A Senior Technologist performs and supervises technical procedures according to contemporary standards as described by regulatory and accrediting agencies. A Senior Technologist provides guidance, counseling and influence regarding technical aspects of all lab departments. Communicates to staff what duties need performed and when. Also works as a Medical Technologist and can be a Technical Consultant
A Medical Technologist performs laboratory tests to aid in diagnosis and treatment of disease. Assists in collection, processing, and analysis of test ordered by a physician. Medical Technologists are able to recognize interdependency of tests and have knowledge of physiological conditions affecting test results which is used by the physician to determine the presence, extent, and possibly the cause of disease.