As an integral member of the Laboratory team the CHARGE TECHNOLOGIST (Routine and Special Coagulation) responsibilities include: supervising, organizing, assigning and distributing workload among technical staff to ensure the efficient operation of the Routine and Special Coagulation laboratory; performing laboratory procedures as outlined in the procedure manuals for all laboratory disciplines and functions; ensuring the maintenance of quality control and equipment within assigned area of the laboratory; maintaining an inventory management system for the efficient utilization and distribution of laboratory equipment and supplies; maintaining a system for detecting, documenting and reporting discrepancies/errors and taking appropriate action(s) as required; assisting direct supervisor in the development, implementation and maintenance of new and/or revised procedures, protocols and performance standards; assessing technical staff regarding performance; participating in professional development, teaching/educational activities, safety and quality improvement programs to ensure excellence in the provision of services; observing and understanding Hospital and departmental policies and procedures; adhering to Hospital and departmental mission and value statements while maintaining patient confidentiality; performing cross-functional duties, as assigned or requested; performing other related duties consistent with the job classification, as required; assisting the coagulation laboratories at UHN partner hospitals.
- Completion of a recognized Medical Laboratory Technologist program.
- Current registration with the College of Medical laboratory Technologist (CMLTO) in areas of responsibility.
- Advanced Registered Technologist (ART) designation in area of responsibilities or BSc with relevant experience preferred.
- Five (5) years recent laboratory experience in Special Coagulation Laboratory, preferably at senior level.
- Strong theoretical knowledge in Coagulation.
- Experience in new test development, preparation and writing of procedures related to Coagulation.
- Demonstrates ability to develop skill and knowledge in all areas of the laboratory (on-the-job experience).
- Thorough knowledge of the theory and practices of Coagulation laboratory, instruments/equipment and special techniques (on-the-job experience).
- Excellent problem recognition and problem solving-skills.
- Effective time management skills; ability to organize work and set priorities for self and others.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Computer literacy.
- Ability to work effectively as a team leader/team member.
- Ability to work accurately under stressful conditions.
- Ability to work independently.
- Sound judgment.
- Demonstrated interest in continuing education and in teaching rotating medical residents and junior technical staff.
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.