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As a member of the Laboratory Services Team, the Medical Laboratory Technologist works under the supervision of the Director of Laboratory Services and Laboratory Manager in coordination with the Charge Technologist, works within his/her scope of professional practice in a team environment to collect samples and is responsible for performing a variety of diagnostic tests on patient specimens, for analysing and interpreting test results and prepare reports to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. The MLT must be knowledgeable and practice in accordance with the Medical Laboratory Technology regulatory bodies including, CMLTO, Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH) , and Hospital regulations and policies. In alignment with the GBHS strategic priorities, the Laboratory Technologist may participate in user groups, and hospital-wide activities and programs and contribute to quality improvement and risk management initiatives as required.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:

Required:

  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science Degree College Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Current registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO)
  • CSMLS Certification
  • Working knowledge of lab and hospital software systems as needed
  • 2 years’ clinical experience with experience in Core lab disciplines (Chemistry, Haematology and Transfusion Medicine) in a hospital laboratory setting within the last two years preferred
  • Demonstrated excellent phlebotomy skills (all collection methods)
  • Ability to interact effectively with others within and outside of the organization (i.e. staff physicians, patients, suppliers, Ministry of Health)
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and documentation
  • Experience with large and small analyzers, dedicated instruments, calibrations and microscopes
  • Availability to work off-shifts and weekends as scheduled
  • Ability to perform Therapeutic Phlebotomy
  • Experience with Point of Care Testing
  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment
  • Skills in leadership, problem solving, decision making and critical thinking
  • Ability to handle exposures to infection, noise, odours, working interruptions and high pressure situations
  • Commitment to continuous learning
  • Ability to be respectful and maintain confidentiality
  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance records
  • Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

Preferred:

  • Emergency Nursing Certificate
  • Physical Assessment Course
  • TNCC or equivalent
  • Recent Medical/Surgical/PACU/Day Surgery/Critical Care experience
  • Two years recent Emergency experience
  • NRP

Additional Information:

Date of Posting: 2018-01-01
Closing Date:
2018-12-31

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