|Medical Laboratory Technologist
- Active Listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Reading Comprehension: Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Troubleshooting: Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
- Prepare slides of cell cultures following standard procedures.
- Select banding methods to permit identification of chromosome pairs.
- Assist pathologists or other physicians to collect cell samples such as by fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsies.
|Clinical Laboratory Scientist
- Programming: Writing computer programs for various purposes.
- Equipment Maintenance: Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
- Equipment Selection: Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
- Perform medical research to further control and cure disease.
- Conduct blood tests for transfusion purposes and perform blood counts.
- Supervise and instruct other technicians and laboratory assistants.