Medical Lab Assistant

Get infoMedical Laboratory Assistants (MLAs), sometimes known as clinical support workers, help scientists and medical staff to diagnose and treat patients. They work throughout the health service industry on wards, and in clinics and laboratories.

Medical lab assistants are a necessary part of the patient diagnosis process. They are constantly analyzing body tissue and fluid samples taken from patients at hospitals, clinics or physicians' offices. Most medical laboratory assistants work under the direction of lab technologists and scientists. They are responsible for making chemical solutions and stocks of culture media, sterilizing equipment, labeling and sorting tissue samples, operating equipment and using computer programs to analyze test results.

NTI's Medical Laboratory Assistant program is unique in that it prepares and qualifies a graduate to work in three separate positions: Medical Lab Assistant, Phlebotomy/EKG Technician, or as an Emergency Room Technician.

This program also prepares graduates for national certification.


Program Objective

What Our Clients' Say About Us Graduates of the Medical Laboratory Assistant program will have the knowledge and ability required for entry-level employment in the clinical health field. They may obtain employment as a Medical Laboratory Assistant, Phlebotomy/EKG Technician or as an Emergency Room Technicians in a variety of setting including: clinics, public or private hospitals, nursing homes, or community health centers, and universities.


Job Outlook

Due to the nation's massive increase of an aging population, the Health Services industry is experiencing a strong demand for Healthcare Professionals.

The health services industry will experience job growth of 25% between now and 2010.*

Job opportunities are expected to be excellent, because the number of job openings is expected to continue to exceed the number of job seekers.*

*U.S. Department of Labor

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