Medical Laboratory Assistant (Casual)

Lake of the Woods District Hospital is hiring a Medical Laboratory Assistant (Casual)! For more information on this LEAP job posting, check out the details below!

Employer Name: Lake of the Woods District Hospital
City: Kenora
Province: Ontario
Postal Code: P9N 3W7
Application Deadline: Friday, December 31st, 2021
Phone: 8074689861
Hours of Work: 12-hour shifts (my consist of days, evenings, nights, and weekends), subject to change as per operational requirements
Job Type: Various Hours
Wages: As per CUPE LOCAL 3634 Collective Agreement $27.5800 to $29.6400 per hour

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

New and upcoming graduates from eligible Medical Laboratory Assistant programs are encouraged to apply.

The Medical Laboratory Assistant contributes to the overall efficiency of Lab Medicine by ensuring effective patient focused care. This position is primarily responsible for performing laboratory tests not requiring assessment or interpretation, blood collection from patients, preparing samples for analysis and maintaining laboratory equipment.

Under the direction/supervision of a qualified Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT), the Lab Assistant works in collaboration with hospital systems to provide optimal patient-centered care while obtaining blood. They demonstrate compassion and prioritize care for patients and ensure each patient’s needs are met in a timely manner.

The clerical, technical and quality assurance responsibilities of this position include positive patient identification, procuring specimens, accessioning samples, preparing specimens for analysis or referral, storing and disposing of specimens, maintaining records and observing principle of data security and patient confidentiality.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant Diploma required
  • Phlebotomy training and recent phlebotomy experience required
  • Experience with processing specimens, operating laboratory instruments preferred
  • Thorough knowledge and proficiency in current laboratory procedures
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of a multicultural community and diverse population
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently and part of a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize tasks/responsibilities
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Reliable attendance record
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

Please apply through the online application process via https://lwdh.talentpoolbuilder.com/

We thank all applicants for their interest but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. First consideration will be given to current internal employees of LWDH.

Qualified applicants may be considered for other comparable positions or within the same classification other than this posted position.

Please prepare your application in accordance with the qualifications posted in the job advertisement. Applications will be screened based on the posted qualifications.

The LWDH is committed to diversity and inclusivity in our employment practices. We promote the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity with persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations, including alternative formats, are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861

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