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Medical Laboratory Technologist/Scientist

2024/04/20

Medical Laboratory Technologist/Scientist

Medical laboratory technologists/scientists work in a fast-paced environment and operate very complex equipment to perform analysis of blood, fluid or tissue samples as part of the clinical diagnostic process.

They possess scientific knowledge of a wide range of laboratory tests and conduct strict quality control of these tests to ensure accuracy and consistency of the results. They interpret and disseminate test results through the electronic medical record system and alert doctors in the event of life-threatening results. They also assist in developing and validating new tests kits and results for new and emerging diseases such as COVID-19.

How to become an Associate Medical Laboratory Technologist?

To become an Associate Medical Laboratory Technologist, you will require a Diploma of Science in one of the following (but not limited to) fields of study:

  • Diploma of Science
    • Biomedical Sciences
    • Biotechnology
    • Molecular Biotechnology

For more information on institutions offering professional training to become an Associate Medical Laboratory Technologist, visit the links below:

How to become a Medical Laboratory Technologist/Scientist?

To become a Medical Laboratory Technologist/Scientist, you will require a Bachelor of Science degree in one of the following (but not limited to) fields of study:

  • Bachelor of Science degree
    • Biomedical Science
    • Biological Sciences
    • Laboratory Medicine
    • Life Sciences
    • Medical Laboratory Science
    • Molecular Biology

For more information on institutions offering professional training to become a Medical Laboratory Technologist/Scientist, visit the links below:

Interested to join us as a Medical Laboratory Technologist/Scientist?

Find out more about the work that they do by clicking on the links below:

Apart from the institutions listed above, we also have Medical Laboratory Technologists/Scientists based at Alexandra Hospital (AH).

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