Laboratory Technician – Laboratory Medicine, C (J0424-0830)

North York General Hospital

Job title:

Laboratory Technician – Laboratory Medicine, C (J0424-0830)


North York General Hospital

Job description

IMAGINE a hospital where everyone is committed to excellence. We did. We are. From boardroom to bedside, we go above and beyond to offer the best and safest patient care. At North York General Hospital (NYGH), we put our patients first in everything we do. We are achieving a new standard of excellence in integrated patient-centered care and as one of Canada’s leading community academic hospitals, we are building on our academic foundation through enhanced education, research and innovation. North York General Hospital is part of North York Toronto Health Partners, a collaborative partnership with patients, primary care, and community partners, a first- generation Ontario Health Team, driving the development of a locally integrated health system to serve the community. As part of our dynamic team, you too can stand out and be amazing! At North York General, our team is making a world of difference.As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to strengthen and promote health protection to patients, staff and members of the public attending in the hospital, prior to the first day of employment with the Hospital, all successful candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (full vaccination is required) from the Ontario Ministry of Health website or other authorized source. An individual is fully vaccinated if they have provided proof of vaccination in the form of a receipt from COVaxON (the Ministry’s provincial system for COVID-19 vaccination information) and 14 days have elapsed from the final dose. In the event that you are unable to be vaccinated as a result of a ground protected under the Human Rights Code, you may submit a written explanation of the ground and any supporting documentation to determine if you are exempt from this requirement.Position SummaryLaboratory Technician, General Procurement, Specimen Procurement
Your goal in this position is to perform laboratory procedures in accordance with departmental and divisional policies, which include, phlebotomy, ECG, specimen processing and patient reception. You are knowledgeable in the safe handling and packaging of laboratory specimens, competent in the performance of ECG and blood collection, and have the knowledge and ability to perform assigned tasks, write legibly and accurately record lab information. You demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and are able to communicate in written and oral English. You will provide excellent patient and family-driven care in a supportive and culturally sensitive manner. This position supports the Hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for staff, physicians, volunteers, learners, patients and families.On a practical level, you will

  • Receive, sort and prepare specimens for testing and referral
  • Receive patients, staff and visitors to the laboratory
  • Perform blood collection (venipunctures and capillary punctures) and ECG’s
  • Enter information into the lab computer and generate reports and work lists
  • Handle and distribute reports, record sheets and specimens


  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
  • OSMT/CSMLS Certification or equivalent
  • Hospital experience preferred
  • Bilingualism in French/ English an asset

What We OfferWorking at NYGHmeans working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Part-time Casual position with 4- and 8-hour shifts, days, evenings and nights shifts, including weekends, in the Specimen Procurement unit. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package which includes pay in lieu of benefits, vacation pay and the opportunity to join the Hospital Pension Plan.
#INDGFOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.How to ApplyThink you’re the right person for the job? Here’s your first chance to show us why:

  • Ensure to meet the deadline – only applications received by the closing date will be considered.
  • We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.

At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Expected salary

$29.45 – 35.48 per hour


Toronto, ON

Job date

Wed, 24 Apr 2024 06:44:07 GMT

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