Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician


The Four Villages Community Health Centre

The Four Villages Community Health Centre’s mandate is to provide high quality, accessible primary health care to the communities within its service area, in the context of the broader social determinants of health. Primary care, allied services and a wide range of health promotion programs are primarily aimed at seniors, families with young children, youth and newcomers. Staff collaborate in an inter-professional team environment. The focus is on the client and capacity building. Four Villages has two locations in the west end of Toronto. It is funded by the Toronto Central LHIN. We are currently seeking a Clinical Assistant to join our inter-professional team. As an integral part of the inter-professional team, this position works to ensure that clinical support needs of the organization are met efficiently and effectively. Continuous attention to quality improvement is essential. The Clinical Assistant works in partnership with the management team and Four Villages’ staff to support the vision and mission and to ensure that organizational accountability systems are implemented.


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1700 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario


This is permanent part-time position with 21 working hours per week. Working hours will be from Mondays to Wednsesdays 8:00am to 1:00pm and Thursdays from 8:00am to 3:00pm.

• Performs venipuncture, ECGs and other tests as ordered by the physician or nurse practitioner;
• Assists with home visits by conducting venipuncture in clients’ homes as necessary;
• Assists with reconciliation of lab requisitions;
• Orders and maintains laboratory and clinical supplies;
• Maintains an appropriate supply of vaccines and ensures the quality and safety of the supply;
• Assists with ordering of medical equipment;
• Ensures maintenance of medical equipment takes place as per maintenance schedule;
• Ensures exam rooms, laboratory and medical supply cupboards are kept safe, clean and stocked;
• Manages the medications supply cabinet, including samples and ensures safety and security of the supply;
• Ensures the availability of sterile clinical equipment and instruments by autoclaving as necessary;
• Ensures best practice standards are met as they pertain to the assigned duties; Assists with collection, disposal and pick-up of bio-hazardous waste;
• Supports maintenance of client records including tracking of laboratory and diagnostic test results;
• Completes encounters and accurate and timely documentation related to clinical work;
• Promotes effective staff functioning and teamwork by participating on health centre committees as requested;
• Other duties as assigned.


• Graduate of certified Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician Program;
• At least 1 year experience as a lab assistant or technician;
• Demonstrated experience with conducting routine diagnostic tests, as well as set-up, clean and maintain medical laboratory equipment;
• Demonstrated experience with ordering clinical supplies and managing clinical inventory;
• At least 2 years experience in a health care setting (at least some must be in a primary care setting) with knowledge and understanding of medical terminology;
• Excellent computer skills and knowledge of various office software applications;
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an inter-professional team environment, as well as ability to take initiative and work independently;
• Excellent communication, decision-making, problem solving, conflict management and time management skills;
• Strong interpersonal skills;
• Commitment to working with Four Villages’ priority populations;
• Second language, relevant to catchment area populations is an asset.

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21 hours per week



Jo Jo Cheung


Human Resources Administrator


1700 Bloor Street West


416 604 0640



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