Laboratory Assistant

Company

Headwaters Health Care Centre

Headwaters Health Care Centre is a mid-sized community hospital operating as an acute and complex continuing care facility, providing both inpatient and outpatient services to the residents of Dufferin County and the surrounding area. With a team of over 700 staff and over 160 physicians, we are invested in the health of our community and are continually striving to live out our purpose of being One Community, Caring Together.We are currently recruiting for a Laboratory Assistant to help us continue in our mission to serve our community with kindness, passion, courage, and teamwork.

Location

Orangeville, Ontario

Duties

The Laboratory Assistant performs phlebotomy and ECGs, and performs laboratory and clerical activities that do not require interpretation, assessment or the exercise of independent judgment. Demonstrates acceptance of the organization’s philosophy of management. Demonstrates willingness to undertake duties in a friendly, cooperative manner. Demonstrates a caring approach to patients, families, visitors and staff. Demonstrates good interpersonal skills, works as a member of the team in the laboratory, treats others with respect, and promotes team work with laboratory staff, physicians, hospital staff and other customers.

Requirements

The successful applicant will possess the following qualifications:
- Graduate of approved Medical Laboratory Technician/Assistant course or 2 years Lab experience as a Laboratory Assistant
- Experience with accessioning and shipping pathology specimens, addressing specimen issues with the clinical staff, following up on over-due reports, filing of blocks and slides etc.
- OSMT certified or eligible to write OSMT exams or CSLMS certified or eligible to write CSLMS exams
- Must obtain OSMT Certificate or CSLMS Certification within 2 years of start date
- Acceptable performance and attendance records

Hours

Part Time

Salary

As per Collective Agreement

Comments

This is a temporary position until approximately August 2022.

Contact

Name

Melissa Barrett

Address

100 Rolling Hills Drive

Telephone

1 519 941 2410 2244

Email

mbarrett@headwatershealth.ca

Other Email

mbarrett@headwatershealth.ca

Job Posting Link

Headwaters Health Care Centrewebsite

Display Date

2021-10-14

Expiry Date

2021-12-31