Molecular Diagnostic Technologist – Island Health – Vancouver Island Health Authority
Island Health – Vancouver Island Health Authority
In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Reports to the Unit Supervisor, Cytogenetics & Molecular Diagnostics or designate. In accordance with established policies, plans and procedures, this technologist performs special procedures/ techniques for the majority of the time, including established and/ or new clinical genetic or molecular cytogenetic procedures.
A. Education, Training and Experience
Bachelor of Science degree in Biology or Molecular Genetics. Certification in Clinical Genetics or Cytogenetics with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS). Two years recent related experience.
B. Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of computer systems related to the Laboratory.
Knowledge and technical competence to perform procedures using molecular techniques.
Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment and to use related software.
Demonstrated familiarity with Internet web sites specific to Molecular Biology.
Ability to communicate effectively with others including staff, patients and medical staff.
Demonstrated problem solving, organizational and decision-making skills.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Bi-Weekly Hours, 75
$29.56 - $36.84
Date employee Required
June 6, 2016
Approx. End Date
June 22, 2017