General Duty Technologist – Biochemistry

Company

Sinai Health - Mount Sinai Hospital

Location

Toronto, ON

Duties

Comprehensive working knowledge of the theory, methodologies and procedures in Clinical Biochemistry to perform analytical testing with accuracy and precision; must demonstrate competency and accountability in decisions and actions.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Perform procedures related to analytical testing of patient samples according to established policies and procedures either manually or on automated equipment
• Responsible and accountable of all results and procedures performed
• Exhibit good time management, multitask, monitor and prioritize workload in response to demands of urgent and STAT testing
• Communicate effectively all critical results to ordering physicians or units
• Perform internal and external quality control procedures, calibrations, linearity and other quality assurance procedures; perform basic troubleshooting when these procedures fail acceptable limits; report unresolved problems and seek guidance from Senior or Charge Technologist as needed
• Perform the required routine preventative maintenance on equipment (daily, weekly, monthly), and documentation according to the established protocol
• Perform basic troubleshooting of equipments and instruments; record per protocol and report these equipment malfunctions to the designated technical staff
• Communicate any testing downtimes to units and advise on expected time of resumed testing
• Use of independent and professional judgement and knowledge to respond to enquiries
• Assist in inventory control of reagents and supplies; prompt notification of any depleted inventory
• Receive, accession and process specimens in accordance with established SOPs
• Knowledgeable of laboratory safety practices and observe these safe procedures at all times
• Assist in training new staff or medical technology students as requested
• Ability to work independently in a team environment to achieve optimum laboratory operations
• Rotates through relevant areas and workstations and shifts; may work unsupervised in off hour shifts, subject to evaluation of knowledge and competency
• Learn new procedures as required and perform other duties as assigned
• Perform trouble shooting of Point of Care devices
• Assist in nurses training and competency checks on Point of Care devices
• Work independently at off-site Point of Care Testing

Requirements

• Current general class registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO)
• Experience in Biochemistry required
• Demonstrated problem recognition and problem solving skills
• Demonstrated organizational, time management and prioritization skills
• Follow the CMLTO code of professional conduct
• Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance record
• In accordance with accreditation standards, employment is conditional upon applicants demonstrating proof of visual colour discrimination ability pertinent to the essential duties of the job

Hours

37.5 hours a week; Night shift, Sunday – Thursday; Rotation may include day shift (M-F) and weekends per operational needs. Additional hours may be required.

Salary

OPSEU

Comments

This is a permanent full-time opportunity.

Please apply directly through our career portal - link below.

https://sinaihealthsystem-mountsinai.mua.hrdepartment.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/4611

Contact

Name

Christine Vallance

Title

HR Specialist

Email

christine.vallance@sinaihealth.ca

Job Posting Link

Sinai Health - Mount Sinai Hospitalwebsite

Display Date

2020-12-22

Expiry Date

2021-01-05