Lab Technician Jobs Toronto

St. Michael's Hospital

Lab Technician 

Full Job Description


  • Performs phlebotomy and collects capillary blood specimens.
  • Registers specimens and verifies for entry into the LIS system.
  • Enters data for bar code generation.
  • Performs pre-analytical procedures (e.g., centrifugation, aliquot, prepare smears and solutions, etc.)
  • Sorts, allocates and delivers specimens to work stations, and loads onto instruments as appropriate.
  • Receives, unpacks and sorts incoming specimens.
  • Prepares specimens for send-out to external clients.
  • Participates in performing basic QC and inventory management
  • Printing and distribution of laboratory reports.
  • Responds to all customer telephone inquiries.
  • Rotates through different work areas as required.


  • Successful completion of a recognized Laboratory Assistant/Technician Program or equivalent experience required.
  • OSMT or CSMLS certification required.
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods certification an asset.
  • Must be proficient in phlebotomy and all aspects of specimen handling.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work independently and prioritize workload in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be able to work cooperatively and constructively with other team members.
  • Must understand and be committed to the mission and values of St Michael’s Hospital
  • Must be punctual and have an excellent attendance record.

HOURS OF WORK: 12hr shift in ED (10am Р10pm) Tuesday РThursday (second week, 8hr on Friday). Must be willing and able to work rotating shifts, weekends and statutory holidays as required. Shifts are subject to change as per departmental needs.

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