Med. Lab. Technologist
The profession of medical laboratory technologist is regulated in the provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan. The profession isn’t regulated in the provinces of British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Territories.
2. Skills Development
Canadian employers put a high emphasis on soft skills, which are personal attributes that enhance your interactions, job performance, and career prospects. Unlike your hard skills, you can apply your soft skills broadly.
3. Understanding Canadian Workplaces
Canadian employers who often do not know how to assess education and work experience from other countries, may require or prefer you to have experience working in Canada. Lack of local market experience can pose a challenge for newcomers, but there are ways to overcome that.
4. Job Finding Techniques
The occupation of medical laboratory technologist is on the list of the 24 eligible occupations’ list for the Federal Skilled Worker Program. The job opportunities for this occupation are positive in Canada, however, the Canadian job market is very competitive, so be prepared and understand each of the steps needed to gain employment. As well,… read more
The associations listed below provide additional information about licensure and certification and offer a variety of professional development, education and networking opportunities.
Medical laboratory technologist employment has a good outlook because it is a vital part of Canada’s health-care system. There are about 20,500 medical laboratory technologists working in hospitals, public and private laboratories, university research facilities, pharmaceutical laboratories, veterinary research clinics, community health clinics and biotechnology companies across the country. The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is… read more