Competition #:864437
Work Type: Full-Time Permanent
Positions Available: 1

Hours of Work: Must be available to be assigned on any shift (Days, Evenings, Nights or Days/Nights), 7 days a week, including holidays.

The Department of Laboratory Medicine at St. Joseph’s Health Centre is seeking an experienced candidate to join its leadership team in the Microbiology Laboratory. The ideal candidate should have very strong technical experience in a Microbiology laboratory.

The Technical Specialist has advance technical knowledge and clinical experience relating to the laboratory sub specialty (Biochemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Pathology or Microbiology) they provide support and direction to. The Technical Specialist provides
technical expertise with the day to day operations of the laboratory and plays an integral role in automation performance and maintenance, test validation, teaching and training new staff and directly supports and contributes to the quality management system.

If you are interested and qualified for this position, we invite you to apply at:

Qualifications include:

  1. CMLTO Registration required.
  2. Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a medical Lab Technologist role, with at least two
    years in Microbiology.
  3. ART certification with CSMLS Registration or equivalent is an asset.
  4. Advanced level of experience in all technical aspects of bacteriology. Applied knowledge
    and experience with PCR testing is an asset.
  5. Proven ability to introduce, develop, validate and implement new methodologies and
    equipment in accordance with Ontario Laboratory Accreditation criteria.
  6. Troubleshoots equipment and responds to equipment related technical issues.
  7. Establishes, monitors and audits QC and quality indicators.
  8. Assists the Chief Technologist with the implementation and documentation of preventive
    maintenance programs.
  9. Experience with maintaining supply and reagent inventory control.
  10. Assists the Chief Technologist with problem solving related to workflow and provides
    input, as required at team meetings.
  11. Excellent communication and inter-personal skills coupled with the ability to teach and
    professionally develop peers and students.
  12. Intermediate level skills with MS Word and Excel soft Office and experience with a
    laboratory information system required.
  13. Satisfactory attendance record.
    Please note while we value all applicants only those candidates selected for interview will be

Please note while we value all applicants only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Updated on April 25, 2021