Resource Lab Technologist – Chemistry

Company

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Location

Toronto

Duties

Our Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine (DPLM) is currently seeking a Resource Laboratory Technologist to provide comprehensive technical expertise regarding testing, consultation and education primarily in the area of the Rapid Response Laboratory. They will support a 24 hour / 7 days a week operations working all shifts on a rotational basis including weekends and holidays as scheduled. The Resource Laboratory Technologist will work in the Rapid Response Laboratory within the Division of Biochemistry.

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do
• Provide specialized expertise regarding testing, calibration, operation and maintenance of automated and manual testing.
• Participate in the development and evaluation of new methodologies and technologies.
• Provide training to technologists, students and clinical fellows.
• Assume an active role in workload activity measurement, quality control and quality assurance programs to support the effective operation of the Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine (DPLM).
• Ensure procedure manuals are maintained and reflect current laboratory practice, and safety guidelines are followed.
• Perform analytical tests, assess, interpret and report results
• Prepare and issue of samples/product/specimen
• Maintain accurate laboratory records and records of testing
• Operate and maintain laboratory equipment
• Practice and perform a variety of laboratory tests and procedures with accurately and precisely within defined time expectations (TATs)
• Recognize failure, troubleshoot, take remedial action, and document action, within their scope of practice, as required
• Report failures, issues & action taken to immediate supervisor
• Assess results against diagnosis to ensure relevant results correspond with known patient data, as appropriate
• Recognize abnormal and critical results, and takes appropriate actions according to the established SOP, as required
• Follow inventory control system and communicate status to ensure availability of adequate reagents and supplies
• Participate in the development, implementation and support of the policies, processes and procedures within the Quality System to support the effective operation of DPLM
• Follow health and safety procedures as per DPLM and Hospital guidelines.
• Perform quality control and documents control results
• Review and monitor daily QC results
• Recognize unusual quality control results, take remedial action and document outcome
• Report ongoing or unresolved QC issues to immediate supervisor

Requirements

Here’s What You’ll Need
• Bachelor of Science and/or diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
• Bachelor of Science MLS is preferred
• Registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO)
• Comprehensive technical skills and knowledge with a minimum 5 years’ recent experience in Biochemistry
• Demonstrated troubleshooting, decision making and problem solving skills.
• Demonstrated ability to take initiative and be self-motivated.
• Demonstrated ability in the development of management skills, supervisory skills and professional growth.
• Demonstrated ability to be a team player who is self-directed and adaptable to new technologies and processes.
• Solid computer skills an asset.

Employment Type: Full-Time

Contact

Name

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Display Name

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Address

555 University Avenue

Telephone

416-813-7654

Job Posting Link

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)website

Display Date

2022-01-05

Expiry Date

2022-01-19