Medical Lab Technologist – Cytogenetics Laboratory


London Health Sciences Centre

London Health Sciences Centre fosters a culture of patient and staff safety whereby all employees are guided by LHSC's Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct.We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect.  LHSC encourages applications from persons with disabilities and we are committed to providing accommodations upon request.As part of the assessment process applicants may be required to complete a written examination or test.  Please be advised that an internal reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.


London, ON


Applications are invited for the Medical Laboratory Technologist position in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Cytogenetics.  The Cytogenetics Laboratory provides testing for chromosomal aberrations and gene rearrangements causing developmental disorders and malignant diseases.  The Medical Laboratory Technologist will perform Classic and Molecular Cytogenetic procedures in accordance with written Laboratory protocols and Provincial Licensing Regulations under the general supervision of the Section Head. 

Rate of Pay:                $32.43 per hour - $43.46 per hour


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 Clincal Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics
Certification with C.S.M.L.S or equivalent
Recent work experience with the following:
Preparation of all cytogenetic sample types
Chromosome analysis by light microscopy
Fluorescence in situ hybridization (F.I.S.H.) technology
Demonstrated knowledge of Microarray technology (aCGH)
Demonstrated knowledge of QF-PCR and Q-PCR technologies
Proven ability to summarize results and complete reports in an accurate and timely manner
Demonstrated ability to thrive and multi-task in a fast-paced, high volume  workload environment, while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Demonstrated ability & willingness to work as part of a team and to collaborate, develop and maintain effective relationships within healthcare teams
Conforms to all laboratory safety regulations, and works in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
Demonstrated computer proficiency with Automated Clinical Systems
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

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