Medical Technology

Medical technologists, or clinical laboratory scientists, analyze human blood tissues, and bodily fluids, or supervises the performance of thousands of types of medical laboratory tests using a wide variety of precision instruments. They may also conduct research and develop scientific methods to advance the study of disease processes. Medical technologists exercise independent judgment, correlate tests results, and interpret test findings. Physicians depend on medical technologists to produce reliable and valid results which may be used to determine the presence, extent, and possible causes of disease. Please note that some careers below will require further education.

Related Career Titles:

Medical Scientists
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Hospital Administrator
Medical Researcher
Supply Chain Managers

Related Medical Technology Links:

Health Management Careers
American Medical Association
Allied Health Careers
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
American Society for Cytotechnology
Healthcare Career Resource Center

Where else can I find information?

USF Medical Technology Department
Occupational Outlook Handbook
O*Net Online