Medical Laboratory Technologist


Job Description:This is a Permanent full-time position working from Sunday to Saturday days, evenings, nights.Medical Lab Technologists provide accurate and timely interpretive and diagnostic specimen testing and reporting. Through accuracy, quality, efficiency and expediting test results, you will contribute to patient well-being and the achievement of better health outcomes.Participates in day-to-day bench work activities by testing clinical and other specimens using nucleic acid technique, and evaluating and verifying results according to established procedures.Prepares stock solutions and reagents following standard operating procedures.Performs semi-automated and/or or automated nucleic acid extraction and detection by real time PCR.Responds to requests and inquiries for all referred in tests. Seeks direction as required from the Technical Coordinator(s), Team Lead, Site Supervisor Laboratory Operations Manager, or Program Head/Medical Director as appropriate on customer service issues.Performs all related functions required for the production of final reports such as preparing, testing and assessing quality control results prior to release of clinical results through the laboratory information system (LIS), troubleshoots specimen adequacy and prepares dilutions as required according to established procedures.Participates in quality assurance programs for the Analytical Section through methods such as gathering data on turnaround times (TAT) for test procedures, and monitoring performance and quality indicators. Reports occurrences according to standard operating procedures.Provides input in the development and maintenance of standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the Analytical Section and making recommendations for changes.Assists with information management, such as workload statistics, through methods such as gathering information, completing analysis and recording information.Performs other related duties as assigned.Maintains and documents maintenance of laboratory equipment. Recognizes and reports malfunctions in equipment. What you bring:Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology and certification with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS)One (1) year of recent, related experience including experience in a research based laboratory or an equivalent combination of education, training and recent related experience. You have the ability to:Demonstrate interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing in a team environment.Demonstrate attention to detail and organizational skills.Demonstrate ability to be self-motivated, manage time, and work independently.Demonstrate ability to operate related equipment and use related software.Demonstrate physical ability to perform the job. Job ID: 32883464

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