Medical Laboratory Assistant

Operations / Opérations Vernon, BC #2024-9365 (reqID)


Description

Position at Dynacare

Job Posting: Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant          
         
Where YOU work, makes a difference.          
Life is precious and every moment matters. Dynacare is helping Canadians achieve a healthy future with care and wellness solutions that are convenient, understandable, and accessible. When you join our team, every day is an opportunity to get better and be inspired. It’s an environment where you can grow your career in any direction you choose. We’re evolving our technology and optimizing our processes, so you can do your best work, make a meaningful impact, and thrive.         
       
Are YOU our next Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant?         
As a Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant, you are responsible for processing blood samples and other laboratory specimens, entering requisitions and results accurately – all in a timely manner. You also play an important role in providing customer service to create the best possible patient experience. These can be stressful situations for patients, and you need to display empathy, care, and kindness. Testing results are often critical for patients, and you are there to help and make an impact on their lives.        
       
This is a temporary full time position for 6 months working Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm in our Laboratory and Health Services Center (LHSC) in Vernon, BC.        
       
Internal job posting closes at 5:00pm(EST) on February 18, 2024.        
       
Why Dynacare is an amazing place for YOU:         
  • Join an award-winning "Top Employer" with meaningful and impactful career opportunities
  • Access a health and wellness benefits program that supports you and your loved ones
  • Grow and thrive with a dynamic, successful company through internal mobility opportunities
  • Invest in your future through RRSP match benefits and an employee stock purchase program 
  • Experience a collaborative, diverse workforce that prioritizes dignity and respect for all
         
How YOU will make a difference:         
  • Create an ideal customer experience that is best in class and engages with individuals around our products and services
  • Accurately enter data, patient, and test information for Ministry of Health requisitions
  • Obtain quality blood samples and other specimens from patients, using skillful venipuncture techniques, performed in keeping with Dynacare’s mission and values
  • Sort and steer specimens and perform ECG’s
  • Ensure specimens and supporting documentation are completed as required in SOPs and ready for data entry and transportation to the laboratory, following established protocols for the handling of suitable and unsuitable samples
  • Ensure all confidential information is maintained in a secure fashion. Contribute to meeting the departmental/corporate quality metrics, regulatory compliance and quality indicators
What YOU bring to the role:          
  • You have completed Secondary School and a Laboratory Assistant training program or a Medical Lab Assistance course with specialized training in phlebotomy
  • You are customer-focused with a genuine care for patient’s health
  • Demonstrate skill in phlebotomy, with the ability to manage anxious patients through the sample obtaining process in a pleasant, calming and reassuring manner
  • Prioritize and self-manage within a deadline-oriented environment
  • Be extremely detail oriented
  • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal, at a level that enables you to communicate instructions, clearly and understandably, to patients
      As mandated by the BC Ministry of Health, vaccination against COVID-19 is currently an employment requirement at Dynacare – BC.         
             
      Salary range from $21-24 per hour
      The hiring pay range has been established; however, the final pay offer will be determined by taking into consideration various factors including but not limited to, level of experience and education requirements.  
            
             
      Passionate about supporting healthy lives with commitment and care? Please apply today and let us open the door to your extended career journey.         
      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. 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 provincial legislation and our Accommodation Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the Dynacare hiring process.