Medical Laboratory Scientist - ANZSCO 234611

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

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).
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