This is a temporary full-time assignment for approximately 12 months (Until March 2022) to assist with COVID-19 testing.
The technologist's responsibilities include:
Performing laboratory procedures in all areas of microbiology
Accessioning patient samples and performing laboratory tests for serology and molecular diagnostics
Operating, maintaining and troubleshooting laboratory equipment
Ensuring completion of assigned work
Preparing accurate reports; participating in educational, safety, and quality improvement programs; observing and following hospital and departmental policies and procedures
Current General (active practicing) registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO)
1 year recent experience in Microbiology preferred.
Thorough knowledge of theory, methodology needed to perform duties primarily in Microbiology, Serology and Molecular Diagnostics.
Proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel) (preferred)
Proficiency in the use of Laboratory Information System (preferred)
Effective organizational, time management and prioritization skills
Exhibit thorough knowledge of theory, methodology needed to perform duties primarily in Microbiology, serology and molecular diagnostics
Ability to work independently, cooperatively and communicate appropriately well with other staff
Excellent problem solving skills
Must be computer literate
Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history
In accordance with accreditation standards, employment is conditional upon applicant demonstrating proof of visual color discrimination ability pertinent to the essential duties