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Medical Technologist I - 14936   View Full Job Description

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Close Date
Open Until Filled
Collective Agreement
Health Science Professionals
City
Port Alberni http://www.viea.ca/doing-business-on-vancouver-island/regions--communities
Facility
West Coast General Hospital http://www.viha.ca/NR/rdonlyres/3036E3B5-5919-465E-A3E4-941BAC009C80/0/WestCoastGeneralHospitalSep102009.pdf
Department/Work Area
WCG Laboratory
Days Off
Other
Days Off Other
as required
Job Type
Casual
Salary Range
$27.31 - $34.06
Multi-Site
No
Date employee Required
Immediately
Does the position require a criminal record check?
Yes
Travel May Be Required
No

  Job Description

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

Reports to the Medical Technologist Grade III.  Under general supervision carries out a variety of duties related to performing analytical laboratory procedures such as collecting, preparing, processing, and testing laboratory specimens.

 


  Qualifications

A. Education, Training and Experience

Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) certification as a Medical Laboratory Technologist. Graduate of a recognized diploma program in Medical Laboratory Technology.

B. Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, co-workers and other hospital staff, and medical staff. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work in order to meet deadlines. 
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate related laboratory equipment.