Medical laboratory technicians perform and/or supervise the application of basic and advanced laboratory procedures such as: collecting, processing and analyzing biological specimens and other substances; performing clinical diagnostic laboratory tests; and, monitoring and reporting results. They conduct these laboratory tests to aid in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and other medical disorders.Explore this career outside the military
Medical laboratory technicians work in medical centers, clinics, and hospitals on land or aboard ships.
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Medical Laboratory Technicians in the Military
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People in this career achieve this level of education.
All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Medical laboratory technicians in the Military will gain skills through classroom study and on-the-job experience. Job-specific training content may include: Medical laboratory proceduresStudy of human parasites and diseasesLaboratory administration and record keepingRead More
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