Lab Patient Technician- Temporary Regular Part Time Job

Job Overview

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

Additional Details

Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 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 Temporary Regular 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 position is Temp-RPT: Successful candidate must have the flexibility to work anytime from 6:45am-6:30pm Monday-Friday and from 7:15am-1:30pm on Saturdays. Must be able to pick up a shift to cover in moment’s notice and able to work in different PSCs in the region. Successful candidate must have a previous phlebotomy experience, strong data entry and good customer service skills. This is a temporary role till February 28,2023

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.

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

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