Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations
12130 Medical Laboratory Technician (Clinical Laboratory Assistant; Registered Medical Technician)
Performs a variety of routine tests and laboratory procedures in a medical laboratory for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease. Conducts urinalyses, clinical chemistry tests and blood counts. Prepares tissue samples for study by medical technologist or pathologist. Prepares chemical reagent stains and solutions. Tends automatic equipment to prepare specimens and perform analytic tests. Makes preliminary identification of bacterial cultures subject to confirmation of supervisor. Maintains laboratory stock of chemicals and glassware. May collect specimens from patients.