Medical Laboratory Technologist II, Routine Chemistry, CW Labs
Vancouver, BC As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.
The Medical Laboratory Technologist is responsible for the weekend/night shift and performs technical work involved in biochemistry test procedures and specimen procurement in the Chemistry subsection of General Laboratory Services Division. As well, the Medical Laboratory Technologist evaluates and verifies results, and prepares related reports. What you'll do
What you bring
- Participate in day-to-day work activities by performing analytical work such as routine biochemistry testing, blood gas analysis, drug testing and urinalysis.
- Evaluate and verify results and take follow up action of any unexpected results according to established procedures.
- Enter analytical data into the Laboratory Information System.
- Respond to requests and inquiries for tests.
- Seek direction as required from the Supervisor, Assistant Head Technologist or Head Technologist as appropriate.
- Perform all related functions required for the production of final reports such as preparing, testing and assessing quality control results prior to release of clinical results, troubleshoots specimen adequacy and prepares dilutions as required according to established procedures.
- Set up, calibrate and operate laboratory equipment.
- Perform and document maintenance of laboratory equipment as scheduled.
- Recognize and report malfunctions in equipment.
- Participate in quality assurance programs through methods such as gathering data on turn around times (TAT) for test procedures, and monitoring performance and quality indicators.
- Report occurrences according to standard operating procedures.
- Provide input in the development and maintenance of standard operating procedures (SOPs) for assigned work area and making recommendations for changes.
- Assist with information management, such as workload statistics, through methods such as gathering information, completing analysis and recording information.
- Demonstrate routine laboratory procedures to students and technologists.
- Certification with the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS).
- Graduation from a recognized program in Medical Laboratory Technology.
- Two (2) years recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
You also have the abiliy to:
- Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Demonstrate attention to detail and organizational skills.
- Be self-motivated, manage time, and work independently.
- Operate related equipment and use related software.
- Perform the job.
- Demonstrate awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Site Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and other related reports.
- Commit 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 and 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.
Regular Part-Time (0.70 FTE)
$32.07 to $40.10 per hour
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Hours of Work:
Rotating schedule; 7.5 hour shifts between 23:00-08:00 Hrs rotating, 4 shifts on and 4 shifts off.
136481E What we do
Lower Mainland Laboratories (LM Labs) provides laboratory testing at 31 sites across the lower mainland and central coast of BC, including acute care hospital laboratories and specialty laboratories. LM Labs 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.
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PHSA and LM Labs 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:
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