Medical Laboratory Technologist – Administrator, Certification & Prior Learning Assessment


Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS)

The Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) is the national certifying body for medical laboratory technologists, medical laboratory assistants, and is the national professional society for Canada's medical laboratory professionals. We are a not-for-profit organization that is funded entirely by membership dues and revenues from goods and services.CSMLS has 23 full-time staff all located in Hamilton, Ontario where we offer free parking, competitive salaries and excellent staff benefits. Say goodbye to that Toronto commute and night shift with this full time, Monday to Friday position. This is an entry level role providing general MLT expertise and administrative support to the Manager, Certification and Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), the certification examination process and the prior learning assessment process. Approximately 4 weekends per year are required to assist with meeting facilitation.


Hamiton, ON


 Works with PLA applicants to create and complete learning plans required to be eligible for the Canadian certification process
 Provides assistance to PLA clients in the selection of appropriate refresher courses and/or bridging programs
 Performs bar chart guidance/reviews
 Handles complex correspondence with PLA and exam clients
 Conducts quality control of PLA and exam processes
 Builds relationships with staff, volunteers and stakeholders
 Delivers school presentations on behalf of the society
 Conducts statistical reporting/research initiatives
 Provides credential verifications
 Participates in Exam Panel, Angoff and Item Writing sessions
 Supports the production of exam materials
 Conducts examination scoring, including hand scoring
 Carries out projects as assigned


Requirements & Competencies:
 A general Medical Laboratory Technologist degree or diploma
 Certified member of the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science preferred
 Ability to use standard corporate software applications (Word, Excel) at an intermediate level
 Superior written/ oral communication skills along with strong customer service orientation a must
 Strong analytical skills in order to resolve issues and evaluate possible solutions
 Demonstrated ability to carry projects and initiatives to completion
 Process oriented
 Patient and able to deal with applicants with English as a second language
 Discretion and sound judgement in the handling of confidential information
 Able to work effectively under pressure with multiple priorities and deadlines
 Flexible and adaptable to meet the ever changing demands of the CSMLS
 Interest in the not-for-profit sector
 Bilingualism is an asset


Please forward a cover letter and resume to Human Resources via email to, referencing the position title in the subject line. Application deadline is on or before May 20, 2016.

No faxes or phone calls please.

CSMLS is an equal opportunity employer and we would like to thank all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. For additional information on our organization, please visit us at




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