Responsibilities include : assists pathologist with grossing tissue and during autopsies, procures and accessions specimens according to established procedures;
using MEDITECH for order / entry; cleaning and sterilizing work area and equipment; surgical and autopsy tissue processing;
preparing reagents and performs other related duties as required.
Hours of Work
Monday-Friday 0730-1530 or 0900-1700, with weekend and holiday standby / callback
Minimum High School Diploma or G.E.D required, with English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry or acceptable equivalents.
Requires commitment to attain CSMLS MLS certification within the first year.
Registered Medical Laboratory Assistant preferred.
Completion of a certified Medical Lab Assistant course is preferred
Funeral and Allied Health Services diploma preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of principles, methods, and techniques related to procurement of surgical and post-mortem specimens and performs pre analytical techniques on specimens from a variety of sources.
Willingness to apply, perform and learn computer functions required for the position.
Demonstrated tact, the ability to work with others and the ability to work as a member of a team.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated strong planning, organizational, analytical and communication skills.
Experience in a similar lab environment an asset.
MEDITECH experience an asset.
Competencies in other languages an asset; French preferred.
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