Medical Laboratory Technologist
Life Labs
Toronto, ON, CA
55m ago

About Us

At LifeLabs, we are focused on our vision of building a healthier Canada! We are the largest community diagnostics laboratory in Canada with over 350 collection centres, 16 laboratories and service over 20 million patients each year.

Caring, Agile, Customer Driven, One Team - We live our values every day in what we do to help our patients and healthcare providers.

With over 5,700 employees, we all make a difference and that’s why our people are so important to us.

This is an exciting time to join our LifeLabs team, grow your career with us and support numerous business initiatives, innovations, best practice and business development opportunities.

LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services is seeking a Medical Lab Technologist to join our team in Toronto, 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 Part Time Regular role with flexible shift work suitable to the maintenance of a healthy work / life balance. The required shift for this role is 7 : 00 am -

    3 : 00 pm, including a rotational shift on weekends . 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.

    Are You a Good Fit?

    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.
  • CMLTO registered.
  • 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.
  • Five Technical Elements

  • The successful candidate must have recent and at least 1 year of Microbiology experience.
  • The successful candidate must have some knowledge in automated blood culture analyzers, Automated Identification and susceptibility analyzers, specifically the BACTEC FX, VITEK, and Bruker MALDI-TOF.
  • The successful candidate must have some computer skills.
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate a good understanding of Total Quality Management System and application of this knowledge in ensuring the release of good quality results.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have the ability to trouble-shoot and provide corrective action to discordant results.
  • At LifeLabs, great employees are at the heart of everything we do. That’s why LifeLabs provides more than just competitive compensation and benefits our employees receive coaching and training in an environment that fosters open communication, education opportunities with tuition reimbursement, and opportunities for advancement and changes in career direction.

    We especially encourage applications from new graduates and individuals looking to advance their careers.

    Does this sound like the job for you? We’d love to discuss your qualifications. Apply online today!

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