Lab Patient Technician Job

Job Overview

Location
Multiple Locations, Across Canada
Job Type
Part Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
14 days ago

Additional Details

Experience
Some Exp. Required (2 - 5 Years)

Job Description

As a Lab Patient Technician, you will be responsible for the specimen collection process, from greeting patients through to preparation of specimens for transportation. This is an important role in patient care and our business and will let you see the difference that you make in patients’ lives. This is a Part Time role suitable for an individual with the flexible schedule Monday through Saturday and if required on Sunday and the candidate will be expected to go to different locations and includes the opportunity to pick up additional shifts at other LifeLabs locations. This a Part-Time Float Position with a Homebase of 1615 Dundas St in Whitby. The successful candidate will be assisting operations in covering last minute sick calls, employee vacations and shift vacancies Monday through Saturday between the hours of6:45 Am and 5:30 PM. A valid driver's license and access to reliable vehicle is a requirement for all applicants.

In this role you will: 

  • Greet and request required information from patients, explain the specimen collection process, and ensure patients have followed necessary test protocol prior to specimen collection.
  • Perform phlebotomies, connect/disconnect holter monitors, and perform ECG tracings.
  • Perform special test collections, such as medical/legal drug screens, paternity tests, and clinical trials, and complete related documentation.
  • Maintain client relationships, including responding to inquiries and following up on requests.
  • Complete data entry of required patient demographics, requisition information, and other information related to processing test results.
  • Prepare specimens for transportation and testing.

The right person for this role will be focused on great customer/patient service and be able to relate to patients and clients even in stressful situations. Some key qualities include empathy, flexibility, adaptability to change, and problem-solving skills. Other requirements include

  • Graduate of an approved Laboratory Assistant program or equivalent.
  • Phlebotomy experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good computer skills with a minimum typing speed of 40 wpm.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest standards of patient privacy and confidentiality.

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