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Job > Medical Technologist

Unionize the Laboratory ?

ACSP if I had my way. Probably grandfather in all of the AMTs who have been working for the the past 2 years but require all others to take ASCP. Any new people coming to work ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AMT versus ASCP Certification

[QUOTE who="Amanda in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania"]actually after looking over the NY state requirements again I think I /do/ qualify to apply for state licensure under ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AMT versus ASCP Certification

[QUOTE who="Amanda in Utica, New York"]I'm about to graduate with a Biology (BS) and decided that I wanted to apply for jobs as a Med Technologist. I never thought it ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

The true facts about MT salaries and pay

[QUOTE who="just a med tech in Rochester, New York"]wow, my house is a 3 BR, 1.5 BA, and I pay $6000 a year in property taxes....[/QUOTE]

I figured it was more ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Are Lab science people spiteful, cocky, uncivilized, and arrogant?

[QUOTE who="Rus in Lawton, Oklahoma"]Okay, how often do you chemistry techs get the super-high potassium and super-low calcium deltas from a nurse pouring a purple-top ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Are Lab science people spiteful, cocky, uncivilized, and arrogant?

[QUOTE who="Jill in Mundelein, Illinois"]couple weeks ago during the start of the morning run (i work nights and pms) some nurse sent me down line draw specimens that were ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="Todd MT (ASCP) in Dallas, Texas"]Don't bother with her, she probably has the 14 months certificate course like I mentioned in the last thread.

Those ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="State of FL MLT in Ruskin, Florida"]Show me where I ever said I have a degree. I do not have an associates yet....I am working on it![/QUOTE]

so how ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="State of FL MLT in Ruskin, Florida"]Show me where I ever said I have a degree. I do not have an associates yet....I am working on it![/QUOTE]

You gotta ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="State of FL MLT in Ruskin, Florida"]Show me where I ever said I have a degree. I do not have an associates yet....I am working on it![/QUOTE]
You said ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Preparing to take ASCP MT exam in three weeks time

[QUOTE who="karen in Claremont, California"]Thanks for your reply, I have an AA degree major chemistry, I looked up the test it is impossible that I can pass, I did not ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

THE BILL HAS PASSED, WHAT DOES THAT MEAN FOR THE CLS PROFESSION?

[QUOTE who="ANGRYWOLF in Jackson, Tennessee"]Dream on fella..
I guess you want Palin as Prez..so we can get ww3 started as soon as possible.

It won't be ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

The true facts about MT salaries and pay

[QUOTE who="Daniel in League City, Texas"]These posts are pretty depressing. I just wish someone would post some real reliable data, and not just base their ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Are Lab science people spiteful, cocky, uncivilized, and arrogant?

[QUOTE who="STM in Plover, Wisconsin"]Actual conversation with cardiovascular intensive care nurse:

Nurse: Here's a specimen for a type and cross. (pink top tube ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

The true facts about MT salaries and pay

[QUOTE who="CLS-HOPEFUL in Glendale, California"]Look, lets forget house prices, state economies, etc. et al for now. Lets go simpler. Other than CA, I, at a ripe old age ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="Todd MT (ASCP) in Fort Worth, Texas"]SHUCKS I DONT EVEN HAVE A DEGREE? THOSE ARE YOUR WORDS, so you dont a a associate DEGREE for your MLT?

Either way ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="State of FL MLT in Sun City Center, Florida"]No Todd, do you have an issue with understanding written English? As I said before, I graduated from an accredited ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

The true facts about MT salaries and pay

[QUOTE who="Rus in Lawton, Oklahoma"]That explains a lot of your behavior and attitude on this forum. Having grown up in the information age, you either weren't taught or ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="mg_MT in phoenix, Arizona"]you should know how to sell your self to the employer not by salary.com. That is the key, that is why we come here to talk so we ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="boomer77 in Rockford, Illinois"][/QUOTE]

opps 50K per year

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="mg_MT in phoenix, Arizona"]Not really, Most MLT's makes $27/hours out from school. Also it depends on which states you are, because $27/hrs in Arizona may be ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="mg_MT in phoenix, Arizona"]Not really, Most MLT's makes $27/hours out from school. Also it depends on which states you are, because $27/hrs in Arizona may be ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="State of FL MLT in Sun City Center, Florida"]As a mater of fact I am only 42 and I went through the same process as any other person to get my Florida license ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="State of FL MLT in Sun City Center, Florida"]As a mater of fact I am only 42 and I went through the same process as any other person to get my Florida license ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Are Lab science people spiteful, cocky, uncivilized, and arrogant?

[QUOTE who="ifwishwerehorses in Lake Grove, New York"]that's the general behavior i see in this forum. Must be because of the disparity of education. But then again, I ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="Todd BS MT (ASCP) in Fort Worth, Texas"]Hey State of FL, how do you work there without a degree. FL is one of the 13 states that require a license.

I ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Are Lab science people spiteful, cocky, uncivilized, and arrogant?

[QUOTE who="Rohan in Flushing, New York"]I'm pretty sure India is in a worst shape than we are. You guys are paid pretty much chump change for labor due to outsourcing ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AMT certification w/out taking the exam

[QUOTE who="asy in Pars, Iran, Islamic Republic of"]I live in iran. how can i give AMT certification?[/QUOTE]

You would have to get a job at the American Medical ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="State of FL MLT in Sun City Center, Florida"]For all of you smarty pants that are way more educated than I am....I have worked as a State of Florida licensed ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AAB Board of Registry Exam

[QUOTE who="State of FL MLT in Sun City Center, Florida"]I am already working and doing quite well as an MLT without a degree. When I have my MT AAB I will receive two ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AMT versus ASCP Certification

[QUOTE who="Travis in Indianapolis, Indiana"]I took my A.S.C.P. registration today for mlt and did not pass. According to friends at Wishard it really doesnt matter wich ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

My Occupational Therapist friend just got her salary cut, how bout U?

[QUOTE who="Rohan in Rego Park, New York"]Amazes me how uninformed people are about our profession.[/QUOTE]

I know, right?

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

The true facts about MT salaries and pay

[QUOTE who="Rus in Lawton, Oklahoma"]This is such a joke that it makes me want to cry. Seriously, are you really saying that the only mistakes made in BB are due to MLTs ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Planning on getting MT-Micro

You need to go to ASCP's website and look at what they offer.
Here is a direct link to the requirements:

http://www.ascp.org/FunctionalNavigation/certification ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

M(ASCP)

No, you won't loose your MLT. You keep both. You will have to do CEs for both as well. This doesn't mean you will have to do double the amount, you can use what you do for both ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

M(ASCP)

Adam, if M(ASCP) is limiting you to Micro and MT(ASCP) allows you to be a generalist (Blood Bank, Micro, Hematology, Chemistry, Serology, etc) wouldn't you think MT(ASCP) would be ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AMT versus ASCP Certification

[QUOTE who="Cohemistry in Columbia, South Carolina"]What I'm saying is my B.S. is in Clinical Lab Science so why should I pay $ 210 for ASCP or AMT to tell me what I ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

I have a Bachelor degree in Biology and I'm interested in this field, but I have some questions

If you want the MT degree you must be educated and trained in all aspects of the field. Sorry there are no shortcuts.

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Preparing to take ASCP MT exam in three weeks time

[QUOTE who="LCH in Puyallup, Washington"]I need help ASAP please, I bought a self assesment book series on CD ROM from NSH online store and I can't make it work.It keep ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

M(ASCP)

You said it was a MS in Medical Microbiology not Medical Biology. Which is it? Either way, if you take the M(ASCP) I am assuming you will be confined to micro. It is the cert you ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

M(ASCP)

You will likely be confined to Micro then.

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Medical Laboratory Scientists, it's time to do away with the AAB and AMT

I don't think ASCP should have grandfathered in all of the "back-door" techs from NCA. I know of a few of the sneaky people who got thier CLS(NCA) by cheating the system ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

What's after Medical technologist?

[QUOTE who="ifwishwerehorses in Brooklyn, New York"]not bad, i hope to become a supervisor in 5 years from starting work date..... do supervisors, do any actual lab work ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

M(ASCP)

What was your degree in?

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Unionize the Laboratory ?

[QUOTE who="Todd BS MT (ASCP)"]I agree we need a union, you start one bommer nationally, I am sure plenty will join![/QUOTE]

That would be totally hilarious ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Clinical Laboratory Science Track

[QUOTE who="Todd BS MT (ASCP)"]Exactly a friend that works with me, his dad runs a private lab, he does VERY well. He is lucky enough to have his best friend who is a DO ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

HIRING ORDER AT MOST LABS

[QUOTE who="keh in Warren, Maine"]PS--as scientists who are supposed to look at things practically, rationally and evidence based..can you honestly say that just because ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

HIRING ORDER AT MOST LABS

[QUOTE who="keh in Warren, Maine"]I guess I am confused exactly WHY it is you think AMT is the inferior certification? Seriously. Have you taken both tests?

The ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

HIRING ORDER AT MOST LABS

[QUOTE who="labcert in Albany, New York"]Does anyone know - nationally - what percentage of MTs are ASCP?[/QUOTE]

http://laboratorian.advanceweb.com/General ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

HIRING ORDER AT MOST LABS

I would search the Advance website. That sounds like poll they might take.

5 years ago

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