Medical Laboratory Technologist

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Number: 79539
Job: Technician/Technologist
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: Hamilton General Hospital
Organization: CORE LAB
Status: Regular Part-time
Hours per week: 18.75
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: OPSEU Local 273
Minimum Salary: 31.3071 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 41.9833
Post Date: Dec 4, 2019, 5:00:00 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: Dec 11, 2019, 4:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

The Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program (HRLMP) is a collaborative program funded and operated jointly by Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph's Hospital. The Program is committed to change and innovation, through education, service and research, to bring the highest quality science into healthcare for the benefit of the community and to participate in the clinical application and interpretation of the science.

Position Summary

The Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) will be required to rotate between all Hamilton Health Science Core Laboratories (Hamilton General site, Juravinski Hospital site). The MLT provides routine, urgent and stat specimen testing in a fully computerized and highly automated Core Laboratory setting. The Medical Laboratory Technologist will perform a variety of laboratory procedures accurately, efficiently and safely while maintaining quality control and prioritizing workload. In addition to specimen testing the MLT will perform additional tasks as required. These include but are not limited to: teaching, training, method evaluation, technical writing, quality assurance projects and safety projects.

Schedule Work Hours

Days, afternoons, nights, weekends and holidays

Qualifications

1. Current Registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO)
2. Successful completion of an accredited MLT program
3. Current core laboratory experience, including Core Hematology and Core Clinical Chemistry
4. Computer skills including Meditech & Microsoft office applications
5. Excellent communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
6. Demonstrated commitment to maintaining and improving individual competence, as well as contributing to the education and development of students and co-workers

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement