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Sample medical technologist job description 

[Company X] is seeking a highly skilled medical technologist to work in our laboratory. Medical technologists test biological samples to diagnose and treat different diseases. Working closely with urine, blood, and tissue samples, they prepare and examine specimen samples and communicate test results to medical professionals. The role requires great organization and multitasking abilities. Our ideal candidate is adequately trained in laboratory safety procedures and has extensive knowledge of medical technology and equipment.

Objectives of this role

  • Perform laboratory tests  

  • Research and analyze specimens 

  • Maintain laboratory safety standards 

  • Verify test results 

  • Write lab reports 

  • Communicate test results to medical professionals


  • Gather and prepare samples for testing

  • Organize and prepare specimen samples

  • Examine specimen samples for abnormalities 

  • Maintain laboratory inventory 

  • Keep statistical records of laboratory records

  • Assess and maintain laboratory equipment

Skills and qualifications

  • ASCP certification 

  • Multitasking abilities

  • Strong understanding of biohazards guidelines

  • Knowledge of laboratory safety practices and procedures

  • Ability to read closely and follow directions 

  • Troubleshooting and critical thinking skills

Preferred qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in science or medical technology

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in medical technology

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Proficient computer skills

  • Strong task management abilities