Medical Laboratory Technologist, Microbiology
Brant Community Healthcare System
Brant Community HealthCare SystemWhen you join Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS), you’re joining a community with over 130 years of making a difference in the lives of patients and families throughout Brant County. At BCHS, we value accountability, equity, respect and compassion. This is where patients come first!We would be nothing without our great people who deliver outstanding care and customer service every day. That is why BCHS strives to make this is a great place to work. We believe in recognizing and rewarding our teams, supporting continuing education and ongoing meaningful opportunities for growth and development.This is a great time to consider joining BCHS! We are starting a new chapter, come be part of our story.
The Medical Laboratory Technologist will report to the Technical Specialist and Manager, Laboratory Services and is responsible for ensuring high quality patient-focused care through accurate and timely laboratory tests and analyses. The Medical Laboratory Technologist works in support of Brantford General Hospital’s departments.
Prepare, maintain and operate medical laboratory equipment in accordance with hospital and laboratory procedures;
Maintain inventory records and ensure laboratory supplies are adequately stocked;
Conduct medical laboratory tests in an efficient and accurate manner to support the operations of hospital departments and physicians;
Collect and test biological samples using established laboratory techniques and procedures;
Interpret test results and analyze data to support patient health outcomes;
Document and report laboratory results in a timely manner and provide reliable information which will guide patient diagnoses, monitoring and treatment;
Ensure testing techniques are standardized and quality-controlled to maintain accuracy and reliability in results;
Adhere to appropriate laboratory and governmental health and safety protocols in areas such as personal protective equipment and handling and disposal of biological samples;
Maintain a safe, clean, and orderly work environment;
Ensure that patient and hospital information is kept confidential;
Participate in staff meetings with other technologists and hospital staff;
Other duties as required
Must be an active member of the CMLTO with a certificate including Microbiology
Completion of a post-secondary education in Medical Laboratory Science is required
Prior experience as a medical laboratory technologist is preferred
Must understand the principles and have the ability to perform analytical techniques on microbiology specimens using established protocols.
Must have strong computer skills including a Laboratory Information System, MS Office and data entry.
Must have well developed organizational skills and proven ability to multi-task
Strong interpersonal and communication skills to function as part of an interdisciplinary team
Reliable individual with excellent attendance record and able to work all shifts
200 Terrace Hill Street, Brantford, Ontario
519-751-5544 ext 4732
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