Island Health

Laboratory Technologist I (BB-C6BB0)

Found in: Neuvoo CA


Travel Requirement

No travel required Shift Start Time/End Time 0700-1500, 0730-1530, 0800-1600, 1500-2300, 1545-2345, 2300-0700, 2330-0730 Days Off Rotating Vacancy Type Casual Salary Range (Hourly Rate) $30.30 - $37.78 FTE N/A Bi-weekly Hours N/A Planned Start Date Sep. 1 2020 Approximate End Date (For Temporary Assignments ONLY) Pending Return of Incumbent No CRC required? (employee will be working with or have access to children or vulnerable adults and requires a Criminal Record Check) Yes Job Description

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

The Department of Laboratory Medicine, Pathology and Medical Genetics (LMPMG) is committed to enhancing patient care through the provision of consistently high quality laboratory services.

Reporting to the Supervisor or delegate the Core Laboratory Technologist performs established laboratory procedures, including hematology, chemistry and transfusion medicine.


Education, Training And Experience

Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) certification as a Medical Laboratory Technologist.

Graduation from a recognized diploma program in Medical Laboratory Technology.

Completion of core laboratory related courses within the last two years or one (1) year recent, related experience within the last six years in the core laboratory section of the laboratory, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills And Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and deal effectively with, patients/residents, families, staff, physicians, research staff, and other health care providers.
  • Demonstrated current knowledge of relevant core laboratory testing, techniques, methods and procedures.
  • Knowledge of legislations and government policies and procedures related to laboratory technology
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as an effective member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution, critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize issues and workload, and complete assigned work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment, including computerized information systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to demonstrate procedures to other employees and students.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Additional information for applicants This is a casual position for both the VGH and SPH Laboratories. The position includes phlebotomy in the Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care units at the VGH and in the Emergency department at SPH. Requisition CA Health Science Professionals Affiliation/Union HSA

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