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Medical Technologist 2 (Additional Procedures), Vancouver General Hospital - LM Labs
Medical Technologist 2 (Additional Procedures)
Vancouver General Hospital, Lower Mainland Laboratories, $32.07 to $40.10 per hour
What you’ll do
- Collect and receive a variety of specimens by methods such as reviewing requirements on requisitions, collecting specimens from patient according to established procedures, receiving, labeling and documenting specimens from various areas within the facility and/or patients and following established safety measures to maintain the integrity of the specimen during the collection, preparation, transport, processing and storage stages.
- Perform routine and/or complex tests as well as additional procedures and techniques in designated laboratory areas by performing functions such as following established guidelines and methods, utilizing automated instruments or manual techniques, validating tests performed by checking results for probable outcomes, entering patient results into a computerized system and referring questionable results to supervisor for direction in accordance with departmental standards and industry guidelines for additional procedures.
- Prepare a variety of solutions, reagents, standards and controls by methods such as identifying requirements, gathering appropriate solutions, chemicals and/or ingredients and measuring ingredients according to prescribed instructions for use in testing procedures.
- Set up, calibrate and maintain a variety of laboratory instruments by performing duties such as following established cleaning procedures at prescribed intervals and running calibrators, standards and controls to ensure all test results are precise and accurate.
- Perform quality control within assigned area by methods such as identifying instrument malfunction and/or out of control test results, taking and documenting all corrective action and notifying supervisor or designated personnel of unresolved problems following established protocols.
What you bring
- Current registration with the Canadian Society of Laboratory Technologists.
- Current registration as a Registered Technologist (General) with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Sciences
- Two (2) years of recent, related laboratory experience including one year of experience related to the area of the Additional Procedure and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
What’s in it for you
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, suh as our San’Yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
- Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary)
Wage: $32.07 to $40.10 per hour
855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Monday to Friday – Occasional STAT call on the weekend: Rotating on call.
Requisition Number: 110899
What we do
Lower Mainland Laboratories (LML) lmlabs.phsa.ca provides laboratory testing at 31 sites across the lower mainland and central coast of B.C., including acute care hospital laboratories and and specialty laboratories.
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 is 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.