Métiers et professions en santé et services sociaux

Certified Medical Laboratory Technician

Certified Medical Laboratory Technician


salaire Min. 24,78 $ / h
Max. 35,67 $ / h

Description and Responsibilities

Certified medical laboratory technicians perform tests on biological samples. They ensure the technical validity of results for diagnosis, treatment monitoring or research purposes.

Source: Comité patronal de négociation du secteur de la santé et des services sociaux  (in French only)

Education and Training Requirements

Certified medical laboratory technicians must have a college diploma (DCS) with a specialization in biomedical analysis technology Ce lien ouvre une nouvelle fenêtre. To be eligible for the job, they must hold an entry level certificate from the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science Ce lien ouvre une nouvelle fenêtre.

Required Interests, Skills and Personality Type

  • Must be have a strong interest in science
  • Must be responsible and organized
  • Must enjoy physical work and handling (medical) instruments
  • Must enjoy working in a team with colleagues and other professionals
  • Must have ability to synthesize information
  • Must have excellent initiative and be able to work autonomously
  • Must know how to observe and analyze situations

Personality Type (RIASEC)

  • I - Prefers studying, understanding and solving problems
  • R - Prefers practical work and handling tools
  • C - Prefers to work in a methodical and structured way, according to established standards

Work Environment

Certified medical laboratory technicians work in:

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