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Job Title:
Medical Laboratory Assistant
Job Type:
Perm P/T
City, Province, Country:
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Job Category:
Health Information
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Make a difference in a growing, innovative mental health organization and centre of excellence in people-centered care. Work with supportive colleagues who are passionate about improving lives and champions for quality and continuous learning.

Position Summary

As a Laboratory Assistant, you will be an integral part of a collaborative team focused on delivering seamless services and programs to our clients and customers. If you are looking for a company that is constantly moving forward in pursuit of successful outcomes, get ready to love it here!

What you'll be doing

• Phlebotomy
• Set-up and monitor tests as appropriate
• Identify patient, receive sample and explain collection procedure
• Process samples according to lab procedures
• Perform specific tests on urine as required
• Label and sort specimens
• Administrative tasks including logging information, order entry, reporting, data processing, filing and retrieving records
• Perform proper infection prevention and control strategies/processes
• Appropriate preparation of kits/agents
• Commitment to working within Homewood’s Health and Safety Standards

What we're looking for

• Graduate of an approved Laboratory Assistant Program, with 1 to 2 years related experience or; equivalent hands on experience
• Registered with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science and/or OSMT preferred
• Familiarity with laboratory equipment (centrifuge) and methods for packaging specimens and venipuncture
• Computer skills

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Homewood Health Centre requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

Why work with us

Homewood Health is Canada’s largest and leading service provider for medically focused, evidence-based treatment of mental health and addiction disorders. Our organizational culture values service excellence, integrity, collaboration and innovation. Our people make a difference!As an equal opportunity employer, Homewood Health is committed to employment accessibility, diversity, equity and inclusion. For this reason, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking groups including women, racialized and indigenous communities, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Join us at Homewood Health™ and be part of a diverse team helping Canadians live healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives.

What Our Team Has To Say

I work in a team-oriented atmosphere. Its the type of environment that makes you enjoy coming to work every day.

- Allison,Return to Work Services

Every day I feel well supported and I know that my work is appreciated at every level of the organization.

- Tamaura,Homewood Health Centre

Its gratifying to know that the services we provide through this vital work truly make a difference.

- Gabor,Stay at Work Services