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
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
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
Additional Answers (3)
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
Answered By: Diane A - 4/25/2007
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
Get Your Degree Online Sooner than You Think. Financial Aid Options

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-206