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General Duty Laboratory Technologist

Requisition ID: 307313 

Position Number: 20093811

Posting End Date: January 21, 2022

City: Brandon

Site: Shared Health

Work Location: Westman Laboratory (Brandon)

Department / Unit: Histology 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: MGEU WL DSM

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015 

Salary: $28.865, $30.196, $31.580, $33.062, $34.603, $36.211

 

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Charge or designate, the General Duty Medical Laboratory Technologist is responsible for clinical analysis and reporting on patient samples according to established protocols. The General Duty Medical Laboratory Technologist is also responsible for assisting in general lab projects such as SOPs, chemical inventories, etc. The incumbent will maintain a safe environment in accordance with professional and provincial guidelines and ensure compliance with quality assurance programs and maintain standards put forth by Accreditation. Functions are conducted in accordance with the Mission and Values of Shared Health Diagnostic Services, current policies, procedures and applicable legislation.

Experience

  • Previous related experience preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of an approved Medical Laboratory Technology program with attained certification by the CSMLS
  • Successful completion of the CSMLS Prior Learning Assessment process for a discipline specialty, as deemed by the Employer may also be considered

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Current licensing with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Manitoba (CMLTM) required.
  • Current registration with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) preferred.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both written and oral
  • Windows computer environment required
  • Microsoft Office programs preferred.
  • Mental and physical health necessary to meet the demands of the job required
  • Follow oral and written instructions precisely with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Proficient analytical skills
  • Work under pressure
  • Maintains confidentiality with all information entrusted to the position
  • Fluent language skills (written and oral) in both French and English may be required
  • Ability to perform duties as described

Physical Requirements

  • Working shifts, weekends and holidays may be required
  • Participating in standby and callback duty may be required
  • Rotate through various workstations as required
  • Exposure to all hazards and dangers incumbent in working in a laboratory.
  • For more definitive information, refer to the Job Hazard Analysis Assessment of this position within the specific laboratory

 

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.

 

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

 

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

 

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

 

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

 

Direct care workers are required to either be vaccinated for Covid-19 or to participate in on-going regular Covid-19 testing pursuant to Orders made under The Public Health Act C.C.S.M. c.P210.  Successful applicants will be notified at the time of offer of the applicability of this requirement for this position.


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