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Career Opportunity

Posting Number: 040-18
Date of Posting: 2018-02-09
Closing Date: 2018-02-15
Allied Health Professionals

Medical Laboratory Assistant

Part-Time, Temporary (Approx. 7 months)

Reporting to the Manager, Laboratory, the Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) works within his/her scope of professional practice in a team environment to collect samples, conduct medical laboratory tests and set up, clean and maintain medical laboratory equipment.  The MLA must practice in accordance with the Medical Laboratory Technology Act, CMLTO, Ontario Laboratory Accreditation and Hospital regulations and standards.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:


  • OSMT or CSMLS Certified Lab Assistant Diploma

  • Previous hospital laboratory experience preferred

  • Phlebotomy experience an asset

  • Demonstrated understanding and use of lab and hospital software systems (i.e. LIS, Document management system)

  • Ability to interact effectively with others within and outside of the organization (i.e. staff physicians, patients, technologists, suppliers, Ministry of Health)

  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and good judgement in a stressful environment

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to organize, prioritize and adapt to constant changing priorities.

  • Competency as described in the Competency Profile – Medical Laboratory Assistant, as published by the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS)

  • Ability to maintain accurate records and documentation

  • Availability to work off-shifts and weekends as scheduled

  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment

  • Ability to handle exposures to infection, noise, odours, working interruptions and high pressure situations

  • Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality

  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records

  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)

  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

To be considered for this position, please submit a resume to the address or fax number below or complete the On-line Application form. Applications must be received in Human Resources no later than 4 p.m. on the closing date. Grey Bruce Health Services is an equal opportunity employer.

You can submit your resume to one of the following:

Phone: 519-376-2121 extension 2014
Fax: 519-372-3949
Mail: Attn: Human Resources Department
PO Box 1800
1800 8th Street East
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9


Contact HR

Mailing address: 1800 8th Street East Owen Sound, ON N4K 6M9

(519) 376-2121

(519) 372-3949


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