Medical Laboratory Technologist
LifeLabs has operated in Canada for nearly 50 years. It is a leading provider of laboratory testing and management services, contributing to the treatment and prevention of disease by enabling healthcare providers to operate more efficiently and effectively. Following the acquisition of BC Biomedical on April 2, 2013 and CML Healthcare on October 1st, 2013, LifeLabs nearly doubled in size, now providing more than 100 million diagnostic tests for approximately 19 million patients visits annually. Information from these tests plays a vital role in predicting, diagnosing, treating and monitoring disease. LifeLabs operates the largest community medical laboratory network in Canada, together with our hospital and healthcare partners. LifeLabs also partners with healthcare providers to transform and manage laboratory organizations to better meet the complex healthcare challenges of today and tomorrow.
LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services is seeking a Medical Laboratory Technologist - Microbiology to join our team in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Our Medical Lab Technologists provide accurate and timely interpretive and diagnostic specimen testing and reporting. Through accuracy, quality, efficiency and expediting test results, you will contribute to patient well-being and the achievement of better health outcomes. This is a great role for a hands-on, detail-oriented individual who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
Your responsibilities will include:
•Conducting a wide range of diagnostic and interpretive specimen testing
•Performing, interpreting and releasing results, while ensuring the confidentiality of patient information.
•Identifying incidents and non-conformities, participating in the development of effective corrective action plans, escalating as appropriate and driving continuous improvement.
•Assisting with the evaluation and implementation of new technology.
•Participating in problem solving in work organization and workflow.
This is a Full-Time role with flexible shift work suitable to the maintenance of a healthy work/life balance. LifeLabs’ facilities are also known as “teaching laboratories,” offering opportunities to share knowledge in a collaborative environment, 24-hour medical support through our Medical Science team and Medical library, and the ability to teach our college and university student placements.
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:
•College diploma or University degree in Medical Laboratory Science, or equivalent education and/or experience.
•Excellent communication skills to enable you to relate with a wide variety of people.
•Good computer skills and knowledge.
•Problem solving skills, including the ability to identify and follow-up on issues.
•Ability to maintain the strictest standards of safety, patient privacy and confidentiality.
Please email Chantelle.firstname.lastname@example.org with your Resume.
Talent Acquisition Specialist