Laboratory Technologists – Histology, Nova Scotia Health Authority


Nova Scotia Health Authority

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia. - See more at:


Valley Regional Hospital



Reporting to the Director, Laboratory Services, the Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) works in collaboration with all members of the Laboratory Services team to conduct medical laboratory tests, experiments and analyses to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.

The MLT ensures that the principles and practices that guide our work such as the mission, vision, values, expected behaviours, the leadership philosophy, organizational health, population health, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and interprofessional collaboration are integrated within the services they provide and through the messages they deliver.

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Graduate of a recognized Medical Laboratory Technologist program
Eligible for licensure with the Nova Scotia College for Medical Laboratory Technologists
5 years minimum experience in Histology

Current membership with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science
Computer proficiency
Demonstrated accountability
Demonstrated judgment and decision making skills
Strong client focus and ability to build solid health care client/practitioner relationships
Demonstrated communication and conflict resolution skills
Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
Self-directed with demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail

Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation
Demonstrated leadership abilities
Demonstrated planning, organization and time management skills
Commitment to promoting a culture that supports safety, ethical practices and organizational health
Demonstrated good attendance in current and past employment
Exemplary work history as demonstrated in current and past employment
Physical capabilities to perform the duties of the position
Travel and providing on-site services to other healthcare facilities may be required

Availability to work weekends and shifts on a rotating schedule
Successful applicants are required to provide a criminal record check to People & Organizational Development before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment

Preferred (Considered an Asset

Experience in a hospital laboratory setting
Experience with a Laboratory Information System (Meditech)
Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

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Please forward Resume and cover letters directly to Dr. Tarren Vyas at

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

This is a CUPE Healthcare - Healthcare Bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent reduced environment at this time.
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