Medical Technologist

A Medical Technologist  (Medical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Laboratory Technologist) is an allied health professional that analyses and tests body fluids and tissues. 

Career Option

  • • Lab technician • Lab technologist • Lab supervisor • Lab manager • Lab assistant • Instructor/Tutor • Lab analyst

Top Colleges In India

  • 1. National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research I - 7
  • Sector - 39
  • NOIDA
  • Distt Gautam Buddha Nagar
  • Uttar Pradesh - 201301
  • INDIA Ph-91 - 120 - 2446938
  • 2446900 Email- directoricpo@icmr.org.in 2. Rhythm Junior College of Vocational Sciences Venigandla Rd
  • Yuvajananagar
  • Pedakakani
  • Andhra Pradesh 522509 Ph-081255 52786 3. ITM Institute of Health Sciences
  • Nagpur New Panvel Flyover
  • New Panvel
  • Sector 12
  • Plot No. 11
  • Near Ayappa Temple
  • Navi Mumbai
  • Maharashtra 410206 Ph- 022 6450 6859

Courses to be pursued

  • 2 years diploma in: • Medical Laboratory Technology • Radiography Technology • ECG Technology • CVT Technician • Medical Imaging Technology • Clinical Analysis • Medical Laboratory Assistance Degree courses • B.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Technology (B.Sc. MLT) • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology • B.Sc. Medical Imaging Technology • B.Sc. Clinical Laboratory Technology • B.Sc. X-Ray Technology • B.Sc. ECG and Cardiovascular Technology Master’s Degree courses in: • Master of Medical Laboratory Technology • M.Sc. in Medical Imaging Technology
  • • M.Sc. X-Ray Technology and M.Sc. ECG and CVT.

Working Condition

• Work settings in hospitals employ about 50% of the workforce, and medical and diagnostic laboratories, which employ another 17%. • Physician offices and educational institutions. • One should be on their feet for long periods collecting samples • One may need to be able to lift or turn disabled patients. • Some activities may involve materials that can produce fumes. • Laboratory working conditions are usually good as these facilities are normally clean and well lit. • Dealing with infectious specimens. • Working conditions include work during the evening, weekend, or overnight hours.

Personal Skill

  • • Well versed in using and maintaining medical technology • Deep know how of biology and chemistry • Competent at performing microbiological analyses • Skilled at interpreting laboratory findings • Functional ability to manage laboratory equipment

Educational Qualification

  • Minimum Qualification- 10+2
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