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Medical Laboratory Technologist

Requisition #2013-052-1794213
Job LocationCanada-British Columbia-Other
Additional Location DetailsTerrace, BC
Job StreamLaboratory/Technical
Job TypePermanent, Part-Time
Number of Positions Open1
Start Date of Employment ASAP
Posting Date09-Dec-2013
Travel RequiredNot Required
Educational RequirementsTechnical Certificate
Languages RequiredEnglish
Job Description

LifeLabs, has operated in Canada for nearly 50 years. It is a leading provider of laboratory testing and management services, contributing to the treatment and prevention of disease by enabling healthcare providers to operate more efficiently and effectively. LifeLabs provides more than 50 million diagnostic tests for approximately 20,000 health care providers and 17 million patients annually.  Information from these tests plays a vital role in predicting, diagnosing, treating and monitoring disease. LifeLabs operates the largest community medical laboratory network in Canada, together with our hospital and healthcare partners. LifeLabs also partners with healthcare providers to transform and manage laboratory organizations to better meet the complex healthcare challenges of today and tomorrow.

 

The company's mission is to be recognized as a world class provider of market-leading, science-based diagnostics throughout Canada with a current focus in Ontario and British Columbia.  

 

LifeLabs is currently recruiting for a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) for our Terrace, BC laboratory. Terrace is located in rural northwestern part of BC. This position is Casual and therefore no hours per week (0 - 37.5 hours per week).

 

Accountabilities

 

Performs routine Hematology tests including manual differentials, morphologies, ESR and coagulation and miscellaneous hematology testing.  Performs urinalysis testing.  Performs Specimen Management duties for receiving and sending specimens.  Evaluates quality control materials.  Processes and releases accurate patient results.  May include Microbiology setup, culturing and reporting.

 

Requirements

  • Registered Technologist with CSMLS (or eligibility for CSMLS), or documented training and credentials/registration from a non-Canadian MLT training institution
  • Recent clinical laboratory experience preferred
  • Basic computer knowledge including keyboarding skill and an ability to work in MS Windows based environment
  • Good problem solving, analytical, organizational, and continuous improvement skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.