Medical Lab Technologist – PT

Company

William Osler Health System

William Osler Health System is committed to providing safe, equitable, high-quality care in an environment that inspires our staff to learn, innovate and grow. We believe that, together, we can create a stronger, more unified health care system for people across our region. One of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for the ninth year in a row in 2021 for its exceptional workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs and one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for the eighth time in 2019, William Osler provides a leading healthcare network to grow your career. A multi-site hospital system that serves 1.3 million residents of Brampton, Etobicoke, and surrounding communities within the Central West Local Health Integration Network, we offer employees incredible exposure and challenging hands-on opportunities to stay at the top of your game. Our patient-centric focus is demonstrated across our locations, all uniquely designed to support both the practical aspects of access to compassionate, cutting-edge health care, as well as the way patients and visitors feel.

Location

Brampton Civic Hospital

Duties

HOW YOU WILL MAKE AN IMPACT:
• Accessions specimens; investigates non-conformances on irretrievable specimens prior to processing and according to Laboratory protocols
• Grossing of specimens which includes examining, describing, dissecting, and measuring of small and small/big gross surgical specimens of varying tissue types
• Embeds processed tissue; checks embedding log and investigates errors / discrepancies
• Cuts paraffin wax tissue blocks using microtome; makes, labels, stains and cover slips slides as appropriate
• Operation and maintenance of IHC stainers and other equipment
• Frozen sections
• Correlates cut slides to tissue blocks
• Cuts deeper levels as required
• Files and archives slides and blocks
• Assist with MLA duties as required

Requirements

YOU HAVE:
• Medical Laboratory Technologist with CSMLS certification
• Minimum 5 years recent experience in general Histology in a hospital setting
• Immunohistochemistry (IHC) experience is preferred
• Current registration with CMLTO in good standing
• Ability to distinguish colors
• Comfortable dealing with surgical and autopsy specimens and the deceased
• Strong medical terminology is required
• Strong multi-tasking, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Excellent organizational and communication skills; strong interpersonal skills
• Proven ability to be a team player; able to work independently with minimal supervision
• Knowledge of LabLion, Meditech, Paradigm and other Microsoft Office computer system would be an asset
• Excellent attendance, punctuality and work ethic
• Required to travel between and work at all hospital sites

Hours

Days/Evenings, 8 hour shifts

Salary

$32.99 - $44.23

Comments

Posting Number: OSLER13801

Contact

Display Date

2021-09-15

Expiry Date

2021-09-30