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Medical Technologist

A MedicalTechnologist  (Medical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical LaboratoryScientist, Medical Laboratory Technologist) is an allied health expert that examinesand investigates body fluids and tissues. 

Career Options

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

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualification- 10+2

Personal Skills

  • • 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

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.

Top Colleges

  • 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
  • Rhythm Junior College of Vocational Sciences Venigandla Rd, Yuvajananagar, Pedakakani, Andhra Pradesh 522509 Ph-081255 52786
  • 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

Working Conditions

• 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.

Top Companies

  • Janakpuri Super Speciality Hospital Society-Jsshs Email- janakpurijssh@yahoo.com www.jsshs.org

Successful Persons

Dr. Badrinath. S.

Dr. Badrinath. S. is a Qualified Pathologist for the last 34 years and practicing exclusively hematopathology since then. Dr. Badrinath has Received his post grad degree in pathology (MD) in 1983 from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education &-Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India.

Dr. Seema Bhatia

Dr. Seema Bhatia does her postgraduation in pathology from Baroda Medical College, MS university, Baroda(Gujarat) and have worked and specialized in all fields of Laboratory Medicine including Hematology , Biochemistry, Serology, Clinical Pathology, Coagulation ,Cyto pathology and Histopathology.Currently she is working as a Laboratory Head & Senior Consultant Pathologist.

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