Non Registered Technician 3 - MLA
St. Joseph's Health System
Charlton Campus, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1d ago

Description

Temporary Assignment - Approximately 40 weeks

POSITION SUMMARY :

Practices and performs, under the supervision of a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) a variety of laboratory tests and procedures, with accuracy and efficiency, in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program (HRLMP).

QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Minimum Grade 12 education or recognized equivalent
  • OSMT Certified Medical Laboratory Assistant Certificate
  • Data entry and order skills in Meditech
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Maintains competence in the receiving, handling, processing, identification, recording, labeling and dispatch of specimens for laboratory testing
  • Registering and accessioning using Meditech
  • Operates and maintains laboratory equipment according to HRLMP procedures. Reports failure and maintains documentation of laboratory equipment according to HRLMP procedures.
  • Actively participates in Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement activities to meet HRLMP objectives
  • Recognizes unusual situations and reports immediately to a MLT
  • Works in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Assists in maintaining inventory control
  • Maintains competency as a MLA through participation in training and continuing education
  • Must maintain confidentiality of patient information at all times
  • Maintains competence and certification in transportation of dangerous goods
  • Transcribes referral laboratory results accurately
  • Preparation of patient samples for virological / molecular testing
  • Other tasks as directed by the MLT
  • HOURS OF WORK :

    Rotating shifts - days, evenings, nights, weekends, holidays

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