• Clinical Laboratory Assistant - Microbiology

    Job Location CA-ON-Brampton
    Posted Date 9 months ago(3/15/2018 11:58 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Job Industry
    Healthcare - Biomedical and Biotechnology, Healthcare and Medical Services
    Career Level
    Entry Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    Dynacare is currently searching for a Clinical Laboratory Assistant to join the Microbiology team in Brampton, Ontario. This is a casual/on-call role, hours are as needed by the department.



    • Ensures that all samples are properly labeled and identified before testing
    • Follows established protocol(s) for the handling of unsuitable samples
    • Operates and troubleshoots complex instruments following department procedures
    • Performs processing of samples in a timely manner as per departmental guidelines
    • Performs simple non-interpretive testing procedures under the supervision of a qualified technologist
    • Ensures that all abnormal, critical and STATS are processed as outlined in the department guidelines. May be required to follow-up on missing samples
    • May require entry of results into company’s database
    • Ensures all quality control checks and standards are maintained
    • Ensures all inquiries and problems are handled in a courteous and professional manner
    • Other duties as assigned 

    Must have: 

    • Completion of secondary-school level education and a recognized Medical Laboratory Assistant training program
    • OSMT certification
    • Experience providing exceptional, professional customer focused service in a demanding and frequently changing environment
    • Demonstrated ability to self-manage, prioritize and collaborate in a team-oriented, high volume, time-sensitive environment
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) at an intermediate level
    • Knowledge of laboratory procedures and ability to apply that knowledge in troubleshooting issues and providing recommendations for solutions 

    Nice to have:

    • Knowledge of AS400 Data Entry system/LIS
    • Knowledge of Microbiology


    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. 


    Dynacare has been a “Top Employer” for many years and there is a reason why. We are a great place to work. 


    At Dynacare, we’re proud to hire the best people. If you are looking for a meaningful career where you can support healthy lives with commitment and care – we would like to meet you. To apply for this position, you will be asked to submit your resume and complete the application process.


    If your qualifications and experience fit with this position, we will contact you to learn more. We offer competitive pay and great benefits, along with the opportunity to grow and thrive with a dynamic, successful company. We hope you will join us in our journey to become Canada’s health and wellness solutions leader.


    Dynacare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to the attraction, selection, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals. We believe that our diversity is our strength so we employ a diverse workforce and respect the needs of all our employees.


    In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Dynacare Accommodation Policy a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the Dynacare hiring process.


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