Careers in Laboratory Medicine
Those interested in a career in laboratory medicine, or in taking a tour of the laboratory, should call 304-243-3079 or 304-243-3959. There are two-year and four-year degree programs in medical technology at nearby universities and colleges. Some institutions offer a five-year degree program in cytotechnology. One-year training programs in histotechnology are also available. Phlebotomy (blood collection) training is available at a local community college.
In the Wheeling Hospital Laboratory, routine and esoteric procedures are performed daily to provide physicians with diagnostic information as rapidly as possible. State-of-the-art automation and computerization, combined with a highly skilled technical and support staff, provide better patient care.