Clinical Laboratory Assistant - C19
Dynacare
Brampton, ON
3d ago

Position at Dynacare

Dynacare is looking for Clinical Laboratory Assistants to join our Genetics team in Brampton, Ontario. This is a full time, permanent position, initially dedicated to COVID-19 diagnostic testing.

Genetics and Microbiology operate on a 24-hour schedule, Sunday thru Saturday. Hours of work are 75 hrs. bi-weekly. Shifts and working hours may vary according to departmental needs.

Responsibilities :

  • Ensures that all samples are properly labeled and identified before testing
  • Follows established protocol(s) for the handling of unsuitable samples
  • Operates and troubleshoots complex instruments following department procedures
  • Performs processing of samples in a timely manner as per departmental guidelines
  • Ensures that all abnormal, critical and STATS are processed as outlined in the department guidelines. May be required to follow-up on missing samples
  • Ensures all quality control checks and standards are maintained
  • Ensures specimen & technical issues are appropriately communicated for support
  • Ensures all client inquiries and problems are handled in a courteous and professional manner
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must have :

  • Completion of secondary-school level education and a recognized Medical Laboratory Assistant training program
  • Experience with and comfort in using a manual pipette, for high volume pipetting
  • Experience providing exceptional, professional customer focused service in a demanding and frequently changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to self-manage, prioritize and collaborate in a team-oriented, high volume, time-sensitive environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) at an intermediate level
  • Knowledge of laboratory procedures and ability to apply that knowledge in troubleshooting issues and providing recommendations for solutions
  • Monitors and maintains laboratory supplies
  • Nice to have :

  • Theoretical knowledge & / or practical technical skills for molecular microbiology or molecular genetics (e.g. DNA / RNA extraction and PCR techniques)
  • OSMT certification
  • DNA of an Ideal Dynacare Employee

    I make a difference in people’s lives. I am a caring, collaborative team-player who is passionate about quality and continuous improvement.

  • Caring - I demonstrate strong empathy and genuine concern for my colleagues, patients and customers.
  • Collaborative Team Player - I know I play a key role in helping the Dynacare team achieve success. I am comfortable in a changing environment, and I can easily manage multiple priorities.
  • Passion for Quality and Continuous Improvement - I am always looking to learn and solve problems. I am detailed oriented, adaptable and find ways to make things better.
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