Medical Laboratory Scientist

Conduct medical laboratory tests to help diagnose, treat and cure diseases.

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$1871 per week
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    Overview

    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.

    Day-to-day

    • prepare blood, fluid and tissue samples for microscopic examination
    • analyse samples to study, diagnose and treat diseases
    • evaluate test results and communicate these to medical practitioners
    • establish the steps and rules of laboratory medical testing
    • operate and maintain laboratory equipment
    • ensure laboratory quality assurance and safety standards are met
    • prepare scientific papers and reports
    • supervise and teach other staff such as medical laboratory technicians
    • develop new methods, and apply the latest improvements in technology, for laboratory testing.

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