatric lead poisoning testing and specimen processing for a private clinical laboratory.
  • Perform and release clinical laboratory test results with a high degree of independent judgment and responsibility.

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16. MLT

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Here's how MLT is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Demonstrated testing procedures and equipment to new laboratory personnel and MLT students.
  • Perform duties as a MLT in the Hematology/Coagulation department
  • Lead MLT for 7 physicians in private practice for Highlands Medical GroupGeneralists MLT/ Point of Care Coordinator for Highlands Regional Medical Center
  • Performed MLT duties for six physicians, including specimen processing of whole blood, serum, and body fluids.
  • Worked as MLT with lab assistant on a 7 on/7 off rotation including call for ER department.
  • Still perform all MLA duties (mentioned below) in addition to current MLT obligations.
  • Review MLT curriculum and ensures that it is applicable and current with clinical practice.
  • Worked as an MLT, performing testing for 7 doctors in a busy facility.
  • Work as an MLT at assignments through a contract with Fusion Medical Staffing Agency.
  • Position MLT-Generalist Performed set-ups and testing in all areas of the lab.
  • Assist with accreditation reports and reviews as required by the MLT Program.
  • Position: MLT, STAT Tech, Supervisor of communications and records.
  • Performed under the scope of a licensed MLT in as a Generalist.
  • Worked as an MLT in a Mobile Medical Center (MEC).
  • Participated in training of MLT and MT students and new hires.
  • Developed course outcomes and descriptions to support the MLT program outcomes.
  • Worked part-time as a MLT while interning as a MT student.
  • Assisted in teaching and training of MT and MLT students.
  • Work as a MLT III/Lead in a Hematology/Oncology clinic.
  • Trained all incoming MLT soldiers in the general lab.

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17. Radiology

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Here's how Radiology is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Review and analyze radiology results.
  • Aided in IV starts for children to adult patients for the nursing staff and Heparin Locks for the Radiology Department.
  • Assist in all other areas of facility including office area, insurance billing, radiology and nursing staff.
  • Provided clinical laboratory support to a free standing emergency room, urgent care clinic and radiology department.
  • Performed EKG'S and would also assist in taking X-Ray's when Radiology Technician was unable.
  • Assisted in bed site and Radiology site- Bone marrow sample collection and processing.
  • Assist Radiology department as needed with my credentialing in Radiology as an R.T.
  • Performed phlebotomy (PKU), hematology, urinalysis, and radiology (X-ray).
  • Worked as a technician by providing labs and radiology reports on all Patients.
  • Performed EKGs and aided radiology in film development.
  • Performed phlebotomy Abbott Cell-Dyn, Ortho Vitros 250 and Abbott Axsym Preformed basic radiology and developed x-ray film

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18. Sysmex

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Here's how Sysmex is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Trained peers on the SYSMEX line for lab also attended analyzer school in Chicago, IL.
  • Automated and manual CBC analysis on Sysmex-2100 and KX-21.
  • Operated SYSMEX XP300 Hematology blood cell counter.
  • Performed CBC's using SYSMEX 1800 and SYSMEX 2100.
  • Resolved and repaired laboratory equipment problems including Beckman-Coulter, AUWI, and Sysmex analyzers by applying advanced troubleshooting techniques and skills.
  • Assisted with the implementation, maintenance and continuous performance of Sysmex Hematology Automation platform.
  • Performed hematological and urinalyses tests on Sysmex analyzers.
  • Performed maintenance, troubleshooting, and QC on Centaur CP, Siemens RXL and Sysmex 5000 XE.
  • Run CBC's on Sysmex, make slides and setup testing to obtain result, release results.
  • Performed quality control and changed reagents on the Sysmex XT2000i and AU-5800 analyzer.
  • Operate, maintain and troubleshoot Sysmex XT-1800i and XE-2100 analyzers.
  • Utilized Sysmex 2000, Architect CI8200, and Siemens Urinalysis Machine
  • Automated machines included the Sysmex, and R.A. 100.
  • Performed CBC's on two Sysmex analyzers.
  • Performed coagulation studies with Sysmex CA-100.
  • Maintain up to date Sysmex reagents.
  • Experience running sysmex 2100 and 5000.
  • Operated analyzers like Sysmex XE5000-complete white count/reticulocyte, automated platelet function, automated erythrocyte Sedimentation, and automated coagulation analyzer.
  • Trained at the Sysmex Headquarters in Illinois for certification on the XT-2000i.
  • Experience in Meditech Computer, Sysmex Hematology and Siemens Dimension EXL.

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19. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Report reference laboratory results and document critical laboratory results, outstanding communication skills and patient care while working in call centers.
  • Interacted with physicians, laboratories, and health care professionals and other professionals regarding patient care issues effectively and efficiently.
  • Communicated with a diverse medical team to resolve matters relevant to biological samples in order to initiate appropriate patient care
  • Perform routine laboratory test on all instruments * Patient care * Assistant Radiation Safety Officer * Hematology/Quality control specialist
  • Demonstrated capacity to provide direct patient care and effectively supervise support staff in a variety of clinical settings.
  • Perform daily opening and closing laboratory procedures to ensure laboratory is functional for patient care.
  • Demonstrated and maintained positive patient/customer relations through effective communication, patient care and work performance.
  • Collaborated with medical professionals in all areas to ensure seamless patient care during outpatient visits.
  • Developed laboratory sample tracking program, thereby reducing errors and improving patient care.
  • Communicated daily with physicians and nurses to facilitate quality and timely patient care.
  • Worked independently to resolve problems in non-typical situations to assure quality patient care.
  • Performed clerical/administrative duties of the unit as required supporting quality patient care.
  • Analyzed and interpreted laboratory findings with direct involvement in quality patient care.
  • Provide a combination of patient care duties and clerical/administrative duties.
  • Performed laboratory test efficiently and accurately for high-quality patient care.
  • Processed over 1,650 highly complex laboratory testing procedures in a high stress environment while maintaining the highest standards of patient care.
  • Perform routine procedures within respective discipline, including the collection and analysis of data which will affect decisions regarding patient care.
  • Helped open the FSH clinic initiating procedures and improving current process leading to more efficient operation and faster patient care.
  • Provided excellent direct patient care, clear communicated with patients and providers for specimen requirements, collection, and results.
  • Used knowledge, deductive skills, and judgment to identify and resolve problems related to patient care and departmental concerns.

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20. Lab Results

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Here's how Lab Results is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Worked in a large hospital laboratory primarily responsible for providing accurate lab results in the chemistry and hematology departments.
  • Provided daily maintenance and quality control on equipment, Performed and report accurate lab results for Hematology and Microbiology
  • Communicated lab results to appropriate personnel, recognized significant results and took appropriate action.
  • Communicated directly with physicians/nursing regarding patient lab results and testing.
  • Maintain analyzers and ensure physicians receive quality lab results.
  • Ensured accuracy of lab results by troubleshooting analyzer equipment.
  • Communicate with doctors effectively with any lab results.
  • Provided lab results and executed online result retrieval.
  • Reported and personally distributed lab results to physicians.
  • Take calls to the lab answering questions, and delivering lab results as requested by clinicians involved in direct patient care.
  • Recognized, confirmed, documented and called all critical and life-threatening lab results stat to physicians and nurses as appropriate.
  • Validated, documented, and reported lab results on all performed tests, ensuring accuracy from beginning to end.
  • Interacted with nurses, and physicians reporting lab results and critical lab results to the proper person or physician.
  • Process specimens and provided accurate lab results, Work as generalist in Hematology, Chemistry, Blood Bank and Microbiology
  • Verify, record and report lab results on all performed tests with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Analyze lab results and report findings and investigate a typical results in discrepancies to determine causation.
  • Logged patient results and provided copies of lab results to nursing staff and for laboratory records.
  • Worked as a technician by providing lab results on dialysis patients for dialysis clinics all over.
  • Report lab results to other medical personnel, maintain equipment, and maintain laboratory records.
  • Reported to physicians the necessary findings of lab results for accurate care of the patients.

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21. CBC

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Here's how CBC is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Perform CBC and CMP on cancer patients and order other various test to be sent out to reference lab.
  • Utilized cell counters and computerized auto-analyzers for tests such as CBC, Lipid Profile, LFT and Kidney function.
  • Provided stat lab services Chemistry, Urine and CBC for Urgent Care clients and Doctors offices.
  • Performed routine laboratory tests such as Urinalysis, CBC, Lipid Profiles, and Thyroid Profiles.
  • Used various analyzers such as CBC, Coagulation, Chemistry, and Urinalysis on patient specimens.
  • Performed and reported routine laboratory blood tests including CBC, blood film, etc.
  • Perform CBC's with manual differential, forwarding to pathologist as needed per guidelines.
  • Developed high level CBC differential skills managing high volume Oncology and NICU patient workload.
  • Performed CBC's, manual differentials, coagulation, fluid analysis and urinalysis.
  • Performed CBC and urinalysis testing; generated reports for physician and patient.
  • Performed CBC, ESR's, manual differentials, coagulation studies.
  • Preformed CBC/ Differentials using Coulter Onyx and Compound Light Microscope.
  • Send abnormal CBC specimens for pathologist review according to protocol.
  • Perform CBC's and Differentials on Hematology and Oncology patients.
  • Process lab orders, run and verify CBC results.
  • Separated and collected blood specimens, Performed CBC testing.
  • Perform manual differentials on normal and abnormal CBC smears.
  • Performed CBC, Urinalysis and KOH/Wet Preps.
  • Performed CBC and Urinalysis with Micro Testing.
  • Operated and maintained a Coulter CBC analyzer.

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22. Clia

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Here's how Clia is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Assist laboratory manager with review and updating of laboratory policies and procedures in accordance with laboratory director and CLIA regulations.
  • Work closely with CLIA Consultant, laboratory directory and upper management to keep labor running effectively and efficiently.
  • Assist laboratory manager with safety inspections and preparation of core and satellite laboratories for CLIA inspections.
  • Assist laboratory manager with satellite laboratory inspections to ensure all are following CLIA policies and procedures.
  • Contributed and participated substantially to a successful department Quality Assurance Program and CLIA accreditation.
  • Maintained Policies and Procedure Manuals (wrote and updated) performed and documented all QC, complied with all CLIA requirements.
  • Ensured compliance with CLIA and CAP requirements, hospital policies and laboratory procedures, including maintaining instruments and work area.
  • Performed Waived Testing, ordering supplies for the Laboratory, keeping accurate records of Quality Control as stated by CLIA.
  • Performed variety of tasks in order to ensure that proper laboratory procedures and policies are followed according to COLA/CLIA recommendations.
  • Adhered to quality system standards and audit trail methodologies, to ensure compliance to laboratory CLIA and COLA certifications.
  • Perform a variety of laboratory testing and procedures in accordance with The Joint Commission and CLIA standards.
  • Update all policies and procedures, Preform all API proficiency testing, all CLIA and Cola requirements.
  • Assure laboratory regulatory compliance and accreditation by CLIA and the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation (COLA).
  • Perform CLIA waved tests and ensure all policies and guidelines are followed by other laboratory personnel.
  • Helped to get all the paperwork and documents organized that were needed to pass CLIA inspections.
  • Equipped lab with safety devices, MSDS, and instrumentation needed for compliance with CLIA.
  • Run and verify calibration, quality controls and proficiency tests following CLIA and COLA guidelines.
  • Consulted with CLIA representatives to ensure that the laboratory was functioning within guidelines.
  • Experienced in CLIA and COLA regulations along with preparation with inspection guidelines.
  • Participated in CLIA regulations and resolved all prior backlogs with their requirements.

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23. Patient Samples

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Here's how Patient Samples is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Utilize aseptic and isolation techniques to perform microbiological testing on patient samples, specifically by working up positive initial test cultures.
  • Processed specimens and prepared patient samples for laboratory testing in urinalysis, hematology, and coagulation.
  • Reduced transit times significantly by receiving overnight delivery of patient samples, helped reduced turn-around-time.
  • Performed accurate laboratory testing of patient samples while evaluating and interpreting laboratory test data.
  • Contribute to overall operations of the laboratory by processing patient samples prior to analysis.
  • Logged in and accessioned patient samples to their respective section for laboratory analysis.
  • Collected, analyzed, and reported patient samples using appropriate laboratory equipment.
  • Performed assays on patient samples utilizing various laboratory procedures and methodologies.
  • Contributed to increasing quality improvement of receiving patient samples.
  • Performed microscopy on patient samples to identify bacteria.
  • Prepared patient samples for delivery to reference laboratories.
  • Performed laboratory testing of patient samples.
  • Collected, prepared/analyzed patient samples.
  • Performed Medical tests on patient samples, ran medical instruments, performed maintenance on instruments, communicated with Doctors and nurses.
  • Test and report patient samples *Charting and quality control, 30 day QC and linearity testing *Calibration/verification of chemistry flex reagents.
  • Developed and implemented policies and procedures for the collection of patient samples and transportation of samples to laboratory for testing.
  • Requisitioned patient samples were time-sensitive, with critical results that often aided in diagnosing a patient's life or death.
  • Process patient samples in chemistry, hematology, some microbiology, blood bank, urinalysis, and other body fluids.
  • Perform calibration procedures, and analyze and verify the acceptability of Quality Control values prior to analyzing patient samples.
  • Type patient samples by performing forward typing, antibody screens, DAT, antibody panels and cord blood.

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24. Clinitek

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Here's how Clinitek is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Perform Urinalysis Clinitek machine with microscopic examination.
  • Prepared samples and run them on Dimension RXL, Cell-Dyn and Clinitek systems.
  • Perform Urinalysis - Using Siemens Clinitek Atlas machine and reading Microscopic urine sediments.
  • Operate and maintain the clinitek 500 perform microscopic and routine urinalysis.
  • Perform urinalysis using a Clinitek 50 or by reading reagent strips.
  • Execute Urinalysis employing Clinitek test strips.
  • Key operator of urinalysis bench maintaining Clinitek 50 instrument, evaluating quality control data and ensuring accurate results for patients.
  • Perform dipstick Urinalysis and Operation of Advantus Clinitek.
  • Implemented start up of laboratory analyzers such as the ACT T, Clinitek 500, Vitros 250, and Max-M.
  • Operated and maintained instruments: Cell Dyne 1600, IMX and Clinitek 100.
  • Analyzed urine using Clinitek Advantus, and microscope for recognition of formed elements.
  • Operated complex instrumentation from Dade-Behring, Advia, Clinitek, etc.
  • Possess knowledge of Abbot Cell Dyn 1700 and Clinitek.
  • Used Axysm, Kodak, and Clinitek.
  • Experience with Vitek Susceptibility Analyzer and Clinitek Urinalysis Analyzer 30% Chemistry-including basic chemistry tests as well as troponins and Pro-BNPs.
  • Major instrumentation included: Siemens Atlas and Clinitek Advantus, Sysmex UF-1000 and CA-600, Abbott Cell-Dyn Ruby and Architect.
  • Analyzed samples for chemical content on Dade Dimension AR, Coulter MD, Clinitek 100, and Roche Coagucheck instruments.
  • Operate Coulter ACT 5 DIFF AL, Vitros 250, Clinitek 50, and Elecsys 2010 laboratory equipment.
  • Performed laboratory tests on OB/GYN and In-Vitro patients using the Clinitek, Hemocue, and the Immulite.
  • Utilized equipment such as the Vitros 750, Cell-Dyn, Clinitek, and other coag instrumentation.

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25. Strep

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Here's how Strep is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed all blood laboratory tasks, completed patient flu/strep test from, professional sanitation and sterilization of medical equipment.
  • Performed various kit tests including mono, H. pylori, strep A, pregnancy, drug screen, and influenza.
  • Performed Latex Agglutination, Staph, Strep and Yeast Identification, Gram Stain, Isolation of organisms, Rapid Identification Panel
  • Carried out kit testing such as strep, flu, mono, and pregnancy, both serum and urine based.
  • Assisted with the collection of specimen such as swabs, which are used for Strep testing, Flu and RSV.
  • Perform testing in Hematology, Urinalysis, and rapid testing for Influenza, Strep A, Mono, and RSV.
  • Tested specimens for Strep, Flu, RSV, mono, pregnancy, body fluid counts and platelet antibodies.
  • Perform beta strep agglutinations on patients of childbearing age or if strep is the predominant organism in the culture.
  • Experienced in Hematology, Urinalysis, ESR and rapid testing for strep, pregnancy, flu, and mono.
  • Perform frequent point of care testing for Streptococcal A, Mononucleosis, and Influenza A&B.
  • Perform Latex Agglutination, Staph, Strep and Yeast Identification, Gram Stain.
  • Perform blood gases, coagulation, as well as Influenza and Strep tests.
  • Perform rapid testing Plate Strep Cultures and urinalysis while working in Chemistry Lab.
  • Analyzed and resulted Strep A screening test and occult fecal blood tests.
  • Performed stat strep, mono, RSV, flu and pregnancy testing.
  • Experience with kit testing such as pregnancy, influenza, and strep.
  • Performed GC/Chlamydia & Group B strep testing using the Gen Probe analyzer.
  • Swab patient's throat for Strep A and run confirmatory test.
  • Performed sedimentation rates, mono screens, strep and influenza testing.
  • Performed Rapid testing such as Pregnancy, Influenza and Strep.

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26. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Rotated working in the Emergency Department, NICU and PICU drawing blood for pediatric and neonatal intensive care patients.
  • Explained procedures to patients, while drawing blood specimens in a skillful, safe and accurate manner.
  • Performed medical services in the lab, such as drawing blood from patients and testing blood.
  • Work alone and as a team drawing blood and analyzing patient samples.
  • Back office laboratory, running CBCs, kit testing, drawing blood and preparing send-outs.
  • Used needle and syringe, vacutainer, or butterfly technique when drawing blood from patients.
  • Volunteered my phlebotomy skills quarterly, drawing blood for the community health fairs.
  • Completed phlebotomy training by successfully drawing blood by venipuncture, finger-stick, and heel stick.
  • worked all departments and learned micro very well plus drawing blood on new borns.

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27. LIS

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Here's how LIS is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Establish and monitor quality assurance programs and activities to ensure the accuracy of laboratory results with BioRad Unity Quality Control Program.
  • Call all established critical values to appropriate patient care personnel and document all called critical values according to established laboratory protocol.
  • Performed clinical laboratory analyses, recognized problems, identified basic causes, troubleshot and made corrections using established protocols.
  • Established inventory/purchasing control systems that gained accountability for thousands of dollars in reagents, thus reducing inventory waste.
  • Work as a generalist in a hospital laboratory setting where accuracy and precision are paramount in a multitasking environment
  • Perform moderately complex testing to resolve complex RBC blood group antibody problems in consultation with technical specialist.
  • Received the military enlisted occupational specialty title and certificate of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Laboratory Technician).
  • Follow daily maintenance and quality control procedures in accordance with established Blood Bank procedures and regulatory protocols.
  • Followed established quality control procedures for all tests including initiation of remedial actions in out of-control situations.
  • Follow established turn-around-time expectations and uses logs appropriately to ensure daily efficient operation of the department.
  • Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratories established performance specifications.
  • Performed routine and moderate to complex test according to established procedures in designated technical department.
  • Perform all Laboratory Specialist job functions including person-directed planning, customer satisfaction and administrative duties.
  • Treat patient information and test results as confidential and released information only following established protocol.
  • Establish and monitor quality assurance programs and activities to ensure accuracy of laboratory testing.
  • Established and maintained all standing operating procedures and maintenance contracts on all laboratory analyzers.
  • Performed high volumes of quality testing while working as a generalist within the clinical laboratory
  • Received numerous letters of appreciation from officers/patients for outstanding professionalism and customer service.
  • Provided clear communication to physicians and nursing personnel while maintaining HIPPA and professionalism.
  • Handled and disposed of all laboratory waste in accordance with established safety procedures.

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28. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed data entry in hospital information systems following department and compliance requirements.
  • Handled various laboratory duties in the Chemistry Department including data entry
  • Documented all transactions utilizing data entry into software testing applications.
  • Performed medical records review and electronic data entry.
  • Maintain timely and accurate computerize data entry.
  • Investigated and discovered the root of account errors which lead to departmental retraining of patient data entry in EPIC.
  • Included data entry of test results, patient demographics, supplies and inventory data, and QA data.
  • Utilize clerical, and data entry skills for documenting, recording, and ordering various laboratory tests.
  • Follow all departmental policies and procedures related to data entry* Consults with supervisors or managers as needed.
  • Performed data entry, and kept all records double -locked at all times while maintaining HIPPA compliance.
  • Performed data entry and maintained data and files in conjunction with the patient appointment and consult processes.
  • Trained and hired new employees, performed data entry and maintained quality control records for the departments.
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, data entry and filing.
  • Processed and reviewed drug screen results daily along with data entry of results into a spreadsheet.
  • Prioritized and directed all clerical and technical staff in specimen processing and data entry.
  • Set up and enforce policies for specimen handling, processing, and data entry.
  • Handled large volume computer patient data entry, averaging 50-70 per day.
  • Performed computerized data entry of test requests, reports, and results.
  • Perform Data entry and data analysis of all medical testing results.
  • Detail data entry for reference labs, insurance billing and payments.

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29. Patient Results

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Here's how Patient Results is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative analysis to identify discrepancies and unusual patient results, communicating findings to nurses and physicians.
  • Communicated with physicians more comprehensive testing options resulting in quicker turnaround times and more accurate patient results.
  • Reported patient results, confirmed or rejected erroneous results, phoned appropriate nurse/doctor with critical patient results.
  • Followed and implemented all laboratory procedures and regulations to ensure 100 percent accuracy of patient results.
  • Possess full knowledge of computer program method to accurately input/data entry of recorded patient results.
  • Performed computer and clerical functions accurately to ensure accurate test ordering and reporting of patient results
  • Performed patient infectious disease testing including appropriate confirmatory testing and reporting reactive patient results.
  • Tracked patient results and annotated in computer data system upon receipt from reference laboratories.
  • Operate laboratory equipment such as microscopes and spectrometers to provide quality patient results.
  • Interpreted and communicated patient results alerting nurse or physician of abnormal findings.
  • Observed Technologists reporting all patient results and billing for laboratory procedures performed.
  • Utilized automation, computerization, and manual methods for quality patient results.
  • Ensured test-result validity and evaluated quality control before recording/reporting patient results.
  • Operated and maintained sophisticated equipment and instruments to identify patient results.
  • Reviewed, interpreted and released patient results according to established protocols.
  • Utilized appropriate computer skills for processing and reporting patient results.
  • Maintained and released patient results through Orchard Laboratory Information System.
  • Performed additional tests to clarify or confirm abnormal patient results.
  • Reviewed patient results and quality control data for accuracy.
  • Communicated with physicians and nurses regularly regarding patient results.

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30. Clinical Chemistry

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Here's how Clinical Chemistry is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Perform a variety of routine test in hematology, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, coagulation and microbiology.
  • Performed moderate and high complexity testing in microbiology, clinical chemistry, hematology, and immunology.
  • Performed patient chemical lipid testing and other ancillary tests in the clinical chemistry department.
  • Performed laboratory testing in hematology, clinical chemistry, micro set-ups.
  • Performed blood collection, urinalysis, Hematology, clinical chemistry.
  • Perform routine Clinical Chemistry and Hematological analysis 3.
  • Worked as an Active Duty soldier at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in the Clinical Chemistry section of the laboratory.
  • Perform laboratory tests in clinical chemistry, Blood gas, and Urinalysis on various instruments and automation systems.
  • Performed general laboratory duties in all departments with a concentration in clinical chemistry and blood bank.
  • Skilled in Chemistry, which included performing hundreds of clinical chemistry tests on various machines.
  • Released tests and called critical results for Clinical Chemistry.
  • Employed by the Clinical Chemistry Department.
  • Teach Clinical Chemistry & Laboratory Math.
  • Tested blood for clinical chemistry.
  • Keep current in developments in technical instrumentation and analytical techniques in Clinical Chemistry.
  • Worked in the Clinical Chemistry and Radioimmunoassay departments.
  • Assisted in routines and operations of other departments including Clinical Chemistry, Radioimmunoassay, Drug Screening, Serology, and Urinalysis.
  • Conducted testing of CBC, coagulation, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, routine microscopy, and Hb A1C.
  • Performed testing in the Clinical Chemistry, Haematology, Blood Bank, Bacteriology and Histology departments.
  • Experience in Meditech, Clinical Chemistry, Blood Bank, Hematology, and Microbiology.

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31. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Evaluated laboratory quality controls by utilizing standardized laboratory test controls, and maintained CLIA and OSHA safety guidelines.
  • Completed required medical laboratory procedures, regulatory guidelines and accreditation standard as required by CAP and OSHA.
  • Coordinated and prepared all documentation required by JCAHO and OSHA regulatory agencies.
  • Provided documentation for OSHA inspection.
  • Served as Unit Safety Manager and Infection Control Manager, overseeing HAZMAT, OSHA, fire monitor, and safety training.
  • Followed established hospital protocols to comply with HIPAA, CLIA, CAP, JCO and OSHA regulations and maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Evaluated quality control in all areas of the laboratory and maintained compliance with CLIA, OSHA, safety and risk-management guidelines.
  • Used standard laboratory test and measurement controls, and maintained compliance with CLIA, OSHA, safety and risk-management guidelines.
  • Performed routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease where I followed OSHA procedures.
  • Stay in compliance of regulatory mandates from certifying and regulatory entities such as CAP, OSHA, and JACHO.
  • Ensured calibrations, quality control, and laboratory practices were in compliance with COLA, CLIA and OSHA.
  • Performed procedures in compliance with FDA, New Jersey Department of Health, and OSHA Quality Control regulations.
  • Assisted the clinical coordinator with revisions to department procedures and policies based on current OSHA standards and guidelines.
  • Adhere to federal (FDA, CAP, CLIA, OSHA) and corporate policy regarding patient protection.
  • Served as Safety Officer; developed and conducted employee safety training programs to comply with OSHA standards.
  • Follow all OSHA, MSDS, CAP, and Standardized Safety protocols according to the practice.
  • Followed Universal Safety precautions based on OSHA standards to include lab coat, and safety gloves.
  • Insured the Lab was in compliance with HIPPA, JCAHO, and OSHA regulations and provisions.
  • Ensured compliance with government requirements, JCAHO, OSHA, CLIA, and clinical policies.
  • Maintained OSHA, JCHO, and CLIA regulations set forth in laboratory policy and procedures.

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32. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Utilize experience in customer service/patient care in general laboratory for a 66-bed hospital in a rural community.
  • Facilitate communication with internal and external customers in order to exceed customer service standards of the organization.
  • Provided customer service through initiation and/or response to client inquiries regarding test results or specimen requirements.
  • Awarded Certificate of Excellence for consistently providing outstanding customer service in a highly professional manner.
  • Answer questions from customers or other laboratory personnel providing excellent customer service and teamwork.
  • Use laboratory equipment and follow procedures while maintaining outstanding customer service and quality.
  • Provided customer service to incoming internal and external callers or visitors as needed.
  • Provided excellent customer service with a high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Sustain exceptional customer service and staff relations profiting business development.
  • Provide customer service to internal and external laboratory customers.
  • Provided communication support using established customer service standards.
  • Provided technical customer service support to Toxicology clients.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service to all patients.
  • Performed internal and external customer service.
  • Handle customer service questions and concerns, manage phone calls, doctor's orders and requests while following patient privacy standards.
  • Maintained inter-departmental relationships by addressing concerns, being open to feed-back, and striving to provide the best customer service possible.
  • Interacted directly with physicians, office personnel and patients on a daily basis to provide excellent customer service and satisfaction.
  • Trained by and assistant the lead laboratory technician in basic laboratory policies, procedures and customer service in the laboratory.
  • Implemented of Customer Service Trainer Liaison and teaching, instrumentation, maintenance and troubleshooting, team building and staff leadership.
  • Provide quality customer service through ongoing interface and frequent communication with patients, physicians, hospital staff and management.

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33. Gram Stains

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Here's how Gram Stains is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Trained other non-microbiologists and had extensive contact with residents and other physicians in interpreting Gram stains and microbiology test results.
  • Performed gram stains on body fluids for microbial identification
  • Prepared gram stains of specimens for identification.
  • Performed microbiology to include specimen processing, plating, rapid microbiology testing, and reading and interpreting gram stains.
  • Perform gram stains on positive blood cultures, RPR testing and call critical results to appropriate staff.
  • Performed Manual Differentials, Sickle Cell Screens, Kleibauer-Betke, Gram Stains, and kit micro tests.
  • Performed Gram Stains, Wet Preps, Micro-Scan Set-Ups & Answered Phones To Interpret Antibiotic Susceptibility.
  • Examined wet prep, set up blood cultures, and completed numerous manual gram stains.
  • Performed microscopic analysis of body fluids, gram stains, blood slides and urine slides.
  • Prepare, processed, reviewed gram stains, and set up cultures on patients specimens.
  • Performed gram stains from various sites and fluorescent stains primarily for acid-fast bacterial studies.
  • Plated specimens, made and read gram stains, performed id and sensitivity studies.
  • Experience in reading slides for differentials, cell morphology and gram stains for microbiology.
  • Perform various rapid micro tests and read gram stains, and fungal smears.
  • Started with basic gram stains, spot tests followed with ID and susceptibilities.
  • Performed Gram Stains, Quality Control, Biochemical Testing and Proficiency Testing.
  • Performed manual differential, RBC morphology, UA microscopic and Gram stains.
  • Processed cultures in microbiology, gram stains, and various manual tests.
  • Planted cultures, read gram stains, and performed rapid micro testing.
  • Performed microbial techniques including gram stains and CFU counts of growth plates.

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34. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed routine/preventative maintenance on designated equipment completely and accurately according to established procedure.
  • Performed required preventative maintenance procedures in laboratory instrumentation.
  • Preformed and documented troubleshooting, calibration and routine preventative maintenance of assigned instruments and equipment according to established schedule and procedure.
  • Managed scheduled and unscheduled preventative maintenance on chemistry analyzers such as Siemens Vistas for optimum performance.
  • Ensured proper operation of analyzers by calibrating, performing preventative maintenance, and troubleshooting when required.
  • Performed instrument preventative maintenance and quality control, maintaining accurate documentation and reporting of patient results.
  • Performed technical procedures including patient testing, quality control, and preventative maintenance on instruments.
  • Performed annual preventative maintenance and calibration of laboratory instruments as per manufacturer's instructions.
  • Perform calibrations, quality control materials and preventative maintenance to ensure accurate test results.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the performance of testing, reporting and preventative maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Performed manual and automated testing and preventative maintenance on complex instruments as assigned.
  • Performed quality control procedures, preventative maintenance, and calibration on laboratory equipment.
  • Performed in-depth quality control and preventative maintenance on all laboratory equipment and instrumentation.
  • Performed preventative maintenance, quality control, and troubleshooting of all laboratory equipment.
  • Set a schedule and performed preventative maintenance to improve reliability of critical equipment.
  • Performed daily, weekly and monthly preventative maintenance to ensure proper instrument operation.
  • Performed preventative maintenance as scheduled and ensured instrumentation was performing to established standards.
  • Performed preventative maintenance and used troubleshooting techniques when necessary on laboratory equipment.
  • Completed all calibrations, quality control, preventative maintenance and equipment troubleshooting.
  • Maintained instrumentation; performed routine preventative maintenance of assigned instruments and equipment.

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35. Chemical Analysis

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Here's how Chemical Analysis is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed chemical analysis of clinical specimens using highly automated instruments in Chemistry lab.
  • Coordinated with physio-chemical analysis of urine and stool.
  • Administered chemical analysis and testing of blood, urine, and spinal fluid.
  • Conducted chemical analysis and manual cell counts of bodily fluids.
  • Conduct chemical analysis on blood and urine specimens.
  • Conduct chemical analysis of blood and urine.
  • Performed both routine and emergency maintenance on laboratory instruments Conduct chemical analysis of bodily fluid.
  • Conducted quantitative and qualitative chemical analysis using Hitachi 911 and Integra Chemistry Analyzers.
  • Performed bacteria identification using biochemical analysis and the Vitek ID system analyzer.
  • Conducted haematological, immunological, serological, coagulation profile and biochemical analysis of blood by operating various automated analyzers.
  • Performed hematogical, microbiological and serological tests, chemical analysis, and urinalysis.

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36. HIV

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Here's how HIV is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed calculations Processed clinical specimens from peripheral blood and other bodily fluids for laboratory testing and archiving.
  • Processed clinical specimens for laboratory testing and archiving.
  • Conducted clinical testing of blood samples to detect Hepatitis B&C, and HIV viruses using the ELISA testing method.5.
  • Performed up to 100 HIV screening tests per day in multiple communities and linked the HIV positive patients to ART clinics.
  • Performed blood drawing and tested the blood samples for HIV-1 &2, Hepatitis Panel, and Thyroid Panels testing.
  • Performed kit testing for Rapid HIV, Rapid Strep, Rapid Flu, Mono, Occult Blood and Fasting Glucose.
  • Processed and prepared all United States Air Force trainees' blood work for shipping out hepatitis and HIV specimens.
  • Process specimens for rapid testing which includes (Bacterial Antigens, HIV, Influenza, and RSV).
  • Developed and implemented the Standard Operating Procedure for the new Army HIV testing program for Fort Jackson.
  • Archived labs results, orders and queued request dating five years in the past with current rotation.
  • Receive and process laboratory samples for testing or archive, ensuring laboratory sample meet acceptance criteria.
  • Perform rapid tests such as strep throat, rapid HIV, urine, pregnancy, etc.
  • Perform various assays on plasma specimen *Worked in various departments HIV and HCV *Trouble shooting and maintenance
  • Performed various HIV diagnostic tests including HIV viral load, HIV antibody and western blot.
  • Performed Kit testing on Rapid Flu, Rapid Strep, Rapid HIV and Mono.
  • Performed urinalysis, chemistry, hematology, allergy, HIV, and hepatitis testing.
  • Typed letters, responsible for correspondences, filed invoices, and archive requests.
  • Maintained histology department archives of slides, tissues, blocks and tissue samples
  • Performed high complexity laboratory testing including HIV, HCV and AFB tests.
  • Reviewed, approved, implemented and archived all processes and procedures.

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37. Instrument Maintenance

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Here's how Instrument Maintenance is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Performed general laboratory and instrument maintenance
  • General laboratory testing, instrument maintenance and quality control* Implemented, tested and verified all aspects of a new laboratory computer
  • Participate in general laboratory clean ups for audit readiness and involved in verification of instrument maintenance logbooks.
  • Operated instruments by performing instrument maintenance, quality control, calibrations, and troubleshooting when necessary.
  • Ensured all laboratory instrument maintenance is performed promptly and recorded for quality assurance and quality improvement.
  • Performed and evaluated Quality Control, Calibrations, Instrument Maintenance, and troubleshooting within laboratory policy.
  • Monitored all aspects of instrument maintenance and performance to ensure all testing systems functioned properly.
  • Execute proactive and routine instrument maintenance and engaged in troubleshooting for corrective action implementation.
  • Performed instrument maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting and, accurately reports tests results.
  • Perform all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and instrument maintenance.
  • Participated in extensive training at Roche headquarters for instrument maintenance and problem solving.
  • Execute quality control testing and instrument maintenance to maintain peak laboratory performance.
  • Assembled equipment, performed instrument maintenance, and verified correct instrument operation.
  • Preformed daily instrument maintenance, quality control and testing patient specimens.
  • Rotated in instrument maintenance quarterly on all instruments in the laboratory.
  • Performed instrument maintenance as needed and recorded maintenance procedures appropriately.
  • Performed instrument maintenance, instrument trouble shooting and problem resolution.
  • Perform quality control testing, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Performed instrument maintenance, calibration, and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Performed instrument maintenance and Quality Control as needed.

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38. Blood Products

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Here's how Blood Products is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Coordinated logistics with fellow service members and civilian agencies to ensure timely delivery of blood products.
  • Performed all functions in the manufacturing of blood products including manipulations of specialized blood products.
  • Review of donor medical history to determine eligibility for donation of blood products.
  • Prepared/Processed blood products, using standard operating procedures.
  • Performed reconciliation of blood products inventory.
  • Maintained the viability of blood products and performed blood typing on whole blood units ensuring adequate supplies during mass casualty situations.
  • Irradiated of blood products, released of blood products to the floors, clinics and OR's for transfusion.
  • Received, stored, inventoried, shipped and destroyed blood products while ensuring that proper documentation was valid.
  • Performed off island operations of blood collection and packing pack to TAMC for processing into whole blood products.
  • Handle phone calls regarding lab inquiries from physicians and nursing staff related to patient care and blood products.
  • Performed type and cross matching on blood for transfusions, maintained proper documentation and inventory of blood products.
  • Prepared components for transfusion following doctors' orders such as splitting, thawing, pooling blood products.
  • Maintain and order optimum inventory levels of all reagents, disposables and blood products for the department.
  • Valued team member in the collection, processing, manufacturing, and issuing of safe blood products.
  • Blood typing, Antibody identification, Irradiation of blood products, Distribution of blood products to patients
  • Prepare blood products for transfusion of infants, sickle patients, and other diverse patient populations.
  • Documented viral marker testing results and labeled all blood and blood products according to standard procedures.
  • Managed the supply and demand of blood products for local, regional, and national accounts.
  • Performed ABO/Rh typing, antibody identification, HDN workups, and observed distribution of blood products.
  • Assess and review deviations and problems with blood collections, manufacturing and shipping of blood products.

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39. Vitros

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Here's how Vitros is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Perform STAT and routine testing of patient specimens in chemistry Vitros5600.
  • Chemistry-operated Access 2 and Vitros 250 chemistry analyzers.
  • Preformed Chemistry Profiles using Ortho-Diagnostic Vitros Instrument.
  • Perform chemical testing using the Vitros 3600, 4600, and 5600 instruments.
  • Performed various testing on Coulter and Vitros, as well as other analyzers.
  • Worked as a traveler exclusively in chemistry with the Vitros 5600 system.
  • Obtained key operator status of Johnson and Johnson Vitros 5600 in 2009.
  • Used Vitros-5600 for chemistry testing, drug testing and immunoassay.
  • Maintain Coulter HMX and Vitros 250 chemistry analyzers.
  • Operate Vitros 5,1 Chemistry Analyzer and replenish reagents.
  • Instrument systems used include, but not limited to: Vitros, Sysmex, Centaur, and Vista.
  • Performed and reported results for various tests in Chemistry and operated instruments such as the Vitros and Elecsys
  • Performed extensive troubleshooting when problems or issues arose from the Vitros 5600 analyzer.
  • Worked in the Chemistry Department, utilizing the Ortho Vitros 5600.
  • Center Performs series of chemistry testing with Vitros instrument.
  • Experienced with Ortho Clinical Vitros chemistry systems.
  • Operate Chemistry analyzers as Vitros 5600, Vitros 350 and Ortho ECI.
  • Operate equipment: INRatio, Clinitex 100, Vitros 250, AcT diff 2 and computer: HMS
  • Performed Chemistry Panels, Coagulations, and Urine Analysis using the Vitros and Sysmex systems.
  • Experience with Coulter Autoloader, SYSMEX-3000, Vitros 250 analyzer and Clinitec 500.

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40. Computer System

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Here's how Computer System is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Ensured accuracy of laboratory results generated by instruments and correctly entered into the laboratory computer system.
  • Entered test results in laboratory computer system promptly and accurately to ensure expected turn-around times.
  • Operate complex, automated analysis equipment and laboratory computer system to perform designated tests.
  • Operated interface for computer system for capturing testing results for laboratory.
  • Analyzed, resulted and reported through the laboratory information computer system.
  • Calculated and recorded laboratory results into workbooks and computer system.
  • Utilized hospital computer systems for data entry and result retrieval.
  • Entered and retrieved patient information into lab computer system.
  • Receive specimens and record results in laboratory computer system.
  • Accepted and accessioned specimens into the laboratory computer system.
  • Maintained and updated patient records using computer systems.
  • Experienced with hospital computer system and equipment maintenance.
  • Process all patient information into computer system.
  • Performed clerical duties extensively on computer system.
  • Input results into computer system for further data analysis - Performed EKG's and other tasks as requested by medical staff.
  • Enter patient information and test orders into computer system, then draw blood for the ordered tests in the outpatient area.
  • Used VAX 11/780 computer system to keep records of cell lines in storage and produce labels for production and sample.
  • Verified and reported laboratory results in hospital computer system (CHCS); notified physicians of abnormal and critical labs.
  • Use of various computer systems (EPIC) and programs to write Chemical Inventories and Material Safety Data Sheets.
  • Required accurate data entry into multiple computer systems, excellent phone etiquette, and strict adherence to HIPAA.

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41. Ascp

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Here's how Ascp is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • License & Certification: ASCP Medical Technologist ASCP Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Certified as ASCP Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Implemented Standard Operation Procedures to resolve complex problems and to stay in compliance with ASCP regulations.
  • Lead Tech in Charge of Hematology 2010-2011Lead Tech in Charge of Blood Bank 2011-PresentASCP Certification 2013
  • Developed and Lead study session for new recruits to prepare for ASCP certification exam.
  • Acquired: Associates of Science; George Washington University and ASCP Board of Certification
  • Received the American Society for Clinical Pathology(ASCP) certification in 2014.
  • Supervised 2 Soldiers; Mentored and coached to achieve ASCP MLT Certification.
  • Work well under pressure and time constraints within high volume environments ASCP Certified
  • Certified as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) by ASCP.
  • Learned about standard laboratory policies, ASCP, and HIPAA.
  • Full participation in all CAP surveys and ASCP Lab Inspections.
  • Maintained certification through the ASCP BOC Certification Maintenance Program.
  • Helped 8 new hires/recent graduates obtain their ASCP certification.
  • Passed and received ASCP MLT certification upon graduation.
  • Experience as a Cytologist (CT) ASCP
  • Maintained full CAP/ASCP compliance for accreditation.
  • Have passed my ASCP Boards exam for MLT.
  • Certified by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP); Certified in the Transport of Biomedical Materials
  • Begin working as a Medical Lab Technician while attending an online program to obtain my ASCP certification.

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42. PCR

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Here's how PCR is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Plate microbiology specimens and perform PCR for respiratory panels.
  • Performed molecular testing using GeneXpert for PCR Flu, Group B Strep, C. Diffs, and MRSA.
  • Operate Real-Time PCR as well as Standard PCR analyzers needed for diagnostic purposes in the Microbiology Department.
  • Set up and run molecular tests including PCR and Invader (TM) technology.
  • Perform highly complex tests on clinical specimens using PCR techniques in the molecular lab.
  • Perform PCR assays on various specimens to determine if target virus is present.
  • Process samples, perform DNA and RNA extractions, and perform real-time PCR.
  • Identified infectious disease by real time PCR Technology(Viral load).
  • Performed molecular testing procedures such as PCR with the Cepheid GeneXpert analyzer.
  • Performed PCR testing for accurate and timely test results for patients.
  • Performed DNA extractions and PCR testing.
  • Performed PCR for detection of tuberculosis.
  • Initiated PCR testing for infectious diseases.
  • Identified mutations by PCR Technology.
  • Conducted DNA typing for HLA class I & II using PCRSSP.
  • Perform C.diff PCR and GBS PCR tests on patient samples.
  • Use of ABI 7500 Real Time PCR System.
  • Provided military installation with real time PCR capabilities to detect harmful biological agents such as Bacillus anthracis.
  • Processed specimens for the GeneXpert sytem, (TB cultures, Chlamydia and Gonorrhea by PCR.)
  • Perform DNA extractions and assess quality, PCR testing and gel electrophoresis on DNA material.

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43. Cobas

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Here's how Cobas is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Processed specimens on COBAS analyzers in facility's Chemistry Department.
  • Obtained training in COBAS instrument for NAT testing.
  • Perform Urinalysis on Cobas analyzer for a complete urine testing with microscopic analysis.
  • Maintain Coulter Onyx Hematology analyzer and Roche Mira Cobas S chemistry analyzer.
  • Trained in Indianapolis, IN at Roche Diagnostics on the cobas e411 analyzer
  • Execute quality control and troubleshooting on instruments like the Cobas 6000, Sysmex CA-1500, and Coulter LH 750.
  • Attended a Roche training event for proficiency in the Cobas 6000 chemistry analyzer.
  • Attended extended training/troubleshooting classes on Roche Cobas 600 and Unicell DxH 800 analyzers.
  • Experience in molecular testing with Cobas and Cephied gene expert.
  • Operated the Roche Cobas and Bayer bDNA analyzer.
  • Worked with Vitek2 Compact, Cobas 6000, Sysmex XE-2100 & XT-1800i, Coulter-STKS, CA-1500, CA-56 and MLA 900.
  • Worked with Roche Cobas 6000, Roche Integra 800, Beckman-Coulter LH 750 and LH 500.
  • Core Lab- Chemistry, Hematology and Coagulation using main analyzers Roche Cobas 6000, Stago Compact Max and Sysmex XN9000.
  • Operated and maintained Roche Cobas 6000, Cobas 123, and BioM rieux mini VIDAS Chemistry analyzers.
  • Experienced with Bac T, Vitek, Cobas, Coulter.
  • Experience with Cobas Integra and Beckman Coulter chemistry analyzers and Beckman Coulter hematology analyzer.
  • Operate and perform maintenance on the Roche / Hitachi Cobas e411 and the Cobas Integra 400plus immunoassay and chemistry analyzers.
  • Perform GC/CT testing, CBCs, run Cobas 6000 chemistry/immunoassay ananlyzer, and perform numerous ELISA and RIA tests.
  • Core Lab: worked Cobas 6000 501c 601e Chemistry analyzer, Vitros 3600 HIV and Hepatitis analyzer, Liaison
  • Experience working on:Cobas e600 and c500, Stago, Iris, Provue, Sysmex XE-2000

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44. Iris

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Here's how Iris is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Body fluid analysis and urine examinations performed through IRIS and edited by microscopy method.
  • Prepared urine specimens for the Iris Urinalysis analyzer.
  • Interpreted IRIS urinalysis and microscopy.
  • Operated the following instruments: Coulter GenS, GenSPro, StackS, Onyx, Criterion II, Iris 939.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of HL7, Vista 1500, Iris and tumor marking testing.
  • Body fluids processed on the IRIS IQ200.
  • Worked with CellaVision Automated slide reader, Sysmex Coagulation analyzers, IRIS Urinalysis systems.
  • Performed Urinalysis testing using Iris IQ and Clintek instrumentation.
  • Key Contributions: Key operator for the IRIS automated urine analyzer-trained second and third shift technologists.
  • Work experience includes The Fusion Chemistry Analyzer, The Iris, The Centaur and Vitros 350
  • Operate and maintain the IRIS urinalysis Workcell, as well as perform manual microscopic urinalysis.
  • Experience with Coulter DXH 800, Iris Urinalysis and Coag Texas Instruments.
  • Performed urine analysis with Iris iQ200 along with manual microscopic work.
  • Perform urinalysis using Iris UA anaiyzer.
  • Work with CA 1500, AU 680, DXH 800, and iChem iris analyzer.
  • Maintain and operate Beckman Top Analyzer.Urinalysis duties included complete urine testing with microscopic analysis using Iris analyzer.
  • Experience with Coulter LH cell counter, Iris (urinalysis), SYSMEX CA-1500, Virtos 250 analyzer.
  • Automated and manual urinalysis using Iris IQ-200 Sprint and Arkray AX-4280 Aution Max.
  • Operated equipment: Vitros 950,Iris, ACL 100/3000 and Bactec system.
  • Gained knowledge of the Provue( Blood band automated instrument) and of the Irisis (Urinalysis automated instrument)

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45. HCG

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Here's how HCG is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Assist patients by performing urinalysis, glucose, Hemoglobin A1C, HCG, and other diagnostic tests.
  • Performed RPR, Urine Drug Screens, Occult Blood and beta HCG testing
  • Perform urine dipsticks, urine HCG and glucose monitoring.
  • Performed BHCG, RPR, and Sickle Cell Screen testing.
  • Blood gases, Electrolytes bench, especial chemistry bench such as Troponin, BNP, and HCG.
  • Performed field expedient blood and urinalysis laboratory testing (chemistry panel and hCG testing).
  • Report hCG and abnormal results to doctors.
  • Established testing procedures for sickle cell, mono., RPR, sed rate, HCG, and fluids.
  • Process blood specimens for hormone assays; Estradiol, Prolactin, Progesterone, and BHCG.
  • Performed manual methods-RSV,RA,MONO,INFLUENZA, RSS and HCG (serum and urine).

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46. Manual Differentials

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Here's how Manual Differentials is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Executed automated hematology testing performed manual differentials as needed and/or as indicated by test results.
  • Performed manual differentials, proficiency testing and maintained quality control.
  • Performed automated cell blood count and required manual differentials.
  • Read manual differentials and microscopic analysis of urine.
  • Performed manual differentials in Hematology, as well as machine operated and manually counting blood cells.
  • Analyze blood specimens on CellDyn Ruby and perform manual differentials according to protocol.
  • Perform manual differentials on peripheral blood smears and body fluid slides.
  • Performed manual differentials on needed specimens and CSF counts.
  • Automated and manual body fluid counts and manual differentials.
  • Prepare blood smears, and perform manual differentials.
  • Viewed cell slides and performed manual differentials.
  • Perform and report manual differentials.
  • Performed Manual Differentials when needed and reticulocyte counts.
  • Perform urine analysis and manual differentials.
  • Experience in manual differentials, reticulocyte counts, fluid white cells counts, assisted in bone marrow collection and slide preparation.
  • Rotated shifts in chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, reading manual differentials and running labs stat for the emergency department.
  • Perform manual differentials, administer injections, access and perform port flushes, therapeutic phlebotomies.
  • Completed manual differentials, wbc and platelet estimates.
  • perform complete blood count using Beckman Coutler LH and manual differentials, reticulocyte and body fluid counts.

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47. Trouble Shooting

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Here's how Trouble Shooting is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Operated and performed daily maintenance, quality control, calibrations and trouble shooting on laboratory instrumentation.
  • Operated clinical analyzer including preventive maintenance, trouble shooting, calibrations, and quality control.
  • Verify equipment function through routine equipment calibrating, maintenance and advanced trouble shooting.
  • Instructed residents on quality control, trouble shooting and inventory control/supply ordering.
  • Perform maintenance and trouble shooting on laboratory equipment.
  • Trained and educated staff members on use, trouble shooting and proper procedures to evaluate results, flags and interpret results.
  • Communicated with physicians and medical personnel concerning results, problem resolution, requirements, and trouble shooting, data entry
  • Provided trouble shooting and maintenance of laboratory equipment and instruments; auto-analyzer centrifuge, oven, and glassware.
  • Served as a group leader for technician and technologist conducting clinical trials and trouble shooting for IFA assays.
  • Experienced in Quality control and Quality assessment, Trouble shooting, lab mathematics and Lab information system.
  • Performed trend analysis and quality control of machines as well as performing routing maintenance and trouble shooting.
  • Assisted with trouble shooting of all instruments in the departments trained in and performed maintenance as needed.
  • Perform all maintenance, QC, calibrations, trouble shooting and corrective actions.
  • Maximized lab performance through Skilled in trouble shooting and maintenance of technical equipment.
  • Trouble shooting, approving/rejecting results, calibration, automated and manually testing.
  • Performed Quality Control, trouble shooting, maintenance, etc as needed.
  • Trouble shooting any testing malfunctions with instruments or testing errors.
  • Skilled in trouble shooting and maintenance of technical equipment.
  • Performed trouble shooting and maintenance of technical equipment.
  • Trouble shooting Nova blood gas analyzer and QA/QC.

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48. Quality Control Procedures

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Here's how Quality Control Procedures is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Accomplished required maintenance/quality control procedures on laboratory equipment.
  • Calibrated, operated, and maintained laboratory instrument; monitored quality control procedures and reporting on equipment, reagents and products.
  • Correlated data based on knowledge of technical and instrumental conditions affecting test results and performed quality control procedures within established parameters.
  • Implemented, documented and interpreted quality control procedures to insure correct instrument function prior to testing of patient specimens.
  • Perform complex laboratory procedures, recognize error or physiologic conditions that invalidate results and carry out quality control procedures.
  • Participated in all quality control procedures and complied with quality assurance and quality management standards within the department.
  • Perform and analyze quality control procedures according to standard laboratory protocol, taking corrective action when necessary.
  • Execute quality control procedures and ensure compliance with government requirements, hospital policies, and laboratory procedures.
  • Calibrated, operated, and maintained laboratory instruments and monitored quality control procedures in the laboratory.
  • Revised and developed procedures, supervised maintenance and quality control procedures and calculated CAP workload.
  • Reviewed, followed, and understood established laboratory quality assurance and quality control procedures.
  • Operated and maintained laboratory instruments and equipment, and performed quality control procedures.
  • Set up and monitored record-keeping systems to ensure effectiveness of quality control procedures.
  • Perform various quality control procedures to maintain compliance with internal and external regulations.
  • Performed and record quality control procedures within acceptable limits and notified supervisor.
  • Participated in internal and external quality control procedures on a regular basis.
  • Performed daily Quality Control procedures and maintained Quality Assurance checks on analyzers.
  • Performed troubleshooting procedures, calibration and quality control procedures on lab instruments.
  • Conduct quality control procedures on equipment and reagents correctly recording results.
  • Handle quality control procedures on all analyzers per laboratory policies.

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49. Critical Values

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Here's how Critical Values is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Report Antibiotic Resistant Organisms/Critical Values for all patients whom laboratory results exceed normal limits/standards.
  • Selected to monitor daily hospital laboratory critical values to ensure quality patient care.
  • Communicated all unusual and critical values to requesting providers and supervisors.
  • Maintain communication with nursing staff and physicians regarding patient critical values.
  • Notified and documented all critical values or unusual or unexpected results.
  • Observed critical values in results and properly notified appropriate personnel.
  • Reported all critical values to appropriate personnel and documented accordingly.
  • Communicated with physicians concerning critical values.
  • Perform daily QC, daily maintenance, daily clean up, or Call and report critical values to nurses.
  • Logged all required information and called all critical values documenting as I went who, when and what.
  • Called critical values to nurses and doctors, and work as a team with other techs.
  • Reported tests results in the computer and called critical values to nurses and physicians.
  • Identify, repeat, or report to proper person and document all critical values.
  • Analyzed and reported results, including critical values, according appropriate protocol.
  • Provided knowledge of critical values and the collection and interpretation of data.
  • Enter results into computer system and call physicians with critical values.
  • Test and release results calling critical values to physicians and floors.
  • Reported questionable results and critical values to providers in timely matter.
  • Verified chemistry results, called critical values, and prepared dilutions.
  • Notified provider of critical values to ensure acceptable patient care.

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50. Blood Counts

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Here's how Blood Counts is used in Medical Laboratory Technician jobs:
  • Calibrated and operated technical equipment for providing full blood counts, complete coagulation screens and protein/vitamin assays.
  • Perform hematological examinations making complete blood counts.
  • Processed all routine lab work, chemistry's, lipid panels, electrolytes, and complete blood counts.
  • Performed hematological examinations such as blood counts, smears for differential counts, and blood groupings.
  • Performed compete blood counts, manual differentials, therapeutic drug monitoring, drugs of abuse.
  • Take blood samples, and execute such laboratory tests as urinalysis and blood counts.
  • Performed complete blood counts, differentials, coagulation studies, and routine urinalysis.
  • Perform blood counts and examine cells stained with dye to locate abnormalities.
  • Performed complete blood counts (CBC's) using Coulter monitors.
  • Automated complete Blood counts as well as manual differentials when needed.
  • Implemented complete blood counts, differentials, and manual cell counts.
  • Performed blood counts and blood test to determine ABO groups.
  • Conduct blood tests for transfusion purposes and perform blood counts.
  • Completed blood counts and manual differential using a microscope.
  • Analyze complete blood counts and complete metabolic profiles.
  • Performed blood counts, using microscope.
  • Complete blood counts and urinalysis.
  • Perform manual white blood counts.
  • Conduct blood tests, blood counts.
  • Complete blood counts (CBC).

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20 Most Common Skill for a Medical Laboratory Technician

Hematology13.8%
Lab Equipment12.4%
Medical Laboratory11.6%
Microbiology8.6%
Laboratory Specimens8.2%
Phlebotomy8%
Blood Bank6.2%
Serology4.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Medical Laboratory Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Hematology
Hematology
10.9%
10.9%
2
2
Lab Equipment
Lab Equipment
9.8%
9.8%
3
3
Medical Laboratory
Medical Laboratory
9.2%
9.2%
4
4
Microbiology
Microbiology
6.8%
6.8%
5
5
Laboratory Specimens
Laboratory Specimens
6.5%
6.5%
6
6
Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy
6.3%
6.3%
7
7
Blood Bank
Blood Bank
4.9%
4.9%
8
8
Serology
Serology
3.5%
3.5%
9
9
QC
QC
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
Test Cases
Test Cases
2.7%
2.7%
11
11
Body Fluids
Body Fluids
2.3%
2.3%
12
12
Lab Tests
Lab Tests
2.2%
2.2%
13
13
Immunology
Immunology
1.7%
1.7%
14
14
Stat
Stat
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Laboratory
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
MLT
MLT
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Radiology
Radiology
1.3%
1.3%
18
18
Sysmex
Sysmex
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Patient Care
Patient Care
1.1%
1.1%
20
20
Lab Results
Lab Results
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
CBC
CBC
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Clia
Clia
1%
1%
23
23
Patient Samples
Patient Samples
1%
1%
24
24
Clinitek
Clinitek
1%
1%
25
25
Strep
Strep
1%
1%
26
26
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
LIS
LIS
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Patient Results
Patient Results
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Clinical Chemistry
Clinical Chemistry
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Osha
Osha
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Customer Service
Customer Service
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Gram Stains
Gram Stains
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Chemical Analysis
Chemical Analysis
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
HIV
HIV
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Instrument Maintenance
Instrument Maintenance
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Blood Products
Blood Products
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Vitros
Vitros
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Computer System
Computer System
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Ascp
Ascp
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
PCR
PCR
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Cobas
Cobas
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Iris
Iris
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
HCG
HCG
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Manual Differentials
Manual Differentials
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Quality Control Procedures
Quality Control Procedures
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Critical Values
Critical Values
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Blood Counts
Blood Counts
0.4%
0.4%

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