Medical Laboratory Technologist
Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance
The Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance was formed on July 1, 2003 as a partnership between Listowel Memorial Hospital and Wingham and District Hospital. We share a common management structure with one CEO. We have a commitment to partnership and common Mission, Vision & Values. The Alliance Board consists of both hospital boards combined. We look for opportunities to create and share services and programs across our two communities and to look for creative ways to link to our community partners. The Listowel Memorial Hospital has been providing acute care and complex continuing care services to the residents of North Perth and the hospital’s catchment area since 1919. Our fully accredited hospital offers a wide range of primary and secondary services including 24-hour emergency services. In-patient and out-patient care, specialist clinics and supportive diagnostic services. The Hospital has an active staff of 10 Family Practitioners as well as several consultant staff.Hospital Services Include: • Emergency, Operating Rooms, Diagnostic and Ambulatory Care Units (December 2007) • Maternal/Newborn Unit • Diabetes/Nutrition Counseling • Speech-Language • Physiotherapy • Breast Health Centre • Fully integrated electronic patient health record with Family Health Team and Physician offices. The Wingham and District Hospital is a modern, progressive acute care facility providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, paediatric, chronic and rehabilitation bed and other services, including 24-hour emergency coverage. Hospital services include:• Emergency department with 24-hour on-call coverage • Rehabilitation department including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech language pathology • Multiple outpatient specialist clinics held on a regular basis to provide local service • Affiliation with London Regional Cancer Centre enabling chemotherapy treatment to be provided locally • Many community health related education programs • Fully integrated electronic patient health record with Family Health Team and Physician offices. The Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. Please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation during the recruitment process. Please note only those selected for an interview will be contacted.For further information please visit our website at www.lwha.caLMH- 15 bed CCC, 20 bed med/surg, 4 bed OB, OR, 14-15,000 ER visits annuallyWDH- 32 beds- 5 CC, 5 rehab, 17 med/surg, OR, oncology- 8, 10-11,000 ER visits annually
Listowel and Wingham
POSITION POSTING # W22-66
POSITION: Medical Laboratory Technologist
STATUS: (2) Two Full-Time Cross Site
START DATE: Immediate
SALARY RANGE: $34.07 - $42.57 per hour
To provide accurate and timely results to requests for diagnostic tests to physicians and other health care professionals to ensure patients have access to current best practices in health care. Must work closely with other health care professionals. Technologists are responsible for performing a variety of laboratory tests, many of which are complex, involve numerous steps and techniques and require use of professional judgment. Tests may be performed in one or more of the laboratory sections. Professional application of the principles, laboratory theories and techniques of medical technology are used to produce reliable results that aid the physician in diagnosis and treatment.
Moderate physical effort
High degree of mental effort and analysis
POSITION-SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:
Collect and test specimens from in-patients, out patients, emergency and pre-operative patients.
Report tested results accurately and in a timely way to aid in diagnosis and treatment.
Order blood from CBS/SGH, process and cross match blood for transfusion.
Ensure equipment is functioning properly and ready for next shift
Responsible and provide direction, mentor, correct and report on work of MLA
Active and cooperative participation in all quality control programs
Recording all readings, calculations and results on specimens, quality control material, standards and equipment in a manner conforming to good laboratory practice
Referral of reports to his/her supervisor and/or a Pathologist for final reporting where indicated by laboratory policy or good professional judgement
HOURS OF WORK: All laboratory shifts days, evenings, weekends and statutory holidays. Participate in after-hour call schedule
Successful completion of a medical laboratory technology program offered at an institution accredited by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) in Canada
Registration with College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO)
6 months to 1 year previous practical experience in a hospital core laboratory
255 Elizabeth Street
519 291 3120