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Lisa Miller

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Job > Medical Technologist

Show me the money...

[QUOTE who="SuperRatMan in Richmond, Virginia"]Indeed. The program is rigorous (at least mine was) and it did not leave much time for extracurricular activities.

16 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Show me the money...

[QUOTE who="CHS MT in Oak Ridge, Tennessee"]The best thing I can tell you as an MT employed by a CHS hospital is: Don't Do It! Lab personnel @ our hospital are treated ...

16 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Show me the money...

[QUOTE who="Jennifer in Boston, Massachusetts"]This major is crap. If you are still undergrad, do not major in this!! Only use it as a stepping stone for medical school ...

16 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Stop complaining and demand more money

I'm probably part of the reason that MT pay may not seem to be commensurate with the education and responsibility required. Thing is, I love working in a lab. I'm not picky ...

19 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Preparing to take ASCP MT exam in three weeks time

I couldn't believe it when the word "PASS" came up on my screen, either. I don't know how much time I had left, although there was time left. I was so mentally drained ...

19 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

The case for a CA CLS at LLU

I attended the now-defunct CLS program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. I am and was a Nevada resident, so I paid in-state tuition rates. Even though the program wasn't as ...

19 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Would you MT/CLS?

[QUOTE who="JediCandy in Wyandotte, Michigan"]Should I go back and continue to an MT degree or should I major in something else? Is it better to have a specialized degree ...

19 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

ASCP question

Surprise, surprise! I don't know about the other departments, but I'm training in my first job after graduation and passing the exam. I'm training in blood banking/transfusion ...

19 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

How exactly can i become a Medical Technologist

If you want a challenging degree program (I already had degrees in biology and chemistry when I applied to my MT/CLS/MLS program), and a job that at least starts out challenging ...

20 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Preparing to take ASCP MT exam in three weeks time

What I can tell you is that the labce program works best to point you towards where you are weakest. If you can't answer questions in a given area, you should review that area ...

20 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

The true facts about MT salaries and pay

[QUOTE who="David in Miami, Florida"]I probably wont ever get a bachelors in clinical labratory science. I've already been working on a bachelors in Biology (I realized I ...

20 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

The true facts about MT salaries and pay

[QUOTE who="Xplo in Troutdale, Oregon"]The smart folks on this forum, whether they're MTs or MLTs, are the ones talking about teaming up, forming unions, and pushing for ...

20 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

The true facts about MT salaries and pay

[QUOTE who="Mich in Fenton, Michigan"]Education , education. After 5 years in the lab , MT and MLT are at equal level with work knowledge according to a study in the lab ...

20 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

The true facts about MT salaries and pay

[QUOTE who="BeReal in Upper Marlboro, Maryland"]Mike in Winter Park, Florida,

I am about to attend a post bacc for MLS. I have a BS in Bio and for my Bio degree I ...

20 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

The true facts about MT salaries and pay

To continue:

I didn't have to pay attention when using micropipettors because I'd been using them daily for 9 years. I didn't have to think much when doing serial dilutions ...

20 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

The true facts about MT salaries and pay

[QUOTE who="Mike in Winter Park, Florida"]And no disrespect to you, but I had a girl in my program that was accepted as a post Bac degree with a BS in Biology from USF and ...

20 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

I failed the ASCP exam

In addition to passing the exam, you have to have the education (certificate or degree) and/or MLT plus 1 year training in order to be licensed by the state. If you ...

20 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Stop complaining and demand more money

Yes, I think it would be good if MT's made more money. The education, training and responsibility required argue strongly for higher compensation.

Personally, I would do the ...

21 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

LabCE question difficulty correlation and adaptive test mode

I just took and passed my MLS ASCP exam two days ago. I completed my CLS program almost three years ago, and either wasn't working at all or working in a mining assay lab. I used ...

21 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Can i get Med. Tech. license/job w/ 1 nonviolent, non-drug, non-theft misdemeanor

[QUOTE who="spark in Hoffman Estates, Illinois"]Hello,
I have a BS in Chemistry , so I feel I'm qualified to take the Medical technologist license & apply for a ...

21 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Anyone going to CLS Program interview at UC Davis in Nov 2012?

Interesting. I didn't know the Davis program offered stipends. That might have shifted my first choice to CSUS-Davis rather than UNLV. No matter--I did the UNLV program, liked ...

21 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Other Careers similar to Medical Technologist?

[QUOTE who="Chief in Lexington, Kentucky"] With that said, a 4 year degree in med tech is a perfect spring board for just about any medical profession. Med schools, PA ...

21 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

I failed the ASCP exam

I finished my CLS program in May 2010, and didn't sit for the exam until today. I passed the exam.

I don't think I would have done much better had I take the exam days ...

21 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Other Careers similar to Medical Technologist?

I used to work in research at the local university. MT jobs, at least in this town, pay better than any other laboratory careers that "only" require a bachelor's degree ...

21 months ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Preparing to take ASCP MT exam in three weeks time

[QUOTE who="Jennifer H in Sarasota, Florida"]Hello all- I am 42yrs old- gradulated with my MLT in 1992!
I would like to take the MT exam- but am afraid I have been ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Preparing to take ASCP MT exam in three weeks time

[QUOTE who="Tim in Lawrenceville, Georgia"]LabCE has a free clinical laboratory science quiz game that I've been using to practice for the ASCP exam. It's not exactly what ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Who likes their job?

I don't care how many unhappy MLT's/MT's post here. I will be an MT in May 2009 and I WILL like it. I was a molecular biology lab rat for 9 years and loved everything about it ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

AMT IS WORTHLESS

[QUOTE who="Larry in Dallas, Texas"]It's the job not the cert that causes low pay. People want a healthcare job for security but they don't want any patient contact. The ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

BS Bio graduate, qualms about becmoing a MT.

The only thing I'd warn you about is if you have a 2.2 to 2.3 GPA in your science coursework you may find CLS very hard, perhaps even too hard. I'm not saying you need 3.5 to 4.0 ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

The true facts about MT salaries and pay

I confess to being a little bit frustrated with the whole MT mystique. Before starting a 2-year CLS second-bachelor's program last Fall, I'd done 9 years of molecular biology ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

What do medical technologists wear?

I like the way scrubs feel. They are definitely comfortable, and if I buy them big enough, they hold up to my squirmy, active body. That said, the best I can look in them is like ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Technologist

Where can I learn more about the field?

I don't care what Angrywolf said about the misery of being an MT. I'm one year away from sitting my exams, and I intend to have a great time as an MT. But then, I'm the one who ...

5 years ago