Medical Lab Technologist (Urinalysis), Union - Full Time
LifeLabs
Surrey, BC
At LifeLabs, we are focused on our vision of building a healthier Canada! We are the largest community diagnostics laboratory in Canada with over 350 collection centres, 16 laboratories and service over 20 million patients each year.

We believe we can build a healthier Canada through the power of technology. As a Medical Lab Technologist with LifeLabs you will have the opportunity to work with state of the art technology, and be part of a community/team that is supportive and collaborative.

Caring, Agile, Customer Driven, One Team - We live our values every day in what we do to help our patients and healthcare providers. With over 5,700 employees, we all make a difference and that’s why our people are so important to us.

LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services is seeking a full time Medical Lab Technologist to join our Microbiology team in Surrey, British Columbia

Our Medical Lab Technologists provide accurate and timely interpretive and diagnostic specimen testing and reporting. Through accuracy, quality, efficiency and expediting test results, you will contribute to patient well-being and the achievement of better health outcomes. This is a great role for a hands-on, detail-oriented individual who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

This is a full time role, Tuesday - Saturday flexible shifts times and is located at 7455, 130th Street, Surrey.

Your responsibilities will include:
Conducting a wide range of diagnostic and interpretive specimen testing in Core Microbiology including Urinalysis, FIT, Parasitology and Microbiology with a focus in Urinalysis
Performing, interpreting and releasing results, while ensuring the confidentiality of patient information.
Identifying incidents and non-conformities, participating in the development of effective corrective action plans, escalating as appropriate and driving continuous improvement.
Assisting with the evaluation and implementation of new technology.
Participating in problem solving in work organization and workflow.

This is a full time role with flexible shift work suitable to the maintenance of a healthy work/life balance. LifeLabs’ facilities are also known as “teaching laboratories,” offering opportunities to share knowledge in a collaborative environment, 24-hour medical support through our Medical Science team and Medical library, and the ability to teach our college and university student placements.

Are You a Good Fit?

LifeLabs is seeking a Registered Technologist with CSMLS who can work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment, while adhering to LifeLabs’ standards of safety, accuracy and efficiency. Do you have:
College diploma or University degree in Medical Laboratory Science, or equivalent education and/or experience.
Excellent communication skills to enable you to relate with a wide variety of people.
Good computer skills and knowledge.
Problem solving skills, including the ability to identify and follow-up on issues.
Ability to maintain the strictest standards of safety, patient privacy and confidentiality.

At LifeLabs, great employees are at the heart of everything we do. That’s why LifeLabs provides more than just competitive compensation and benefits – our employees receive coaching and training in an environment that fosters open communication, education opportunities with tuition reimbursement, and opportunities for advancement and changes in career direction. We especially encourage applications from new graduates and individuals looking to advance their careers.

Does this sound like the job for you? We’d love to discuss your qualifications. Apply online today!