Job category: Laboratory and phlebotomy
Job posting ID: 2519
Employment status: Temporary full-time
Position's anticipated end date: 2023/03/11
Classification: LT OPSEU 200
Salary/Rate of pay: Starting at $37.82
Application deadline: 2022-01-22
This position is open to: Internal and External applicants
Somewhere in Canada there’s a life you can save.
Be part of a dynamic, collaborative and caring organization committed to saving and improving the lives of Canadians. Thousands of Canadians depend on us every day for reliable access to blood, plasma, stem cells and organs and tissues.
Join Canada’s Lifeline and make a meaningful difference every day.
About the role
Canadian Blood Services is looking for a Temporary Full-Time Technical Specialist to join dynamic Distribution Team in Brampton, Ontario. In this role you will further the Mission, Vision, Values and objectives of Canadian Blood Services providing technical expertise to South Central Ontario Supply Chain and to hospital customers in the management and use of blood and blood products. The Technical Specialist is responsible for developing key relationships with external hospital representatives and members of the Healthcare Community.
Key responsibilities include:
Enhances Canadian Blood Service’s ability to meet the needs of customers through using technical expertise to maximize the effective use of inventory.
Directs Distribution staff in the use and maintenance of specialized inventory.
Provides technical expertise in a consultant role to Production & Distribution and to the organization as a whole.
Performs document review.
Performs work in accordance with the provisions of the Canadian Blood Services’ Corporate Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.
Must be available for Night Shift.
Post-secondary level education in a relevant discipline from a recognized academic institution, preferably with a specialty in Transfusion Medicine or Immunohematology.
Registration with the appropriate provincial licensing body for Medical Laboratory Technologists is required.
Five years of relevant laboratory experience in transfusion medicine is required.
Well versed in current Transfusion Medicine practices and trends. Specific knowledge of blood and blood product utilization is required.
Effective leadership and interpersonal skills demonstrated through communication and coaching.
Initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team member in a multi-disciplinary and rapidly changing environment.
Strong organizational, analytical and effective problem-solving skills are essential.
A proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers at all levels.
Experience working in a regulated GMP environment is an advantage.
Payment in lieu of vacation, sick and Benefits
Choice to join Defined Benefits pension plan
Employee discounts, wellness programs and more
This position must meet the Trustworthiness and Reliability Verification requirements of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and is subject to criminal records and employment verification checks.
Diversity and inclusion play a vital role in ensuring health equity for patients across Canada. We are committed to reflecting Canada’s population in our organization and fostering an environment where all employees can be their authentic selves, with equal opportunities to succeed and contribute.
To protect the health and safety of its employees, all Canadian Blood Services’ employees are required to be fully vaccinated (COVID-19 vaccine doses as approved by Health Canada), subject to any medical or other human rights grounds.
If this role resonates with you, we encourage you to apply! This could be your first step towards a meaningful and inspiring career. Come to work each day knowing that you save lives.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those considered for an interview or those invited to participate in an assessment (such as testing) will be contacted. Applicants who require accommodation should discuss their needs with us.