Laboratory Assistant
LifeLabs Medical Laboratories
Delta, British Columbia, Canada
4d 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 REQUIRED previous training or experience in phlebotomy (blood draws), 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.
  • At LifeLabs, we strive to create an inclusive and equitable workplace where our team members and the communities we serve feel accepted, valued, and respected.

    In accordance with LifeLabs’ Accessibility Policy, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, accommodations are available by request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

    For a confidential inquiry or to request an accommodation, please contact your recruiter or email careers lifelabs.com.

    LifeLabs is committed to providing a safe environment for our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. We have been a leader throughout the COVID-19 pandemic regarding health and safety measures and have always put our employees and customers at the center of every decision that we make.

    As an organization in the health care sector, we believe the COVID vaccination adds a layer of protection that complements the extensive and necessary health and safety protocols that we have taken to date.

    With this in mind, we currently require all LifeLabs employees, contractors, students and volunteers to be fully vaccinated.

    LifeLabs operates under a distributed workforce model, where employee flexibility is a key priority. Further information will be provided during the interview process on what this means for employees.

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