Medical Lab Technologist-Clinical Microbiology


London Health Sciences Centre

Who we areLondon Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is a world-class academic health sciences centre located in the southwestern Ontario city of London. Just two hours from Toronto and two hours from Detroit, London features a beautiful and walkable downtown core located on the Thames River, a vibrant culinary scene and scores of activities that highlight local arts, culture and music. As one of Canada's largest hospitals, LHSC is a world-class innovator in clinical care, research and teaching, delivering both local and regional services, including the Children's Hospital, within a large geographic area. LHSC has a workforce of close to 15,000, dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care while working together to shape the future of health.Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (PaLM) is a joint venture of LHSC and St. Joseph's Health Care London committed to providing a comprehensive range of routine and specialized testing and clinical consultation to patients within Southwestern Ontario and beyond. Our flagship programs, with over 700 staff and faculty across 30+ ISO15189/AC Diagnostics accredited labs, serve Canadian and international partners with world-renowned research, innovation, teaching and clinical service. We believe laboratory diagnostics is the cornerstone of the patient journey, with the potential to transform our health system, and we are strengthening our laboratory team to rise to this bold vision.


London, Ontario


Position Summary
As a member of PaLM, the Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) works under the supervision of the Manager for the Microbiology Laboratory in coordination with the Senior Medical Laboratory Technologists. MLTs in the Microbiology laboratory are responsible for Bacteriology, Virology, Serology, Molecular Microbiology/Virology, Epidemiology, Mycology and some special projects. This position requires the ability to travel to other campuses to fulfill the duties of the position.

Rate of Pay: $33.32 per hour - $44.66 per hour


Certification with C.S.M.L.S or equivalent
Current registration or eligible as a Medical Laboratory Technologist with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario with authorization to practice relevant specialties in Laboratory Medicine
Recent experience in:
Microbiology Specimen Receiving and Processing
Gram stain and special stain reading
Main lab routine bacteriology
Identification and Susceptibility Testing Methods
Bacteriology and Virology Quality Control
Anaerobic Bacteriology
Molecular techniques (virology and bacteriology)
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to work shift and weekends
Demonstrated accuracy and organizational skills
Demonstrated interpersonal, communication and conflict resolution skills
Demonstrated computer literacy
Demonstrated ability to collaborate, develop and maintain effective relationships within healthcare teams
Demonstrated practice and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
Demonstrated practice and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC's Mission, Vision and Values
Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:
Successful candidates will be required to complete a health review which includes providing vaccination records or proof of immunity against Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella(Chicken Pox).In addition candidates will need to provide documentation of Tuberculosis Skin testing and a completed COVID vaccine series (two vaccines).

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2+ persons. We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities and standards of goods and services and are also fully compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), as applicable.

As part of the assessment process applicants may be required to complete a written examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.

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37.5 hours


$33.32 per hour - $44.66 per hour


Applicants interested in applying please apply through our career site or email CV to



Nataly Caicedo


Recruitment Associate


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