Clinical Laboratory Assistant

Lab Operations / Opérations Laboratoire London, ON #2023-8839 (reqID)


Position at Dynacare

Dynacare is looking for fun and dynamic Clinical Laboratory Assistant to join our Toxicology team in London, Ontario. This is a permanent full time. Rotating shifts between 5am to 11pm Monday to Sunday. We are a hard-working bunch who like to have a laugh and enjoy all that Dynacare has to offer.

Internal application must be received no later than June 6. 2023


  • Ensure that all samples are properly labeled and identified before testing 
  • Follow established protocol for the handling of unsuitable samples
  • Operate complex instruments following department procedures
  • Perform simple non-interpretive testing procedures
  • Ensure that all abnormal, critical and STATS are processed as outlined in the department guidelines
  • Responsible for the follow-up on missing samples, documentation and results as and when required
  • Ensure all inquiries and problems are handled in a courteous and professional manner
  • Ensure adequate amount of supplies are on hand and that validated reagents and testing kits to be used are in date order
  • Data enter the results into the company’s database as required
  • Ensure that quality control checks are performed as required in documented work procedures
  • Refer results for Medical Laboratory Technologist to review
  • Responsible for monitoring quality control guidelines and making appropriate corrections
  • Responsible to follow all relevant pre and/or post analytical quality protocols as described in the company quality assurance manual
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance following documented procedures
  • Document all maintenance performed, including minor troubleshooting following manufacturer’s instructions
  • Observe and report all malfunctions in equipment and maintain all required logbooks for routine equipment
  • Responsible for disinfecting the work area and equipment on a daily basis
  • Store and discard specimens according to appropriate department procedure manuals

Knowledge, Education and Experience: 

  • Completion of a recognized Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician Diploma program or diploma/degree in Health or Science
  • Excellent data entry skills required
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team centered environment

Nice to have:
     Knowledge of AS400 Data Entry system/LIS
     Experience in Histology

Working conditions:

  • Required continuous standing/walking with use of fine motor skills
  • Required to perform some carrying and lifting a maximum of 30 pounds
  • Exposed to biohazardous substances, chemicals and noise variances
  • Shift work required 

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.