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"Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

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

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologist"

1) Analyze laboratory findings to check the accuracy of the results.

2) Conduct chemical analysis of body fluids, including blood, urine, and spinal fluid, to determine presence of normal and abnormal components.

3) Operate, calibrate and maintain equipment used in quantitative and qualitative analysis, such as spectrophotometers, calorimeters, flame photometers, and computer-controlled analyzers.

4) Enter data from analysis of medical tests and clinical results into computer for storage.

5) Analyze samples of biological material for chemical content or reaction.

6) Establish and monitor programs to ensure the accuracy of laboratory results.

7) Set up, clean, and maintain laboratory equipment.

8) Provide technical information about test results to physicians, family members and researchers.

9) Supervise, train, and direct lab assistants, medical and clinical laboratory technicians and technologists, and other medical laboratory workers engaged in laboratory testing.

 

 

11) Cultivate, isolate, and assist in identifying microbial organisms, and perform various tests on these microorganisms.

12) Study blood samples to determine the number of cells and their morphology, as well as the blood group, type and compatibility for transfusion purposes, using microscopic technique.


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13) Obtain, cut, stain, and mount biological material on slides for microscopic study and diagnosis, following standard laboratory procedures.

14) Select and prepare specimen and media for cell culture, using aseptic technique and knowledge of medium components and cell requirements.

15) Conduct medical research under direction of microbiologist or biochemist.

16) Harvest cell cultures at optimum time based on knowledge of cell cycle differences and culture conditions.

Job Description for "Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologist" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-R-C        SOC:  29-2011.00