NOC 3212 – Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists’ assistants

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Intro

Medical laboratory technicians conduct routine medical laboratory tests and set up, clean and maintain medical laboratory equipment. They are employed in medical laboratories in hospitals, clinics, research facilities, post-secondary educational institutions and government research laboratories. Pathologists’ assistants assist at autopsies and examinations of surgical specimens or perform autopsies under a pathologist’s supervision. They are usually employed in hospitals and universities.

Main Duties

Medical laboratory technicians perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Collect blood, tissue and other samples from patients
  • Log patient samples and prepare them for testing
  • Set up medical laboratory equipment
  • Conduct routine laboratory tests and sample analyses
  • Perform quality assurance of testing techniques
  • Clean and maintain medical laboratory and medical laboratory equipment.

Pathologists’ assistants perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Prepare for autopsies by obtaining patients’ medical records and arranging for radiographic examinations
  • Assist with or perform autopsies and surgical specimen examinations under pathologists’ supervision
  • Dissect, examine, weigh and photograph organs and specimens, collect tissue samples for chemical analysis and record findings
  • Discard specimens according to established safety procedures
  • Clean and maintain instruments, equipment and supplies
  • May prepare bodies for release to funeral homes following completion of autopsies
  • May supervise and train junior resident pathologists and morgue attendants.

Employment Requirements

  • Medical laboratory technicians/assistants require completion of a college certificate program in medical laboratory science.
  • Certification by the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science may be required for medical laboratory technicians/assistants.
  • Combined laboratory and X-ray technicians require completion of a combined laboratory X-ray technology program.
  • Pathologists’ assistants require some post-secondary courses or a university degree in life sciences
    and
    Specialized on-the-job training.

All Titles

  • aide, medical laboratory
  • assistant, medical laboratory
  • assistant, pathology
  • biochemical technician – medical laboratory
  • biological technician – medical laboratory
  • blood bank technician
  • cancer research technician
  • clinical laboratory technician
  • combined laboratory and x-ray technician
  • community health technician – medical laboratory
  • cytology technician
  • epidemiology worker – medical laboratory
  • helper, medical laboratory
  • hematology technician – medical laboratory
  • histology technician
  • laboratory assistant – medical
  • laboratory technician – medical
  • medical laboratory aide
  • medical laboratory assistant
  • medical laboratory helper
  • medical laboratory technical assistant
  • medical laboratory technician
  • morgue attendant supervisor
  • pathology assistant
  • phlebotomist
  • phlebotomy aide
  • renal technician
  • technical assistant – medical laboratory
  • technical assistant – pathology
  • technician, blood bank

Exclusions

  • Biological technicians in non-medical laboratories (See 2221 Biological technologists and technicians)
  • Chemical technicians in non-medical laboratories (See 2211 Chemical technologists and technicians)
  • Medical laboratory technologists (3211)
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