Charge Cytogenetics Technologist


Shared Health


Winnipeg, MB


Under the general direction of the Technical Manager/Director or Designate, the Charge Genomic Technologist is responsible for the daily operation of their section of the laboratory. Areas of responsibility will include
administrative, supervisory, technical and educational. The incumbent will maintain a safe environment in accordance with professional and provincial guidelines and ensure compliance with quality assurance programs and maintain standards put forth by Accreditation. Functions are conducted in accordance with the Mission and Values of Shared Health, current policies, procedures and applicable legislation.


Minimum five years recent extensive work experience in a Cytogenetics Laboratory including supervisory and/or administrative experience required. Graduate of an approved Genetics Technology training program; or
Graduate of an approved Cytogenetics laboratory training program; or a Bachelor of Science or equivalent program that includes lecture courses and laboratory courses
in cytogenetics with work experience involving human related testing. Preference over candidates with a
B.Sc. will be given to candidates with a Masters or post-graduate work directly related to cytogenetics.
Successful completion of the CSMLS Prior Learning Assessment process is a requirement for this qualification. Current licensing with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Manitoba (CMLTM) is required.
Current registration with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) is preferred. Qualifications and Skills
Windows computer environment required
Microsoft Office programs required
Workplace Health and Safety Program or training preferred
Leadership skills to coordinate work flow, supervise and promote teamwork
Communication skills to handle professionally all lab communications and interactions with other health
care professionals at various levels from both within and outside the laboratory
Apply technical knowledge to interpretation of results, troubleshooting, and assessing of methods
Mental and physical health necessary to meet the demands of the job required
Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both written and oral
Follow oral and written instructions precisely with attention to detail
Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills required
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a team member
Proficient analytical skills
Work under pressure
Maintains confidentiality with all information entrusted to the position
Fluent language skills (written and oral) in both French and English may be required
Ability to perform duties as described
Physical Requirements
Working shifts, weekends, and holidays may be required
Participating in standby and callback duty may be required
Exposure to all hazards and dangers incumbent in working in a laboratory.

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Anticipated Shift: Days;Weekends Daily Hours Worked: 7.75 Annual Base Hours: 2015


As per Collective Agreement



Danièle Bernier

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Danièle Bernier


Genomics Technical Manager


MS471C-820 Sherbrook St




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