Medical Lab Technician
The medical laboratory technician collects samples and performs tests on body fluids and tissue to assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Technicians design, administer, analyse, compare and ensure the accuracy and validity of laboratory tests and work with other health care practitioners in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
What you need to get started
Pre-entry experience in a laboratory can be useful
Knowledge of lab procedures and standard operating procedures can be beneficial.
It is a very rewarding career with a lot of career opportunities.
Opportunities for technicians to set up their own laboratory.
Medical lab technology jobs are projected to increase by at least 18 percent on a national average, according to official surveys.
Texas, California, New York, Florida and Pennsylvania
B.Sc./ BMLT in Medical Lab Technology
M.Sc./ MMLT in Medical Lab Technology
Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Lab Technology
Attention to details
Considering this field, the best place to get started is to find the perfect mentor to guide you.