Job Posting #880668

Position: Phlebotomist
Site: Toronto Rehab Institute
Department: Specimen Management
Reports to: Manager, Specimen Management
Salary Scale: $22.29 to 27.87 per hour (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)
Hours: various hours
Status: Permanent Part-time (2 positions), Casual (1 position)

University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Phlebotomist in our Specimen Management Department.

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The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

As an integral member of Laboratory team, the phlebotomist performs a variety of support functions to include: Verify test requisitions by comparing information with nursing station log and notify unit personnel if discrepancies arise; use the electronic system to generate barcode labels, verify patient identification, procure blood samples using aseptic technique following all established procedures and, observe all IPAC isolation procedures. Will maintain specimen integrity by following procedures as outlined. Package and delver samples to testing lab or prepare for pick up. Responsibility include maintaining inventory and supply control ;performing any other duties related to specimen procurement and observing and understanding Hospital and department policies and procedures; adhering to Hospital and department mission and Value statement while maintaining and protecting patient confidentiality; performing cross-functional duties as assigned or requested performing other duties related to and consistent with job classification as required. Will be required to work at TRI Site as assigned.


  • At minimum, completion of Grade 12 with a Phlebotomy Certification and or Laboratory Technician, OR recognized equivalent required
  • Minimum one (1) year of practical or related experience in phlebotomy
  • Registration with the college of Medical Laboratory Technologist of Ontario (CMLTO) and or Medical Laboratory Professionals’ Association of Ontario (MLPAO), preferred
  • Knowledge of Transport of dangerous goods
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Ability to work accurately under stressful conditions
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of appropriate behavior required working successfully in a diverse work group

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

Posting Date: July 16, 2021 Ending Date: August 6, 2021

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

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