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Mackenzie Health MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT in Toronto, Canada

Medical Laboratory Assistant

Temporary Part Time position (approximately 6 months)

There’s never been a better time to join Mackenzie Health! As we prepare to open our state-of-the-art Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital, and continue to operate Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, we have many opportunities available for Medical

Laboratory Assistants who share our commitment to quality, patient-centred care. Ultimately, this is where you want to be.

Performs venipuncture for pre-operative, electives, in-hospital and emergency clients. Prepares and documents specimens for referral to external agencies. Performs electrocardiograms along with operating the Core Lab Automated pre analytical component.

Contribute to safe, quality care by

• Performs blood procurement for pre-operative, electives, in-hospital and emergency clients following lab Policies and Procedures for identification and collection of specimens.

• Ensures specimens received from other departments are accessioned and processed quickly.

• Prepares and completes documentation of specimens for referral to external agencies.

• Troubleshoots, problem solves and investigates incidents relating to missing specimens or other specimen concerns.

• Performs electrocardiograms.

• Performs patient registration and order entry of laboratory tests.

• Places Core Lab samples on the Automated Line, troubleshoots as required

What must you have?

• Laboratory Assistant Certificate from a recognized educational institution or equivalent.

• CMLTO, CSMLS or MLPAO Registration required

What else do you bring?

• Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

• Minimum 3 years current MLA Hospital work experience.

• Computer skills in a windows environment.

• Proven attendance record.

• Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.

• Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.

• Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others.

• Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health’s Commitment to Caring.

• Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Mackenzie Health – Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.

• Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.

*You may be required to work at any site of Mackenzie Health

*This position is being represented by OPSEU Paramedical

Competition Number: 2021-4666


Shift: Days, Evenings, Weekends

Hours: 7.5 & 4 Hour Shifts


Street: 2111 Finch Avenue West

Post End Date: 3/1/2021