Medical Technologist Jobs
We currently have medical technologist jobs in hospital laboratories, medical and diagnostic facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide.
For every medical test that came back with an accurate result, a medical technologist somewhere should receive a big Thank-You. At Soliant, we understand how important your work is. That’s why we provide complete staffing services for medical technologists all over the country. To attract the most dedicated, we offer some of the most rewarding medical technologist jobs in the country along with benefit packages and job flexibility programs that will make you feel appreciated for the hard work you do.
The news gets even better: the employment outlook for medical technologists is excellent, with experts predicting significant growth over the next several years. This trend puts you in a great position to find the perfect medical technologist job in the setting and location you desire. Finding you your dream job is what we do at Soliant.
Medical Technologist Duties
As a medical technologist in a hospital or healthcare setting, your job is to efficiently analyze samples and perform tests to determine if those samples have any abnormalities in shape, color, size, or hormone balance. On a day-to-day basis, the medical technologist will be asked to prepare cultures, gather tissue samples, examine bodily fluids under a microscope, establishing a routine of monitoring programs for you and your team to employ, analyze lab reports, test reports for accuracy, cross-matching blood for successful transfusions, properly calibrating lab equipment, collecting blood samples, determining morphology and analyzing blood and urine for toxic components or other unwarranted chemicals. A medical technologist must also have a strong stomach, physical stamina, dexterity and an eye for detail. This position is required to work well with others and communicate effectively with physicians and surgeons.
Medical Technologist Education Requirements
In order to achieve minimum entry-level requirements to become a medical technologist, the prospective student must earn a bachelor’s degree in life sciences or other related medical technologist fields. If you wish to eventually advance your career to a manager or director position, a master’s degree is required as well. Plus, this can give you an edge over your competitors in the growing job market. After achieving a degree, the prospective medical technologist must participate in an internship while taking courses that will help familiarize them with the practices and technologies available to them on a daily basis. Finally, the medical technologist must obtain certification by the American Medical Technologists agency as well as any state-level required certifications.
Medical Technologist Job Market
The number of jobs for a medical technologist is predicted to grow at least 16% between now and the year 2024, making it an ideal time to pursue a career in this field. Over 50% of medical technologists are employed by hospitals, with the remaining individuals employed by physicians’ offices, colleges, or individual laboratories.