Medical Laboratory Technologist
Full-Time • Timmins Region
Salary Range: $60,000 - $80,000
The Timmins and District Hospital (TADH) provides a work environment suitable for individuals motivated by a dynamic health care team, where culture is based on innovation, compassion and excellence. Being a part of the TADH team offers stability, dynamic learning & professional growth opportunities, flexible work options, the benefit of making a difference, and so much more.
The Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) performs a variety of medical laboratory tests and procedures for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease for patients referred to the Timmins and District Hospital. The MLT maintains laboratory practices according to acceptable standards in the assigned department.
- To meet regulatory requirements of the Laboratory.
- To contribute to the development of departmental philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures.
- To participate in the all-routine technical, medical laboratory procedures; including non-specialized “stat” procedures in immunohematology, hematology, biochemistry, microbiology and pathology according to established departmental procedures.
- To be responsible for the use of all normal and routine automated equipment within the Laboratory including the maintenance and minor repairs of the equipment.
- To participate in the daily quality assurance program and to be responsible for the designated work area.
- To demonstrate and teach technical and theoretical aspects of assigned specialty in the Laboratory as required.
- To maintain strict confidentiality of all patient and hospital information.
- To work closely with new technical staff and students and to demonstrate new equipment.
- To keep informed of new trends of laboratory technology and to introduce, when feasible, to achieve improved patient care.
- To keep the Laboratory Management informed of all relevant factors pertaining to patient care, cost and utilization of equipment, materials.
- To develop and maintain effective working relationships with laboratory staff, other departments, medical staff, community agencies, and to keep them informed of any changes or developments which may affect them.
- To report any faulty equipment or potential hazards to the Laboratory Supervisor.
- To perform other departmental responsibilities as assigned.
- Must be a graduate of an approved school of Laboratory Technology and registered with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario. Must possess the ability to perform position responsibilities, which require precise attainment of strict limits, tolerances and standards, and to make independent decisions to ensure optimal patient care and efficient operation of the department.
- Must possess the verbal ability to communicate effectively with patients, physicians and other medical personnel in order to give and receive information or instructions and to write clear and accurate technical reports.
- Must possess the physical capacity to perform medium work, requiring lifting and positioning of equipment and patients and the ability of travel distances in the Hospital.
- Must possess the numerical ability to make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately.
- Must possess the visual acuity to discern details when using microscopes or making other observations.
- Employment history demonstrating regular work attendance.
- Must possess the ability to provide effective services to clients/patients in both English and French. Individuals who do not meet the language requirements of this posting are invited to submit their résumé for future consideration.
- Bilingualism (French and English) considered an asset.
- Criminal background check (vulnerable sector) required.
- Part-time, and temporary part-time availabilities available.
Compensation and Benefits
- Starting salary of $35.77/hour; $69,751.50/year (As per Step 1 of the OPSEU collective agreement.)
- Recruitment incentives up to $5,000.
- Option to enroll into Ontario Pension Plan.
- Option to enroll into extended health care and dental care plan.
About the Timmins and District Hospital
The Timmins and District Hospital is a fully accredited (Accreditation Canada) referral and teaching hospital serving the residents of the City of Timmins and Cochrane District as well as the adjoining areas of the Temiskaming, Sudbury and Algoma districts. TADH is dedicated to providing health care services that are consistent with the needs of our community and catchment area. The hospital offers a full range of medical, surgical, critical care, maternity, newborn, pediatric, long-term care and mental health services as well extensive health education and district services. TADH houses 154 beds hospital wide, with an additional 29 surge beds created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and has approximately 850 frontline staff and 70 physicians. The hospital is a leader in state-of-the-art telecommunications and diagnostic equipment connecting physicians and staff to medical practitioners and specialists throughout Canada.
TADH is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment supporting diversity in our work environment to provide quality care where all feel valued, respected, and supported. TADH is dedicated to building a workforce reflective of the communities in which we live, serve, and encourage Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply and self‑identify. Accommodations’ will be made for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process.
Interested applicants should submit their résumé by Department of Human Resources, Timmins and District Hospital, 700 Ross Avenue East, Timmins, Ontario, P4N 8P2. Telephone (705) 267-6371; Fax (705) 360-6008; Attention: Kayla Kampman, email [email protected] .
While we appreciate responses from all of our applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you.
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