Medical Lab Technologist - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

London Health Sciences Centre - London, ON (30+ days ago)

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Posting Period

Open: March 17, 2020

Deadline: April 16, 2020

This position is covered by a collective agreement.

  • This is not an active posting. Please apply if you wish to be considered for future opportunities.
Department Name

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine – Microbiology

Applications are invited for a Medical Laboratory Technologist position in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine – Microbiology. Staff in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine may be assigned to London Health Sciences Centre (University Hospital, Victoria Hospital), St. Joseph’s Health Care, or other sites as required. This position requires the incumbent to be available to work 24/7 and on call.

Regular Full Time or Regular Part-Time

Rate of Pay: $31.87 per hour - $42.71 per hour

Qualifications
Certification with C.S.M.L.S or equivalent
Current registration or eligible as a Medical Laboratory Technologist with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario with authorization to practice relevant specialties in Laboratory Medicine

Recent experience in:
Microbiology Specimen Receiving and Processing
Gram stain and special stain reading
Main lab routine bacteriology
Identification and Susceptibility Testing Methods
Bacteriology and Virology Quality Control
Anaerobic Bacteriology
Molecular techniques (virology and bacteriology)
Serology
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word
Demonstrated knowledge of the Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare requirements
Demonstrated accuracy and organizational skills
Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated strong problem solving and decision making ability
Demonstrated effective interpersonal, communication and conflict resolution skills
Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient and family centred care
Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:
Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis.
Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step)

Immunization Requirements:
Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis.
Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step)

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2+ persons. We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities and standards of goods and services, and are also fully compliant with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), as applicable..

As part of the assessment process applicants may be required to complete a written examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 3 months.