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234611 - Medical Laboratory Scientist

Description

Conducts medical laboratory tests to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level

1

Alternative Titles

    • Hospital Scientist
    • Medical Scientific Officer

Specialisations

    • IVF Embryologist

Skills Assessment Authority

AIM

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

    • 2115-11 Medical Scientist

Group: 2346 Medical Laboratory Scientists

Description

conduct medical laboratory tests to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.

Tasks

    • preparing tissue sections for microscopic examination
    • examining and analysing samples to study the effects of microbial infections
    • analysing samples of body tissue and fluids to develop techniques to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases
    • advising Medical Practitioners on the interpretation of tests and methods for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease
    • setting up the steps and rules of laboratory medical testing
    • operating and maintaining laboratory equipment
    • maintaining laboratory quality assurance and safety standards
    • preparing scientific papers and reports
    • studies the formation, early growth and development of living organisms

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations in this Group

    • 234611 Medical Laboratory Scientist

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Australia: 1300 619 977
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