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Job Title:
Laboratory Technologist

Posted Date:
8/12/2020
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
Laboratory

Job Description

OPSEU
LAKERIDGE HEALTH

MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGISTS (3)
LABORATORY SERVICES
CORE LAB(Chemistry/Hematology/Blood Transfusion)
TEMPORARY PART-TIME
DAY/EVENING/NIGHT/WEEKEND SCHEDULE; 8 hour shifts (Subject to change)
LAKERIDGE HEALTH OSHAWA
SALARY $32.43 - $43.46 per hour

OPSEU 2000001617, 1618, 1619

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Medical Lab Technologist (MLT) performs routine and specialized test procedures in Chemistry, Hematology and Blood Bank including duties; 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;
*Must have a satisfactory performance record;
*Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
*Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-services in this area;and
*Proven good attendance record with capabilities of maintaining this same standard.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and OPSEU Local 348.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.