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Medical Laboratory Technician

LMC Diabetes & Endocrinology is Canada’s largest specialty provider in Diabetes and Endocrinology.  We have over 50 Endocrinologists and 34 Diabetes Educators in 11 centres of excellence providing specialist care to over 56,000 patients across Canada.

In 2015, Manna Research and LMC Diabetes & Endocrinology (LMC) merged their research operations creating one of the largest networks of fully-owned and integrated outpatient clinical research sites in North America. Combined, they have over 40 years of experience conducting more than 1500 clinical research studies to thoroughly test new medications or medical devices for safety and efficacy. Manna Research has 7 locations across Canada.

Currently, our rapidly expanding team is looking for a Medical Laboratory Technician who can work for us on a part-time basis, providing support for our Manna Toronto office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collect and process specimen (blood, urine, etc.) according to the protocol and laboratory manual and procedures.
  • Conduct blood glucose testing for diabetes patients and with the Clinical Research Coordinator and/or physician, manage and coordinate hypo or hyper-glycemia based on blood sugar values.
  • Process other in-house testing i.e. urine sampling, pregnancy tests, ACTH stimulation test, AIC and to maintain accurate source documents
  • Maintenance and shipment of specimens to the appropriate laboratory as indicated in LMC Lab SOP and/or study protocol.
  • Management of supplies, equipments and calibration, including daily temperature tracking and reporting
  • Perform other duties such as study medication accountability, database query and review, preparation of patient charts, patient monitoring and problem solving.
  • Follow appropriate chemical and universal blood and body fluid precautions hygiene. Maintain sanitary and safe work area
  • Perform Health Inspector duties as required by LMC Health and Safety guidelines
  • Achieve and maintain IATA certification

Requirements

  • Science background required (Certificate, DEC or B.Sc.) or completion of a Laboratory Technician or Assistant program at a recognized College or University.
  • Phase I –IV clinical research is considered a strong asset.
  • Vasofix IV catheter insertion experience.
  • 3-5 years of phlebotomy experience.
  • Must be comfortable with hours of work (including weekdays, afternoon and night shifts)
  • May possess a MLT diploma or certification
  • OSMT/CSMLS certified or equivalent is preferred
  • Comfortable with performing phlebotomy
  • Able to work within a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently, attention to detail and multi-task

LMC seeks dynamic individuals who embrace learning and innovation opportunities and those who contribute to great visioning.

LMC |Manna provides six industry-leading programs:

  • Endocrinology Specialist Practice (publicly-funded) - representing the largest non-academic group of Endocrinologists globally
  • Nationally-accredited Diabetes Education Program (publicly-funded)
  • A network of diabetes focused pharmacies
  • Chiropody & Foot Care Specialist Care (New)
  • Optometry & Eye Care Specialist Care (Coming Soon)
  • Canada's largest Clinical Research network specializing in Diabetes innovations

Why LMC|Manna might be right for you!

  • 2016 Certified Best Workplace™
  • 2014 and 2015 Canada’s Best Workplaces™
  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits
  • RRSP contribution matching
  • Education allowance (days and funding)
  • Ongoing career training and development
  • Employee Appreciation Days Off
  • Additional Holiday Closure
  • Opportunities to work with internationally renowned Endocrinologists
  • State of the art Electronic Medical Records (EMR) environment

LMC|Manna is committed to meet the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner. These accommodations will be available upon request.

We thank all candidates for their applications, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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