William Osler Health System (Osler) is a multi-site hospital system serving 1.3 million people in one of the fastest-growing and most culturally-diverse regions in Ontario.
With our new 2019-24 Corporate Strategic Plan, Going Beyond for Healthier Communities as our roadmap, we are shifting traditional thinking and re-imagining health care to help people live healthier lives, reduce chronic disease and improve access to care.
At Osler, we are committed to providing safe, equitable, high-quality care in a fulfilling work environment that inspires our staff, physicians and volunteers to learn, innovate and grow.
We are proud to be recognized, year after year, as one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers and Canada’s Best Diversity Employers.
Here you will work alongside a highly-committed and respected team that understands what it means to go beyond to meet the health care needs of our communities.
HOURS : Days, Evenings, and Nights including Weekends and Statutory Holidays (Subject to change in accordance with operational requirements)
JOB SUMMARY :
Responsibilities within this modality include but are not limited to :
Checks unverified laboratory results for accuracy prior to verification; investigates unexpected abnormal and / or spurious results according to laboratory policies, processes and / or procedures
Performs operation, maintenance and calibration of laboratory analyzers and equipment
Monitors quality control results and responds appropriately to discordant results
Ensures specimen collection, integrity, transport and storage is appropriate for sample processing and analysis
Refers discordant findings to appropriate personnel for further follow-up
Assists at bone marrow collections; check specimen for acceptability; processes in-house and send-out test requests
Monitors temperature and expiry dates of blood and blood component products to ensure products are acceptable for transfusion;
discards outdated or compromised products as required
Checks OR list to ensure blood products are available for required surgeries
Issues blood and blood component products
Actively participates in the Laboratory quality management system and process improvements
Performs other procedures and duties as assigned
Graduate of an accredited Medical Laboratory Technology program or equivalent education (CSMLS)
Must be registered with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO) in good standing
Minimum 2 years recent Chemistry, Hematology and Transfusion Medicine experience in a hospital laboratory setting is preferred, or must demonstrate successful completion of all relevant education / refresher courses within the past 2 years
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and maintain high level of productivity, competence and professionalism
Able to evaluate and analyze information to facilitate continuous improvement of the Laboratory process in the interest of quality patient care
Strong multi-tasking, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Proven ability to be a team player; strong interpersonal skills
Knowledge of Meditech, Paradigm and other Microsoft Office computer system
Excellent attendance, punctuality and work ethic
May be required to travel between and work at all hospital sites
Osler values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
AODA). If you require an accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at human.
While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.