Clinical Laboratory Technologist

in Healthcare
  • Elmwood Park, New Jersey View on Map
  • Salary: $29.00 - $32.00

Job Detail

  • Experience Level Entry Level
  • Degree Type Associate of Science (AS)
  • Employment Temporary
  • Working Type On Site
  • Salary Type Hourly
  • Industry Healthcare
  • Selling Points

    Long-term temp position with the opportunity to work with a large national lab.

Job Description


The main function of a lab technologist is to perform complex medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. A typical lab technologist usually reports to a biochemist or microbiologist. J


  • Analyze laboratory findings to check the accuracy of the results.
  • May analyze samples of biological material for chemical content or reaction.
  • Monitor clinical trials for research organizations or internal research.
  • Cultivate, isolate, and assist in identifying microbial organisms, and perform various tests on these microorganisms.
  • May conduct clinical trials of pharmaceuticals.
  • Enter data from analysis of medical tests and clinical results into computer for storage.
  • Operate, calibrate and maintain equipment used in quantitative and qualitative analysis, such as spectrophotometers, calorimeters, flame photometers, and computer-controlled analyzers.


  • Associate's degree in medical technology or related field required.
  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related field preferred.
  • 0-2 years' experience required.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills.
  • Basic ability to work independently and manage one's time.
  • Basic knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries and diseases.
  • Basic knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (international quality standard for human clinical trials) and local regulations.
  • Basic ability to analyze data and accurately document and record results.

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