Medical Laboratory Assistant- Molecular Genetics

Company

Dynacare

Providing Information. Impacting Lives. Caring for People. By living this mission, Dynacare will achieve its vision of becoming the trusted leader in transforming laboratory information and services into solutions that improve health, wellness and the Canadian health care system. Dynacare is one of Canada's largest and most respected providers of laboratory services and solutions, with more than 50 years of experience serving Canadians. Each day, we support tens of thousands of patients, healthcare professionals and public and private sector clients with the efficient collection and transportation of specimens, accurate testing in our state-of-the-art laboratories and prompt reporting of results.

Location

Bowmanville, Ontario

Duties

• Unpacks and sorts incoming samples
• Confirms the accuracy of all patient information on requisitions and specimen samples, resolves any problems or inaccuracies prior to testing and performs required data entry
• Extracts DNA from human samples (blood, buccal, saliva, tissue) using universal precautions and following established methods in our lab
• Prepare and sort specimens for technical analysis
• Performs routine and preventive maintenance of equipment
• Prepare reagents and controls using defined procedures
• Participates in lab cleaning and organization as required
• Monitor and maintain laboratory supplies
• Participates in lab quality audits, and annual review and updating of standard operating procedures
• Works safely, following lab safety SOPs and safety requirements at all times

Requirements

Knowledge
• Laboratory Assistant Program or equivalent previous experience
• OSMT Certification an asset
• Experience in clinical genetic testing preferred
Technical Skills
• Strong specimen processing
• Excellent data entry skills required
• Experience with lab information systems
Social Process Skills
• Accuracy and precision in performing laboratory procedures
• Excellent documentation practices
• Demonstrate attention to detail and emphasize safety/precaution in work practices
• Great Communication skills in written and oral English
• Excellent customer service skills
• Maintain strict standards of patient privacy and confidentiality
• Work well independently and as a member of a team
• Prioritize tasks and manage time effectively
• Have experience with lab information systems

Start Date

2015-10-15

Hours

37.5 hours a week

Comments

If this sounds like you, please introduce yourself. The first step is to go www.gamma-dynacare.com/Careers/Opportunities and submit your information and complete the online questionnaire. If we like what we see, we may contact you to learn even more. Dynacare has been a “Top Employer” for many years and there is a reason why. We are a great place to work. We offer competitive pay and great benefits along with a challenging and fun atmosphere. This is your opportunity to have a meaningful career that impacts lives, every day. Join us.

Contact

Name

Anju Mistry

Display Name

Anju Mistry

Title

Human Resources Consultant

Address

115 Midair Court

Telephone

905-790-3000 x5135

Email

mistrya@dynacare.ca

Website

http://www.dynacare.ca

Display Date

2015-09-04

Expiry Date

2015-10-15