Occupation Profile

 

Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other
(SOC Code : 29-2099)
in Los Angeles County

All health technologists and technicians not listed separately.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with Post secondary vocational training .

Los Angeles County is the same as Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale MD.
Occupational Wages[Top]
Wages for this occupation in Los Angeles County are not available.

View Wages for All Areas  About Wages
 

Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Los Angeles County 2018 - 20286,2107,4301,22019.65,840

View Projections for All Areas  About Projections
 

Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
    Find a Zip code in Los Angeles County




Possible Licenses Required and Issuing Authority[Top]
License Title
License Authority
Certified Hemodialysis TechnicianDepartment of Public Health
Licensing and Certification
Aide and Technician Certification Section
http://www.cdph.ca.gov/certlic/occupations/Pages/AidesAndTechs.aspx
School Audiometrist RegistrationDepartment of Health Care Services
Systems of Care Division
Hearing and Audiology Services Unit
http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/hcp/Pages/default.aspx
Registered Polysomnographic TraineeDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Medical Board of California
Licensing Program
http://www.mbc.ca.gov
Registered Polysomnographic TechnicianDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Medical Board of California
Licensing Program
http://www.mbc.ca.gov
Registered Polysomnographic TechnologistDepartment of Consumer Affairs
Medical Board of California
Licensing Program
http://www.mbc.ca.gov

About Licenses
 

Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in Los Angeles County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Outpatient Care Centers 2,65945.3%
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 42631.1%
Offices of Physicians 12,5706.7%
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 13,9161.6%
Other Hospitals 551.2%

About Staffing Patterns
 

Data for Training Programs not available.

About Training & Apprenticeships
 

About This Occupation (from O*NET - The Occupation Information Network)[Top]
Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Measure patients` body parts and mark locations where electrodes are to be placed.
Attach electrodes to patients using adhesives.
Monitor patients during tests or surgeries, using electroencephalographs (EEG), evoked potential (EP) instruments, or video recording equipment.
Conduct tests or studies such as electroencephalography (EEG), polysomnography (PSG), nerve conduction studies (NCS), electromyography (EMG), and intraoperative monitoring (IOM).
Indicate artifacts or interferences derived from sources outside of the brain, such as poor electrode contact or patient movement, on electroneurodiagnostic recordings.
Explain testing procedures to patients, answering questions or reassuring patients as needed.
Adjust equipment to optimize viewing of the nervous system.
Set up, program, or record montages or electrical combinations when testing peripheral nerve, spinal cord, subcortical, or cortical responses.
Measure visual, auditory, or somatosensory evoked potentials (EPs) to determine responses to stimuli.
Conduct tests to determine cerebral death, the absence of brain activity, or the probability of recovery from a coma.

More Tasks for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, More Tasks for Neurodiagnostic Technologists, More Tasks for Radiologic Technicians


Top Skills used in this Job
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

More Skills for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, More Skills for Neurodiagnostic Technologists, More Skills for Radiologic Technicians


Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Arm-Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.

More Abilities for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, More Abilities for Neurodiagnostic Technologists, More Abilities for Radiologic Technicians


Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.

More WorkValues for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, More WorkValues for Neurodiagnostic Technologists, More WorkValues for Radiologic Technicians


Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Investigative - Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.

More Interests for Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other, More Interests for Neurodiagnostic Technologists, More Interests for Radiologic Technicians

 
Related Links
LMI for Job Seekers
Local Area Profile
Compare Occupations
O*Net - The Occupation Information Network