Medical Laboratory Technologist

Company

Grey Bruce Health Services

About our Laboratory ServicesGrey Bruce Health Services takes pride in offering Quality Health Care within our region.There are 5 laboratories within our Corporation to support our communities. Owen Sound is our Regional Hospital that offers an extensive range of specialty services. We have a busy Pathology Department that includes 6 Pathologists supporting our laboratory and specialty services.Our commitment to providing Quality care is evident in the investments made in the laboratory to ensure we meet the demands of today and adapt for the future. We would like to share a few examples of new technologies recently purchased and implemented at GBHS; PCR testing for COVID Bruker MALDI, Mass Spectrometry for our Microbiology department to quickly identify bacteria Cellavision digital morphology in our hematology department New analyzers for our Chemistry departments, including an automation solution in Owen Sound Alethia, a molecular platform for malaria diagnosis At GBHS we are committed in continuous quality improvement and optimizing lab operations, exploring and implementing new technologies allows us to provide care close to home for our communities.

Location

Owen Sound, ON

Duties

The Opportunity

Full-Time

Owen Sound

As a member of the Laboratory Services Team, the Medical Laboratory Technologist works under the supervision of the Director of Laboratory Services and Laboratory Manager in coordination with the Charge Technologist, works within his/her scope of professional practice in a team environment to collect samples and is responsible for performing a variety of diagnostic tests on patient specimens, for analysing and interpreting test results and prepare reports to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. The MLT must be knowledgeable and practice in accordance with the Medical Laboratory Technology regulatory bodies including, CMLTO, Accreditation Canada (AC) Diagnostics, and Hospital regulations and policies. In alignment with the GBHS strategic priorities, the Laboratory Technologist may participate in user groups, and hospital-wide activities and programs and contribute to quality improvement and risk management initiatives as required.

Requirements

- Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science Degree or College Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology

- Current registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO)

- CSMLS Certification

- Working knowledge of lab and hospital software systems as needed

- Demonstrated excellent phlebotomy skills (all collection methods)

- Ability to interact effectively with others within and outside of the organization (i.e. staff physicians, patients, suppliers, Ministry of Health)

- Ability to maintain accurate records and documentation

- Experience with large and small analyzers, dedicated instruments, calibrations and microscopes

- Ability to perform Therapeutic Phlebotomy

- Experience with Point of Care Testing

- Ability to function effectively in a team environment

- Skills in leadership, problem solving, decision making and critical thinking

- Ability to handle exposures to infection, noise, odours, working interruptions and high pressure situations

- Commitment to continuous learning

- Ability to be respectful and maintain confidentiality

- Availability to work all shifts, including weekends, and ability for multi-site coverage when required

- Adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and ‘LEAD’ Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others) and a commitment to a safe workplace free of violence and harassment

- Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

Hours

35

Salary

$33.42 - $44.66 per hour

Comments

Thank you for your interest in employment at Grey Bruce Health Services. We have many exciting opportunities available. GBHS is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage Indigenous people, racialized persons / persons of colour, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2 to apply and self-identify. Please notify Human Resources of any accommodation needs you may have during the recruitment and selection process. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact

Email

careers@gbhs.on.ca

Job Posting Link

Grey Bruce Health Serviceswebsite

Display Date

2022-11-01

Expiry Date

2022-12-31