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Title Medical Laboratory Technologist (two positions)
Program Toronto Public Health Laboratory
Job ID 13-0196 & 13-0197
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, OAHPP 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. For more information about PHO, visit www.publichealthontario.ca.
Position Details Position Title: Medical Laboratory Technologist (two positions)
Department: Clinical & Environmental Bacteriology
Duration: Permanent Full Time
Hours: 36.25 hours per week
Location: 81 Resources Road, Etobicoke
Compensation Group: OPSEU
Position Status: Open
Salary: $29.21 - $36.91 per hour
Job ID: 13-0196 and 13-0197
Posting Date: December 19, 2013
Closing Date: January 7, 2014

Position Summary:

Public Health Ontario requires a Medical Laboratory Technologist to perform laboratory tests for the Clinical and Environmental Bacteriology Department.

Key Responsibilities • Conduct standardized medical/clinical tests and procedures for the isolation, identification, molecular testing and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of clinically significant bacteria.
• Report and relay results to clients
• Carry out established quality control procedures
• Maintain equipment and supplies
• Provide technical assistance to Senior Technologists and Operational Lead in carrying out testing and/or special projects and perform activities to support the laboratory’s Quality management Program and Ontario Laboratory Accreditation requirements
Knowledge and Skills • A strong working knowledge of and the ability to perform medical laboratory techniques/procedures in clinical and environmental bacteriology.
• Ability to operate laboratory equipment
• Knowledge of and ability to apply laboratory safety practices
• Knowledge of Ontario Laboratory Accreditation requirements
Education and Experience • Practicing certificate of registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario in the discipline of Microbiology is a mandatory requirement


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Posting date 12/19/2013
Closing date 1/7/2014
City Etobicoke
Province Ontario [ON]
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