Full Time Medical Laboratory Technologist (NGS/IHC)

Company

William Osler Health System

This is your chance...William Osler Health System (Osler) invites you to answer the call to make a difference. Your community needs your skills, your compassion and your energy!Who we are:One of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for the ninth year in a row in 2021, and one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for the eighth time in 2019, Osler provides a safe and supportive health care network to grow your career. As a major Ontario hospital system, and home to some of the biggest specialty and emergency departments in the country, Osler serves the 1.3 million residents of Brampton, Etobicoke and surrounding communities. We are proud to offer you incredible exposure and challenging hands-on opportunities to stay at the top of your game.A hospital built for and by the community, we continue to expand our services to meet the needs of a growing population, creating opportunities for increased hands-on skills development, cross-department training and promotion. Guided by our accomplished senior leadership team, together we are driving our vision of patient-inspired health care without boundaries.At Osler, we offer careers that go beyond where health care professionals can achieve their goals and find deep personal and professional fulfillment. Come join our team today!

Location

Brampton

Duties

HOW YOU WILL MAKE AN IMPACT:
• Reports to The charge technologist of the Advanced Diagnostics department
• Responsibilities within this modality include but are not limited to:
o Perform the range of tests and procedures related to Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Pathology
o Performing, interpreting and releasing results
o Assisting with the evaluation and implementation of new technology.
o Ensure that the work of assigned staff meets quality and safety standards; identifies opportunities for improvement
o Perform projects, validations, and proficiency testing as directed by Charge or director

Requirements

YOU HAVE:
• Minimum 2 years’ experience working in Immunohistochemistry OR Minimum 1 year experience with Molecular testing
• Recent work experience with clinical gene technologies including:
o DNA/RNA extraction from various sample types
o Nucleic Acid Sequencing
o Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)
o Proficient with single-gene testing by point-of-care PCR
• Experience with Quality Assurance, quality control testing, quality assurance assessments and accreditation
• Proficient in Immunohistochemical testing (e.g. antigen retrieval, staining, etc) according to strict protocols and guidelines.
• Experience in antibody validation and implementation
• Proficient with embedding and microtomy
• Proficient with sample preparation and nucleic acid extraction for gene sequencing
• Successful completion within the past 2 years of continuing education courses focused on Immunohistochemistry and Molecular testing preferable
• Experience with histology instrumentation an asset
• Strong ability to multitask, be flexible, and responsive to conflicting priorities
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication (verbal and written) skills required
• Experience coordinating workflow and prioritizing in a fast paced environment
• Demonstrate excellence in organization and time management skills to meet deadlines
• Demonstrate mature judgment and initiative and ability to effectively problem solve
• Proven ability to work in a team environment; able to work independently as required
• Must possess strong motivation skills as well as being self-motivated
• Proven dedication to continuing education and continuous learning
• Excellent attendance and punctuality record
• Commitment and accountability to position
• Ability to work and travel between all hospital sites as needed

Hours

Days, Evenings and Nights, 8 hour shifts

Salary

$33.32-$44.67

Comments

Please Apply Online to Posting OSLER19154

Contact

Name

Arian Flores

Address

20 Lynch Street

Telephone

905-494-2120 ext. 29451

Email

Arian.Flores@WilliamOslerHS.ca

Other Email

Arian.Flores@WilliamOslerHS.ca

Job Posting Link

William Osler Health Systemwebsite

Display Date

2022-06-21

Expiry Date

2022-07-21