Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May train or supervise staff.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Integrity * Analytical Thinking * Cooperation * Stress Tolerance * Self Control * Adaptability/Flexibility * Concern for Others * Initiative

Representative Tasks * Conduct chemical analysis of body fluids, including blood, urine, or spinal fluid, to determine presence of normal or abnormal components. * Analyze laboratory findings to check the accuracy of the results. * Enter data from analysis of medical tests or clinical results into computer for storage.


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Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

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