MLT Employment Outlook
Demand for Medical Laboratory Technicians remains high as health systems across the nation are seeing vacancy rates climb as baby boomers who held off retiring a few years ago during the sluggish economy are now handing in their retirement notices.
6 SIGNS A MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNICIAN CAREER IS RIGHT FOR YOU!!
- YOU’VE ALWAYS LOVED SCIENCE
- YOU’RE EXTREMELY DETAIL-ORIENTED
- YOU DON’T MIND REPETITION
- YOU PREFER WORKING BEHIND THE SCENES
- YOU’RE SEEKING A STABLE CAREER\
- YOU’RE EAGER TO ENTER THE WORKFORCE
You’ve always been the type of person who takes a painstaking amount of time to make sure the details are correct and meticulously recorded. You’re a multitasking whiz who enjoys order and routine in your life. Wouldn’t it be great if you could find a career that capitalized on all of these characteristics?
It’s important to make sure that your personality and natural gifts align with the profession you pursue. You’ll be happy to hear that a medical lab tech career might be right up your alley. This will allow you to join the fast-growing healthcare field while still getting to work a technical, behind-the-scenes job.
If this seems like an ideal option for you, then keep reading to see if you have what it takes to launch a successful medical lab tech (MLT) career.
FUN FACT: MLT jobs are expected to increase 13% through 2026.
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To inquire about the Medical Laboratory Technology program, please contact Quontasha Glover.