JOB SUMMARY :
To perform many aspects of histological procedures such as :
embedding, microtomy, frozen sectioning, routine and special staining, , decalcification and reprocessing of tissue specimens, routine preventive maintenance on equipment.
Participate in the departments Quality Assurance Program and accreditation compliance plans. Ensure compliance with standard operating procedures and IQMH (ISO 15189 Plus) accreditation standards.
Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. Follows the code of professional conduct of the CMLTO, CSMLS and values of GRH.
Must have active Histology certification with the College of Medical Technologist (CMLTO)
Minimum 1-2 years recent Histology experience required
Good attendance record
Strong demonstrated aptitudes related to time management, workload prioritization and problem solving.
Ability to perform effectively under minimal supervision.
Ability to perform basic histology procedures including embedding, cutting and staining
Working knowledge of CoPath is an asset
Must have strong organizational and documentation skills.
Demonstrated skill In :
Performing all histology procedures and basic troubleshooting when indicated and according to established protocol. Report unresolved problems to the Supervising Technologist / Manager.
Knowledge of safety practices and following safety procedures
Ability to Prioritize work and respond to urgent unpredictable demands
Professional, respectful and courteous attitude with other staff
Effective interdisciplinary communication
Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.