Trillium Health Partners

Laboratory Technician - Microbiology

System ID
Job Type
Temporary Part-Time
Credit Valley Hospital
Number of Positions

Job Description

Position:                                                Laboratory Technician - Microbiology                                      

File #:                                                     2020-17066

Status:                                                   Temporary Part Time (Up to 18 months)                                               

Department:                                        Microbiology

Site:                                                       Credit Valley Hospital

Hours of Work/Shifts:                       Available to work all shifts 24/7

Posted:                                                 May 22, 2020

Internal Deadline:                              May 29, 2020


Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.

At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!

Job Description:


As part of the laboratory team the successful candidate will be responsible for performing duties in the Microbiology Laboratory including specimen receipt, handling, sample preparation for processing, equipment maintenance, dispatching of referred out tests, result entry, inventory assessment and ordering and communication with other health professionals as required.



  • Successful completion of an accredited Laboratory Assistant course or working toward completion of a Medical Laboratory Technologist program.
  • OSMT (Ontario Society of Medical Technology) , or CSMLS (Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science) certification preferred
  • Experience with and demonstrated understanding of quality assurance and good laboratory practice
  • Recent experience Microbiology Laboratory
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Meditech
  • Satisfactory attendance and performance required

Internal candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.



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Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing, based on our values compassion, excellence and courage.  To be Better Together, we commit to fostering a respectful workplace culture that promotes a safe and supportive environment for everyone who provides care, supports caregiving, receives care or visits the hospital.


In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.


All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.


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




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