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"Medical lab technicians are expected to have the lab skills and chemical knowledge to collect samples, sanitize work areas, and perform lab experiments with minimal errors. When interviewing for this position, expect to be tested on your knowledge of chemistry concepts and any experience handling equipment and conducting experiments. Most employers will require you to have an associate's degree in a field related to chemistry or receive certification from a lab technician training program."

Medical laboratory technician Interview Questions

Medical laboratory technician Interview Questions

"Medical lab technicians are expected to have the lab skills and chemical knowledge to collect samples, sanitize work areas, and perform lab experiments with minimal errors. When interviewing for this position, expect to be tested on your knowledge of chemistry concepts and any experience handling equipment and conducting experiments. Most employers will require you to have an associate's degree in a field related to chemistry or receive certification from a lab technician training program."

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Nason Medical Center
Medical Laboratory Technician was asked...October 21, 2015

What type of instruments have you used?

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I gave a brief explanation of the instruments I have used in the various lab settings I have worked. Less

Analytical balance, volumetric pipette, burette, spectrometer, bunsen burner, fume hood Less

Analytical balance, volumetric pipette, burette, spectrometer, bunsen burner, fume hood Less

IDEXX Laboratories

I was asked the basic process of O&P sample from start to finish.

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How you proceed depends on the accepted procedure in the lab. One accepted procedure is as follows: fecal specimen should be placed in 10% formalin to preserve morphology; to concentrate use formalin ethyl acetate sedimentation or zinc sulfate flotation. The specimen is then stained with iodine and examined under a microscope. Less

Process sample, build sample, mix samples, centrifuge sample for 5 mins on 1500 rpm, float sample for 10 mins, read sample then release. Less

Kaiser Permanente

You arrive to work at the start of your shift and notice work area has bodily fluids and small amounts of blood splatter; what do you do first?

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Inform your supervisor. Determine extent of body fluid contamination of work area. Determine proper chemical cleaning supplies necessary to correct contamination hazard. Use PPE (personal protection equipment) as appropriate to situation before you being clean-up of contaminated work space/bench. Less

Kaiser Permanente

Give me one example from your past employment history where unusual events created interpersonal conflict and/or impaired customer service (i.e. patient and/or physician), including how you solved these multiple problems, and what was the final outcome.

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i believe that there's no such conflict things that will occur if you passions on what you are doing. As a proactive person you can instantly think of best solution. Less

Once I was doing procedure ( Echo study of adult very obese patient ) but the resolution was too bad. We solved the problem by changing high frequency transducer to low frequency transducer. Less

i believe that there's no such conflict things that will occur if you passions on what you are doing. As a proactive person you can instantly think of best solution. Less

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Kaiser Permanente

Patient bodily fluid/blood specimen is received without legible identification; what do you do next?

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Reject specimen and request redraw. You can not allow a nurse or phlebotomist to "assume" they "know" who the specimen belongs to. The Specimen MUST be labeled, with a viable, readable label at the patients bedside at the time of draw, and after having verified the patients identity using TWO identifiers that are corroborated on the label. Less

Call hospital personnel who collected sample and sent sample to laboratory. Request detailed correction of label. Determine if a new lab specimen from patient is required per lab protocol. Less

Patient First

How would you describe your self

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I am confident and capable of my duties performing and testing patient samples.

I have 30 years of experience in Automated Chemistry department.

South African National Blood Service

My qualifications and past experience Technical questions related to job requirements

1 Answers

Eleborated on skills, qualifications and goals Understand what the company does

Mountain States Health

Why do you want to work in this specific area?

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I want to learn more to become a better Lab Technician and this position will help me to do that. Less

Duke Regional Hospital

How do you handle difficult employees and or situations

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I explained a situation and how I was professional, positive, calm and always follow procedure Less

Hendrick Health

What was my previous experience and what type of automation I was used to working on?

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Told them about my clinical rotations and what I worked on in different parts of the lab. Less

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