Medical Lab Technologist- Molecular Diagnostic

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

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Posting Period

Open: May 15, 2020

Deadline: June 15, 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 - Molecular Diagnostic (Cytogenetics and Genetics) Laboratory

London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is a patient centred healthcare teaching facility involved in research affiliated with the University of Western Ontario. LHSC is dedicated to training the health care professionals of tomorrow.

Applications are invited for the Medical Laboratory Technologist position in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Cytogenetics. The Cytogenetics Laboratory provides testing for chromosomal aberrations and gene rearrangements causing developmental disorders and malignant diseases. The Medical Laboratory Technologist will perform Classic and Molecular Cytogenetic procedures in accordance with written Laboratory protocols and Provincial Licensing Regulations under the general supervision of the Section Head.

Rate of Pay: $31.32 per hour - $41.98 per hour

  • This is not an active posting. Please apply if you wish to be considered for future opportunities.
Qualifications
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 Clincal Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics
Certification with C.S.M.L.S or equivalent

Recent work experience with the following:
Preparation of all cytogenetic sample types
Chromosome analysis by light microscopy
Fluorescence in situ hybridization (F.I.S.H.) technology
Demonstrated knowledge of Microarray technology (aCGH)
Demonstrated knowledge of QF-PCR and Q-PCR technologies
Proven ability to summarize results and complete reports in an accurate and timely manner
Demonstrated ability to thrive and multi-task in a fast-paced, high volume workload environment, while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
Demonstrated computer literacy (i.e. Cerner, MS Office)
Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Demonstrated ability & willingness to work as part of a team and to collaborate, develop and maintain effective relationships within healthcare teams
Conforms to all laboratory safety regulations, and works in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient 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)

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.