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Clinical Laboratory Technician (Medical Laboratory Technician) Clinical Laboratory Scientist Healthcare
 
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Clinical laboratory technicians (CLTs) or medical laboratory technicians (MLTs) are clinical laboratory personnel who perform a variety of tests under the supervision of a medical technologist. They aid in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and accomplish this through specific tasks, including inoculating culture media, performing microscopic evaluations, and operating high-tech equipment. CLTs perform routine tests in the areas of blood banking, chemistry, hematology, immunology, microbiology, and urinalysis-an experienced CLT will be familiar with all of these areas.
     
Annual Pay Education Needed Where to Get Education
$27,000-$40,000 AA/AAS degree with a clinical component. Certification with the ASC, NCA, or AMT voluntary but preferred. Alamance CC (AAS), Davidson CC (AAS, Dip), Forsyth CC (AAS), Piedmont CC (AAS), Randolph CC (AAS)
     
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Salary Range: $20,000-$40,000 and up
Education offered at: Alamance CC (Cert), Davidson CC (AAS, Cert), GTCC (AAS), Randolph CC (Cert), Rockingham CC (Cert, AAS), Surry CC (Cert), WFU (ACLS, PALS & NRP Certs)
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