Medical Laboratory Technician – Microbiology – Part-Time Regular – Overnight Shift
Do you want to help improve patients’ healthcare outcomes? Now you can. 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.At LifeLabs, great employees are at the heart of everything we do. That’s why LifeLabs provides more than just competitive compensation and benefits – our employees receive coaching and training in an environment that fosters open communication, a uniform and shoe allowance, and opportunities for advancement and changes in career direction.
LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services is seeking a Medical Laboratory Technician - Microbiology to join our team in Mississauga, Ontario.
This is an important role in patient care and our business, and will let you see the difference that you make in patients’ lives. This is a Part-Time Regular role working the Overnight Shift.
Responsible for carrying out a diverse range of work activities; ensure all duties and responsibilities are prioritized and handled with accuracy and efficiency providing quality results
Demonstrate knowledge of specimen handling requirements and prioritization of specimens and results, following LifeLabs Procedures
Perform manual and automated testing in accordance with LifeLabs Procedures under the direct supervision of a medical laboratory technologist
Complete “results pending” summaries, referring information to Senior/Team Lead
Perform procedures required to address Quality Assurance indicators as defined, consulting with resources where necessary
Identify incidents and non-conformances; escalate as appropriate
Conduct and record instrument/equipment maintenance at appropriate, defined intervals
Prepare and utilize reagents and controls using defined procedures
Ensure confidentiality of patient information
Monitor and maintain adequate amounts and proper usage of laboratory supplies
Maintain a clean, safe and orderly work environment
Ensure bio hazardous and routine garbage is handled in compliance with Environment, Health and Safety procedures
Work in a manner that protects one’s own health & safety as well as the safety of co-workers and others, and that is consistent with the law and with safe work practices and procedures established by LifeLabs.
We are looking for passionate individuals who share in the importance of our values: Customer Focus, Accountability, Respect and Excellence, and can live these values with us every day. LifeLabs is seeking individuals who can work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment, while adhering to LifeLabs’ standards of safety, accuracy and efficiency.
Do you have:
High School diploma
Registered Laboratory Assistant (OSMT) optional
Previous laboratory experience preferred
Laboratory environment: may handle bio hazardous materials and chemicals/reagents.
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