Lead Lab Tech in Richmond at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/10/2018

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Job Description

Lead Medical Laboratory Technician

Apex Life Sciences is searching for a Lead Medical Laboratory Technician for a diagnostic laboratory located in Richmond, BC. Our client is a busy laboratory that is looking to increase their permanent headcount. This position would be working on both the day and afternoon shifts (lab hours are Monday to Saturday 9:30AM – 10:30PM) with occasional Saturday shifts. This is a permanent, full-time role with benefits. This position would be working as part of a fast-paced team. Candidates with previous experience in medical, veterinary or clinical labs are preferred.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Oversee day-to-day lab activities, including:

  • Tests on samples including hematology, serology, urinalysis, chemistry and ELISA testing
  • Process samples and prepare them to be shipped out in a timely manner
  • Interpret, enter and release results in a laboratory management system
  • Ensure all quality control testing is performed following QA guidelines
  • Assign tasks to junior lab staff, training as needed
  • Reconcile pending tests

Required Qualifications:

  • BSc in Biology, Medical Technology or a related field or an MLT Degree in a related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in a clinical or medical laboratory with Hematology testing
  • Knowledge of GLP, GCP, quality standards and laboratory practices
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good decision making abilities
  • Good attitude and time management skills
  • Positive, can-do attitude


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