Think you’ve got what it takes to run the perfect lab and ensure operational efficiency in healthcare organizations? Of course you do! All you need to get started is a top-grade Lab Assistant resume.
Now, what exactly goes into that?
Here’s what a recruiter is looking for in a Lab Assistant resume
- Relevant academic degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or related fields: Bachelor's or higher
- Experience and training in contributing to higher organizational efficiency, accuracy, and lab testing quality in organizations, working with various medical professionals, complying with regulatory policies, etc
- Technical skills, which include (but are not limited to) cleaning, calibrating, and maintaining equipment, collecting, preparing, and analyzing samples, recording and maintaining data, technical equipment troubleshooting and support, experiment preparation, etc
- Soft skills, such as the ability to work with the team, organizational skills, communication skills, interpersonal skills, and PowerPoint skills
- Certifications, such as CMLA, or state registration or licensure
PRO TIPIf you’ve had quite an extensive experience as a Laboratory Assistant, make sure that you spotlight the key milestones that will best communicate your value as an employee. For instance, instead of just listing your duties, talk about how your scope of work was instrumental to shaping overall company culture, or something equally significant.