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SAR 32,578 - SAR 234,936  
   
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SAR 10,000  
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SAR 32,885 - SAR 1,048,101  
Country: Saudi Arabia | Currency: SAR | Updated: 20 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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Job Description for Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist

A medical/clinical laboratory technologist is responsible for the analysis and testing of a variety of human bodily fluids including blood and urine. The technologist may be responsible for collecting these substances as well, and should therefore be comfortable working with people of all ages and backgrounds.

The technologist must have a basic understanding of anatomy and medical science. A state certification as a medical technologist is generally required. A bachelor's degree in medical technology and/or microbiology is generally preferred.

Good organizational skills are necessary to correctly label samples and to report correct results. Applicants must be able to efficiently communicate test results to supervisors and/or patients. Working knowledge of laboratory equipment involved in microscopy, titration, urinalysis and phlebotomy are necessary to achieve correct analysis of samples and to maintain a lab's functionality and cleanliness.

Understanding and correct use of sterilization techniques, personal protective equipment (including latex gloves, lab jackets, and/or safety goggles), and the risks associated with handling human bodily fluids are extremely important in order to maintain a healthy environment for workers and patients. Technologists must also adhere to the 1974 Privacy Act in regards to any sample results they have access to in order to protect the privacy of all patients. Their work is performed indoors and is generally done during normal business hours. Technologists should have good vision and feel comfortable examining samples under a microscope, and must be able to identify abnormalities if present. Technologists may need to stand and walk frequently.
Medical / Clinical Laboratory Technologist Tasks
  • Evaluate and interpret laboratory test results.
  • Maintain laboratory and laboratory equipment.
  • Maintain accurate records.
  • Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

Key Stats

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %
Salary
SAR 70,750 - SAR 123,347
Salary
SAR 88,200 - SAR 1,266,032
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

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