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Laboratory Technologist - Biochemistry

Competition #:816808

Job Title:Laboratory Technologist - Biochemistry

Department:Diagnostic Labs Biochemistry

Job Category:Health Disciplines

New Work Type:Casual

Positions Available:1

Union Affiliation:CNFIU1

Posted Date:07/03/18

Closing date:20/03/18

Salary Range:$37.26 - $41.41 per hour

FTE Assignment (Cas=0.000001):0.000001


  •  As part of a team, performs pre-analytical, analytical and post analytical functions in routine Biochemistry/Toxicology.
  • Prioritizes workload and ensures work, including STATS are completed in the required time frame.
  • Follows SOPs in the completion of all duties.
  • Performs preventive and as required maintenance procedures and troubleshoots equipment problems.
  • Adheres to all elements of the quality program including testing appropriate QC samples, performing QA activities, and, assessing results.
  • Maintains records (QC, QA, equipment, inventory, etc.).
  • Reports and documents unexpected or non-conforming events/incidents.
  • Liaises with internal and external customers.
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of the quality system by writing/updating SOPS.
  • Adheres to the laboratory safety program.
  • Works under the general supervision of the Operations Leader- Biochemistry.
  • Rotates work stations as required and assigned by Operations Leader.
  • The above describes duties are representative but are not to be construed as all inclusive.


  • Current registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO).
  • Strong theoretical knowledge in Biochemistry/Toxicology and demonstrated ability to apply knowledge to fulfill duties on all routine Biochemistry benches (Automation, Blood Gases, Toxicology, etc.).
  • Well developed analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and prioritize workload in a fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and constructively with other lab team members.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • A commitment to St. Michael’s Hospital mission, vision and values.
  • A commitment to continuing education in Biochemistry.
  • An excellent attendance record.

HOURS: Must be willing and able to work all rotating shifts on days, evening, nights and weekends.