Diagnostic Services


Surgical Assistants

assist surgeons during surgery by performing duties such as tissue retraction, insertion of tubes and intravenous lines, or closure of surgical wounds. Perform preoperative and postoperative duties to facilitate patient care.
$60900
Associate’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Neurodiagnostic Technologists

conduct electroneurodiagnostic (END) tests such as electroencephalograms, evoked potentials, polysomnograms, or electronystagmograms. May perform nerve conduction studies.
$55990
Associate’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Ophthalmic Technologists

assist ophthalmologists by performing ophthalmic clinical functions and ophthalmic photography. Provide instruction and supervision to other ophthalmic personnel. Assist with minor surgical procedures, applying aseptic techniques and preparing instruments. May perform eye exams, administer eye medications, and instruct patients in care and use of corrective lenses.
$40010
Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


Radiologic Technicians

maintain and use equipment and supplies necessary to demonstrate portions of the human body on x-ray film or fluoroscopic screen for diagnostic purposes.
$64840
Associate’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Radiologic Technologists

take x-rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient’s bloodstream for diagnostic or research purposes. Includes radiologic technologists and technicians who specialize in other scanning modalities.
$64840
Associate’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

MRI Technologists

operate Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners. Monitor patient safety and comfort, and view images of area being scanned to ensure quality of pictures. May administer gadolinium contrast dosage intravenously. May interview patient, explain MRI procedures, and position patient on examining table. May enter into the computer data such as patient history, anatomical area to be scanned, orientation specified, and position of entry.
$75960
Associate’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


Cardiovascular Technologists

conduct tests on pulmonary or cardiovascular systems of patients for diagnostic, therapeutic, or research purposes. May conduct or assist in electrocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations, pulmonary functions, lung capacity, and similar tests.
$60940
Associate’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Laura Horton from Public hospital
1 reviews
produce ultrasonic recordings of internal organs for use by physicians.
$77790
Associate’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

prepare, administer, and measure radioactive isotopes in therapeutic, diagnostic, and tracer studies using a variety of radioisotope equipment. Prepare stock solutions of radioactive materials and calculate doses to be administered by radiologists. Subject patients to radiation. Execute blood volume, red cell survival, and fat absorption studies following standard laboratory techniques.
$82080
Associate’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


Histotechnologists

prepare histologic slides from tissue sections for microscopic examination and diagnosis by pathologists. May assist in research studies.
$55990
Associate’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Medical Laboratory Technicians

perform routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May work under the supervision of a medical technologist.
$55990
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
Personality Match

Medical Laboratory Technologists

perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May train or supervise staff.
$55990
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
Personality Match


Cytogenetic Technologists

analyze chromosomes or chromosome segments found in biological specimens, such as amniotic fluids, bone marrow, solid tumors, and blood to aid in the study, diagnosis, classification, or treatment of inherited or acquired genetic diseases. Conduct analyses through classical cytogenetic, fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) or array comparative genome hybridization (aCGH) techniques.
$55990
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Cytotechnologists

stain, mount, and study cells to detect evidence of cancer, hormonal abnormalities, and other pathological conditions following established standards and practices.
$55990
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Epidemiologists

Dr. Elizabeth Rodgers, PhD, MPH, RYT, CMP from
1 reviews
investigate and describe the determinants and distribution of disease, disability, or health outcomes. May develop the means for prevention and control.
$83620
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


Toxicologists

Toxicologists analyze samples in a laboratory setting to detect the presence of various toxins in people, animals, or the environment. Depending on the employer, they may also review the impact of the toxins.
$71500
Bachelor’s degree
Personality Match