Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician
Insception Lifebank Cord Blood Program is Canada's largest and most experienced cord blood program in Canada. Partnered with leading hospitals such as Mount Sinai Hospital and The Scarborough Hospital, Insception operates a family cord blood banking business with an inventory in excess of 56,000 samples stored in a state-of-the-art cellular processing and storage facility.
We are currently seeking a highly motivated Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician. As a member of the Laboratory, this role is responsible for support on a variety of operational tasks and activities within the Laboratory area including, but not limited to, the preparation of documentation, reagents and samples for processing.
This role is a permanent full-time position. The individual will be required to work on a rotating schedule, including weekends, during regular business hours. This position will be based at our head office in Mississauga, Ontario.
All tasks will be completed in accordance with the relevant Standard Operation Procedures (SOP).
Sample reception - FAX message retrieval, CBAF initiation, CBU and maternal serology reception, pre-processing and trouble shooting
Complete documentation of samples for processing and storage
Pre-processing activities – material prep, supplies labeling, worksheet prep, cassettes prep
Sample handling- prepare referred out test samples
BacT/Alert – sample loading, unloading, reporting printing
Ability to operate related equipment
General laboratory clean-up and maintenance
Restock inner Lab inventory cabinet daily with in use supplies
Receive deliveries from couriers
Temperature Documentation of all monitored equipment and areas
Assist in Validations for new equipment/processes, as requested – performing and documentation
Other duties, as required
Technical Skills / Business Knowledge
Minimum 2-3 years experience as a lab assistant is preferred
Previous hospital experience an asset
Awareness of laboratory hygiene and safety regulations and precautions
Attributes / Competencies
Excellent organizational skills
Demonstrated attention to detail
Excellent computer skills, including previous experience in the use of Laboratory Information System
Ability to work with others effectively in a team environment
Ability to work independently, follow instructions precisely is required
Highly motivated with a positive attitude and strong work ethic
Excellence in communication, both written and verbal
Strong follow-through skills and focus on completion of tasks
Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel
Ability to understand the importance of working in a highly regulated environment and ability to work to SOPs
Insception offers a competitive compensation package. Qualified candidates should forward their resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org. All enquiries and applications will be held in strict confidence. We appreciate and review all applications, however, only those qualified for an interview will be contacted.
Ad posted: April 23, 2013
Medical Laboratory Technologist
Part Time - Permanent
Position Available: Immediately
Hours of Work: Part time as per schedule
Salary: $29.20 - $39.17
Qualifications & Experience:
Current CSMLS registration certificate (New Graduates are welcome to apply)
Member of the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (C.M.L.T.O.)
Good understanding of Quality Management / Quality Improvement / Quality Assurance / Ontario Laboratory Accreditation
Proven decision making skills
Regular and punctual attendance is a requirement of this position
Applications must be received (resume and cover letter).
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Ad posted: April 19, 2013
Lab IT Liaison/Coordinator
Facility: Karmanos In-Patient Units, Detroit MI
Department: Lab Services
- Full-time - 8 - 4:30 pm variable
- Bachelor’s Degree required
Working with both lab operations and quality staff, is involved in all stages of lab IT related projects including software integration of third party products through communication, analysis, documentation, gathering requirements, testing, and training for KCI with Michigan Co-Tenancy Laboratories (MCL). Coordinates, develops and maintains the scope and performance of laboratory information system projects including testing, documentation and policies/procedures development developed to support MCL owner and laboratory operations.
Bachelor’s degree medical laboratory science, computer science, or similar technical health care field required. Two plus years of technical experience in a clinical or analytical laboratory required. Experience in a healthcare setting necessary. Possess fundamental understanding of laboratory testing procedures. Experience working on medical lab certification process including demonstrated understanding of current CAP standards, American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) standards, Joint Commission, FDA, and ISO 15189/17025, along with working knowledge of accreditation agencies and practices. Experience with extensive analytical methods needed to solve complex problems. Knowledge/experience with Structured Query Language (SQL) preferred. Experience with Clinical Information Systems (Cerner), Registration (Cerner) and Patient Accounting Systems (Allscripts) implementation highly desired.
Ad posted: April 17, 2013