A medical laboratory assistant is a specialist in charge of assisting medical laboratory technicians in analyzing and preparing bodily fluids and blood results. They are highly skilled professionals and mostly work in hospitals or independent laboratories. In this role, you have to collect and prepare urine blood samples for analysis. Also, you are to examine collected samples and identify if it has any cell abnormalities. Asides from this, you must prepare a report about your test results and findings in a detailed manner. Documentation and review of the tested data are also a part of your responsibilities. Plus, you must maintain a clean, sanitized, and safe working environment. This is achieved by adhering to safety regulations and procedures.
To be qualified for this role of a medical laboratory assistant, you necessarily do not need to have a college degree as the most common degree in this field is an associate degree. An average Medical laboratory assistant makes $31,540 per year.