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septimawhishart in Massachusetts

Medical Mission Trip as Medical Technologist

Hi colleagues! Has anyone ever volunteered in a Medical Mission Trip as a Medical Technologist/Clinical Lab Scientist/Phlebotomist? (eg. Doctors...

njbiodude in California

Updated 6 months ago

Regret OT - Going to CLS - 7 Replies

I have been a COTA for 9 months now and abhor it. I had doubts going in, while in school, during fieldwork (didn't enjoy it), and while working. I...

LC2016 in Texas

Updated 6 months ago

texas tech second degree cls program - 28 Replies

Is anybody graduated or in the Texas tech second degree cls program? If yes can I ask question about the program? There us a thread about phone...

Photogal57 in Jersey City, New Jersey

Updated 6 months ago

Salary for Traveling Medical Technologist - 111 Replies

I am looking into becoming a traveling medical technologist. I am wondering what the average pay is for a traveling medical tech is. Is $50/hr...

Minkiteer85 in Garden Grove, California

Updated 7 months ago

Quest Diagnostics Training Program - 15 Replies

Hi, I have been accepted into Quest Diagnostics to do my CLS training program. I was wondering if anyone here has done their CLS training at Quest...

lucero in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 7 months ago

How to Become a Medical Technologist - 1 Reply

Hi everyone. I have a Bachelor's degree in Biology and am interested in becoming a Medical Technologist. However, I've decided this after I entered...

lclcml in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California

Updated 7 months ago

CA License Documentation - 2 Replies

I'm trying to apply for my CA CLS (Generalist) license and I believe I've gotten everything together with the exception of the letter of experience...

ksmls in Prairie Village, Kansas

Updated 7 months ago

Does it ever both you? - 1 Reply

Dear Forum, I am an ASCP-certified MLS. I work in a esoteric testing reference lab. Many of my co-workers are not certified. They were able to...

Kirkwt in Wilmington, North Carolina

Updated 7 months ago

ASCP MT but no BS - 2 Replies

Is it possible anymore to find a MT position without a BS? Went back to school 20 years ago with a BA took the classes to get into a one year...

CLShopeful in San Clemente, California

CA limited CLS Toxicology License

I really want to open my own clinical toxicology lab. The money here is insane. I hear lab directors make $150k+ in California, and there are so...

ksmls in Prairie Village, Kansas

Updated 7 months ago

Is Medical Technology a good idea for me? - 1 Reply

After this past semester, my GPA is now a 2.96. Next semester I will be a Junior and will be applying to my clinical year at two different hospital...

erisshyti89 in Brooklyn, New York

NYS Medical Laboratory License

Hey how are you? Sorry to bother you. I found your profile looking for someone who is ASCP LICENSED on Facebook. I studied MLS in Greece and I came...

Rahman in Reseda, California

Updated 7 months ago

Clinical laboratory science license question - 10 Replies

Hello all, I'm currently attending National university to get my Bachelors in Clinical laboratory science so I can transfer to a +1 post...

Mt queens girl in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 7 months ago

Anyone complete the New York Methodist CLS program?? - 110 Replies

Has anyone completed the NEW YORK METHODIST CLS PROGRAM, and/or especially the online distance education one? If so any feedback? thank you!!

AustinTT2017 in Austin, Texas

Updated 7 months ago

CLS Program recommendations? My Choices are UTMB, MD Anderson, TexasTech... - 13 Replies

Hi there! I plan on applying to a CLS program this Spring 2015 but I'm not sure which school to apply to! I live in Houston, TX and my choices are...

VS in Irvine, California

Updated 7 months ago

BS in Biology to Med Tech - 3 Replies

I just graduated in december with a bach in biology. I want to be a medical technologist but I am a little lost on the process. I did a whole year of...

Cheryl in Durham, North Carolina

Updated 7 months ago

What does your state and/or employer recognize? AMT, ASCP, AAB? - 20 Replies

I sounds like there is confusion, misinformation, and ignorance out there about what each state recognizes(AMT, ASCP, AAB). Please give the state...

Lissa in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 7 months ago

MLT starting salary - 450 Replies

I know the average salary for a technician in my area is $38,000. Can anybody tell me what the starting salaries are like for a technician? What is...

bonny in Houston, Texas

Cuviello Reference Manual of Medical Technology AMT Exam

Where can i buy this or does anyone wants to sell it to me.

bonny in Houston, Texas

Updated 7 months ago

need Cuviello's Reference Manual - 8 Replies

hi, i need Cuviello's Reference Manual I , II ? hola necesito el Cuviello's Reference Manual I , II con urgencia

L. Benton in Houston, Texas

Updated 7 months ago

MLT to MT Fast Track - 1 Reply

I am wanting to do the MLT to MT fast track. Has any one got any suggestions of where online was a good program as I will have to do it completely...

cah08j in Deerfield Beach, Florida

AAB Test

Hi Everyone, I have a quick question. I know with the AAB test for MT, you can take the Generalist test with all 5 subjects, but if you fail one...

cls1617 in Lakewood, California

Updated 8 months ago

Application for the CLS training program- Fall 2014 - 520 Replies

Hi everyone, I started this thread so that everyone who is applying for the CLS training for Fall 2014 can exchange information. So far I just...

MeMe1111 in Austin, Texas

Updated 8 months ago

MLS program in Houston for working people - 1 Reply

Hello, I'm currently Phd student in biology in Houston, and I'm interested in the MLS program. Could anyone kindly tell me which Houston school...

MeMe1111 in Austin, Texas

Updated 8 months ago

new job for a new grad - 1 Reply

Hello I recently graduated from the MLT program and I have been offered job at a hospital in Chemistry department. I'm very worried and not sure...

TammyH88 in El Monte, California

Updated 8 months ago

LFS No Longer Accepts Medical Microbiology and Analytical Chemistry from Weber State! - 17 Replies

So LFS in California no longer recognizes med micro and quant. chem. from Weber State Online Course to get the CLS Trainee License. Anyone else hear...

Bon Secours Health System - Opportunity in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 8 months ago

What do medical technologist supervisors do? - 1 Reply

I'm currently going to school to be a med tech and I'm trying to decide whether or not to continue my education by getting a masters or just sticking...

sali in Jacksonville, Florida

Updated 9 months ago

Who likes their job? - 228 Replies

Does anybody here like their job as a Medical Technologist? I've read many negative posts, which are generally about pay and respect. What are the...

Armin in Canyon Country, California

Updated 9 months ago

CLS: Generalist vs. Specialist - 39 Replies

Hello all, I'll be starting a CLS generalist program in August, and I've been very curious about what the difference between a generalist and a...

heli in Pasadena, California

Updated 9 months ago

Lab experience post-BS without a lab program? - 10 Replies

So my question is how I can get into a lab for experience if my program doesn't have a lab rotation. It's a regionally-accredited program but not...

CJ in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Trying to get certified as a Medical Technologist, please advise.

Hello, I've graduated with a bachelor's degree in Chemistry...that was 10 years ago. Been working since then, most recently worked for 5+ years in...

tedrein in Toronto, Ontario

How to find better opportunities

Hi, I recently completed my diploma in biotechnology and I'm looking for more opportunities. Is there anyone here who can refer me for an internship...

TKE in Davis, California

Updated 9 months ago

How important are the grades of the pre req courses? - 1 Reply

Hey everyone, So I didn't get an A in Med Micro which is a pre req for CLS. Have my chances to apply to CLS decreased? Should I try to go ahead...

linus in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 10 months ago

Tell me about Route 2, MLT to MT certification - 6 Replies

Hi! I'm a certified (ASCP) MLT and I need to get my MT certification to move ahead in my laboratory. I have a B.A. in journalism (long story, this is...

Clinical Intern in SE, Michigan

Updated 10 months ago

How to become a MLS in Wisconsin? - 2 Replies

I am in my senior year of college with a degree in Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. But I recently saw this...

Clinical Intern in SE, Michigan

Updated 10 months ago

MLS/CLS - 2 Replies

I just graduated with a BS in Biomedical Sci. I am in the metro area, twin cities, and am wondering if there are any companies that DO NOT require...

Clinical Intern in SE, Michigan

Updated 10 months ago

MLT ASCP military looking to get bachelors through non accredited campus - 1 Reply

I'm currently 4 months away from getting out of the navy. I was looking to get a bachelor's degree in medical lab sciences but there are only a...

mlal in Los Angeles, California

Updated 10 months ago

Graduating in the Spring, applying for CGMBS training programs and need advice! - 18 Replies

I am a current senior graduating in the Spring with a BS in Biology with an emphasis on Cell and Molecular. I have a 3.22 GPA and I haven't...

Biotech in Irvington, New Jersey

Updated 10 months ago

I need advice . - 3 Replies

Okay so here is the deal. I’m on my sophomore year of college right now and I have two choices with both leading to the same objective. I could...

Patrick in Astoria, New York

Updated 10 months ago

Old Ph.D wants to enter clinical lab - 8 Replies

I am at my early 40s with a Ph.D from other country. No way to be out. So want to pursue a MLS(ASCP). Will be ready for certificate exam in 2018....

Melissa R in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Interviews before obtaining state license?

My family and I are in the process of moving to FL. I have most of the licensing application done but am not sure that I will hold my license before...

MLT in Tacoma, Washington

Updated 10 months ago

Abbott Architect - 1 Reply

Any MT's or MLT's out there currently running the Abbott Architect Instrument?

AK in Madison, Mississippi


Hi everyone! I'm having a good bit of difficulty finding HLA/Tissue typing jobs. I'm a registered MLT with 4+ years experience, and have recently...

Returning to Bench in Oregon

Updated 10 months ago

Passed the ASCP Hematology Specialist exam - 1 Reply

Passed last Thursday. Used the reading list on ASCP BOC (ordered books used from Amazon). Just read some every morning, took the practice questions,...

leena in South Ozone Park, New York

Any New York students enrolled in University of Cincinnati online MLS program?

Did anyone complete or is currently enrolled in University of Cincinnati's online MLS program? I was looking into it and almost started the program...

MLS_ASCP_MBA in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 11 months ago

MT Student. Need career advice... - 3 Replies

Hi everyone. I'm really interested in this profession But I have questions. I don't know much about the job market and wanted to get some...

Clinical Intern in SE, Michigan

Updated 11 months ago

UK Biomedical Scientist wants to work in the USA - 3 Replies

Hi All, I am a UK Biomedical Science graduate with IBMS certificate of competency. I would like to work in the USA as a Medical Technologist or...

Redact in Washington

Eligibility for Molecular Biology ASCP

Hey there, I could use some assistance/advice on qualifying to take the ASCP exam for Molecular Biology. Have an MB degree, but the program isn't...

TechForce3 in Ambler, Pennsylvania

Updated 11 months ago

working as MT for 3years. whats next? - 3 Replies

Hi I just wanted to know what are my options to advance my career? I want to hear from you MTs out there. What did you do? FYI, I already...

Returning to Bench in Oregon

Updated 11 months ago

Interview Job Skills Test - 2 Replies

Has anyone had to take a job skills test as a portion of your interview? If so, what was on it? The one I've heard of is 1.25 hours and has a written...

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