RFT General Duty Technologist Transfusion Medicine


Sinai Health - Mount Sinai Hospital


Toronto, ON


To perform Immunohematologic tests and duties accurately and reproducibly while exhibiting a working knowledge of the theory, methodology, and equipment required in order to aid in diagnosis and management of a patient.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
•Performs procedures related to reception, documentation and storage of specimens
•Performs procedures related to ABO grouping, Rh, antibody screening and cross matching blood
•Performs procedures related to prenatal testing, new-born testing and paternal phenotyping
•Performs antibody identification procedures
•Performs procedures related to receipt and storage of blood and blood components from the Canadian Blood Services
•Performs procedures related to release of prepared blood and blood components to the patient's ward or other location for therapeutic use
•Writes basic interpretation of test results and releases these to the patient's physician/ward in a timely fashion
•Maintains worksheets, logbooks, patient records, etc. as required by law and the policy of the laboratory
•Performs routine preventive maintenance of all equipment and is able to operate equipment effectively
•Maintains written records of all quality control, instruments checks etc.
•Prepares solutions and reagents applicable to the tests performed
•Exhibits ability to prioritize work and respond to urgent unpredictable demands for blood bank services in STAT situations. Consults with peers, senior technologists, section supervisor or section head when appropriate relative to abnormal results, panic results or other concerns
•Exhibits a co-operative attitude with other staff, congeniality, flexibility in hours of work, reliability and punctuality, ability to work at a variety of duties, and flexibility in learning new procedures. Follows the code of professional conducts of the CSMLS
•May assist with demonstrating procedures to new staff or students as requested
•May participate in educational and informational programs
•Communicates effectively with physicians, nurses and other hospital personnel - includes basic interpretation of laboratory test results and explanations of limitations of the test procedure
•May refer tests to other testing facilities for confirmation etc. after consultation with a senior technologist
•Participates in Quality Assurance Program
•Understands the consequences and impact of errors on the patient
•Accepts responsibility for his/her work activities
•Maintains patient confidentiality
•Exhibits understanding and practices safe work habits
•Exhibits initiative and independence of action acceptable for his/her level of training and experience
•Performs other duties as requested by the Charge Technologist or Section Head


•Active General Registration in good standing with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologist of Ontario (CMLTO) and the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS)
•2 years’ of recent experience and demonstrated achievements in Blood Transfusion (preferred)
•Proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access) (preferred)
•Proficiency in the use of Laboratory Information System (preferred)
•Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance record
•In accordance with accreditation standards, employment is conditional upon applicant demonstrating proof of visual colour discrimination ability pertinent to the essential duties of the job
•Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history


37.5 hours per week, rotating shifts (Sunday-Thursday nights and rotating shifts) per operational needs.




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Christine Vallance


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