What is a Lab Technician?

Are you interested in being a lab technician? Then get ready for an exciting, unique, and always changing environment. Medical lab technicians, which are also referred to as medical laboratory scientists or clinical laboratory science professionals, are hardworking individuals that work behind the scenes testing samples for the absence or presence of a disease. Generally speaking, lab technicians typically do not interact with patients and instead are instructed which tests to perform based on the direction of the physicians or nurses.

Wondering what exactly lab technician testing looks like on a regular basis? Lab techs typically conduct tests on human bodily fluids, tissue samples, and/or cells. It really depends on what kind of sample the doctors or nurses collected for the lab tech to run tests on. One of the best things about being a lab tech is that no two days are the same. Your work will constantly change as different samples come across your microscope.

Becoming a Lab Technician

So, you’ve decided that you want to become a lab tech, but you’re not sure where to start. No problem! Allied Travel Careers is here to help. In order to become a medical lab tech, you’ll need a two-year associate degree. However, if you are interested in becoming a medical laboratory scientist/technologist you’ll need a bachelor’s degree. All candidates must obtain their education through the accredited American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS). Looking for an exciting and unique career that will keep you on your toes? Then considering becoming a lab technician!

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Jun 21, 2019
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Convergence Medical Staffing - Reno, NV

Call today to speak with a recruiter,980-207-5000, or go online to complete a quick application at www.cmstaff.com.
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Jun 21, 2019

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trustaff - Mission Viejo , CA

Travel Assignment – 13-Week Contracttrustaff currently has a position available for a traveling healthcare professional. This assignment is for an immediate start with a reputable facility seeking an experienced traveler to fill a 13-week contract. Start Date: Immediate StartMultiple ShiftsFor over 16 years, trustaff has specialized in matching skilled healthcare professionals like...
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Jun 21, 2019
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Convergence Medical Staffing - Reno, NV

Call today to speak with a recruiter,980-207-5000, or go online to complete a quick application at www.cmstaff.com.
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Jun 23, 2019

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trustaff - Quincy , CA

Travel Assignment – 13-Week Contracttrustaff currently has a position available for a traveling healthcare professional. This assignment is for an immediate start with a reputable facility seeking an experienced traveler to fill a 13-week contract. Start Date: Immediate StartMultiple ShiftsFor over 16 years, trustaff has specialized in matching skilled healthcare professionals like...
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Jun 23, 2019

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Aya Healthcare - Atlanta, GA

Aya Healthcare has an immediate opening for the following position: Medical Lab Technician, Laboratory in Atlanta, Georgia. This is a 14 week contract position that requires at least one year of experience. Passionate and talented internal team members and clinicians have made Aya Healthcare an industry leader since 2001. Starting the day...
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Jun 23, 2019

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Pulse Clinical Alliance - Quincy, CA

Pulse Clinical Alliance is a Healthcare Consultancy offering exciting Travel, Per Diem, Locums, and Long-term Assignments in Nursing, Allied Health, Advanced Practice and CRNAs. We currently have open positions in Medical Laboratory Clinical Laboratory Assistant, Phlebotomist Quincy CA with an approximate start date of 06/17/2019.
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Jun 21, 2019

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trustaff - Glenwood Springs , CO

Travel Assignment – 13-Week Contracttrustaff currently has a position available for a traveling healthcare professional. This assignment is for an immediate start with a reputable facility seeking an experienced traveler to fill a 13-week contract. Start Date: Immediate StartMultiple ShiftsFor over 16 years, trustaff has specialized in matching skilled healthcare professionals like...
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Jun 23, 2019

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trustaff - San Diego , CA

Travel Assignment – 13-Week Contracttrustaff currently has a position available for a traveling healthcare professional. This assignment is for an immediate start with a reputable facility seeking an experienced traveler to fill a 13-week contract. Start Date: Immediate StartMultiple ShiftsFor over 16 years, trustaff has specialized in matching skilled healthcare professionals like...
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Jun 21, 2019

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trustaff - Coos Bay , OR

trustaff is currently seeking an experienced Sterile Processing Tech for a full-time, direct-hire position with a medical facility located in Coos Bay, OR. Variable shifts. Required to FLOAT all areas as needed. CRCST Certification required. BLS (AHA). 2 years in Central Services sterilizing experience. This position offers competitive salary and a...
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Jun 23, 2019

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LRS Healthcare - Centerville, IA

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling Technologist to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure, LRS Healthcare is a...
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Jun 23, 2019

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LRS Healthcare - Quincy, IL

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling Laboratory - Lab Tech to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure, LRS...
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Jun 11, 2019

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LRS Healthcare - San Diego, CA

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling Clinical Lab Scientist to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure, LRS Healthcare...
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Jun 11, 2019

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LRS Healthcare - Lynchburg, VA

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling Medical Lab Tech to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure, LRS Healthcare...
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Jun 20, 2019

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LRS Healthcare - Kingman, AZ

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling Medical Laboratory Technician, Medical Technologis to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure,...
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Jun 23, 2019

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LRS Healthcare - Kingman, AZ

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling Medical Laboratory Technician, Medical Technologis to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure,...
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Jun 21, 2019

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trustaff - Richmond , VA

Travel Assignment – 13-Week Contracttrustaff currently has a position available for a traveling healthcare professional. This assignment is for an immediate start with a reputable facility seeking an experienced traveler to fill a 13-week contract. Start Date: Immediate StartMultiple ShiftsFor over 16 years, trustaff has specialized in matching skilled healthcare professionals like...
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Jun 21, 2019

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trustaff - Richmond , VA

Travel Assignment – 13-Week Contracttrustaff currently has a position available for a traveling healthcare professional. This assignment is for an immediate start with a reputable facility seeking an experienced traveler to fill a 13-week contract. Start Date: Immediate StartMultiple ShiftsFor over 16 years, trustaff has specialized in matching skilled healthcare professionals like...
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Jun 18, 2019

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LRS Healthcare - Sheboygan, WI

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling MLT ST to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure, LRS Healthcare is...
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Jun 23, 2019

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LRS Healthcare - Nassawadox, VA

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling Laboratory to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure, LRS Healthcare is a...
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Jun 13, 2019

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LRS Healthcare - Akron, OH

Come work at LRS Healthcare, the leading company in our industry. We`re proud of our 4.7 rating on Glassdoor and 4.6 rating on Indeed. We are seeking to hire a talented traveling Technologist to join our existing top-notch team. If you`re a hard-working professional seeking adventure, LRS Healthcare is a...
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