Medical Laboratory Technologist- Cytogenetics

Company

Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is Southeastern Ontario’s largest acute-care academic hospital. Consisting of our Hotel Dieu Hospital site and Kingston General Hospital site, as well as the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario and 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. Fully affiliated with Queen’s University we are ranked as one of Canada’s top research hospitals.

Location

Kingston, Ontario

Duties

- Performs specimen handling and processing.

- Performs Lab Testing in Chemistry, Hematology, Hemostasis, Transfusion Medicine, Microbiology, Histology, depending on Clinical Lab 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

Requirements

- 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/or Molecular Genetics.

- Demonstrable skills in the discipline applied for.

- Demonstrated interest in personal professional development.

- Computer skills to include Lab Information System and Microsoft Office applications.

- Detail-oriented.

- 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’ view points.

- 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.

-Satisfactory Criminal Reference Check required

Start Date

2018-03-05

Hours

Full-Time Position

Comments

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Contact

Name

Maeve Larkin

Display Name

Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Title

Recruitment Advisor

Address

76 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7

Telephone

613-549-6666 ext. 3604

Fax

613-548-1334

Email

Maeve.Larkin@kingstonhsc.ca

Website

Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Display Date

2018-02-14

Expiry Date

2018-03-31

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