Medical Laboratory Technologist - Laboratory Services

Req ID: 141080
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Western
Zone, Yarmouth Regional Hospital  
Department: PLM Chemistry YRH

Type of Employment: Hourly FT long-assignment (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)

Status: CUPE Healthcare Position
Posting Closing Date: 27-Jan-23


Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

 

Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

 

 

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager, Laboratory Services, the Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) works in collaboration with all members of the Laboratory Services team to conduct medical laboratory tests, experiments and analyses to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.

 

The MLT ensures that the principles and practices that guide our work such as the mission, vision, values, expected behaviors, the leadership philosophy, organizational health, population health, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and interprofessional collaboration are integrated within the services they provide and through the messages they deliver.

 

About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

 

  • Graduate of a recognized Medical Laboratory Technologist program
  • Eligible for licensure with the Nova Scotia College for Medical Laboratory Technologists
  • Current membership with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science
  • Computer proficiency
  • Demonstrated accountability
  • Demonstrated judgment and decision making skills
  • Strong client focus and ability to build solid health care client/practitioner relationships
  • Demonstrated communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Self-directed with demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Demonstrated planning, organization and time management skills
  • Commitment to promoting a culture that supports safety, ethical practices and organizational health
  • Physical capabilities to perform the duties of the position
  • Travel and providing on-site services to other healthcare facilities may be required
  • Availability to work weekends and shifts on a rotating schedule

 

Preferred (Considered an Asset)

  • Experience in a hospital laboratory setting
  • Experience is Hematology
  • Experience with a Laboratory Information System (Meditech)
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

 

Hours

  • Long Assignment, Full-Time position; 75 hours bi-weekly
  • Beginning as soon as possible for approximately 24 months
  • Dates are approximate and subject to change

Compensation and Incentives

$30.23 - $36.81 hourly 

 

Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.

 

Once You've Applied

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

​This is a Healthcare bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.

 

​As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2021. 

 

Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Immigrants/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.

 

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