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Laboratory Assistant - Part time (Laboratory)



Department / Unit:


Position Type:

Part Time

Bargaining Unit:

OPSEU Paramed

Posting Date:

2023-11-16 12:00

Headwaters Health Care Centre. One Community, Caring Together.

We are a dedicated team of professionals focused on providing the best care possible for our patients, families, and caregivers. We work together to care for the whole person from hospital to home.

We are looking for a Laboratory Assistant to work with our Laboratory Department to help us continue in our mission to serve our community with Kindness, Passion, Courage, and Teamwork


Position Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will perform the duties expected of a Laboratory Assistant within Laboratory Department.

The Laboratory Assistant performs phlebotomy and ECGs, and performs laboratory and clerical activities that do not require interpretation, assessment or the exercise of independent judgment. Demonstrates acceptance of the organization’s philosophy of management. Demonstrates willingness to undertake duties in a friendly, cooperative manner. Demonstrates a caring approach to patients, families, visitors and staff. Demonstrates good interpersonal skills, works as a member of the team in the laboratory, treats others with respect, and promotes team work with laboratory staff, physicians, hospital staff and other customers.




  • Graduate of approved Medical Laboratory Technician/Assistant course or 2 years Lab experience as a Laboratory Assistant
  • Experience with accessioning and shipping pathology specimens, addressing specimen issues with the clinical staff, following up on over-due reports, filing of blocks and slides etc.
  • OSMT certified or eligible to write OSMT exams or CSLMS certified or eligible to write CSLMS exams
  • Must obtain OSMT Certificate or CSLMS Certification within 2 years of start date
  • Acceptable performance and attendance records


Hiring Salary Range: $31.65-$36.18

Why Headwaters?

Our values are more than words, they are what define and connect us. They determine how we work, how we behave, and how we relate to our patients, their families, and caregivers as well as to everyone who is part of the Headwaters community

We offer a wide range of employee perks, for information on our comprehensive benefits package, please visit Headwaters Health Care Centre - Careers at Headwaters


Extra Information

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Headwaters Health Care Centre is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer and supports the compliance of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you have a need for an accommodation, please contact Human Resources so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Headwaters Health Care Centre is a smoke free facility. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors.

All job offers will require compliance with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for proof of full vaccination unless provided with a medical exemption or an accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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