Provincial Health Services Authority

Medical Laboratory Technologist 2, Virology - LM Labs (BB-A94CE)

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Medical Laboratory Technologist 2, Virology

St. Paul’s Hospital, Lower Mainland Laboratories, $32.07 to $40.10 per hour

What you’ll do

  • Participates in day-to-day activities in Virology by testing clinical and other specimens using a variety of methods and evaluating and verifying results according to established procedures.
  • Detect and identify infectious agents using methods such as fluorescent microscopy, rapid immunoassays and cell cultures or by molecular DNA techniques, including PCR to identify nucleic acid sequences. Evaluate and verify results including analysing, reading and interpreting the results as required in accordance with established procedures. Perform serological and other tests on specimens.
  • Prepare stock solutions and reagents following standard operating procedures.
  • Demonstrate laboratory procedures and routines to new staff, residents, students and fellows and answers questions about technical processes in the work area.
  • Respond to requests and inquiries for Virology tests. Seek direction as required from the appropriate Virology Technical Supervisor on customer service issues.
  • Enter and retrieve data utilizing the Laboratory Information System, including patient demographics and test results.
  • Perform all related functions required for the production of final reports such as preparing, testing, assessing and recording quality control results according to established guidelines prior to release of clinical results, troubleshoots specimen adequacy and prepares dilutions as required according to established procedures.
  • What you bring

  • Graduation from a recognized program in Medical Laboratory Technology.
  • One (1) year recent, related experience in the relevant laboratory discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) Certified.
  • You will have demonstrated ability to:

  • Communicate with and deal effectively with staff, Physicians, research staff and other health care providers.
  • Hold current knowledge of relevant laboratory testing, techniques, methods and procedures.
  • Use knowledge of legislation and government policies and procedures related to laboratory technology.
  • Work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Deal with and/or guide others in conflict situations.
  • Physically carry out the duties of the position.
  • What’s in it for you

    Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
  • Temporary, Part-Time (until January 17, 2022 - 0.60 FTE)
    Wage: $32.07 to $40.10 per hour
    1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver
    Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
    Rotating; 0700-1500, 0800-1600, 1000-1800, 1200-2000, 1300-2100, 1500-2300, 1600-2400
    Requisition Number: 106327

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