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Medical Lab Technician - Regular Part-Time

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LifeLabs

9d ago

  • Job
    Part-time
    Entry & Junior Level
  • Healthcare
  • Thunder Bay

Requirements

  • We are looking for passionate individuals who share in the importance of our values: Customer Focus, Accountability, Respect and Excellence, and can live these values with us every day. LifeLabs is seeking individuals who can work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment, while adhering to LifeLabs’ standards of safety, accuracy and efficiency. Do you have:
  • High School diploma
  • WHMIS training
  • Registered Laboratory Assistant (OSMT) optional
  • Previous laboratory experience preferred
  • Laboratory environment: may handle bio hazardous materials and chemicals/reagents

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for carrying out a diverse range of work activities; ensure all duties and responsibilities are prioritized and handled with accuracy and efficiency providing quality results.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of specimen handling requirements and prioritization of specimens and results, following LifeLabs Procedures
  • Data entry of specimens, while triaging testing as appropriate.
  • Perform manual and automated testing in accordance with LifeLabs Procedures under the direct supervision of a medical laboratory technologist
  • Perform procedures required to address Quality Assurance indicators as defined, consulting with resources where necessary
  • Identify incidents and non-conformances; escalate as appropriate
  • Conduct and record instrument/equipment maintenance at appropriate, defined intervals
  • Prepare and utilize reagents and controls using defined procedures
  • Ensure confidentiality of patient information
  • Monitor and maintain adequate amounts and proper usage of laboratory supplies
  • Maintain a clean, safe and orderly work environment
  • Ensure bio hazardous and routine garbage is handled in compliance with Environment, Health and Safety procedures
  • Work in a manner that protects one’s own health & safety as well as the safety of co-workers and others, and that is consistent with the law and with safe work practices and procedures established by LifeLabs.

Official account for LifeLabs, a leading diagnostic laboratory in Canada.

Science & Healthcare
Industry
5001-10,000
Employees

Mission & Purpose

LifeLabs is Canada’s leading provider of laboratory diagnostic information and digital health connectivity systems, enabling patients and healthcare practitioners to diagnose, treat, monitor, and prevent disease. We support 20 million patient visits annually and conduct over 100 million laboratory tests through leading-edge technologies and our 6,500 talented and dedicated employees. We are a committed innovator in supporting Canadians to live healthier lives, operating Canada’s first commercial genetics lab and the country’s largest online patient portal, with more than 5 million Canadians receiving their results online. LifeLabs has been named one of Canada’s Best Employers (2021, 2022 and 2023) and Best Employers for Diversity (2022 and 2023) by Forbes and recognized for having an award-winning Mental Health Program from Benefits Canada. LifeLabs is 100% Canadian-owned by OMERS Infrastructure, the infrastructure investment manager of one of Canada’s largest defined benefit pension plans. Learn more at lifelabs.com.