Laboratory Patient Technician Job

Job Overview

Location
Scarborough, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
2 months ago

Additional Details

Experience
Some Exp. Required (2 - 5 Years)

Job Description

This is a Casual SEIU Labcare position with a Home Base of 3850 Finch Ave Scarborough. Hours are not guaranteed. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license and have access to a reliable vehicle. This role is required to cover last minute absences and vacation coverage. Shifts can be assigned with little notice. Flexibility is a must. Applicant must be able to work flexible hours from Monday to Friday 6:45 AM to 9:00 PM and Saturdays 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM at any SEIU Labcare

Posting Ends: 22nd Sep, 2022

Do you want to help improve patients’ healthcare outcomes? Now you can. LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services is a proud Canadian company with over 50 years experience. We provide laboratory testing services that help healthcare providers diagnose, treat, monitor and prevent disease in patients. LifeLabs is currently looking for a Lab Patient Technician to join our team in Scarborough, Ontario.

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 Casual role suitable for an individual with a flexible schedule, and includes the opportunity to pick up additional shifts at other LifeLabs locations. 

  • 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.

We are looking for passionate individuals who share in the importance of our values: Caring, Customer Driven, Agile and One Team and can live these values with us every day.

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