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
Occupation Lists
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Skills Assessment Authority
AIMS
Regional for 457 Applications
There is no regional restriction for 457 visa applications for this occupation.
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).
Occupations in this Group

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