You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.

Medical Technologist III Assistant to the Site Supervisor, Mount St. Joseph Hospital - LM Labs

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
13 days ago
Medical Technologist III Assistant to the Site Supervisor, Mount St. Joseph Hospital

LM Labs

Vancouver, BC

Performs General Duty Technical work which includes hematology, chemistry, blood bank, urinalysis, accessioning and microbiology. Assists the Laboratory Site Supervisor with staff scheduling, inservicing, work direction, preventative maintenance and the quality control program.

What you'll do
  • Collects and/or receives laboratory specimens and performs clinical tests ordered or prepares specimen for referral following standardized laboratory techniques as outlined in the appropriate manuals. Performs phlebotomies including both venipuncture and micro sampling on adults and children.
  • In the absence of the Site Supervisor, provides work direction to other staff and deals with scheduling issues as necessary.
  • Assists to the Site Supervisor in development of the staffing schedule to meet the department staffing needs in accordance with established guidelines and contracts.
  • Performs a variety of bench techniques: quality control, specimen analysis and interpretation of test results with respect to accuracy, acceptability and limits.
  • Participates in quality control/assurance activities with appropriate departmental education, such as monitoring quality control results and assists with the development of quality control ranges for new tests or controls.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment according to established procedures and schedules.
  • Assumes troubleshooting duties commensurate with education and experience obtained within the department and from other resources when possible, such as replacement of expensive parts and resolves problems beyond the scope of the Technologist I.
  • Reviews site specific procedure manuals and recommends changes. Assists the Site Supervisor in inservicing the staff as to changes.
  • Assists with the implementation of new methods and equipment as directed by Site Supervisor.
  • Participates in decision-making processes in the laboratory, such as staff meetings and problem-solving discussions.

What you bring
  • Registered General Technologist. Currently registered with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSLMS). Minimum of five years' recent experience in a general duty laboratory or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Interest in continuing self-education and development essential.

You are also able to demonstrate:
  • Demonstrated leadership, teaching, organizational and human relations skills.
  • Work independently as well as a member of a team.
  • Organize and supervise.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Work under pressure.
  • Operate related equipment, including information system.
  • 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 and development.
  • 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).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Wage: $33.29 - $41.61 per hour
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday Days
Requisition #

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

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.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

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.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of February 2, 2023. 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 and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.
Health Care