Laboratory Technician (casual part-time)

Job Location: Guelph

Position: Laboratory Technician (casual part-time)
Location: 89 Dawson Road, Guelph, ON
Reports to: Laboratory Director or designate
Work hours: five half days (7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.), or three full days/wk
Range: $22.50 per hour

About the company

Anova Fertility & Reproductive Health is the premier health centre in Canada exclusively focused on reproductive medicine and women’s health. Since 2016, we have built our reputation as the leader in innovation, education, and communication for high quality humanized fertility and reproductive care. We are known for our culture of support, effective process, and holistic approach to patient care. Each day, our efforts are geared toward making the right to family accessible to everyone. By doing what we love, sharing what we learn and celebrating success, we encourage each other to achieve and grow, and we are role models for our community.

About the position

As a Medical Laboratory Technician, you will support the Centre by performing all phlebotomy procedures associated with the diagnostic and therapeutic treatment services provided by Anova. You will collect blood and other specimens from patients in a timely manner, check the quality of blood, and prepare specimens for testing while following established standards and practices. You will maintain patient result records, lab documents, log sheets, and chart results. Rotation on the schedule for (long) weekends and statutory holidays will be a requirement for this position. Crucially, you will share the founder’s passion for being the gold standard for successful reproductive health and fertility centres.

What we offer

  • You get to be part of Anova’s success story
  • You will operate state-of-the-art equipment
  • You would work for a visionary and a highly visible company
  • Parks and Tim Hortons within walking distance

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct tests and carry out procedures by operating endocrinology equipment and hormone analyzer, as outlined in protocols
  • Explain process of specimen collection to patients in calm and friendly way
  • Plan carefully to ensure that procedures are performed efficiently
  • Collect and store specimens in containers, at required temperature
  • Match laboratory forms to specimens, and label these as required
  • Check all test requisitions or computer label against script for 100% accuracy
  • Maintain patient result records, lab documents, log sheets, and chart results
  • Perform audits of equipment to ensure that this functions correctly
  • Assist with maintenance of equipment and cleaning of laboratory
  • Identify abnormal patient conditions and alert supervisor, physicians, or nurses
  • Prepare site for visits by certification and licensing entities
  • Use Centre’s computerized database systems to collect data
  • Maintain clinical competence through practice, education, and research
  • Perform Andrology laboratory procedures as needed

Qualifications and Requirements

  • At least one (1) year of experience working in clinical laboratory, specifically in drawing blood, using centrifuge, and testing, and labeling and shipping specimens
  • Medical Laboratory Technician diploma from accredited institution
  • Current BLS or MLPAO certification
  • ASCP phlebotomy certification preferred
  • Comfortable working with MS Office
  • Working knowledge of relevant software applications
  • Current knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to explain procedures to patients and check for understanding
  • Willingness to improve skills and work as part of laboratory team
  • Thoroughness and keen attention to detail
  • Availability for (long) weekend and statutory holiday rotations


  • Sincere interest in helping people
  • Conscientious, punctual, and dependable
  • Friendly, calm, welcoming demeanour
  • Unfazed under pressure
  • Intellectually curious

How to apply: if you are interested in joining a growing organization that is passionate about being the gold standard for successful reproductive health and fertility centres, please send your resume and cover letter to

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