Pathology Assistant

Lab Operations / Opérations Laboratoire Brampton, ON #2020-5767 (reqID)


Position at Dynacare


  • Performs gross examinations of surgical specimen, selects, dissects and prepares tissue sections for further-processing and examination
  • Conducts non-technical routine laboratory tests and procedures under the direction of professional staff
  • Sets up and operates laboratory equipment in preparation for specimen examinations
  • Opens, separates, numbers and arranges specimens for laboratory examination and trace results
  • Maintains simple laboratory records and inventory for supplies and reagents
  • Maintains laboratory equipment and supplies by cleaning and maintaining quality assurance records
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work area in accordance with standard laboratory practice and procedures
  • Ensures quality control checks and standards are run as required
  • Responsible for collecting data and writing the SOP’s.
  • Participates in all quality assurance programs and ensures company and Ministry of Health guidelines are observed
  • Other duties as required

 Must have: 

  • Graduate of an approved Laboratory Sciences program or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Histology essential
  • 1 year of experience working in the Histology Department

 Nice to have:

  • Excellent computer skills an asset
  • Medical terminology an asset
  • Knowledge of Gross Anatomy and dissection techniques
  • Knowledge of Microanatomy an asset
  • Ability to multitask and work in a team environment

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.