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Medical Laboratory Technologist - Hematological Pathology - Coagulation - Regular Full-Time  (222271 )

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 7/5/2022 9:50:52 AM

We currently have a Regular Full-Time opportunity for a Medical Laboratory Technologist in the Hematological Pathology - Coagulation department at our Bayview campus.

Hours of Work:

Weekdays: Days ;8 hrs; As per schedule

Alternate Weekends: Day; 8hrs; As per schedule

On-Call and Statutory Holidays Required

Summary of Duties:

The dedicated technologist in coagulation will work under the general direction of a senior technologist, lab manager/designate and medical director for coagulation/designate. They must have a comprehensive working knowledge of the theory, methodologies, and equipment for the tests and procedures in the laboratory discipline of coagulation. They must ensure efficient and effective workflow, use resources appropriately, assist with improving processes, updating policies and procedures, and implementing change.

The technologist will work closely with the senior technologist in coagulation to plan, organize, and direct day-to-day technical operations to ensure timely, accurate, and reliable results. They will provide advanced technical and professional guidance to other technologists/technicians and clients as required and assist with new project set up as needed.

Responsibilities:

Work expectations may vary from time to time depending on the needs of workflow and projects however, the core responsibilities for this position are as listed below:

  • Performing analytic testing for all special coagulation assays.
  • Recognizing abnormal results and undertaking corrective action using predetermined protocols and comprehensive working knowledge in an independent manner.
  • Performing and reviewing quality control data and reports, recognizing unusual results, and reporting to the senior technologist.
  • Reviewing documentation of instrument maintenance/troubleshooting and temperature logs.
  • Testing external quality assurance (EQA) samples, submitting EQA data, investigating discordant EQA results, and implementing corrective actions.
  • Organizing daily and weekly workflow.
  • Providing technical consultation to internal and external clients as needed.
  • Preparing standard operating procedure documentation and updating/ revising current standard operating procedures.
  • Documenting workload statistics and filing safety reports as required.
  • Assisting with maintaining the inventory management system, ordering supplies and contacting suppliers.
  • Participating in the development, implementation, and coordination of the technologist training and an in-service continuing education program for both technical staff and medical residents.
  • Participating in development and evaluation of new methodologies and analysis of statistical data, as applicable.
  • Assisting with staff activities to enhance safe practice.
  • Participating in quality improvement and research projects, as applicable.

Qualifications/Skills

  • Medical Laboratory Technologist.
  • Current CMLTO membership in good standing.
  • 2 years Special Coagulation experience preferred.
  • BSc Medical Laboratory Science preferred.
  • Knowledge of continuous quality improvement and total quality management principles required.
  • Knowledge of IQMH standards and regulations.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to apply adult education principles an asset.
  • Strong computer skills that include Word, Excel, and Power Point experience is required.
  • Detail oriented and able to follow departmental procedures.
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize work, multiple tasks, projects, and deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member as well as independently, and adjust to varying work assignments as needed.
  • Ability to show initiative when needed, and take direction and feedback constructively.
  • Motivated to learn and pursue opportunities for continuous education.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 222271 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for Position" at the bottom of this page.


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.