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A Day in the Life of a Lab Technician

Apr 08, 2010

When the lab technician reports to the lab, it can be almost any time of day. More than half of lab technicians work within the hospital setting. On the average day, the lab technician reports to the laboratory to start his shift.

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A Day in the Life of a Phlebotomist

Apr 08, 2010

A phlebotomist is a type of clinical laboratory technician who is specially trained to take blood samples. As a phlebotomist you could work in a hospital setting, at a clinic, care home, or even travel from patient to patient as part of a mobile blood drawing service.

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A Day in the Life of a Radiology Technician

Apr 08, 2010

If you are interested in becoming a radiology technician then it may be a good idea to find out what a typical day as a radiology technician is like. This way you can learn the demands of the job, what it involves, and decide whether it is the right type of career for you.

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A Day in the Life of a Sonographer

Apr 08, 2010

So you’re thinking about becoming a sonographer – but first you want to know what the job is like. As a sonographer you will be responsible for conducting ultrasound scans on patients with many different types of medical issues and afflictions, as well as pregnant woman who want to see how their pregnancy is progressing.

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A Day in the Life of a Surgical Technician

Apr 08, 2010

What is it like to be a surgical technician? Busy. From start to finish you will have a very busy day preparing operating rooms, assisting physician and nurses, and cleaning up when the surgery has completed.

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A Day in the Life of an Anesthesiologist

Apr 08, 2010

The work day of an anesthesiologist generally begins very early in the morning.  Anesthesiologists are responsible for the administration of anesthesia and medication that helps control pain.  Because many primarily work with patients undergoing surgery, and most surgeries occur early in the morning, most anesthesiologists are awake before the sun rises.

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Career Outlook for a Polysomnographic Technologist

Apr 08, 2010

Have you ever thought about becoming a polysomnographic technologist? As a polysomnographic technologist you will work in the growing field of sleep medicine. Your job will be to help patients resolve their sleeping disorders by closely monitoring their sleep and compiling data taken from the many different sensors the patient wears while they are asleep. 

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Career Outlook for Medical Billers

Apr 08, 2010

If you are looking for a career that offers good wages and career opportunities then you may want to consider becoming a medical biller. As a medical biller, you will compile biller records and prepare invoices for medical offices, physicians, and dentists, among others.

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Career Outlook for Nurse Anesthetists

Apr 08, 2010

Thinking of working in the health care industry, but you don’t want to be a doctor or regular nurse? Then perhaps a career as a nurse anesthetist is right for you. Although it takes a lot of training to become a nurse anesthetist, the job outlook is very positive, and it is expected that there will be a large demand for those who are trained to be nurse anesthetists in the near future.

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Skills for a Sonographer

Apr 08, 2010

Before applying to school to train to become a sonographer, you may want to take a look at some of the skills required to become a sonographer. If you don’t have these skills now, then as long as you’re ready to learn you should do fine as a sonographer.

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