Medical Laboratory Technologist
REGISTERED MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST
TEMPORARY FULL TIME
DAY/EVENING/NIGHT/WEEKEND SCHEDULE, 8 HOUR SHIFTS (Subject to Change)
LAKERIDGE HEALTH BOWMANVILLE
SALARY: $33.65 - $45.11 per hour
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Registered Medical Lab Technologist to join our team. In this position you will have the opportunity to use your extensive knowledge and expertise to help us develop, implement and maintain innovative Laboratory Department practices that will meet the current and future needs of Lakeridge Health.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performing routine and specialized test procedures in Chemistry, Hematology and Blood Bank; performing pre-analytical procedures including phlebotomy, specimen management and ECGs; organizing workflow to maintain performance standards of quantity and quality; observing, troubleshooting and reporting problems with methods, equipment to Lab Supervisor; ensuring cleanliness of equipment and immediate work area; following established safety and infection control procedures; participating in student/staff training programs, as required; and performing other duties as assigned.
*Certification with the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Sciences (CSMLS);
*Current registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO);
*Current theoretical and technical knowledge in Hematology, Blood Transfusion and Biochemistry;
*Proven in-depth knowledge of techniques, principles and instruments and their interrelationships;
*Experience and technical knowledge of the electronic and/or mechanical equipment necessary to perform routine and specialized testing;
*Proven problem-solving skills with the ability to recognize problems, identify the cause, create alternatives and determine solutions;
*Effective communication and interpersonal skills;
*Ability to exercise independent judgement, deductive reasoning with attention to detail;
*Ability to effectively perform under pressure in emergency situations;
*Proven organizational skills with the ability to assess requests and prioritize them to ensure excellent prompt patient care;
*Physically capable of performing bending, lifting, turning frequently throughout the shift to accomplish tasks;
*Recent experience in a Core Laboratory, preferred;
*Must have a satisfactory performance record;
*Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
*Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service sessions; and
*Proven good attendance record with capabilities of maintaining this same standard
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and OPSEU Local 348.
Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) . Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.
Lakeridge Health is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment and to preventing the transmission of COVID 19 infections among Lakeridge Health team members and our patients. New Lakeridge Health team members will be required to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 during their Post-offer/Pre-employment Health Assessment, subject to any exemptions recognized under the Ontario Human Rights code.
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