Medical Laboratory Technologist – Molecular Genetics Laboratory

Company

London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC)

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Duties

Applications are invited for the Medical Laboratory Technologist position in Molecular Genetics in the Department Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The Molecular Genetics Laboratory provides gene testing in constitutional and acquired diseases using a full range of classical and advanced genetic technologies including real time PCR, microarray and next generation sequencing. The Medical Laboratory Technologist will perform molecular genetic procedures in accordance with written Laboratory protocols and Provincial Licensing Regulations under the general supervision of the Section Head.

Requirements

• Current registration or eligibility as a Medical Laboratory Technologist with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO) with licensure to practice relevant specialties in molecular genetics/cytogenetics
• Certification with C.S.M.L.S or equivalent
• Recent work experience with clinical genetic technologies including:
o DNA/RNA extraction from various sample types
o PCR (Real Time and Conventional), MLPA
o Nucleic Acid Sequencing
o VNTR analysis
o Robotic Sample Handling
o In silico analysis of nucleic acids
o Other technologies that are routine or new
• Demonstrated accuracy, organizational and multi-tasking skills
• Demonstrated computer literacy (e.g. Cerner, Mutation Surveyor, MS Office, instrumentation software)
• Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
• Demonstrated ability to learn new methodologies
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate, develop and maintain effective relationships within healthcare teams
• Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
• Demonstrated knowledge of and committment to the principles of patient and family centred care
• Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
• Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Salary

$30.46 - $40.83 per hour

Contact

Name

Julie Webster-Rogers

Title

Recruitment Consultant

Email

julie.websterrogers@lhsc.on.ca

Display Date

2016-11-29

Expiry Date

2016-12-31