Lab Assistant III- Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

London Health Sciences Centre - London, ON (30+ days ago)

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Posting Period

Open: February 10, 2020

Deadline: March 10, 2020

  • This position is covered by a collective agreement.
Department Name

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine- Specimen Receiving

Applications are invited for the position of Laboratory Assistant III in the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine –Specimen Receiving Staffing Area. Duties include, but are not limited to specimen processing, packaging of specimens for transport, and data entry.

Rate of Pay: $26.37 per hour - $30.40 per hour

  • This is not an active posting. Please apply if you wish to be considered for future opportunities.
Certification as a Laboratory Assistant by OSMT or CSMLS
Minimum of one (1) year recent applicable laboratory experience
Knowledge of Transportation of Dangerous Goods – Certification Preferred
Excellent computer skills (Cerner preferred)
Demonstrated knowledge of laboratory protocols and terminology
Demonstrated knowledge of anatomy and medical terminology
Demonstrated technical problem solving skills
Demonstrated effective organizational, multi-tasking and time management while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated strong conflict management skills
Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient and family centred care
Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:
Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis.
Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step)

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2+ persons. We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities and standards of goods and services, and are also fully compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), as applicable.

As part of the assessment process applicants may be required to complete a written examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.