medical technologist

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medical

 [med´ĭ-kal]
pertaining to medicine or to the treatment of diseases; pertaining to medicine as opposed to surgery.
medical assistant a person who, under the direction of a qualified physician, performs a variety of routine administrative and clinical tasks in a physician's office, a hospital, or some other clinical facility.
medical laboratory technician (MLT) see clinical laboratory technician/medical laboratory technician.
medical record administrator one responsible for the indexing, recording, and storage of medical records and reports of patients admitted to hospitals and other health care agencies, and who also prepares reports of births, deaths, transfers, and discharges of patients, and of treatments received.

There are two levels of qualification for the medical record practitioner: Registered Record Administrator (RRA) and Accredited Record Technician (ART). Only those persons who have passed the registration examination of the american health information management association are entitled to use the professional designation of Registered Record Administrator or the job titles of medical record administrator and health record administrator. Only individuals who have passed the accreditation examination of the Association are entitled to use the designation of Accredited Record Technician. Suitable job titles for the RRA might include: Medical Record Administrator; Director, Medical Record Administration Program; Director, Medical Record Services; Instructor; Coordinator; and Research Associate. Suitable job titles for the ART might include: Medical Record Technician; Director; Assistant Director; Supervisor; and Instructor.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

medical technologist

A lab worker in the US who has received at least 4 years of formal college or university education (e.g., a bachelor of science degree in medical technology) and training in various techniques in clinical pathology, haematology, microbiology, chemistry, blood banking, immunology, and other areas of the lab.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
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After the completion of a paramedical course, a candidate can work in a government hospitals, private hospitals and clinics, pathology labs, etc as a radiologist, medical lab technologist, audiologist, speech therapist, physiotherapist, respiratory therapist, etc.
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It will also prepare the BGH for the future, knowing that 44 per cent of medical lab technologists will become eligible for retirement in the next five years.
medical lab technologists and technicians were foreign-born immigrants to the U.S.
ISLAMABAD, May 27, 2010 (Balochistan Times): President Medical Lab Technologists Association of Pakistan (MLTAP), Technologist Muhammad Ali Malik Thursday called for creating new posts of medical technologists in all the tehsil and district headquarters hospitals, besides in all the medical colleges of Pakistan.

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