Updated January 2024
If you want a healthcare career that involves challenging, highly detailed work but doesn’t require years of training, you’re smart to be looking into becoming a medical lab assistant.
This job is all about collecting samples and running routine tests to help doctors diagnose illness and make decisions about patient care. It’s important work that requires great precision and accuracy.
And now is an excellent time to become a medical lab assistant. The Government of Canada Job Bank expects good to very good demand for this profession across most of the country.
So what does it take to land one of those roles? How do you actually become a medical lab assistant?
Here are five simple steps you need to follow.