Conduct medical laboratory tests to help diagnose, treat and cure diseases.
Medical laboratory scientists carry out and perform tests on blood, tissues and other samples taken from patients to prevent and treat diseases.
Work is usually undertaken in a laboratory environment.
Suits people with attention to detail who can communicate technical information clearly and work well in a team. The ability to interpret results from experiments and identify trends in data is essential.
Membership with the Australian Institute of Medical Scientists may be useful.