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Medical Lab Technologist BCGEU - Microbiology - Temporary FT



4d ago

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    Senior (5-8 years)
  • Vancouver

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LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services is seeking a Medical Lab Technologist to join our team in Surrey, BC (7455 130th Street).

Our Medical Lab Technologists provide accurate and timely interpretive and diagnostic specimen testing and reporting. Through accuracy, quality, efficiency and expediting test results, you will contribute to patient well-being and the achievement of better health outcomes. This is a great role for a hands-on, detail-oriented individual who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

This is a Temporary Full-Time role with flexible shift work suitable to the maintenance of a healthy work/life balance. LifeLabs facilities are also known as as teaching laboratories, offering opportunities to share knowledge in a collaborative environment, 24-hour medical support through our Medical Science team and Medical library, and the ability to teach our college and university student placements.

This is a Temporary full time 1.0 FTE position until 07/19/2026 including Core Microbiology, Urinalysis, and Molecular Diagnostics. This position has no set rotation; days are variable Sunday-Saturday. Shift hours are variable between 5:00-00:30. Experience within the last 5 years in any of the Microbiology, Urinalysis, or Molecular Diagnostics disciplines preferred.

Urinalysis, or Molecular Diagnostics disciplines preferredRotation:

Week 1: Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri
Week 2: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Week 3: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat
Week 4: Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri
Week 5: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Week 6: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting a wide range of diagnostic and interpretive specimen testing

  • Performing, interpreting and releasing results, while ensuring the confidentiality of patient information.

  • Identifying incidents and non-conformities, participating in the development of effective corrective action plans, escalating as appropriate and driving continuous improvement.

  • Assisting with the evaluation and implementation of new technology.

  • Participating in problem solving in work organization and workflow.

Are You a Good Fit?

LifeLabs is seeking a Registered Technologist with CSMLS who can work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment, while adhering to LifeLabs standards of safety, accuracy and efficiency. Do you have:

  • College diploma or University degree in Medical Laboratory Science, or equivalent education and/or experience.

  • Excellent communication skills to enable you to relate with a wide variety of people.

  • Good computer skills and knowledge.

  • Problem solving skills, including the ability to identify and follow-up on issues.

  • Ability to maintain the strictest standards of safety, patient privacy and confidentiality.

At LifeLabs, great employees are at the heart of everything we do. That's why LifeLabs provides more than just competitive compensation and benefits as our employees receive coaching and training in an environment that fosters open communication, education opportunities with tuition reimbursement, and opportunities for advancement and changes in career direction. We especially encourage applications from new graduates and individuals looking to advance their careers.

Does this sound like the job for you? We'd love to discuss your qualifications. Apply online today!

This is an in-person role.

Hiring Range:
32.99 - 40.70

The hiring range has been established, however, the final salary recommendation will be determined based off the level of experience, education requirement, external market conditions and internal equity.

Employee Benefits:

In this position, you will be eligible to participate LifeLabs’ group benefits plan which is available to LifeLabs employees in accordance with the terms and conditions of those plans.

Retirement Savings Plan:

Vacation Entitlement:

In this position, you will be entitled to vacation pay, which will be applied to each pay.

Employee Wellness:

LifeLabs offers an award-winning Wellness Program focused on supporting your total health and well-being under our physical, emotional, and financial wellness pillars. We have been recognized in the industry for our focus on mental health supports.

Employee Giving program:

Designed to support any employee who donates, fundraises or volunteers for a Canadian Registered Charity or Non-Profit Organization.

We are committed to the ongoing development of our diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) program and have taken steps to strengthen our commitment to our team members and customers, to challenge ourselves to act with courage and integrity, and to create an environment where people can be their true selves.

At LifeLabs, we know that we are Stronger Together and that we will benefit from the unique perspectives and experiences that each team member offers.

Vaccinations are highly encouraged at LifeLabs’. Vaccinations may be mandatory for selected employees if regulated by provincial or regional governments, or through employer-led vaccination policies in the facilities we service. Please ensure you ask if this position requires the successful candidate to be fully vaccinated with the current Government approved COVID-19 vaccinations.

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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.