"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver." - Mahatma Gandhi
Medical Technologist Job Duties:
Determines normal and abnormal components of body fluids by conducting chemical analyses of blood, urine, spinal fluids, and gastric juices.
Analyzes blood cells by counting and identifying cells, using microscopic techniques and procedures.
Prepares blood, plasma, and platelets for transfusions by conducting blood group, type, and compatibility tests.
Ensures operation of analyzers, spectrophotometers, colorimeters, flame photometers, and other laboratory equipment by calibrating; completing preventive maintenance requirements; following
manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.