Laboratory Jobs in Shreveport, Louisiana and information on what makes Shreveport, Louisiana a great place to live and work!
Shreveport is situated in Bossier Parish in northwestern Louisiana, on the Red River, opposite Bossier City. It is a trade and industrial center of a large region producing much petroleum, natural gas, cotton, and timber. Manufactures of the city include communications and electrical equipment, fabricated metal, refined petroleum, oil-field machinery, chemicals, and motor vehicles. Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Centenary College of Louisiana, the R. W. Norton Art Gallery, an opera company, a modern convention center, and the state fairgrounds are located here. The city is also the site of the Independence Bowl, home to the Shreveport Pirates of the Canadian Football League. Barksdale Air Force Base is nearby.
Shreveport and Bossier City share an Arena Football team, the Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings, as well as a Central Hockey League team, the Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs. Baseball in Shreveport has an extensive past, with the teams having gone through 8 different name changes and 7 different leagues! Come experience Shreveport on your next medical technologist assignment.
A medical technologist (MT) obtains patient samples, performs requested analyses of patient specimens, reports results to the physician and/or direct healthcare provider, and stores specimens according to established protocols with limited supervision. Responsible for quality control, equipment maintenance, quality assurance, calibration of instruments, and troubleshooting equipment. Performs correlation and/or validation studies on new or current instruments. Collects and collates data for Quality Assurance studies.