Registered Technologist (MLT)

Company

Grey Bruce Health Services

Grey Bruce Health Services is a multi-site health care corporation with six hospital locations. Our hospital in Owen Sound is a secondary-level acuity Hospital and provides regional specialty services across Grey and Bruce Counties. Our rural hospitals located in Lions Head, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton and Wiarton offer a wide range of primary and ambulatory care services to their communities and to our many seasonal visitors. We have approximately 1600 employees working at our six hospitals. Our employees are dedicated, compassionate and talented individuals who provide excellent care to our patients. Whether you’re just starting to build your health care career, or are looking for a change, you’ve come to the right place. In Grey Bruce, you can strike the perfect balance of active living, clean air and a rewarding career in health care.

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Location

Owen Sound, ON

Duties

As a member of the Laboratory Services Team, the Medical Laboratory Technologist works under the supervision of the Director of Laboratory Services and Laboratory Manager in coordination with the Charge Technologist, works within his/her scope of professional practice in a team environment to collect samples and is responsible for performing a variety of diagnostic tests on patient specimens, for analysing and interpreting test results and prepare reports to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. The MLT must be knowledgeable and practice in accordance with the Medical Laboratory Technology regulatory bodies including, CMLTO, Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH) , and Hospital regulations and policies. In alignment with the GBHS strategic priorities, the Laboratory Technologist may participate in user groups, and hospital-wide activities and programs and contribute to quality improvement and risk management initiatives as required.

Requirements

• Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science Degree or College Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology
• Current registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO)
• CSMLS Certification
• Working knowledge of lab and hospital software systems as needed
• 2 years’ clinical experience with experience in Core lab disciplines (Chemistry, Haematology and Transfusion Medicine) in a hospital laboratory setting within the last two years preferred
• Demonstrated excellent phlebotomy skills (all collection methods)
• Ability to interact effectively with others within and outside of the organization (i.e. staff physicians, patients, suppliers, Ministry of Health)
• Ability to maintain accurate records and documentation
• Experience with large and small analyzers, dedicated instruments, calibrations and microscopes
• Ability to work all shifts, including weekends, and ability for multi-site coverage when required
• Ability to perform Therapeutic Phlebotomy
• Experience with Point of Care Testing
• Ability to function effectively in a team environment
• Skills in leadership, problem solving, decision making and critical thinking
• Ability to handle exposures to infection, noise, odours, working interruptions and high pressure situations
• Commitment to continuous learning
• Ability to be respectful and maintain confidentiality
• Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records
• Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)
• Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

Hours

Full-Time

Comments

HOW TO APPLY: In order to be considered for this position, please submit a completed Application Form, available at all hospitals. All candidates are encouraged to submit a current resume with their application. Applications must be received in Human Resources no later than 1600 hours on the closing date. Late applications will only be considered if it is determined there are no qualified candidates that have applied before the competition deadline. Please contact Human Resources if you require accommodation for the recruitment process. All information is collected for recruitment purposes only and will be held in strict confidence by GBHS. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. GBHS is an equal opportunity employer.
A SATISFACTORY BACKGROUND CHECK MAY BE REQUIRED WHERE APPLICABLE

Mail To:
1800 8th Street East, Owen Sound ON N4K 6M9

Fax To:
519-372-3949

Email To:
careers@gbhs.on.ca

Website:
www.gbhs.on.ca

Contact

Name

Stephanie McCartney

Display Name

Human Resources

Address

1800 8th Street East

Telephone

5193762121 ext 2014

Email

careers@gbhs.on.ca

Website

http://www.gbhs.on.ca

Display Date

2017-09-08

Expiry Date

2017-09-14