Health Technologist

Job Summary

Responsible for providing care in a specialized healthcare field, such as diagnostic imaging, laboratory testing or surgical assisting.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform care in specialized field.
  • Prepare for laboratory tests.
  • Prep patient for test by swabbing area and giving instructions.
  • Take medical histories.
  • Conduct diagnostic test.
  • Ensure equipment is running properly.
  • Keep detailed records.
  • Read and interpret test results.
  • Supervise healthcare techs.
  • Deliver results to doctors.
  • Make patients comfortable during tests.
  • Provide instructions on what not to eat or drink before test.
  • Hand instruments to doctor during surgical procedure.
  • Sanitize instruments.