Only a physician, medical technician, emergency medical technician-paramedic, registered nurse, medical technologist, medical laboratory technician
, phlebotomist, or laboratory assistant acting at the request of a peace officer may withdraw blood for the purpose of determining the presence of alcohol, a controlled substance or its metabolite, or a hazardous substance.
So it is more economical to staff a lab with two-year-degreed medical laboratory technicians
at $12 an hour than four-year-degreed technicians at $15 an hour.
The following occupations were staffed with part-time workers totaling 20 percent or more: nurse anesthetists and practitioners; general duty and licensed practical nurses; EKG and medical laboratory technicians
; medical technologists; radiographers; occupational, physical, respiratory, and speech therapists; medical librarians; pharmacists and pharmacy technicians; nursing and psychiatric aides; ward clerks; food service helpers; and several clerical occupations.
The centre boasts of two locum doctors, one volunteer doctor, one National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) doctor, a chief nurse, two staff nurses, one medical laboratory scientist, five medical laboratory technicians
, two medical record officers and eight health assistants.
class="MsoNormalThe four were summoned by the High Court in Chuka on Thursday after the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians
and Technologists Board (KMLTTB) sought a judicial review of their cases that were concluded by a lower court last year.
'The Pharmacy and Poisons Board regulates pharmacies and chemists and the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians
and Technologists Board regulates laboratories,' Yumbya said.
Is the CPD programme available for Medical Laboratory Technicians
The need for medical laboratory technicians
(MLTs) is growing fast, but few are stepping into the open positions.
These included an option for medical laboratory technicians
(MLT) to complete a BS degree in MT.
Occupational therapists, respiratory therapists and audiologists/speech language pathologists were the most likely to move from one place to another, while dentists, licensed practical nurses and medical laboratory technicians
were the least likely to relocate.
OML currently has eight openings for medical laboratory technicians
and medical technologists.
Dr Agboola made available a statistics of the medical personnel including two locum Doctors, one volunteer Doctor, one NYSC Doctor, one Chief Nurse, Two Staff Nurse, one Medical Laboratory Scientist, five medical Laboratory Technicians
, two medical Record Officers, eight Health Assistants.