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Laboratory Technologist - Blood Transfusion

Competition #:844107

Job Title:Laboratory Technologist - Blood Transfusion

Job Category:Health Disciplines

New Work Type:Casual

Positions Available:1

Union Affiliation:LiUNA

Posted Date:12/06/19

Closing date:19/06/19

Salary Range:$37.78 - $41.99 per hour

FTE Assignment (Cas=0.000001):0.000001


  • As part of a team, performs pre-analytical, analytical and post analytical functions in Transfusion Medicine.
  • Rotates work stations as required and performs other related duties as determined by their Operations Leader/Technical Specialist.
  • Prioritizes workload and ensures work, including STATS are completed in the required time frame.
  • Identifies abnormalities in test results and takes appropriate action; if necessary to seek advice from appropriate resources.
  • Reports and documents unexpected or non-conforming events/incidents.
  • Prepares, authorizes and interprets laboratory results.
  • Responds to all inquiries regarding specimen collection, results and interpretation.
  • Performs routine and preventative maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting on laboratory instruments.
  • Follows SOPs in the completion of all duties.
  • Adheres to all elements of the quality program including testing appropriate QC samples, performing QA activities, and, assessing results.
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of the quality management system by writing/updating SOPS.
  • Liaises with internal and external customers.
  • Adheres to the laboratory safety program.
  • Participates in material management, inventory management, safety management, performance management and quality assurance.
  • Participates in the training of technologists, laboratory students, medical students and residents.
  • Participates in technical research and development activities and continuing education.
  • Participates in test development and validation
  • Other duties, as required.


  • Must be registered with the Ontario College of Medical Laboratory Technologists (CMLTO) and possess a current CMLTO registration certificate with Transfusion Medicine discipline.
  • Must have recent experience in hospital Transfusion Medicine Lab (within the last two years).
  • Must be proficient in computer software applications (ie. Microsoft Office).
  • Must demonstrate ability to work independently and prioritize workload in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be committed and able to work cooperatively and constructively with other team members
  • Must understand and be committed to the Hospital mission and values.
  • Must be punctual and have an excellent attendance record.
  • Experience in quality principles, teaching, research/development systems are an asset


HOURS: Must be willing and able to work all rotating shifts (including evenings, nights, weekends & statutory holidays)