Registered Technologist
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Toronto, ON
Reporting to the Clinical Laboratory Manager, the Laboratory Applications Coordinator is a registered Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) who will participate in the evaluation and/or implementation of vendor-based applications specific to the Clinical Laboratory and Diagnostic Services including LIS (Laboratory Information System), POCT (Point of Care Testing), ECG (Electrocardiograms) and/or Research Informatics in combination with routine laboratory bench assignments. Responsibilities include: successful completion of all vendor-based and/or in-house training programs; working together alongside the Laboratory Supervisor, Quality MLT and/or inter-professional coordinators to develop plans for validation, implementation, integration and/or validation of new clinical applications; to maintain clinical applications and other laboratory databases; to review and/or write laboratory procedures specific to the clinical applications; to train the laboratory and/or inter-professional end-users and function as on-going resource to them; to coordinate the registration of the research studies requiring laboratory services as well as applicable billing processes. The Clinical Applications Coordinator will work in compliance with all the laboratory accreditation requirements as set forth by the Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH).

The successful candidate is a General MLT, and is a Registered member in good standing with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO) combined with 3 years of direct LIS (Cerner preferred) experience. In addition, experience is also required with automated laboratory equipment, manual handling/processing of biological specimens, and venipuncture. Experience with electrocardiograms (ECG) and their related equipment is preferred. The successful candidate is proficient with Microsoft Office and has demonstrated computer skills; has experience working in databases; has good knowledge of the hospital information system (HIS) requirements and experience; has experience providing end-user support; has demonstrated skills in managing multiple tasks if required; understands and applies the requirements of the laboratory quality management system; has excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written); works collaboratively and productively in a busy team environment; has organizational skills, and prioritizes tasks to ensure good and prompt patient care while achieving high work efficiency; shows independent judgment, and deductive reasoning with attention to details. The ability to work with clients of diverse cultural and social backgrounds is necessary.

Please Note: This full time, permanent position is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit.

Salary Range: $30.71 - $41.18

CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.

CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.

As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, (including people with who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.