Medical Laboratory Technologist
Temporary Assignment - Approximately 40 weeks
•Current, valid license and member with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO) with Microbiology certification essential
•Current Virology and Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory experience is required
•Background knowledge of the principles of Virology and molecular diagnostic techniques are essential
•Excellent communication, organizational and problem solving skills
•Demonstrated commitment to maintaining and improving individual competence, as well as contributing to the education and development of students and co-workers
•Knowledge of Meditech and Microsoft Office applications
•Must be able to function as a team player
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIITES
•The Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) provides routine urgent and stat specimen testing in a fully computerized and highly automated Virology and Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory setting.
•Specimen testing, the MLT will perform additional tasks as required. These include but are not limited to: equipment maintenance, teaching, training, method evaluation, technical writing, trouble shooting, quality assurance projects and safety projects.
•The MLT performs, interprets, takes corrective actions and documents quality control testing
•Works in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
•Understand and complies with the standards of practice as defined by the CMLTO
•Maintains confidentiality of patient information at all times
HOURS OF WORK:
Rotating shifts - days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) is an equal opportunity employer and strives for equity, inclusiveness, and diversity in all our programs, practices, facilities, and people.
Applications must be received online by 12:00 midnight on the Closing Date - late applications will not be accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. SJHH is committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process - please inform us should accommodation be required at any point in the recruitment process.
We foster a culture of patient and staff safety where all positions comply and work in conjunction with the Mission, Vision, and Core Values of SJHH.
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