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Laboratory & X-Ray Technologist (CLXT), Multi Functional Lab Core - Chilliwack General Hospital - Provincial Laboratory Medicine Services

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Laboratory & X-Ray Technologist (CLXT), Multi Functional Lab Core - Chilliwack General Hospital

Provincial Laboratory Medicine Services

Chilliwack, BC

The successful applicant will be required to work at both CGH/FCH.

The Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technologist (CLXT) performs technical work involved in the duties associated with laboratory and x-ray test procedures. The Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technologist (CLXT) evaluates and verifies laboratory results, performs patient phlebotomies, performs quality control, participates in quality assurance and prepares related reports. Performs equipment maintenance and troubleshooting, participates in orientation of new employees. Works within health and safety requirements and within the Diagnostic Accreditation Program (DAP).

What you'll do

Perform daily routine duties in both Lab and X-ray departments as required.

Lab
  • Works on hematology, coagulation and chemistry benches.
  • Performs daily quality control, as appropriate
  • Runs patient samples and reports
  • Receive blood components and products
  • Assign and dispense uncross matched red cells, albumin, RHIG, IVIG, plasma and cross matched red cells
  • Transporting of blood components and products
  • Quarantine and discard of blood products
  • Pooling/reconstitution of purified plasma products (such as PCC, fibrinogen)

  • X-ray
    • Maintains film library
    • Prepares films for physicians and radiologists by retrieving relevant previous films and information and completing all documentation for each case
    • Performs general x-ray procedures in the department and on the floor
    • Performs inpatient and outpatient phlebotomies.
    • Performs, documents and monitors internal and external quality control.
    • Performs clerical functions such as participating in inventory control, keeping daily statistics, maintaining files, referring x-ray films to appropriate physicians, referring specimens to other labs, answering phone calls, booking procedures, referencing lab reports including Transfusion Medicine reports.
    • Participates in internal and external quality assurance programs.
    • Perform equipment maintenance and troubleshooting; documentation work performed.
    • Participates in the orientation of new employees, including conducting in-services when required.
    • Provides "on-call" services, as appropriate.
    • Carries out responsibilities in accordance with health and safety requirements. Immediately reports unsafe situations by notifying supervisor or other appropriate personnel.

    What you bring

    Qualifications
    • Graduation from a recognized Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technology Program.
    • Eligible for registration with a provincial licensing body.
    • Completion of the NAIT TRAM 101 Course, minimum one (1) year recent, related experience or program/curriculum based instruction in transfusion medicine or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    You will also have
    • Demonstrated recent working knowledge of the assigned section or sections.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of laboratory procedures, and technical competence to perform tests used in the assigned section of the laboratory, including quality control and safety.
    • Basic awareness of research process.
    • Demonstrates interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
    • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workload.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
    • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure in a constantly changing environment.
    • Basic knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care using point of care instrumentation.
    • Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment and software, including techniques appropriate to the designated area of the laboratory.
    • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
    • Awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and other related reports.
    • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
    • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).

    What we bring

    Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
    • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
    • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
    • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
    • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
    • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
    • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

    **** Relocation of up to $5,000.00 may be provided****

    Job Type: Regular, Part-Time (0.74 FTE)
    Wage:
    $36.69 - $45.81/hour

    Location: 45600 Menholm Road, Chilliwack BC, V2P 1P7
    Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
    Hours of Work:
    Various rotating start times. The successful applicant will be required to work at both CGH/FCH. Further details regarding shift start and end times will be discussed prior to interview.

    Requisition # 161357E

    As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

    What we do

    Provincial Laboratory Medicine Services (PLMS) provides laboratory testing at 31 sites across the lower mainland and central coast of BC, including acute care hospital laboratories and specialty laboratories.

    PLMS is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

    The Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

    PHSA and PLMS are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

    Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments' unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey-one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.

    ATTN: PHSA Employees:

    To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca

    Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of March 14, 2024. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

    If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday - Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

    About PHSA

    Canada's first provincial health services authority. Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is one of six health authorities – the other five health authorities serve geographic regions of BC. PHSA's primary role is to ensure that BC residents have access to a coordinated network of high-quality specialized health care services. PHSA operates provincial programs including BC Children's Hospital, BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, BC Emergency Health Services, BC Cancer, BC Centre for Disease Control and BC Transplant. It is also responsible for specialized provincial health services like chest surgery and trauma services, which are delivered in a number of locations in the regional health authorities.

    Industry

    Government Health Care

    Company Size

    10,000+ employees

    Application closing date is 2024-09-08

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