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medlabtalk

Name:

Fritz Bernardo

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http://www.medlabtalk.com

Bio:

MLT ASAP NY Metro Area

Interests:

Hematology, Snowboarding, Bowling

Recent Forum Topics & Comments (25)
Forum Discussion Posted
Job > Medical Technologist

Average GPA and Experience before Application to MLS Program

Working anywhere health or lab related is a plus when applying to a MT program. Yes to taking prerequisite courses, which ones?, you would have to check into the programs. Usually ...

23 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Pros and Cons of working in an HLA lab

Also a young MT just recently transferred to flowcytometry, was previously working in hematology. Flow is specialized area like HLA. Its been great due to the fact that its ...

23 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

MT New York State licensure: can anyone help me out?

[QUOTE who="Erica in Rochester, Minnesota"]I just graduated from Mayo Clinic's Clinical Laboratory Science program in Minnesota and I'm about to take the ASCP board exam ...

23 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

How much do entry-level Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technologists make in New York?

*THEN* Pick a hospital of choice and be guaranteed a position and more $$ or at least matched from what you were getting paid ;-) (hopefully).

Sorry for the error.

23 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

How much do entry-level Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technologists make in New York?

NYP has multiple hospitals, uptown Colombia is a union, downtown Cornel is not and other branches. People are right about the pay. People always miss a point of entry level pay ...

23 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Need advice for being Certified as Lab Technologist

I would suggest to apply to all 4 clinical internships. Then take action if not getting accepted. If your not sure about getting in the program 1 of the 4 programs, there must be ...

23 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Stop complaining and demand more money

[QUOTE who="TFarnon in Sparks, Nevada"]I'm probably part of the reason that MT pay may not seem to be commensurate with the education and responsibility required. Thing ...

23 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Stop complaining and demand more money

There is a shortage of laboratory professionals. It will take some time before there is real need for us. As of now hospitals are pushing for turn around times, how fast you can ...

23 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Any Medical Technologist from Texas

[QUOTE who="Peejay_85 in Texas"]Hey guys, I stumbled over this field about a year ago and I have one more class to complete (Chem II) before I can apply to UTMB.

23 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

update on medical laboratory technologists? (in manhattan)

Every lab is different like everyone is saying,but the problem with NY not everyone is ASCP. NY STATE Grandfathered workers into the hospital laboratories up to certain time.Now ...

2 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Preparing to take ASCP MT exam in three weeks time

[QUOTE who="Ebru Turk in Brooklyn, New York"]Hello, I have passed the ASCP Medical technologist exam last week and I leave in NY. Does anyone know what i do next in order ...

2 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

How stressful are the clinical rotations?

Went to Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ. They have a 11 month program. Only Accept 4 studentS a year.

2 years ago
Job > Phlebotomist

getting experience in a hospitaL- NOT A CHANCE

I too took the certification and applied to many hospitals with no luck. Even with experience as a CNA for 5 years. My own hospital at that time did not want to move me to the ...

2 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Job application process while in clinicals

Yes, until you get another job. Employers do not like to see gaps in your resume. They will ask,"What did you do between this and this time?". When you get the other job ...

2 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

RN wanting a lab assistant position

[QUOTE who="Erin in Covington, Tennessee"]I am a senior in high school and am planning on starting a two year program to become a MLT next fall. I'm wondering if I will be ...

2 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Graduated In CLS Dec 2011 and actively looking for a job with no luck for almost 1 year (M-ASCP) PLEASE I NEED SOME ADVICE

No interview. Possible due to the fact that HR screens all resumes. Is there anyone you know in Micro personally? Supervisor or manager would really help. Try to get your resume to ...

2 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Did I make a poor choice by choosing this profession?

These are the top 10 hospitals in the US. These hospitals give opportunity to not to feel like a factory worker. These are brand name hospitals. They work hard on being the best ...

2 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Preparing to take ASCP MT exam in three weeks time

Everyone has their own way of studying. You just have to find what will make you retain all the information. You can have every study guide, book, flash cards, forum, etc. I broke ...

2 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

What masters degree would you recommend for a technologist?

Im actually looking into MHA and MBA. Theres is a school online thats 42 credits 420 a credit for MBA. I will Post it up in my Blog. Link is in my profile.

2 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Fresh MT graduate! I need a relocation package if hired. Any suggestions?

try to sign up on advance for medical laboratory professionals. They always have job postings with relocation.

2 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Am I Med Tech Material?

Have you tried Field Service Engineer for medical equipment, companies such as beckman and coulter, siemens, Roche, Johnson & Johnson. If you complete the MT Program you would ...

2 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

The true facts about MT salaries and pay

The job is easy if everyone is on the same page, but that would be in a perfect world of MLS. Sure our pay is lower than what we want, but will get lower if this Obama Health Care ...

2 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

I need your OPINION for CLS License. My Long ROUTE!! Yes, very sad!!!

Phlebotomy certification class is not useless, It's a bonus. Programs will take that into consideration. You may or may not get a job as a phlebotomist while your in school,because ...

2 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

What is starting pay for MT in Chicago?

Try to get into blood bank or Microbiology.Its a bit harder than other departments, they usually pay extra $2-$3 that's 4k - 6k extra a year.(based on a 40hr work week)

2 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Job application process while in clinicals

Its good to work where you do your clinicals. Because your gaining experience. Employers look for that. Never say your using tour clinical site as a backup. That's like saying if ...

2 years ago