Microbiology Medical Laboratory Technologist

Company

Bio-Test Laboratory Inc.

Founded in Ottawa in 1971, Bio-Test provides best-in-class specimen collection and diagnostic services to Ontarians and is fully licensed by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to perform tests in haematology, chemistry, microbiology, special chemistry, serology, and cytology. Bio-Test is ISO 15189 Plus™ accredited through the Institute for Quality Management in Health Care (IQMH) and offers customized occupational health programs, including workforce specimen collection, radiology, and ultrasound services, as well as ECGs.

Location

Ottawa, ON

Duties

• Perform laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations
• Record and report data from all analyses and tests in the prescribed time and form and maintain statistical records in accordance with laboratory procedures
• Carry out routine tasks accurately and following strict methodologies to carry out analyses
• Prepare specimens and samples
• Construct, maintain and operate standard laboratory equipment (ex. centrifuges, MALDI-TOV and other analyzing equipment)
• Record and process patient data
• Ensure the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced
• Record and interpret results to present to key stakeholders
• Keep up to date with technical developments, especially those which can save time and improve reliability
• Demonstrate practical scientific procedures
• Observation of strict safety procedures and safety checks
• Write reports, summaries, and protocols regarding experiment
• Perform limited troubleshooting and calibration of instruments and laboratory equipment
• Responsible for lab cleaning, sample disposal, monthly inventory check, safety duties etc.
• Complete other duties as necessary

Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in science, diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology, or related discipline
• Current registration in good standing with College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO)
• Working experience as a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT)
• Understanding of patient process and its application, including the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of medical care
• Working knowledge of laboratory techniques, terminology, equipment, and materials
• High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, and discretion
• Mathematical proficiency for use in computation of test results and analyses
• Application of data processing and analytics
• Must be knowledgeable in health & safety and environmental standards
• Must possess a strong understanding of WHMIS and MSDS
• Participation in training and development of lab personnel
• Experience working with MS Office365 suite
• Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills
• Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Mandatory staff COVID-19 vaccination policy in effect

Start Date

2023-01-09

Hours

Full-time Permanent

Contact

Name

Matthew O'Connell

Title

Human Resources & Talent Acquisition Specialist

Address

5100 Spectrum Way, Mississauga, ON

Telephone

289-334-1264

Email

moconnell@switchhealth.ca

Display Date

2022-12-29

Expiry Date

2023-01-31