Clinical Laboratory Technician

Also called: Laboratory Assistant (Lab Assistant), Laboratory Technician (Lab Tech), Medical Laboratory Technician

Job Outlook in Vermont
Medium Growth 

What you might do
Clinical Laboratory Technicians work under the supervision of Lab Technologists.  They do routine lab tests on blood or other samples to give doctors the information they need to treat patients.

Where you might work
Laboratory, hospital, pharmaceutical company

Related Links
My Next Move: Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians
O*Net Online: Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Clinical Laboratory Technologists & Technicians
Coordinating Council on the Clinical Laboratory Workforce
Laboratory Science Careers

Education Required
Clinical Laboratory Technicians usually complete vocational school training or an associate’s degree (2 years).

Where to Study

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC

Southern Vermont AHEC