Medical Laboratory Technologist I, Core/CSTMST
Nova Scotia Health Authority.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA
6d ago

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Department / Program : Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Diagnostic Services & Maritime Medical Genetics

Type of Employment : Casual Relief x 1 position(s)

Req ID : 43001

Union Status : Healthcare Bargaining Unit

Compensation : $28.2031 - $35.5406 / hour

Posting Date : 09 / 26 / 2019

Closing Date : Open Until Filled

Start Date : October 2019

The IWK Health Centre is an internationally recognized and respected academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, providing tertiary and primary care for two million women, children, youth and families across the Atlantic region.

The IWK is committed to a workplace where our staff, physicians, learners and volunteers reflect the patients, families and communities that we serve.

We seek and encourage applicants who reflect our broad diversity, and we are committed to reducing barriers to employment and career growth.

Position Summary

The Medical Laboratory Technologist I (MLTI) performs venous and capillary blood collection, specimen processing, Clinical Chemistry (Vitros instrument), Blood Gases (Radiometer instrument), Hematology and Coagulation (Sysmex instruments), antibody investigation techniques, blood and blood component issuing and testing, packaging and referral of specimens (Transportation of Dangerous Goods), and Specialized Chemistry (Access, Tandem Mass Spec, Immunocap, ECI).

Hours of Work

7.5 hour shifts; Rotating days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.


  • Registered Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) or Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLS) or Bachelor of Science (BSc) with appropriate major required.
  • Registered with CSMLS required.
  • Licensed with NSCMLT required.
  • A sound knowledge of minimum of at least six (6) of the functions listed above required.
  • Well-developed organizational skills and communication skills required.
  • The ability to work in a team environment in addition to independent work is essential.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to on-going training or professional development.
  • Competencies in other languages an asset; French preferred.
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    Applications are accepted until 11 : 59 PM on the Closing Date.

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