Laboratory Professionals

Laboratory Professionals and Training

Until recently only Clinical Laboratory Scientists (CLS) were recognized as testing personnel in California laboratories. Legislation has passed and regulations are pending for a new California category of Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT) to do testing when supervised by CLS personnel. In addition, regulations Certifying Phlebotomists have been in effect since April 8, 2003. Official recognition of these categories provides a "career ladder" within our laboratories and will help assure quality training of laboratory staff and better service to our patient community.

General information regarding qualifications for training and educational background for all categories of Laboratory Personnel can be obtained from Laboratory Field Services, State Dept. of Health Services. Additional qualifications and entrance requirements for specific training programs should be obtained directly from the school(s) offering training.

Quick Links to Laboratory Professions
Clinical Laboratory Scientists  |  Medical Laboratory Technicians  |  Certified Phlebotomists


Laboratory Brochure Now Available
CAMLT has developed an attractive tri-fold brochure which is now available to members and others for use in explaining the Laboratory profession. This brochure is appropriate for career fairs and other recruitment efforts. The brochure can be downloaded and printed by you or ordered directly from CAMLT at nominal cost. CAMLT members can obtain up to 10 copies per year for only the handling charge. See the downloadable order form below for details.

Download the Laboratory Brochure (pdf)
Download the Laboratory Brochure Order Form (pdf)

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