In this role you will :
Receive, accession, sort and prepare specimens for testing.
Perform manual and automated testing procedures under the guidance of a Medical Laboratory Technologist.
Respond to phone inquiries from LifeLabs employees and clients such as hospitals, clinics and physicians.
Clean, maintain, and operate instruments and other equipment.
Participate in problem solving in work organization and workflow to drive continuous improvement.
Ensure test quality and personal safety at all times.
The right person for this role is a hands-on, detail-oriented individual who thrives in a fast-paced collaborative environment.
Some key qualities include : flexibility, adaptability to change, and problem solving skills. Other requirements include :
High School diploma with courses in post-secondary science or medical terminology.
Previous laboratory experience an asset.
Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
Good computer skills and knowledge with a minimum typing speed of 40 wpm.
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.