Technical Coordinator - Genome Diagnostics, BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre, LM Labs

PHSA - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Technical Coordinator
Genome Diagnostics, BC Children's Hospital and BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre, LM Labs, Vancouver, $34.33 to $42.79 per hour

What you’ll do

Act as a technical resource by providing technical guidance to staff within the designated discipline or area of expertise using established standards and methodologies. Assist the Technical Practice Lead or Team Lead in the development of; standardized policies, standards and procedures in support of practice goals and objectives.
Assist in implementing and communicating planned technical changes to staff and providing the appropriate feedback to the Technical Practice Lead or Team Lead as required.
Involve the Team Lead or Technical Practice Lead in resolving problems and removing barriers.
Provide technical guidance and advice through methods such as demonstrating procedures and work techniques to staff, assisting with facilitating resolutions to technical issues, and monitoring technical activities to ensure area standards are met and safety procedures are followed.
Communicate unresolved work issues to Team Lead or Technical Practice Lead as appropriate for escalation. Act as a resource person for troubleshooting problems with instrumentation and methodology.

What you bring

Certified by the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science.
Bachelor of Science degree or an Advanced Registered certificate or completion of a supervisory/management program.
A minimum of three (3) years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
A valid BC driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle for business-related purposes.
CSMLS certification as a Clinical Genetics Technologist is an asset.

What’s in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Regular, Full-Time

Two Opportunities
Wage: $34.33 to $42.79 per hour
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled
Monday to Friday; 0800-0900/1600-1700
Requisition Number: 91791 and 91792

What we do

Lower Mainland Laboratories (LML) provides laboratory testing at 31 sites across the lower mainland and central coast of B.C., including acute care hospital laboratories and and specialty laboratories.

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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