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LAB00007482 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

The Laboratory Technologist II is a working level supervisor position utilizing technical skills and judgement performing a diverse range of diagnostic procedures within the Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Cardiology and Specimen Procurement departments within the scope of practice of a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT). Working within a team environment this position is responsible for overall Lab functions at the site which include but are not limited to: Organizing/coordinating resources and supervising a team of MLT's, CLXT’s and MLA’s to assure quality operations. Ensuring the performance of high quality tests. Monitoring daily processes and taking appropriate preventative or corrective action when required. Quality monitoring and review of all laboratory processes conducted on site. Technical trouble shooting. Ordering and maintenance of supply inventory. Reviewing/monitoring financial, personnel and statistical reports. Implementing site based procedures. Liaise with other hospital departments, personnel and physicians. Ensuring safe work practices are followed. Investigation of safety incidents and concerns. Development and ongoing maintenance of staff schedules and occasional rotation re-design following program changes, as well as time approval. Be involved in staff recruitment. Complete annual performance appraisals with staff in conjunction with the clinical supervisor. Coordinate the education and orientation of staff and students. Schedule and lead regular staff meetings, action outcomes of the meeting, and post minutes for staff. Fiscal management of all resources.

Description:

As a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) II, you will coordinate the day-to-day operations and the quality control function of the laboratory. You may have advanced technical knowledge or are the lead responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of Laboratory Information System (LIS) support, site education, quality assurance or laboratory research programs. Your responsibilities may include coordinating, prioritizing, monitoring and assigning work to MLT l's, providing technical advice, problem solving and trouble shooting on a variety of laboratory instruments. In addition, you will participate in the technical aspects of the laboratory, ensuring the performance of standard and specialized procedures.

  • Classification: Laboratory Technologist II
  • Union: HSAA FAC PROF/TECH
  • Department: Drayton Valley Hospital and Ca
  • Primary Location: Drayton Valley Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.90
  • Posting End Date: 29-JUL-2021
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 04-OCT-2021
  • Temporary End Date: 30-APR-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 10
  • Shifts per cycle: 45
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $36.81
  • Maximum Salary: $47.30
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Alberta (CMLTA).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Evidence of CSMLS certification may be required. The ability to effectively communicate in English. Minimum of 5 years full time laboratory experience. Proven success performing supervisory functions in a diagnostic setting. Demonstrated desire and actions to further own knowledge relating to profession. Demonstrated experience with method or equipment evaluations including statistical analysis. Training and/or demonstrated experience related to quality improvement, conflict resolution and customer service. Extensive experience in use of computer systems, software applications. Experience in performing incident investigations and implementing corrective actions. Experience with Accreditation standards, implementation and addressing deficiencies. Demonstrated experience and or knowledge of Laboratory Safety practices. Ability to give and receive constructive feedback. Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload, direct work assignments, and adapt to stressful situations using tact and diplomacy. Ability to influence others through well-developed oral and written communications Ability to interpret, explain and apply applicable legislation, standards, policies and procedures. Receptive to new ideas and change. Good working knowledge of the HSAA collective agreements. Ability to work independently and within a team, effectively managing his/her time.

Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience. Completion of leadership courses, including effective team building and conflict resolution. Experience with development and supervision of effective teams. Use of many software applications including Meditech, e-people, Recruitment Management System, i-Expense, Microsoft Word, Excel, Soft Tech, My Safety Net and Sharepoint.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

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