Medical Laboratory Technologist – Pathology


Norfolk 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.Simcoe is less than one hour away from most major centers, including Hamilton and London, and only 90 minutes from the Greater Toronto Area. Situated in Norfolk County (Ontario’s South Coast), Simcoe is not far from Lake Erie and the 88 miles of shoreline that includes long stretches of sandy beach.




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;
• Embedding tissue with embedding station.
• Cutting tissue with a microtome, and cryostat.
• Staining using both an automated strainer, and manually perform special stains
• May be trained for grossing of small and some medium sized samples.
• Appropriately communicating sample errors, and issues.
• Ensuring effective operation of equipment.
• 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


Ontario. Maintains current CMLTO Quality Assurance portfolio
• Recent MLT experience in histology preferred (5-7 years of preferred)
• Experience reviewing QC slides
• Experience using a laboratory information system (Meditech preferred). Accurate and efficient data entry skills
• Working knowledge of IQMH Laboratory Accreditation requirements and processes
• Experience in reviewing sample integrity.
• 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

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$36.00 to $49.21


% in lieu of benefits and holidays paid bi-weekly
Eligible for participation in HOOPP



Linda Foley

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Linda Foley




519 426 0130


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