Medical lab technicians are valuable members of the healthcare community and are typically employed in diagnostic labs. With the healthcare industry growing in India, numerous medical lab technician jobs are available. The primary responsibilities of medical lab technicians are to perform tests on tissues, blood urine and other samples to help the physician diagnose diseases in patients. They play an important role in the diagnosis of numerous infections and diseases like diabetes, AIDS, cancer and many STDs. In small labs, they may be expected to handle a variety of tests but in large labs medical lab technicians can be assigned to a specific area of work.