Supervisor, Lab

University Health Network - Toronto, ON (17 months ago)

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University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Supervisor, Advanced Diagnostics in our Advanced Diagnostics Department.

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The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of groundbreaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world. Find out about our purpose, values and principles here.

As an integral member of the Laboratory management team, the SUPERVISOR CLINICAL LABORATORY - responsibility is for maintaining operations, quality and regulatory compliance of the laboratories at UHN, with a focus for Histocompatibility inclusive of flow cytometry and molecular techniques. These responsibilities include the daily operation of the laboratory including: directly supervising assigned laboratory personnel; coordinating and participating in the identification, development and delivery of professional development programs; facilitating access to educational programs by assigned personnel; maintaining professional development of self; assisting in the development, implementation and maintenance of policies and procedures of the Clinical Laboratory, in consultation with the Medical Director and Laboratory Manager; ensuring adherence to Hospital policies and procedures within the laboratory; ensuring staff compliance with quality assurance requirements and standards; assisting with the preparation of capital budgets; maintaining responsibility for laboratory equipment and products; signing out reports, as required; observing Hospital and departmental policies and procedures; adhering to Hospital and departmental mission and value statements while maintaining patient confidentiality; performing cross-functional responsibilities, as required; performing other related duties consistent with the job classification, as required.

Graduate of a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) program preferred
Certification through CSMLS preferred
Advanced Registered Technologist (ART) designation in area of responsibility preferred
Completion of leadership courses required
Current General registration with the College of Medical Technologists of Ontario preferred
Seven (7) years current clinical laboratory experience required.
Experience in a tertiary care Hospital Service preferred
Minimum four (4) years supervisory/leadership experience in a clinical laboratory setting required.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills required
Excellent organizational and time management skills required
Project management skills required
Knowledge of accreditation programs, and experience in assessments required
Strong decision making and problem solving skills required
Strong technical writing skills required
Demonstrated incident investigation and reporting skills required
Evidenced based knowledge and application of Canadian guidelines, standards and establishment license requirements
Quality manager courses preferred
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

POSTED DATE: August 22, 2019 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.