Laboratory Assistant - Specimen Processing

2 months ago
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Full Time
Job Industry
Healthcare and Medical Services
Career Level
Years of Experience

Job Description

Dynacare is currently searching for a full-time Laboratory Assistant - Specimen Processing to join our team in St-Laurent, Quebec, working Monday to Friday 13:00 -21:00  or 14:00 -22:00 and weekends 13:00 -21:00 on rotation based on operational needs.  


This individual is accountable for: 

  • Reception of specimens;
  • Ensure medical requisition are entered in a timely manner;
  • Labelling of all specimens;
  • Centrifugation, decantation and distribution of specimens received by the laboratory to the corresponding departments;
  • Verification of data entries;
  • Investigation of anomalies and non-conformities and follow up on client-communications in the department;
  • Communication with clients;
  • Provide support when needed, in the preparation of specimens to reference laboratories;
  • Comply with the quality standards, according to the procedures in place;
  • Work in collaboration with the Customer Service, Laboratory and Logistics departments;
  • Any other duties/responsibilities assigned by the manager;

This role may be for you if your career background includes:

  • Minimum of 1 year in medical laboratory
  • Experience in data entry
  • Experience in the handling of biological samples 
  • Highly skilled in data entry
    - The candidate must be conscientious and pay attention to detail
    - Good computer skills
    - Strong keyboarding/typing skills
  • Knowledge of ISO standards and/or GLP is an asset
  • Ability to work in a laboratory environment
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively on a multidisciplinary team (technologists, customer service agents, couriers)
  • Good organizational skills and autonomous
  • Professional, mature, compassionate and have an excellent attendance record
  • Availability to work overtime if needed
  • Bilingual

DNA of an Ideal Dynacare Employee


I make a difference in people’s lives.  I am a caring, collaborative team-player who is passionate about quality and continuous improvement.


  • Caring - I demonstrate strong empathy and genuine concern for my colleagues, patients and customers
  • Collaborative Team Player - I know I play a key role in helping the Dynacare team achieve success. I am comfortable in a changing environment, and I can easily manage multiple priorities.
  • Passion for Quality and Continuous Improvement - I am always looking to learn and solve problems.  I am detailed oriented, adaptable and find ways to make things better.



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