Medical Laboratory Technologist- Impact Genetics

Company

Dynacare

Providing Information. Impacting Lives. Caring for People. By living this mission, Dynacare will achieve its vision of becoming the trusted leader in transforming laboratory information and services into solutions that improve health, wellness and the Canadian health care system. Dynacare is one of Canada's largest and most respected providers of laboratory services and solutions, with more than 50 years of experience serving Canadians. Each day, we support tens of thousands of patients, healthcare professionals and public and private sector clients with the efficient collection and transportation of specimens, accurate testing in our state-of-the-art laboratories and prompt reporting of results.

Location

Bowmanville, Ontario

Duties

Ontario. These position are full-time, permanent, working 37.5 hours per week, Tuesdays to Saturdays 10am to 6pm. Reporting to the Laboratory Director, these individuals are accountable for:

Performs, analyses and reports on various laboratory tests
Performs routine and preventive maintenance of equipment
Extracts DNA from human blood and tissue samples using Universal precautions and following established methods in our lab
Maintains stringent pre and post -PCR containment procedures at all times to prevent PCR contamination
Identifies technical and quality problems and takes appropriate action
Participates in lab quality audits, and annual review and updating of standard operating procedures
Works safely, following lab safety SOPs and safety requirements at all times
Participates in sample accessioning and reporting as required
Performs reverse-transcriptase PCR analysis as required
Performs and interprets polymorphic marker analysis as required
Participates in research and development projects as required, including Next Generation sequencing and the development of new assays for additional genes

Requirements

Knowledge

Registered with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO) in the specialty of Molecular Genetics (new graduates with registration pending will be accepted)
Experience in clinical genetic testing preferred

Technical Skills

Are able to identify and name mutations accurately, using standard nomenclature
Are able to recognize unusual or abnormal results and to initiate appropriate action
Are able to recognize and trouble shoot problems in molecular assays and in instrument performance
Are able to optimize and assist in development of new assays
Are accurate and precise in performing laboratory procedures

Social Process Skills

Have excellent documentation practices
Demonstrate attention to detail and emphasize safety/precaution in work practices
Communicate effectively in written and oral English
Provide good customer service
Maintain strict standards of patient privacy and confidentiality
Work well independently and as a member of a team
Prioritize tasks and manage time effectively
Have experience with laboratory information systems

Start Date

2015-10-15

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Salary

$27.01- $34.85

Comments

If this sounds like you, please introduce yourself. The first step is to go www.gamma-dynacare.com/Careers/Opportunities and submit your information and complete the online questionnaire. If we like what we see, we may contact you to learn even more. Dynacare has been a “Top Employer” for many years and there is a reason why. We are a great place to work. We offer competitive pay and great benefits along with a challenging and fun atmosphere. This is your opportunity to have a meaningful career that impacts lives, every day. Join us.

Contact

Name

Anju Mistry

Display Name

Human Resources

Title

Human Resources Consultant

Address

115 Midair Court

Telephone

905-790-3000 x5135

Email

mistrya@dynacare.ca

Website

http://www.dynacare.ca

Display Date

2015-08-14

Expiry Date

2015-09-18