Nova Scotia Health Authority and IWK Health Centre

Graduate Medical Laboratory Technologist - Laboratory Services (BB-2E2B5)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk CA


Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia.

We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Responsibilities

Reporting to the Manager, Laboratory Services, the Graduate Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) works in collaboration with all members of the Laboratory Services team to conduct diagnostic analytical laboratory tests and procedures to using appropriate methodologies and quality assurance techniques.

The MLT ensures that the principles and practices that guide our work such as the mission, vision, values, expected behaviors, the leadership philosophy, organizational health, population health, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and interprofessional collaboration are integrated within the services they provide and through the messages they deliver.


Eligible for graduation of an accredited Medical Laboratory Technologist program and eligible for registration in Nova Scotia in Spring 2020

  • Strong client focus and ability to build solid healthcare client/practitioner relationships
  • Working knowledge and proficiency with a variety of computer software and programs
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and within an interdisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated accountability, judgment and decision making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Self-directed with demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Demonstrated planning, organization, prioritization and time management skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to self-learning and continuous professional development
  • Commitment to promoting a culture that supports safety, ethical practices and organizational health
  • Good attendance and work record in current and past employment
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
  • Successful Applicants are required to provide a Criminal Record Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to Human Resources before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment
  • Hours of Work

    Full-time, long assignment supernumerary positions; 75 hours bi-weekly

    Shifts may include days, nights, weekends and holidays

    Travel to various sites may be required

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