prepares, clinical specimens to detect microorganisms; assists in the training of lower level personnel.
Minimum Requirements : Requires a Bachelor's degree in medical technology from a recognized college or university; or a bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university in one of the chemical, biological, or physical sciences, supplemented by one year's professional clinical laboratory experience.
requires the ability to interpret complex tests to identify clinical microorganisms; requires the ability to safely work with highly pathogenic organisms in order to protect the health of the individual and coworkers.
Requires knowledge and experience in all aspects of microbiology, general bacteriology, mycobacteriology, parasitology, and mycology.
Requires extensive knowledge of CLIA regulations governing microbiology laboratories.