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What exactly does a medical lab technologist do?

I want to know what is their job exactly in the medical field, because I'm going for an interview for the job.

Asked By: Red - 4/25/2007
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There's 2 main types of degrees for med lab techs. The lesser degree is an associates and the job title is medical laboratory technician. The more advanced degree is a bachelor's and the job title is Medical Technologist. If you have a life sciences degree they may hire you but you will probably need additional... More
Answered By: Joshua J - 4/28/2007
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It could be many things including blood tests. Skills to be discussed in an interview would include statistical analysis, sampling techniques, maintaining quality control, patient record management and computer keyboard experience.
Answered By: kayak_number_12 - 4/25/2007
 
Oh so you have finished the schooling for it ? The medical laboratory has different sections such as hematology, microbiology,chemistry etc . You would monitor blood specimens which are being analyzed and report back to the physician who requisitioned them. It requires knowledge of physiology and equipment and... More
Answered By: barthebear - 4/25/2007
 
There are two levels of people working in the laboratory. One is a medical lab technician (limited training) and the other is a clinical laboratory scientist (CLS) (the new term for a lab technologist). The CLS is in charge of the lab technician. A CLS has a bachelor's degree and has graduated from a 12 month CLS... More
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Answered By: Diane A - 4/25/2007
 
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