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Job Title:
Laboratory Technologist

Posted Date:
8/24/2016
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
Laboratory, Chatham
Languages:
-   -   -

Job Description


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Mission: One Team - Two Sites: Serving Chatham & Rural Kent
Vision: Together, Growing a Healthier Community
Values: CKHA CARES - Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence, Safety


POSITION:
Laboratory Technologist

DEPARTMENT:
Laboratory, Chatham

BARGAINING UNIT:
OPSEU P&T

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill, Experience)
-M.L.T. Must be registered with the C.M.L.T.O.
-3 years recent experience in the following areas: Biochemistry, Hematology and Immunohematology.
-Satisfactory attendance.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES (Personal Skills and Attributes)
-Strong team player with the ability to perform duties independently and professionally.
-Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, with a focus on client service, and customer relations.
-Flexibility to meet operational requirements, including hours of work and location.
-Prioritizes and responds effectively to changing workload demands.
-Shows initiative in identifying key issues and takes a logical, responsible approach to problem solving.
-Demonstrated ability to support and embrace the philosophy of Service Excellence and Patient and Family Centred Care.
-Demonstrated participation in building a culture of safety and partnering with each other to improve the safety of patient care processes and systems.
-Demonstrated performance reflecting the Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

ACCOUNTABILITIES (Major Responsibilities of the Position)
-Operates instruments and performs routine testing accurately and with precision.
-Performs venipuncture, and micro-collections as required.
-Operates, maintains all equipment and documents maintenance of all equipment according to stated policy, procedures and schedules.
-Performs troubleshooting of instruments as is necessary.
-Uses laboratory computer for all aspects of the job (entering tests, results, quality control, etc.).
-Sends appropriate patient information as required, (i.e. Faxing, phoning, MOH, Pharmacy, etc.).
-Performs all routine testing promptly in accordance to stated procedures.
-Performs quality control procedures and documents results on a daily basis.
-Orders department supplies (as authorized).
-Prepares reagents, controls, solutions, etc. as required.
-Participates in department continuing education.
-Assists in practical instruction, and supervision of Medical Laboratory Students.
-Prepares method procedures when required.
-Collects and reports data as required including: Workload Measurement Systems (MIS) month end reports, Lab licensing month end reports, Quality Management reports etc. Documents anything unusual in any of these categories.
-Reviews accuracy of all results prior to reporting.
-Responsible for training new staff as required: teaching new instrumentation, procedures, quality control, maintenance, etc.
-Required to aid in instrument and method evaluations.
-Carries out other duties as requested by the Laboratory Manager or Charge Technologist.

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According to the French Language Services Implementation Plan, priority consideration will be given to qualified candidates who possess knowledge of Canada's two official languages.