Medical Laboratory Technologist, Genome Diagnostic
Lower Mainland Laboratories, $33.29 to $41.61 per hour
What you’ll do
Perform clinical genetic procedures on samples submitted for Molecular Genetics and/or Cytogenetics testing following established protocols. Procedure may include but are not limited to deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) extraction and quantification, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) based assays, sequencing (including Sanger and massively parallel), agarose gel and capillary electrophoresis, cell culture, harvest and slide preparation, targeted fluorescent in-situ hybridization (FISH) and comprehensive chromosome analysis (karyotype, chromosome microarray)..
Perform a variety of quality assurance and quality control duties including ensuring equipment is operating according to established standards. Ensure equipment validation, calibration and maintenance is completed according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), reviews equipment records for documentation of maintenance and completion of servicing. Recognize malfunctions in equipment and initiates corrective action and forwards discrepancies/concerns to the Technical Coordinator.
Prepare reagents, standards and quality control material to be used for test procedures.
Perform data entry, data retrieval and prepares laboratory worksheets and reports. Enter daily workload statistics into the laboratory information system.
Calculate, tabulate and evaluate results, update records accordingly, and populate patient report with template language.
Maintain standardization and quality control of test procedures and monitors test results for trends. Report unusual or questionable test results to the Professional Staff or Technical Coordinator as appropriate.
What you bring
Bachelor of Science
Certification with the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science as a Clinical Genetics Technologist
Graduation from a recognized post diploma program in Clinical Genetics Technology
Two (2) years of recent, related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
What’s in it for you
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Temporary, Full-Time (09/02/2022)
Wage: $33.29 to $41.61 per hour
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Rotating Days: 0800-0930/1600-1730
Requisition Number: 103419
What we do
Lower Mainland Laboratories (LML) lmlabs.phsa.ca provides laboratory testing at 31 sites across the lower mainland and central coast of B.C., including acute care hospital laboratories and and specialty laboratories.
Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
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