Reporting to the Senior Technologist and under the director of the Supervisor or Manager, this Laboratory Technologist I position is responsible for performing a variety of duties in Hematology. Performs, records and reports diagnostic procedures in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures to ensure a high quality, accurate and timely result. Identifies unusual or abnormal findings and alerts Senior Technologist/Hematopathologist. Performs and documents quality control and assurance programs. Operates, maintains, and performs troubleshooting on a variety of laboratory instruments to ensure optimal function. Assists with maintaining department supply inventory and re-orders as required. May participate in the validation and assessment of procedures and equipment under the direction of the Senior Technologist, supervisor or manager. May participate in training and orientation of staff and students. Responds appropriately to non-conforming events and unusual situations and able to identify complex issues to the Senior Technologist.
As a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) I, you will be responsible for the daily processing, testing, results analysis and reporting of diagnostic samples within the laboratory department. You will perform a variety of routine and specialized procedures in the processing of specimens used in diagnosis, treatment and research.
Classification: Laboratory Technologist I
Union: HSAA FAC PROF/TECH
Department: Routine Hematology FMC
Primary Location: Foothills Medical Centre
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 16-APR-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
Date Available: 30-APR-2020
Temporary End Date: 30-APR-2021
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 8
Shift Pattern: Nights
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $33.98
Maximum Salary: $44.75
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of an accredited Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Alberta (CMLTA).
Additional Required Qualifications:
Recent (within the last 2 years) MLT experience in a dedicated Hematology department and experience in a fast paced acute care setting. Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills, high standards of customer service and meeting the needs of internal and external stakeholders. Maintain a professional image and positive attitude while promoting a respectful work environment at all times. Ability to build positive working relationships and work effectively in a team environment.