Medical Laboratory Technologist
Kingston Health Sciences Centre
KHSC is Southeastern Ontario’s largest acute-care academic hospital. Consisting of our Hotel Dieu Hospital site, Kingston General Hospital site and the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario, as well as two research institutes, we care for more than 500,000 patients and families from across our region.As one of Kingston’s largest employers, we are home to nearly 5,000 staff, more than 2,000 health-care learners and 1,000 volunteers who are committed to partnering with patients and families to ensure we continually provide high quality, compassionate care.
•Performs accessioning, specimen handling and processing.
•Performs Laboratory Testing depending on Clinical Laboratory assignment
•Performs repeat testing where required.
•Responsible for verifying, reporting and releasing of all results by self
•Phones and documents phone call of abnormal and critical lab results based on established policies and procedures
•Performs Quality Control and Quality Assurance procedures to ensure Lab testing meets established requirements and standards.
•Ensures efficient use of laboratory supplies and reagents.
•Monitors supplies inventory to ensure adequate supply is maintained. Notifies appropriate person when re-orders are required.
•Performs and documents routine equipment maintenance and performs minor troubleshooting procedures.
•Provides guidance and supervision to Laboratory Assistants where required
•May be requested to perform the duties of a higher classification when requested.
•Develops or assists in developing new methodologies and assists in implementing new methodologies.
•Performs evaluation, cross over studies and other research and development activities as required.
•Provides assistance to Pathologists, Laboratory Physicians and Laboratory Scientists in performing certain delegated medical acts related to the laboratory discipline in which the incumbent is assigned.
•Applicants for positions in the Department of Genetics Services are required to produce a certificate of registration from the College of Medical Laboratory Technology of Ontario with endorsement in the disciplines of Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics.
•Demonstrated interest in personal professional development.
•Computer skills to include Lab Information System and Microsoft Office applications.
•Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with a focus on interaction with Laboratory staff and internal and external health professionals.
•Diplomacy and understanding others’ viewpoints.
•Flexibility to meet operational requirements, including hours of work, location and accessibility to staff.
Must be highly motivated.
•A strong team player, with the ability to perform duties independently.
•Proven ability to attend work regularly.
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