Medical Lab Assistant

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Date: Feb 8, 2024

Location: Owen Sound, ON, CA

Company: LifeLabs

LifeLabs is the largest community diagnostics laboratory in Canada, serving the healthcare needs of Canadians for over 50 years. Our team members are truly centred around our customers, and we know that behind every lab requisition, sample being tested, or investment in technology is an individual and their family counting on us.

Consistently named one of Canada's Best Employers by Forbes, LifeLabs has also been recognized for having an award-winning Mental Health Program from Benefits Canada. The passion and commitment of over 6,000 diverse and innovative team members unites and motivates us to ensure our customers receive high quality tests and results that they can trust.  Agile, customer-centred, caring and teamwork: we live these values every day in what we do to support our customers and healthcare providers, driving forward our vision of empowering a healthier you.

Make a difference – join the LifeLabs team today!

 

 

Looking for an interesting job where you can make a difference? Look no further. LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services is a proud Canadian company with over 50 years’ experience. We provide laboratory testing services that help healthcare providers diagnose, treat, monitor and prevent disease in patients. LifeLabs is currently looking for a Medical Lab Assistant to join our team in Owen Sound, ON (945 3rd Ave E).

  

As a Medical Lab Assistant you will play a key role in the testing and diagnostic process for a wide range of patients. This is a part-time role with flexible shifts working up to 20 hours per week. LifeLabs also provides first aid training, continuing education opportunities, and excellent opportunities for career growth and advancement. 

  

In this role you will: 

  

  • Unpack and sort a wide variety of incoming specimens received from sources including physicians, clinics, hospitals, and mobile LifeLabs technicians. 

  • Confirm the accuracy of all patient information on requisitions and specimen samples, resolve any problems or inaccuracies prior to testing, and perform required data entry. 

  • Prepare, sort & separate specimens for technical analysis. 

  • Respond to client inquiries & work in cooperation with the logistics department  

  • Train and orient new team members. 

  • Perform weekly and monthly maintenance of laboratory equipment. 

  • Conduct all work in full compliance with all laboratory safety and security policies and regulations. 

  

The right person for this role is an organized and detail-oriented individual with good problem solving and customer service skills. Some key qualities include: flexibility, accountability, and attention to detail. Other requirements include: 

  

  • Successful completion or graduation from a recognized Medical Lab Assistant (MLA) program is an asset. 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Candidate must be detail oriented with the ability to focus, prioritize and multi-task. 

  • Data entry and computer skills. 

  • Committed to remaining current with company practices, training, policies & procedures 

  • Prior experience in laboratory operations or medical terminology an asset. 

  • Works well in a team environment. 

  • Ability to communicate with other internal & external departments. 

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

  

We are looking for passionate individuals who share in the importance of our values: Caring, Customer Driven, Agile and One Team, and can live these values with us every day. 

  

  

Grow your career with LifeLabs. Apply today. 

 

Hiring Range: $22.07/hour to $26.89/hour 

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.  

 

Retirement Savings Plan: 

The LifeLabs plans provide members with an easy way to save for retirement. By participating in the plan, you receive contributions made to your account on your behalf from LifeLabs. 

 

Vacation Entitlement: 

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

 

Employee Giving program: 

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

 

In addition, LifeLabs offers professional development and membership reimbursement, access to preferred rates and discount programs - WorkPerks, Home and Auto Insurance, Costco Membership, etc. - and Optional Health-related Benefits. 

 

Make a difference - join the LifeLabs team today! 

 

At LifeLabs, we strive to create an inclusive and equitable workplace where our team members and the communities we serve feel accepted, valued, and respected.

 

In accordance with LifeLabs’ Accessibility Policy, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, accommodations are available by request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. For a confidential inquiry or to request an accommodation, please contact your recruiter or email careers@lifelabs.com.

 

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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