Medical Laboratory Technologist

Company

Norforlk General Hospital

Located in Simcoe, Ontario, Norfolk General Hospital provides exceptional healthcare to a municipality of approximately 69,000 people. Our area of focus provides a continuum of service throughout the life span of the people we serve including Emergency, Critical Care, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Medicine, Surgery, and Complex Continuing Care. Employing approximately 550 highly skilled and dedicated employees, Norfolk General Hospital continues to be a full service 106-bed hospital with round the clock on-call coverage of Specialists in Surgery, Anesthesia, Internal Medicine, and Obstetrics, as well as on-site 24 hour per day medical coverage.

Location

Simcoe

Duties

Norfolk General Hospital is seeking a Medical Laboratory Technologist. The ideal candidate would be dedicated to patient care and committed to championing the Hospital’s Mission to relieve illness and suffering, and help people live healthier lives. While adhering to departmental policies and procedures the ideal candidate will be responsible for the following;
• Providing information for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease
• Determining / distinguishing between normal and abnormal laboratory test results
• Appropriately communicating critical results to Health Care Providers
• Ensuring effective operation of analyzers and other Laboratory equipment
• Producing accurate reports for release to appropriate clients
• Following Quality Control measures for Laboratory
• Maintaining confidentiality
• Performing all assigned duties in compliance with Laboratory Quality Management System
• Adhering to NGH health and safety policies, procedures and provisions and recognizing and reporting of unsafe hazards and work practices
• Meeting technical competency expectations of the professional College and Hospital, including participating in educational courses, conferences, workshops as required

Requirements

• Licensed to perform Hematology, Biochemistry and Transfusion Medicine, and in good standing with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario. Maintains current CMLTO Quality Assurance portfolio
• Recent MLT experience in a multidisciplinary laboratory environment (5-7 years of preferred)
• Experience monitoring and evaluating QC Data (5-7 years preferred)
• Experience using a laboratory information system (Meditech preferred). Accurate and efficient data entry skills
• Working knowledge of IQMH Laboratory Accreditation requirements and processes
• Demonstrated knowledge and recent experience in transfusion medicine preferred
• Experience in collection of specimens for lab testing
• Self-starter who has the ability to work well with frequent interruptions in a fast-paced medical setting as well as the ability to confidently work alone as required
• Highly developed organizational skills and the ability to multitask
• Demonstrated communication and customer relations skills
• Ability to work in a team based, multi-skilled environment with other hospital services to provide quality patient care
• Excellent attendance record
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Start Date

2021-06-01

Hours

May include days, evenings, weekends/holidays and call back as required

Contact

Name

Linda Foley

Display Name

Linda Foley

Address

365 West Street

Telephone

519 426 0130

Email

nghhr@ngh.on.ca

Other Email

nghhr@ngh.on.ca

Job Posting Link

Norforlk General Hospitalwebsite

Display Date

2021-05-23

Expiry Date

2021-06-27