Medical Laboratory Technologist

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Bargaining Unit:
OPSEU
Competition #:
OPS22-090
Job Type:
Casual
Department:
Core Lab
Hours of Work:
Variable
Date Posted:
December 5, 2022
Job Number:
J0822-0878
Number of Positions:
4
Length of Position:
Permanent
Closing Date:
February 28, 2023

Bluewater Health, with locations in Sarnia and Petrolia, cares for the residents of Sarnia-Lambton. With close to 2,500 staff, Professional Staff and volunteers, Bluewater Health provides an array of specialized acute, complex continuing care, allied health and ambulatory care services. State-of-the-art facilities, which opened in 2010, contribute to Bluewater Health’s Mission: We create exemplary healthcare experiences with patients and families every time. For more information about Bluewater Health, visit www.bluewaterhealth.ca or follow us on Facebook and YouTube.

The successful applicant will work in compliance with all relevant and applicable legislation and Hospital Policies and Procedures, will practice the Bluewater Health Standards of Performance Excellence and will fulfill their role within the Attendance Support Program parameters. The successful applicant will also possess effective communication and interpersonal skills, will have the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and will have strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Each member of Bluewater Health is called to embrace patient and family-centred care in its fullest form. This includes using techniques and strategies to communicate “I care and I respect you,” providing information in a way patients and families can understand, listening to patients and families to learn what an exemplary healthcare experience means to them, and seeking their perspective throughout their stay and during improvement initiatives.

Qualifications:

-Active registration with the CMLTO as a General MLT required
-Competent to practice Haematology / Immunohaematology (Blood Bank) and Chemistry required

Skill, Ability and Experience:

-Basic proficiency in the use of computers required
-Experience with Meditech preferred
- Previous experience as a Medical Laboratory Technologist preferred

Principal Duties:

-Perform routine laboratory testing in a core lab environment consisting of Haematology, Immunohaematology and Chemistry
-Participates in unit/department and Hospital Quality Improvement initiatives
-Completes continuing education requirements as necessary
-Other related duties as assigned

Selection will be made on the basis of skill, ability, experience and qualifications as per Article 21.01 of the OPSEU Collective Agreement

Bluewater Health is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. If you require any accommodations to fully and fairly participate in the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department at (519) 464-4400 extension 8391 or humanresources@bluewaterhealth.ca and we will endeavor to provide a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account your accessibility needs.

We thank you in advance for your interest in Bluewater Health, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with Bluewater Health policy, offers of employment to prospective employees are conditional upon the successful completion and disclosure of a Police Records/Vulnerable Sector Check.