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Job Title:
Laboratory Technologist

Posted Date:
5/27/2019
Closing Date:
6/2/2019
Functional Discipline:
Laboratory

Job Description

OPSEU
LAKERIDGE HEALTH

REGISTERED MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST (x2)
CORE LABORATORY
(Chemistry/Hematology/Blood Transfusion)
REGULAR PART-TIME
DAY/EVENING/NIGHT/WEEKEND SCHEDULE; 8 hour shifts (Subject to change)
LAKERIDGE HEALTH OSHAWA

OPSEU-1900000896/897

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and experienced Registered Medical Laboaratory Technologists to join our team. In this position you will have the opportunity to use your extensive knowledge and expertise to help us develop, implement and maintain innovative Laboratory Department practices that will meet the current and future needs of Lakeridge Health.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performing routine and specialized test procedures in Chemistry, Hematology and Blood Bank; organizing workflow to maintain performance standards of quantity and quality; observing, troubleshooting and reporting problems with methods, equipment to the Supervisor; ensuring cleanliness of equipment and of immediate work area; following established safety and infection control procedures; participating in student/staff training programs, as required; and performing other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
*Certification with the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Sciences (CSMLS);
*Current registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO);
*Current theoretical and technical knowledge in Hematology, Blood Transfusion and Biochemistry;
*In-depth knowledge of techniques, principles and instruments and their interrelationships;
*Strong working and technical knowledge of the electronic and/or mechanical equipment necessary to perform routine and specialized testing;
*Proven problem solving skills, with the ability to recognize problems, identify the cause, create alternatives and determine solutions;
*Effective communication and interpersonal skills;
*Ability to exercise independent judgement, deductive reasoning with attention to detail;
*Ability to effectively work under pressure in emergency situations;
*Proven organizational skills with the ability to assess requests and prioritize them to ensure good and prompt patient care;
*Physically capable of performing bending, lifting, turning frequently throughout the shift to accomplish tasks;
*Recent experience in a Core Laboratory, preferred;
*Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Compassion, Innovation, Courage and Trust;
*Must have a satisfactory performance record;
*Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service education sessions;and
*Proven good attendance record with capabilities of maintaining this same standard.

SALARY: $31.87 - $42.71 per hour

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Lakeridge Health thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
If you are qualified for the above position, please apply online:

https://careers.lakeridgehealth.on.ca

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU 348 Bargaining Unit).

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under Lakeridge Health's Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.