Medical Laboratory Technologist Microbiology Job

Job Overview

Toronto, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Entry Level (0 - 2 Years)

Job Description

LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services is seeking a Medical Lab Technologist to join our team in Toronto, Ontario

LifeLabs offers an attractive one-time sign on bonus for this role, paid during the course of your employment. 

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 Full-Time role to work the Day Shift  suitable to the maintenance of a healthy work/life balance. 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:

1 - The successful candidate must have recent Microbiology experience.

2 - 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.

3 - The successful candidate must have some computer skills.

4 - 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.

5 - Preference will be given to candidates who have the ability to trouble-shoot and provide corrective action to discordant results. 


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