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Technologist, Medical and Clinical Laboratory
Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information

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

OutlookAverage job growth

Median Income$53,500 per year in 2008

Work Context & ConditionsWork in well-lit, clean laboratories. They may spend a great deal of time standing and walking. Hospital laboratories may operate continuously, requiring day, evening, weekend, night shift or holiday work.

Minimum Education RequirementsBachelor's Degree

SkillsMonitoring, Critical Thinking, Quality Control Analysis, Active Listening, Negotiation, Time Management, Troubleshooting, Equipment Maintenance, Active Learning, Complex Problem Solving, Operation Monitoring, Reading Comprehension, Science

AbilitiesOral Expression, Deductive Reasoning, Problem Sensitivity, Written Comprehension, Information Ordering, Inductive Reasoning

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