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Title Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist
Program Toronto Public Health Laboratory
Job ID 13-0003
Organizational Overview Public Health Ontario (“PHO”) is a Crown Corporation dedicated to protecting and promoting the health of all Ontarians and reducing inequities in health. As a hub organization, PHO links public health practitioners, front-line health workers and researchers to the best scientific intelligence and knowledge from around the world.

PHO provides expert scientific and technical support relating to infection prevention and control; surveillance and epidemiology; health promotion, chronic disease and injury prevention; environmental and occupational health; health emergency preparedness; and public health laboratory services to support health providers, the public health system and partner ministries in making informed decisions and taking informed action to improve the health and security of Ontarians.

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Position Details Position Title: Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist
Department: Clinical and Environmental Bacteriology
Duration: Permanent
Hours: 36.25 hours per week
Location: 81 Resources Road, Etobicoke
Compensation Group: OPSEU
Position Status: Internal – Open to PHO employees
Job Code: Medical Laboratory Tech 2 - 16063
Salary: $31.74 - $37.51 per hour
Job ID: 13-0003
Posting Date: May 3, 2013
Closing Date: May 17, 2013

Position Summary:
Public Health Ontario requires a Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist to perform a variety of tests and procedures for the Clinical and Environmental Bacteriology laboratories.

Key Responsibilities • Acts as a technical resource for staff, exercises group leadership responsibilities and makes decisions to resolve testing problems;
• Performs and reports complex medical/clinical tests, including molecular techniques;
• Communicates results to clients and organizes section work in order of priority;
• Carries out established quality assurance procedures and activities to support the laboratory’s Quality Management Program and Ontario Laboratory Accreditation requirements (OLA).

Knowledge and Skills • Strong working knowledge of current principles and practices of clinical bacteriology, in particular molecular techniques, identification of bacteria and susceptibility testing;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Knowledge of quality assurance practices and laboratory safety;
• Knowledge of Ontario Laboratory Accreditation (OLA).

Education and Experience • Practicing certificate of registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario in the discipline of Microbiology.

Posting date 5/3/2013
Closing date 5/17/2013
Street Address 81 Resources Road, Etobicoke
City Etobicoke
Province Ontario [ON]
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