Laboratory Assistant
Life Labs
Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
15h ago

In this role you will :

  • Greet and request required information from patients, explain the specimen collection process, and ensure patients have followed necessary test protocol prior to specimen collection.
  • Perform phlebotomies, connect / disconnect holter monitors, 24 hour blood pressure monitoring, and perform ECG tracings.
  • Perform special test collections, such as medical / legal drug screens, paternity tests, and clinical trials, and complete related documentation.
  • Maintain client relationships, including responding to inquiries and following up on requests.
  • Complete data entry of required patient demographics, requisition information, and other information related to processing test results.
  • Prepare specimens for transportation and testing.
  • The right person for this role will be focused on great customer / patient service, and be able to relate to patients and clients even in stressful situations.

    Some key qualities include : empathy, flexibility, adaptability to change, and problem solving skills. Other requirements include :

  • Completion of a recognized Medical Laboratory Assistant program or equivalent related experience such as working as a healthcare professional with previous training or experience in phlebotomy, intravenous infusion and / or intravenous therapy (e.
  • g. nurses, infusion therapist, cardiac technologist etc.).

  • ECG training or experience is an asset.
  • Proficient data entry skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest standards of patient privacy and confidentiality.
  • Ability to effectively relate to patients and health care providers.
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