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29-2012.00    Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

    O*NET-SOC Title yes    1 match
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  • Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Medical Technologist
  • Medical Lab Assistant
  • Medical Laboratory Technologist
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (Medical Lab Tech)
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
  • Medical Numerical Control Operator

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Perform routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May work under the supervision of a medical technologist.


  • Inoculate fertilized eggs, broths, or other bacteriological media with organisms.
  • Perform medical research to further control or cure disease.
  • Set up, maintain, calibrate, clean, and test sterility of medical laboratory equipment.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Clean medical equipment or facilities.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
  • Cultivate micro-organisms for study, testing, or medical preparations.
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
  • Maintain medical laboratory equipment.
  • Operate laboratory equipment to analyze medical samples.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Supervise technical medical personnel.
  • Train medical providers.