Medical Laboratory Technologist

Company

Grey Bruce Health Services

Welcome to Grey Bruce Health Services. We operate six hospitals in the Grey Bruce region. Our mission is to offer Quality Health Care, Right Here. We have 1,900 dedicated and compassionate staff and over 150 physicians who work together delivering excellent patient care to residents and visitors across Grey Bruce.Our Regional Hospital in Owen Sound is the largest of our sites, and offers a full range of specialty services, including complex surgeries, total joint replacements, cancer surgeries, MRI and CT diagnostic services. Across the six hospitals, we have more than 100,000 patient visits per year.Our rural hospitals in Lion’s Head, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton and Wiarton offer a wide range of primary and ambulatory care services and all have 24/7 Emergency departments, lab and x-ray.

Location

Owen Sound

Duties

As a member of the Laboratory Services Team, the Medical Laboratory Technologist works under the supervision of the Director of Laboratory Services and Laboratory Manager in coordination with the Charge Technologist, works within his/her scope of professional practice in a team environment to collect samples and is responsible for performing a variety of diagnostic tests on patient specimens, for analyzing and interpreting test results and prepare reports to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. The MLT must be knowledgeable and practice in accordance with the Medical Laboratory Technology regulatory bodies including, CMLTO, Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH), and Hospital regulations and policies. In alignment with the GBHS strategic priorities, the Laboratory Technologist may participate in user groups, and hospital-wide activities and programs and contribute to quality improvement and risk management initiatives as required.

Requirements

 Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science Degree or College Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology
 Current registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO)
 CSMLS Certification
 Working knowledge of lab and hospital software systems as needed
 2 years’ clinical experience with experience in Histology and Core lab disciplines (Chemistry, Haematology and Transfusion Medicine) in a hospital laboratory setting within the last two years preferred
 Demonstrated excellent phlebotomy skills (all collection methods)
 Ability to interact effectively with others within and outside of the organization (i.e. staff physicians, patients, suppliers, Ministry of Health)
 Ability to maintain accurate records and documentation
 Experience with large and small analyzers, dedicated instruments, calibrations and microscopes
 Ability to perform Therapeutic Phlebotomy
 Experience with Point of Care Testing
 Ability to function effectively in a team environment
 Skills in leadership, problem solving, decision making and critical thinking
 Ability to handle exposures to infection, noise, odours, working interruptions and high pressure situations
 Commitment to continuous learning
 Ability to be respectful and maintain confidentiality
 Availability to work all shifts, including weekends, and ability for multi-site coverage when required
 Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records
 Adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and ‘LEAD’ Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others) and a commitment to a safe workplace free of violence and harassment
 Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

Start Date

2022-07-05

Hours

37.5

Salary

32.99-44.22

Comments

Thank you for your interest in employment at Grey Bruce Health Services. We have many exciting opportunities available. GBHS is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage Indigenous people, racialized persons / persons of colour, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2 to apply and self-identify. Please notify Human Resources of any accommodation needs you may have during the recruitment and selection process. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact

Name

Lindsey Lankin

Display Name

Human Resources

Title

Recruitment Coordinator

Address

1800 8th St. East

Telephone

519-376-2121 2195

Email

careers@gbhs.on.ca

Other Email

careers@gbhs.on.ca

Job Posting Link

Grey Bruce Health Serviceswebsite

Display Date

2022-05-26

Expiry Date

2022-06-26