Lab Assistant

Lab Operations / Opérations Laboratoire Brampton, ON #2018-4812 (reqID)


Position at Dynacare

Dynacare is looking for a Laboratory Assistant to join our Histology team in Brampton,ON.This is a one year contract working Monday to Friday 4 pm to 12 am.


  • Data enter all patient and test information for MOH requisitions in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Verify the completeness of all OHIP documentation and file related paperwork.
  • Handle STAT, verbal, critical and special instructions as required.
  • Process add-on test requests and subsequent specimen selection.
  • Process all specimens including receiving, sorting, labeling, separation, and placing in appropriate area.
  • Follow all guidelines for the handling of infectious material.
  • Prepare specimens and documentation for reference testing. 
  • Ensure type of sample is correct for specified test and sent to correct reference laboratory. 
  • May be responsible for follow-up on missing samples, documentation, results, etc.

 Must have:         

  • Laboratory Assistant Program or equivalent previous experience
  • Strong specimen processing
  • Excellent data entry skills required
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team centered environment.

 Nice to have: 

  • OSMT Certification
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently

 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.