Technician

Laboratory and Health Services Centre Winnipeg, MB #2021-6568 (reqID)


Description

Position at Dynacare

POSITION TITLE:

TECHNICIAN - Float

INTERNAL CLOSING DATE:

July 18, 2021

LOCATIONS:

Various LHSC in Winnipeg

 

CLASSIFICATION:

Full-Time, Permanent

DEPARTMENT:

Laboratory Health Services Centre

COMPENSATION:

As per Collective Agreement

WORKING SCHEDULE:

Monday to Friday, various hours (37.5 hours per week)

 

 

 

Job Summary
As a Technician, you will be responsible for obtaining quality blood samples and other specimens from patients, as well as conducting other patient tests, all in keeping with Dynacare’s mission and values. Working as part of a team, you will assist in building a positive team environment, maintaining quality metrics and creating the ideal customer experience.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs a variety of routine laboratory procedures to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. 

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Obtains venous and capillary blood specimens.
  • Performs all routine procedures, such as urine collections, specimen preparations.
  • Follows all guidelines for handling of infectious materials.
  • Maintains accurate records for all test and control results.
  • Prepares QC statistical reports on monthly basis.
  • Performs routine equipment maintenance and calibrations.
  • Required to observe all safety precautions in the performance of all duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

SKILLED KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge

  • Graduate of a Laboratory Technician program or equivalent previous experience.
  • Medical terminology an asset.

Technical Skills

  • Experience with phlebotomy.

Social Processing Skills

  • Ability to multitask and work in a team environment.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills are essential.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent communication skills.

 

***Please refer to Article 2 and 7 of the Collective Agreement regarding temporary positions, job postings, promotions and transfers***