Laboratory Technician

REFERENCE NUMBER

78801017

STATUS

Permanent, on the call list

DEPARTMENT

Operations

PLACE

Saint-Laurent

DUTIES

You will be called upon to carry out a variety of tasks in a laboratory environment that adheres to strict quality standards. Depending on which unit you are assigned to, these tasks may include:

  • Screening for viral markers using state-of-the-art instruments and techniques (e.g. nucleic acid testing)
  • Labelling blood products
  • Screening for antibodies and blood typing using serological techniques
  • Culturing platelet components to detect bacteria
  • Responding to hospital requests
  • HLA testing
  • Freezing stem cells and rare blood types
  • Calibrating and performing preventive maintenance on biomedical equipment

QUALIFICATIONS

  • You have a DCS in biomedical analysis technology or the equivalent. A bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences or the equivalent will also be considered. Moreover, you must have acquired knowledge in the following fields: microbiology, virology and pathogenesis, immunology-hematology (blood bank) as well as in molecular biology.
  • You must be available to work days, evenings and/or nights, as well as one weekend out of two.
Specifics:
  • The main shifts are days and evenings, Monday through Saturday
  • Career advancement and stimulating projects
  • Leading-edge equipment
  • Continuous education

Héma-Québec is committed to the equal access employment program and invites women, Aboriginal people, members of visible and ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.