Bachelor of Science
Clinical Laboratory Technologist - Licensure Required
A medical technologist shall perform tests which require the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility, with a minimal supervision by the director or supervisor, in only those specialties or subspecialties in which they are qualified by education, training and experience.
Qualifications: A Medical Technologist must meet one of the following requirements:
1. Successful completion of a full course of study which meets all academic requirements for a bachelor’s degree in medical technology from a college or university.
2. Successful completion of three academic years of study (a minimum of 90 semester hours or equivalent) in an accredited college or university which met the specific requirements for entrance into and the successful completion of a course of training of at least 12 months in a school of medical technology approved by the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association.
3. Successful completion in an accredited college or university of a course of study which meets all academic requirements for a bachelor’s degree in one of the chemical, physical or biological sciences and, in addition, at least one year of pertinent laboratory experience and/or training covering the specialty(ies) in which he performs tests, provided the combination has given the individual the equivalent in such specialty(ies) of the education and training described in paragraph (1) or (2) of this section.
4. Successful completion of three years (90 semester hours or equivalent) in an accredited college or university with a distribution of courses as shown below, and, in addition, successful experience and/or training covering several fields of medical laboratory work of such length (not less than one year), and of such quality that this experience or training, when combined with the education will have provided the individual with education and training in medical technology equivalent to that described in paragraph (1) or (2) of this section. Distribution of course work: 16 semester hours in chemistry courses, which included at least six semester hours in inorganic chemistry and are acceptable toward a major in chemistry; 16 semester hours in biology courses which are pertinent to the medical sciences and are acceptable toward a major in the biological sciences; and three semester hours of mathematics.
5. With respect to individuals first qualifying prior to April 1, 1972, and exception to the requirements in paragraph (1), (2), (3) or (4) of this section may be made if the technologist was performing the duties of a medical technologist at any time between July 1, 1961 and September 1, 1971.
Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center offers an attractive benefit package and competitive compensation. A sign-on bonus and student loan repayment may be available.
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