The average hourly pay for a Medical Laboratory Technician at Ascension Health is $17.91.
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Job Description for Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical laboratory technicians perform standard medical lab tests such as blood tests, immunoassays, and cultures. They must be able to work independently to take lab tests and interpret patient results. They also must work with other health care professionals, such as doctors and nurses, to solve medical problems. Additionally, they are responsible for phlebotomy work, which includes the collection and preparation of patient samples, such as blood, urine, or stool. They must observe patient con…Read more
Medical Laboratory Technician Tasks
- Perform calibration, testing, and quality control checks for all laboratory tests.
- Identify and follow through on potential problems that may negatively affect patient test results.
- Follow health and safety regulations when obtaining patient specimens.
Popular Employer Salaries for Medical Laboratory Technician
The top respondents for the job title Medical Laboratory Technician are from the companies Quest Diagnostics, Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) and HCA, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Allina Hospitals and Clinics where the average pay is $22.06. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HCA, Inc. and Quest Diagnostics, earning around $20.94 and $19.25, respectively. Baptist Hospital pays the lowest at around $17.60. Idexx Laboratories, Inc. and LabCorp of America also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $17.99 and $18.85, respectively.
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