Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist
Posting #: 2024-928669
Position: Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist – Core Lab
Status: Permanent Full-time
Hours: Mainly day shifts including weekends/evenings (may be required to work nights based on operational needs)
Site: Milton (Georgetown and Oakville as required)
Halton Healthcare’s vision of Exemplary patient experiences, always, goes beyond just the patient experience; it has shaped our entire culture and remains at the core of every interaction in our organization, from our patients & families to our staff, physicians and volunteers. We believe in exemplary PEOPLE experiences always!
At Halton Healthcare you will thrive in a healthcare culture and environment that embraces inclusion, diversity and belonging with ‘exemplary patient care, always’ at the heart of everything we do.
We empower our people to be the very best they can be so they can make a difference for our patients and the communities we serve.
Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative center of excellence in community hospital care.
This is what you'll be doing:
Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the core lab (Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine and Point of Care Testing) and oversees staff working in that area
Collaborates with Technical Charge Technologist overseeing Georgetown and Milton
Participation in bench work required
All duties associated with daily workload and the results of tests performed on patient specimens
Provides strong Technical support, consultation, and interpretation in all aspects of departmental testing
Ensure changes to processes and/or methods are communicated to staff
Coordinates troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of equipment
Investigation, development, recommendation, installation and training associated with new methods and new technology
Assists in the follow-up of non-conformities as required
Development, updating and reviewing of the technical manuals
Responsible for inventory control and management of supplies as it pertains to all areas of the laboratory
Monitors procedures and consults with the OTMH and GH site to ensure consistency across all sites
Strong knowledge of accreditation requirements and other legislative standards
Participates actively in continuing education and applies knowledge where applicable
Maintains adequate knowledge of equipment and reporting
Must have skills to perform tests in other areas of the Core Lab
Preparation of statistics as they relate to the discipline specific areas
Responsible for the reporting of accurate and precise results and maintains established Quality Control Programs Must be capable of taking independent action to correct results that are not in control
Participation in regional working groups as required
Reports all issues and process gaps to Charge Technologist and Laboratory Manager and participates in corrective action implementation
Maintains current knowledge of professional standards, legislation, accreditation requirements and established health and safety guidelines.
Other duties as required by the Laboratory Manager, Technical Department Head and the Pathologists
This is what you’ll need to do it:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
Member in good standing with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario
Recent and strong technical experience of minimum 5 years in a core lab environment
Experience with routine core lab automated instrumentation and troubleshooting
Demonstrated knowledge of Laboratory Quality Management Systems, Quality Assurance procedures and Quality Control
Experience in leading quality improvement initiatives with sustainable results
Solution oriented with ability to collaborate with laboratory management team and internal stakeholders
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as a collaborative member of a team
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
Must be physically able to do the job
Satisfactory employment and attendance record
The ideal candidate is a strong advocate of patient centred care in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require a person with good communication skills with a clear patient focus with the ability to manage execution and to foster teamwork and cooperation.
Date Posted: February 6, 2024
Internal Applicants due by: February 13, 2024
Please apply if you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are. Please submit your application via our website at www.haltonhealthcare.com directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
In accordance with Directive #6, Halton Healthcare has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination and Management Policy. All new hires must be fully compliant with our Policy as a condition of employment with Halton Healthcare. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a documented medical exemption as part of the hiring process.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.
All Halton Healthcare staff, professional staff and volunteers are encouraged to be vigilant about identifying and reporting safety incidents in their everyday practice. They also have a role in analysis, recommendations and follow through to implementation.
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