Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical laboratory technician work in many different fields of science and medicine. Laboratory technicians are expected to operate, maintain, and install laboratory instruments as well as monitor experiments as they are performed within labs. Technicians are often hired to record observations and then calculate results before developing conclusions. The consistent advances in technology require technicians to stay informed and current on the equipment in their lab and within their field. The medical laboratory technician works under the supervision of a medical technologist or physician to perform tests that help physicians diagnose and treat diseases. Medical lab technicians prepare samples for analysis, use equipment to locate microorganisms, monitor tests and procedures, analyze the chemical content of fluids, match blood for transfusions, and test for drug levels in the blood.
Prerequisite: Successfully completed Medical Laboratory Technician certification course from any g overnment licensed institute.