Medical Laboratory Technician
Lake of the Woods District Hospital
Kenora, ON, Canada
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Medical Laboratory Technician


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$51,958.58 to $55,468.70 annually

As per the CUPE 3634 Collective Agreement

Closing Date

Wednesday, January 27, 2021



The Medical Laboratory Technician contributes to the overall efficiency of Lab Medicine by ensuring effective patient focused care. This position is primarily responsible for performing blood collection from patients, preparing samples for analysis and maintaining laboratory equipment.  

The Lab Technician works in collaboration with hospital systems to provide optimal patient-
centered care while obtaining blood. They demonstrate compassion and prioritize care for
patients and ensure each patient’s needs are met in a timely manner.

The clerical, technical and quality assurance responsibilities of this position include positive
patient identification, procuring specimens, accessioning samples, preparing specimens for
analysis or referral, storing and disposing of specimens, maintaining records and observing principle of data security and patient confidentiality.



  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant/Technician Diploma preferred



  • Phlebotomy training and recent phlebotomy experience required
  • Experience with processing specimens, operating laboratory instruments preferred
  • Thorough knowledge and proficiency in current laboratory procedures
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of a multicultural community and diverse population
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently and part of a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize tasks/responsibilities
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Reliable attendance record


Please apply through the online application process via


We thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The LWDH is committed to diversity and inclusivity in our employment practices. We promote the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity with persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations, including alternative formats, are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.

For more information or to request an accommodation please contact the Human Resources Department at 807-468-9861

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