Functioning as a team player, the Medical Laboratory Assistant will support all staff in the provision of quality laboratory services to assist physicians and other health care providers in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. This includes performing technical and non-technical procedures as required, under the general supervision of a Medical Laboratory Technologist. Required to perform relevant cardio testing procedures on an as needed basis. The Medical Laboratory Assistant will focus on meeting or exceeding our patient/client needs and will support the mission, vision and values as determined by Niagara Health while providing safe and competent patient/client care. The successful candidate's home site will be the Welland Hospital Site and must be willing to work at two or more sites.
QUALIFICATIONS: o Graduate of an accredited Laboratory Assistant Program. o Current registration as Medical Laboratory Assistant with the Ontario Society of Medical Technologists or the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science. o Recent related clinical experience as a medical laboratory assistant in a clinical laboratory environment. o Demonstrated advanced skills in phlebotomy techniques for patients/clients of all ages. o Applies knowledge, skills, judgment and competencies required for safe, independent and inter-disciplinary practice. o Applies Niagara Health values and professional practice standards to patient/client care and service. o Integrates reflection, critical thinking, education and relevant practical experience in problem solving. o Working knowledge of computers, Laboratory Information Systems and other related Hospital systems. o Consistent and regular attendance required. o Proficiency in both official languages (English and French) will be considered an asset. o Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption based on medical or on a ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
We are especially interested in connecting if you... Value diversity, equity and inclusion; Are excited about being part of a respectful and hard-working team in the beautiful Region of Niagara; Identify as a member of one or more of the following groups: equity-seeking group, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Have background or expertise in the healthcare environment, supporting patient care and providing extraordinary customer-service
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.