Laboratory Technologist

Hospital Toronto Mount Sinai Hospital
Job Type
Temporary Full Time
Organizational Department
Sinai Health -> Mount Sinai Hospital -> Microbiology
Employee Group
Mount Sinai Hospital Campus - Toronto, ON M5G 1X5 CA (Primary)
Travel Requirement
No travel required
Hours (subject to change)
Must be available 37.5 hours per week, Evening shift; 15:30 - 23:30, includes weekend rotation.
Salary Scale
As per OPSEU Collective Agreement
Job Description

This is a temporary full-time assignment for approximately 12 months to assist with COVID-19 testing.


The technologist’s responsibilities include:

  • Performing laboratory procedures in all areas of microbiology 
  • Accessioning patient samples and performing laboratory tests for serology and molecular diagnostics 
  • Operating, maintaining and troubleshooting laboratory equipment 
  • Ensuring completion of assigned work 
  • Preparing accurate reports; participating in educational, safety, and quality improvement programs; observing and following hospital and departmental policies and procedures 
Job Requirements
  • Current General (active practicing) registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO) 

  • 1 year recent experience in Microbiology preferred. 

  • Thorough knowledge of theory, methodology needed to perform duties primarily in Microbiology, Serology and Molecular Diagnostics. 

  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel) (preferred) 

  • Proficiency in the use of Laboratory Information System (preferred)

  • Effective organizational, time management and prioritization skills 

  • Exhibit thorough knowledge of theory, methodology needed to perform duties primarily in Microbiology, serology and molecular diagnostics

  • Ability to work independently, cooperatively and communicate appropriately well with other staff 

  • Excellent problem solving skills 

  • Must be computer literate 

  • Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history

  • In accordance with accreditation standards, employment is conditional upon applicant demonstrating proof of visual color discrimination ability pertinent to the essential duties

Open Date
Posting Deadline

All applications must be submitted  by no later than 4:00 p.m. of the posting deadline date.

Sinai Health is committed to fostering a culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in order to provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers. As such, all employees will follow safe work practices and comply with the roles and responsibilities that are outlined with respect to health and safety policies, procedures and training. In accordance with Sinai Health policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. 

Sinai Health is a scent sensitive environment and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at any Sinai Health site.   We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by Sinai Health’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please call the Accommodation Phone Line at 416-586-4800 ext. 7050 or email

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