Medical laboratory technicians, also referred to as biomedical technologists, perform biochemistry, hematology or microbiology analyses. They prepare laboratory equipment and samples, compile and analyze laboratory data and draw up reports. In blood banks, they prepare blood products. This is a stimulating job that takes place in a calm environment. It requires an aptitude for math, science and an interest in laboratory work. A career as a medical laboratory technician is suitable for meticulous people who have good manual dexterity and an analytical mind.