Medical Lab Technologist


Grand River Hospital

At Grand River Hospital we are building a world class health care system supporting healthier lives for the communities we serve. We value people above all else and the experiences of our patients and their families, our team members, and our partners are at the very top of our agenda.Through our values of CARE; TRUST AND BE TRUSTWORTHY; COURAGE TO START, HEART TO FINISH and WELCOME ONE TO WELCOME ALL we leverage the collective talents and strengths of our GRH team, our community, and our partners to innovate and accelerate the transformation of health care delivery.At Grand River Hospital we support our Team Members with:• A thorough onboarding and orientation program• Ongoing training and development opportunities• Access to our Ongoing Education Fund• Career mentorship• Wellness programs


Kitchener, Ontario


We currently have an opportunity for a Full Time Medical Laboratory Technologist in the Histology & Cytology.
• FT 8 Hours - Monday – Saturday Days & Evenings, 7.5 hour shifts (hours may change/vary due to operational need)
• Home base is Histology. Alternate area is Cytology.
How Medical Laboratory Technologist support our teams at Grand River Hospital:
• The MLT performs and is responsible for a variety of laboratory tests and procedures while acting in accordance with the Mission, Vision, Values of the Hospital and expectations within the Medical Laboratory Program.

• With an initiative to cross-develop staff coinciding with full-time opportunities, the successful applicant to this posting will be assigned Histology as a home unit with cross-development and work in Cytology. The MLT may be involved in all aspects of the Anatomical Pathology department, and the composition of such work may be modified from time to time.

• Responsible for performing all Cytology related procedures including; specimen preparation using Thin Prep technology, screening, troubleshooting methodologies, reporting, routine preventive maintenance on equipment, and attending EBUS procedure for rapid on-site assessment of specimen adequacy.

• Responsible for performing all Histology related procedures including; embedding, microtomy, staining (routine, special, and immunohistological), decalcification and reprocessing of tissue specimens, and routine preventive maintenance on equipment.

• Participate in the departments Quality Assurance Program and Accreditation compliance plans. Ensure compliance with standard operating procedures and Accreditation Canada Diagnostics standards.

• Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. Follows the code of professional conduct of the
• CMLTO, CSMLS and values of GRH.


At Grand River Hospital, the Medical Laboratory Technologist:
• Current registration with the CMLTO – Cytology & Histology;
• Certification with CSMLS – Cytology & Histology;
• Recent Histology and Cytology experience required;
• Knowledge of the requirements of the Accreditation Canada Diagnostics standards;
• Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office and Laboratory Information Systems;
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
• Good attendance record;
• Exhibit ability to prioritize work;
• Consult with peers, senior, manager or Pathologist when appropriate relative to Laboratory testing and tasks;
• Communicates effectively with physicians, nurses and other hospital personnel – includes basic interpretation of laboratory test results and explanations of limitations of the test procedure.

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Warzeda Khan


Talent Acquisition Consultant


835 King St W


226 751 3279


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