Medical Laboratory Technologist 1


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Thunder Bay


• Conducts standardized medical/clinical tests and procedures for the isolation, quantification, identification, molecular testing and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of clinically significant bacteria, fungi, parasites, viruses and associated antibodies.
• Reports and relays results to health care providers within acceptable turnaround time (TAT) as published by PHOL.
• Authorizes the release of laboratory test results and discusses test results with clients within the restriction of College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO) regulations.
• Maintains privacy and confidentiality as outlined by PHO corporate policies.
• Carries out established quality assurance and control procedures including proficiency testing to ensure quality outcomes.
• Performs review of daily QC materials and take appropriate actions to resolve any discrepancies in QC material that falls outside the acceptable ranges.
• Maintains and monitors equipment and supplies to ensure operability.
• Provides direction and guidance to Laboratory Attendants responsible for supporting MLTs and senior staff and assists with training new staff.
• Provides technical assistance to Senior Technologists and Operational Lead in carrying out testing and/or special projects.
• Performs activities to support the laboratory’s Quality management Program and Ontario Laboratory Accreditation requirements.
• Performs other duties or projects as assigned.


• Mandatory: Member in good standing with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO)

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