MLT – Histology (part-time)


Peterborough Regional Health Centre

DESCRIPTION:Position: Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT)Department: Histology LabPosition Status: Part TimeTemporary Contract End Date (if applicable):Union: OPSEU PARANumber of Positions: 1WHY WORK FOR US:At PRHC, we believe that the best way to support our patients is through our people. Exploring new positions, programs, or development initiatives is encouraged as it contributes to your personal and professional growth. PRHC supports and encourages you to pursue whatever path you choose.





Responsible to the Charge Technologist(s) in the Area(s) in which they are working and to the Laboratory Manager(s) for performing a variety of routine tests in the various specialty areas of the Laboratory (e.g. Core Lab, Microbiology, Histology, etc.).When requested, takes charge of other areas during the absence of the regular Senior or Charge Technologists.


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General: General Medical Laboratory Technologist certification by Canadian Society of Laboratory Medical Science (CSMLS) or equivalent.

Holds current Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO).

Recent Hospital experience preferred.

Core: Recent Hospital Laboratory (Blood Bank, Hematology, Chemistry) experience preferred (within 3 years).

Histology: Previous recent experience in microtomy, embedding and general histology duties preferred (within 3 years).

Microbiology: Recent Microbiology bench experience preferred (within 3 years).


Someone who possesses:

Computer skills are essential - knowledge of Meditech and Microsoft programs such as Outlook, Word and Excel.

Demonstrated ability to deal effectively and co-operatively with all levels of staff, patients, physicians, external regulatory bodies and the public.

Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills are important for interaction with patients and staff.

Demonstrated organizational and time management skills are required to multi-task and prioritize workload.

Demonstrated ability to maintain a professional manner under stressful conditions.

Demonstrated ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment and hours of work to meet patient needs.

Demonstrated ability to make decisions and use good judgement.

Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member.

Demonstrated good ability to maintain attendance.

Possess good concentration skills.

This position involves sitting or standing for extended periods of times.

Must have good team work skills and promote a positive attitude within the team.

Demonstrated ability to keep up to date technically and apply that knowledge to the position.



Allison McKay

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