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Phlebotomist | CareerAIM

Date Posted
Friday, January 05, 2018
Toronto, ON
Health Care Services Related

Phlebotomists are needed on a casual basis for the CALIPER study. As a Phlebotomist you will be available to participate in CALIPER clinics a few days per month and will perform and be responsible for a variety of duties, both non-technical and semi-technical, relating to and including the procurement of in-patient and out-patient laboratory specimens from neonates, children, youths and adults in a family centered care environment and acts in accordance with the mission, vision, values and goals of the department and those of the Hospital. For more information on The CALIPER Project, please visit:

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do:

  • Collecting, preparing and labeling of specimens.
  • Performing data entry on Laboratory Information Systems.
  • Participation in Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement activities and compliance to departmental procedures.
  • Maintaining specimen collection equipment and following inventory control system.
  • Ensuring and following health and safety procedures as per the Hospital guidelines and legal requirements.
  • Conducting orientation and training of other Phlebotomy staff as required.
  • Participating in special projects as assigned.
  • Work with children and families in order to obtain blood donations for the purpose of clinical research.
  • Report to supervising coordinator on duty.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • MLA/T certification from the Ontario Society of Medical Technologists (OSMT) or equivalent.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in venipuncture and capillary blood work.
  • Experience with children and/or a pediatric setting is required.
  • Adapt to safe work practices and have working knowledge of the quality systems, Ontario Laboratory Accreditation (OLA), and other relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities.
  • Data entry skills and proficiency in the use of Laboratory Information Systems.
  • Excellent customer service, takes initiative, self-directed, well organized and flexible.

Employment Type

  • Part Time (No Guaranteed Hours)
  • Temporary (12 month contract) 

* This will be a casual position on an as-needed basis. Locations will vary throughout the GTA region.