If you're interested in a medical laboratory career, you can set your goals to different levels of education.
Responsibilities: Draw blood for analysis in the laboratory. Assist in performing some laboratory testing.
Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent, train in a California approved CPT 1 program, pass a national certifying exam. For more information on California approved CPT programs, refer to theis Department of Health Services website.
More information: Maureen Miramontes: firstname.lastname@example.org
Medical Laboratory Technician (see note 1 and 2)
Responsibilities: Perform moderate and waived testing in the clinical laboratory.
Qualifications: Associate's Degree from a NAACLS accredited MLT training program including 6 months training in a hospital, pass a national certification exam.
More information: Patricia Buchner: email@example.com
Clinical Laboratory Scientist (see note 1)
Responsibilities: Perform all diagnostic testing in the clinical laboratory. Responsible for quality
control and researching and selecting new methods of testing.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 12 months training in a California approved CLS program, pass the California State Licensing Exam.
- San Jose State University: Suzanne Gayrard, firstname.lastname@example.org
- San Francisco State University: Geraldine Albee, email@example.com
- Partially funded by local hospitals
- NAACLS accredited MLT Program 5600 North River Rd, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL (773-714-8880)