Perform routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May work under the supervision of a medical technologist.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Installation - Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Science - Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Systems Evaluation - Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
Operations Analysis - Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
Management of Material Resources - Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
Technology Design - Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.
Management of Financial Resources - Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
Programming - Writing computer programs for various purposes.
This following graph displays the lower, median and upper income potential of the job.
- Lower Income Salary $36k
- Median Income Salary$50k
- Upper Income Salary $78k
Employment Projections for this Job
High school courses
Below A rigorous high school STEM education - versus the minimum required for graduation - prepares students to come up with creative solutions to tough problems, better preparing them for college and new careers.
Recommended years of math:0 1
Recommended years of science:0 1
Degree Levels Offered
- MED LAB CSN OCCU TRACK-AAS
- MEDICAL LAB TECHNICIAN-AAS
Links to Schools and Programs
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Education by degree The following are the total graduates from all the Nevada System of Higher Education institutions in 2014-2015 school year.
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