Job Opportunities for Hospital Professionals

1 - Temporary Full Time - Registered Technologist

Dianostics Imaging - Ref# 18OPP022

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

It is a condition of this posting that your home unit can accommodate your temporary absence in the event you are successful.

Under the direction of the Charge Technologist, the successful candidate will perform procedures in the Diagnostic Imaging Department as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Current registration with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario is required and registration with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists is recommended
  • Must be a highly motivated team player
  • Must be able to work with a minimum of supervision

The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets financial and otherwise.  As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) to ensure the absence of relevant criminal convictions.

The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient and Family Centred Care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment to this care philosophy.

Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct.  Regular attendance at work is imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.  Additionally we are identified as an English/French speaking health sciences centre and encourage bilingual candidates to apply.

If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified individuals.

Interested applicants should submit a resume outlining relative previous experience and training no later than 1630 hours on Monday, February 12, 2018.

Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet.  External applicants must apply through our website.

Posted:  February 5, 2018

OPSEU

1 - Causal - Psychologist - Bariatric Program Psychology

Ref#18OPP021

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

This vacancy is Reposted from 17-OPSEU-94.  Candidates who have previously applied for this position are required to resubmit their application.

The Regional Bariatric Care Centre (RBCC) at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is a Bariatric Centre of Excellence, one of several such centres across Ontario. The RBCC provides services for the treatment of obesity and obesity related health conditions, safe weight management, and healthy lifestyle changes. The RBCC provides surgical services for those choosing bariatric surgery, including pre operative, peri operative, and post operative care (both assessment and intervention).

They also offer a non‑surgical Meal Replacement/Behavioural Modification Program. The focus of this 26‑week program is to help patients achieve medically acceptable weight loss in order to improve their co morbidities and quality of life. The goal is to help patients achieve a healthier state of wellness by providing knowledge and life skills to change their eating and coping behaviours, and develop alternative lifestyles that promote healthy eating, physical activity, and healthy living. All RBCC services are provided on a referral basis.

The Psychologist/Psychological Associate has a direct reporting relationship to the Manager, Diabetes Care and Bariatric Medicine Programs and matrix reporting relationship for psychology practice to the Director, Health Professions and Collaborative Practice. The Psychologist/Psychological Associate will be responsible for providing a full scope of psychological services for patients of the Regional Bariatric Care Centre. This position will conduct and/or supervise psychological assessments and provide evidence  based individual and group psychological intervention within an adult population. The incumbent would also provide consultation to other members of the team as required and contribute to the Health Sciences Centre's commitment to research and academics including providing clinical.

Qualifications:

  • Documentation of a certificate of registration authorizing autonomous practice as a Psychologist/Psychological Associatewith the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO) prior to commencing employment (required)
  • Declared competency for Assessment/Evaluation and Intervention/Consultation in Clinical Psychology or Health Psychology for Adults
  • Demonstrated competencies in consultation and leadership in an inter professional treatment team context in healthcare
  • Evidence of prior practice in adult clinical psychology (preferred)
  • Evidence of competency and innovation in treatment program design and evaluation of treatment outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to work flexibly in an inter professional team setting
  • Currently in good standing with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (Required)

Competencies & Experience

  • Relevant supervised clinical experience with patients affected by obesity is preferred
  • Demonstrated critical thinking, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with group education, presentation and public speaking an asset
  • Knowledge of chronic disease prevention and management and experience in patient teaching, wellness promotion and Self Management of Chronic Disease is an asset.
  • Ability to work flexible hours (e.g. weekday late afternoon and early evening)
  • Advanced computer skills

The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets financial and otherwise.  As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) to ensure the absence of relevant criminal convictions.

The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient and Family Centred Care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment to this care philosophy.

Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct.  Regular attendance at work is imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.  Additionally we are identified as an English/French speaking health sciences centre and encourage bilingual candidates to apply.

If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified individuals.

Interested applicants should submit a resume outlining relative previous experience and training no later than 1630 hours on Thursday, February 8, 2018.

Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet.  External applicants must apply through our website.

Posted:  February 1, 2018

OPSEU

1 - Full Time - Social Worker BSW - Social Work - Cardiovascular & Stroke Program - Ref# 18OPP020

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Reporting to the Manager‑2C Cardiovascular, the successful candidate will provide psychosocial assessments, counselling and crisis interventions for   patients and their families on in‑patient units 2C Cardiovascular and Regional Stroke Unit beds as well as the       TBRHSC Cardiac Rehabilitation program. As part of a multidisciplinary health care team, the successful candidate   will practice within the standards of the Ontario College of Certified Social Workers and the Mission Statement and Code of Conduct of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

Applicants should have the following qualifications:

  • Honours Bachelor of Social Work degree
  • Current registration with the Ontario College of Certified Social Workers
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in an acute care environment

In addition, applicants must have skill and experience in the following elements of practice:

  • Relevant clinical experience with Cardiovascular & Stroke patients and their families
  • Experience and skills needed in dealing with Acute and Chronic Cardiovascular disease
  • Experience in assisting patients with travel and support to and from other Cardiac centre's both provincially,nationally or internationally.
  • Strong assessment and counselling skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Displayed abilities in Critical thinking, problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Proven abilities to work well under stress and in a constantly changing environment
  • Experience in teaching acutely ill patients and their families
  • Displayed awareness of appropriate community resources
  • Experience practicing as an active participant on a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience working with people with chemical dependencies and high‑risk psychosocial situations
  • Experience working with people at end of life and in the setting of bereavement

The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets financial and otherwise.  As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) to ensure the absence of relevant criminal convictions.

The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient and Family Centred Care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment to this care philosophy.

Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct.  Regular attendance at work is imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.  Additionally we are identified as an English/French speaking health sciences centre and encourage bilingual candidates to apply.

If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified individuals.

Interested applicants should submit a resume outlining relative previous experience and training no later than 1630 hours on Thursday, February 8, 2018.

Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet.  External applicants must apply through our website.

Posted:  February 1, 2018

OPSEU

1- Temporary Full Time - Registered Technologist Diagnostis Imaging - Ref# 18OPP019

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

It is a condition of this posting that your home unit can accommodate your temporary absence in the event  you are successful.

Under the direction of the Charge Technologist, the successful candidate will perform procedures in the Diagnostic Imaging Department as necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Current registration with the College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario is required and registration with the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists is recommended
  • Must be a highly motivated team player
  • Must be able to work with a minimum of supervision

The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets financial and otherwise.  As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) to ensure the absence of relevant criminal convictions.

The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient and Family Centred Care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment to this care philosophy.

Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct.  Regular attendance at work is imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.  Additionally we are identified as an English/French speaking health sciences centre and encourage bilingual candidates to apply.

If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified individuals.

Interested applicants should submit a resume outlining relative previous experience and training no later than 1630 hours on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet.  External applicants must apply through our website.

Posted:  January 31, 2018

OPSEU

Technician III- Patient Services - 192

Mount Sinai Hospital

Job Title - Technician III - Patient Services

Job Type  - Regular Part Time

Employee Group - OPSEU - Salary Scale - As per OPSEU Collective Agreement

Hours (subject to change) - Must be available for all shifts, rotating schedule up to 24 hours per week

Organizational Department - Sinai Health System -> Mount Sinai Hospital -> Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Patient Services

Location - Mount Sinai Hospital Campus - Toronto, ON M5G 1X5 CA (Primary)

Travel Requirement - No travel required

Vacancies - 1

Job Description

  • Performing phlebotomy on patients in ambulatory laboratories
  • Accessioning and processing specimens collected in ambulatory laboratories Performing special procedure tests (glucose tolerances, glucose challenge tests, breath hydrogen tests)
  • Handling cash/debit/credit card transactions for patients paying for non insured testing

Job Requirements

  • Certification of Medical Laboratory Assistant (OSMT)
  • Graduate of a Medical Laboratory Assistant program or equivalent
  • 2 years of recent experience in phlebotomy techniques (preferred)
  • Proficiency in the use of Laboratory Information System, MS Office (Word, Excel) (preferred)
  • Knowledgeable in safety practices when handling biological specimens
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and read using English in order to effectively perform essential requirements of this position
  • Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance record
  • In accordance with accreditation standards, employment is conditional upon applicants demonstrating proof of visual colour discrimination ability pertinent to the essential duties of the job

Open Date - 1/5/2018

Posting Deadline - 1/11/2018

Note: Current employees may apply online at http://www.mountsinai.on.ca/careers or submit a current resume with a "Job Application Form" to Human Resources either in person at 522 University Avenue (12th Floor) or via the Human Resources Drop Box at 600 University Avenue, located outside Room 301.

All applications must be submitted by no later than 4:00 p.m. of the posting deadline date.

Sinai Health is committed to fostering a culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in order to provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers. As such, all employees will follow safe work practices and comply with the roles and responsibilities that are outlined with respect to health and safety policies, procedures and training. In accordance with Sinai Health policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases.

Sinai Health is a scent sensitive environment and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at any Sinai Health site. We also support a barrierfree workplace supported by Sinai Health's accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please call the Accommodation Phone Line at 416-586-4800 ext. 7050 or email [email protected]

Registered Technologist - Histopathology - 127

Mount Sinai Hospital

Job Type - Temporary Full Time

Employee Group - OPSEU

Salary Scale - As per OPSEU Collective Agreement

Hours (subject to change) - 37.5 hours per week; additional hours may be required

Organizational Department - Sinai Health System -> Mount Sinai Hospital -> Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Histopathology

Location - Mount Sinai Hospital Campus - Toronto, ON M5G 1X5 CA (Primary)

Vacancies - 1

Job Description - This is a temporary full time position expected to last until January 2019.

Comprehensive working knowledge of the theory, methodologies and procedures in Histopathology to perform analytical

testing with accuracy and precision; must demonstrate competency and accountability in decisions and actions.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Perform procedures related to analytical testing of patient samples according to established policies and procedures, while ensuring accuracy and precision. Performs advance and special testing under guidance
  • Responsible and accountable of all diagnostic results and procedures performed
  • Reports and calls critical or relevant abnormal results and document according to the established protocols
  • Performs basic troubleshooting of test results, stains, instruments and observes and reports poor results or malfunctions of any equipment to designated technical staff. Performs all quality control procedures and basic troubleshooting whenever results are beyond expected or allowable limits according to established protocol. Reports unresolved problems to the Senior Technical or Supervisory staff
  • Assists in the maintenance of the work station. Performs the required daily and weekly routine preventative maintenance on equipment, according to the established protocol, and documents these results
  • Communicate any testing downtimes to units and advise on expected time of resumed testing; use of independent and professional judgement and knowledge to respond to enquiries
  • Assist in inventory control of reagents and supplies; prompt notification of any depleted inventory
  • Receive, accession and process specimens in accordance with established Standard Operating Procedures
  • Knowledgeable of laboratory safety practices and observe these safe procedures at all times
  • Assists in orientating and demonstrating procedures or technology to new staff or students as requested
  • Exhibit good time management, multitask, monitor and prioritize workload in response to demands of urgent and STAT testings
  • Ability to work independently in a team environment to achieve optimum laboratory operations
  • Rotates through relevant areas and workstations and shifts; may work unsupervised in off hour shifts, subject to evaluation of knowledge and competency
  • Learn new procedures as required and perform other duties as assigned
  • Ensures the accuracy, legibility and completeness of results submitted for reporting where applicable
  • Prepare reagents, buffers, calibrators, quality control and other materials as required
  • Performs test/procedures related to the method evaluation, test optimization and validation
  • Uses supplies judiciously to eliminate wastage, monitors inventory and orders supplies
  • Reports workload units not captured electronically
  • Observes and follows the processes, policies and procedures of the quality management system of corresponding discipline(s)

Job Requirements

  • Current general class registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO)
  • At least 2-3 years experience in Histology
  • Demonstrated problem recognition and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated organizational, time management and prioritization skills
  • Follow the CMLTO code of professional conduct
  • Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance record

Open Date

12/20/2017

Posting Deadline

12/26/2017

Note: Current employees may apply online at http://www.mountsinai.on.ca/careers or submit a current resume with a "Job Application Form" to Human Resources either in person at 522 University Avenue (12th Floor) or via the Human Resources Drop Box at 600 University Avenue, located outside Room 301.

All applications must be submitted by no later than 4:00 p.m. of the posting deadline date.

Sinai Health is committed to fostering a culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in order to provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers. As such, all employees will follow safe work practices and comply with the roles and responsibilities that are outlined with respect to health and safety policies, procedures and training. In accordance with Sinai Health policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases.

Sinai Health is a scent sensitive environment and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at any Sinai Health site. We also support a barrierfree workplace supported by Sinai Health's accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please call the Accommodation Phone Line at 416-586-4800 ext. 7050 or email

[email protected]

Technician III - Rapid Response Lab - Specimen Management - 99

Mount Sinai Hospital

Job Type - Regular Full Time

Employee Group - OPSEU

Salary Scale - As per OPSEU Collective Agreement

Hours (subject to change) - 37.5 hours per week; alternate 4 weeks nights and 4 weeks various shifts as per operational requirement. Additional hours may be required.

Organizational Department - Sinai Health System -> Mount Sinai Hospital -> Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Specimen Management

Location - Mount Sinai Hospital Campus - Toronto, ON M5G 1X5 CA (Primary)

Travel Requirement - No travel required

Vacancies - 1

Job Description

The Technician III is responsible for performing pre-analytical functions such as specimen collection, handling, accessioning and processing; preparing reagents, chemicals, slides for use in testing and analysis. The Technician III performs tests that do not require independent judgement, i.e., automated urine dipsticks. The incumbent assists in maintaining equipment, temperature logs, inventory control, ordering/storing supplies, and other clerical functions. These duties will be undertaken in accordance with the technician's level of training and the policies of Mount Sinai Hospital.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Accession specimens into the Lab Information System. Label specimens, containers, requisitions, tissue cassettes
  • Perform phlebotomy and specimen collection according to established SOP
  • Perform those tests or procedures not requiring independent judgement, i.e. automated urine dipsticks, weighing and
  • aliquoting of 24 hour urines, DNA/RNA extractions
  • Centrifuge, aliquot and distribute specimens to testing areas
  • Operate and maintain selected equipment after training
  • Load/unload blood, urine, tissues, slides, etc. onto/from automated equipment, tissue/slide processors, stainers, coverslippers, robotic handlers, etc. following instructions and abiding by established policies and procedures
  • Clean and maintain equipment in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures; complete maintenance logsrequiring documentation
  • Prepare 24 hour urine containers, formalin containers, organic solvents containers, cytolyte tubes, etc.
  • Package referred out specimens/unpackage referred in specimens
  • Stores/disposes specimens according to established SOP’s
  • Safely dispose of chemical and biomedical wastes, sharps containers, etc.
  • Adhere to all safety practices when handling specimens and chemicals
  • Assist in inventory control, ordering supplies, rotate supplies with short expiry to minimize wastage
  • Pick up/deliver specimens as required
  • Perform tasks with a focus on accuracy and quality
  • Document and report unusual incidents, pre-analytical errors, safety hazards, to appropriate person(s) and assist in identifying root cause(s) and implement corrective action(s).
  • Any clerical functions within the laboratory as required
  • Participate in on-call off shifts as required

Job Requirements

  • Graduate from a recognized community college for Medical Lab Technician/Assistant or equivalent
  • Certification as Medical Laboratory Assistant (OSMT) or equivalent
  • 2 years relevant experience within the last 5 years is preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and Lab Information System (LIS)
  • Demonstrate ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work, multi task, and meet expectations
  • Good interpersonal skills and work habits
  • Demonstrate satisfactory work performance and attendance record
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager
  • In accordance with accreditation standards, employment is conditional upon demonstrating proof of visual colour discrimination ability pertinent to the essential duties of the job.

Open Date

12/19/2017

Posting Deadline

12/25/2017

Note: Current employees may apply online at http://www.mountsinai.on.ca/careers or submit a current resume with a "Job Application Form" to Human Resources either in person at 522 University Avenue (12th Floor) or via the Human Resources Drop Box at 600 University Avenue, located outside Room 301. All applications must be submitted by no later than 4:00 p.m. of the posting deadline date. Sinai Health is committed to fostering a culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in order to provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers. As such, all employees will follow safe work practices and comply with the roles and responsibilities that are outlined with respect to health and safety policies, procedures and training. In accordance with Sinai Health policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. Sinai Health is a scent sensitive environment and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at any Sinai Health site. We also support a barrierfree workplace supported by Sinai Health's accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please call the Accommodation Phone Line at 416-586-4800 ext. 7050 or email [email protected]

General Duty Technologist - Transfusion Medicine – Posting # 93 – former posting # 7369

Mount Sinai Hospital

Requisition # 93 - former posting # 7369

Job Type: Regular Part-time

Vacancies: 1

Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Employee Group:

Hours (Subject to change): Permanent Weekends per operational needs (day/evening/night shifts)

Job Description

To perform Immunohematologic tests and duties accurately and reproducibly while exhibiting a working knowledge of the theory, methodology, and equipment required in order to aid in diagnosis and management of a patient.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Performs procedures related to reception, documentation and storage of specimens
  • Performs procedures related to ABO grouping, Rh, antibody screening and cross matching blood
  • Performs procedures related to prenatal testing, new-born testing and paternal phenotyping
  • Performs antibody identification procedures
  • Performs procedures related to receipt and storage of blood and blood components from the Canadian Blood Services
  • Performs procedures related to release of prepared blood and blood components to the patient's ward or other location for therapeutic use
  • Writes basic interpretation of test results and releases these to the patient's physician/ward in a timely fashion
  • Maintains worksheets, logbooks, patient records, etc. as required by law and the policy of the laboratory
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance of all equipment and is able to operate equipment effectively
  • Maintains written records of all quality control, instruments checks etc.
  • Prepares solutions and reagents applicable to the tests performed
  • Exhibits ability to prioritize work and respond to urgent unpredictable demands for blood bank services in STAT situations. Consults with peers, senior technologists, section supervisor or section head when appropriate relative to abnormal results, panic results or other concerns
  • Exhibits a co-operative attitude with other staff, congeniality, flexibility in hours of work, reliability and punctuality, ability to work at a variety of duties, and flexibility in learning new procedures. Follows the code of professional conducts of the CSMLS
  • May assist with demonstrating procedures to new staff or students as requested
  • May participate in educational and informational programs
  • Communicates effectively with physicians, nurses and other hospital personnel - includes basic interpretation of laboratory test results and explanations of limitations of the test procedure
  • May refer tests to other testing facilities for confirmation etc. after consultation with a senior technologist
  • Participates in Quality Assurance Program
  • Understands the consequences and impact of errors on the patient
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her work activities.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality
  • Exhibits understanding and practices safe work habits
  • Exhibits initiative and independence of action acceptable for his/her level of training and experience
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Senior Technologist or Section Head.

Job Requirements

  • CSMLS/CMLTO certified MLT
  • 2 years recent experience and demonstrated achievements in Blood Transfusion (preferred)
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access) (preferred)
  • Proficiency in the use of Laboratory Information System (preferred)
  • Successful candidate might be required to rotate in all sections of the Rapid Response Laboratory
  • Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance record

Salary: As per OPSEU Collective Agreement

Open Date: 12/13/2017

Posting Deadline: 12/20/2017

Please apply online at http://www.mountsinai.on.ca/careers or submit a current resume and an "Application for Job Posting" form to Human Resources, Room 301 by 4:00 p.m. of the posting deadline date.

Technician III - Rapid Response Lab – Posting # 92 former posting # 7368

Requisition # 92 former posting # 7368

Job Type: Regular Part-time

Vacancies: 1

Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Employee Group: OPSEU

Hours (Subject to change)

Permanent week-end night shift (Friday and Saturday 23:00 - 07:00) plus one shift during the week per operational needs. 22.5 hours per week; additional hours may be required; shifts per operational requirement

Job Description

The Technician III is responsible for performing pre-analytical functions such as specimen collection, handling, accessioning and processing; preparing reagents, chemicals, slides for use in testing and analysis. The Technician III performs tests that do not require independent judgement, i.e., automated urine dipsticks. The incumbent assists in maintaining equipment, temperature logs, inventory control, ordering/storing supplies, and other clerical functions. These duties will be undertaken in accordance with the technician's level of training and the policies of Mount Sinai Hospital.

Responsibilities includes but not limited to:

  •  Accession specimens into the Lab Information System. Label specimens, containers, requisitions, tissue cassettes
  •  Perform phlebotomy and specimen collection according to established SOP
  •  Perform those tests or procedures not requiring independent judgement, i.e. automated urine dipsticks, weighing and aliquoting of 24 hour urines,DNA/RNA extractions
  •  Centrifuge, aliquot and distribute specimens to testing areas
  •  Operate and maintain selected equipment after training
  •  Load/unload blood, urine, tissues, slides, etc. onto/from automated equipment, tissue/slide processors, stainers, coverslippers, robotic handlers, etc. following instructions and abiding by established policies and procedures
  •  Clean and maintain equipment in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures; complete maintenance logs requiring documentation
  •  Prepare 24 hour urine containers, formalin containers, organic solvents containers, cytolyte tubes, etc.
  •  Package referred out specimens/unpackage referred in specimens
  •  Stores/disposes specimens according to established SOP’s
  •  Safely dispose of chemical and biomedical wastes, sharps containers, etc.
  • Adhere to all safety practices when handling specimens and chemicals
  • Assist in inventory control, ordering supplies, rotate supplies with short expiry to minimize wastage
  • Pick up/deliver specimens as required
  •  Perform tasks with a focus on accuracy and quality
  • Document and report unusual incidents, pre-analytical errors, safety hazards, to appropriate person(s) and assist in identifying root cause(s) and implement corrective action(s).
  • Any clerical functions within the laboratory as required
  • Participate in on-call off shifts as required
  •  Other duties as assigned by Manager

Job Requirements

 Graduate from a recognized community college for Medical Lab Technician/Assistant or equivalent

 Certification as Medical Laboratory Assistant (OSMT) or equivalent

 2 years relevant experience within the last 5 years is preferred

 Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and Lab Information System (LIS)

 Demonstrate ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively in a team environment

 Demonstrated ability to prioritize work, multi task, and meet expectations

 Good interpersonal skills and work habits

 Demonstrate satisfactory work performance and attendance record

 Other duties as assigned by Manager

 In accordance with accreditation standards, employment is conditional upon demonstrating proof of visual        colour discrimination ability pertinent to the essential duties of the job.

Salary: As per OPSEU Collective Agreement

Open Date: 12/13/2017

Posting Deadline: 12/20/2017

Please apply online at http://www.mountsinai.on.ca/careers or submit a current resume and an "Application for Job Posting" form to Human Resources, Room 301 by 4:00 p.m. of the posting deadline date.

Imaging - Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

Royal Victoria Regional Health Center

Program & Department:Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre -> Imaging Services
Regular / Temporary:Casual
Full / Part Time:Part-Time
Temporary End Date (Anticipated)
Union:OPSEU
Close Date:
Salary Plan / Job Grade:$30.89 - $42.65 ( OPP_07 )

Job Summary & Requirements

In this role you will report to the Manager of Imaging Services.  Our ultrasound department is well appointed with the latest technology. The Sonographer performs all ultrasound procedures prescribed by physicians and radiologists, while documenting high quality images.  Other duties include, but not limited to:
 
  • Assist radiologists in the performance of ultrasound-related special procedures
  • Supervise student technologists during clinical placements
  • Ensure all equipment is maintained in good working condition
  • Liaise with bookings and patient floors as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:
  • Graduate from a recognized accredited school of Ultrasound Technology
  • Active member in good standing with the American Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) and/or active member in good standing of the Canadian Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
Experience:
  • One year experience demonstrating clinical competency in all aspects of ultrasound procedures
  • Ultrasound experience in performing general, abdominal, obstetric, gynaecological, breast and paediatric examinations. Musculoskeletal and vascular experience would be an asset.
Competencies:
  • Working knowledge of standards of practice for related field
  • Able to identify and recommend process improvement opportunities
  • Able to work independently and co-operatively as part of a team
  • Demonstrate ability to work under pressure and exercise independent judgment
  • Demonstrate ability to assess requests and prioritize them to ensure excellent and prompt patient care
  • Maintain effective communication and interpersonal skills

Unless otherwise stated applicants must have a minimum educational requirement of Grade 12 or equivalent and must demonstrate proven workplace excellence through commitment to strong job performance and attendance.

Please be reminded that as a Regional Health Centre, in order to provide the necessary patient care, our operations run 24/7. Therefore, depending on the program for which you are applying, it may be an expectation that you are available to work week days and weekends, as well as all shifts - days, evenings, and nights.

Employment Equity

RVH is committed to diversity and employment equity in the workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to a diverse workplace.

Accommodation in the Workplace

RVH offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment process, and is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). RVH will work proactively through all stages of recruitment to create a barrier-free process and to provide accommodations as required.  If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Human Resources at 705-739-5605.

Health & Safety Workplace Responsibilities
  • Must adhere to the duties of workers, as stipulated in Section 28 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Must adhere to all RVH administrative and applicable departmental occupational health and safety policies, procedures and protocol.
  • Must adhere to Bill 132 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act in regards to the Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act, and creating a work environment free of psychological harassment.
  • Must be able to perform all bona fide essential duties in the position description, which may include lifting and moving patients, pushing, pulling, bending, stooping, etc.
  • Must complete a pre-employment health assessment, including review of the Job Demands Analysis for the position, as a condition of employment.
  • Must strive to continuously provide a safe and supportive environment for patients, staff, physicians, and volunteers.
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All staff, physicians, volunteers, service providers and students are committed to creating a positive, respectful work environment for each other and our patients and families.

RVH is guided by its MY CARE strategic plan which puts patients and families at the centre of all we do.

Our Vision

Make each life better. Together.

Our Mission Statement

Exceptional care is our passion.

People are our inspiration.

Safety is our promise.

Our Values

Work Together | Respect All | Think Big | Own It | Care

If you are interested in joining our inspiring team, please apply online before 1100pm EST on the posting close date. Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If interviewed, an accompanying portfolio may be required which will include documented evidence of course completion. An inclusive, barrier-free selection process will be provided as required under RVHs Employment Accommodation Policy. Applicants need to make their needs known to Human Resources in advance and information related to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

As part of the mandatory screen process RVH requires professional references, verification of academic training, professional accreditation, plus a current Criminal Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Duty Technologist - Clinical Biochemistry - 7343

Mount Sinai
Requisition #:7343
Job Type:Regular Full-time
Vacancies:2
Department:Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Employee Group:OPSEU
Hours (Subject to change)
37.5 hours per week; 2 weeks night shift & 1 week rotating shift as per operational requirements. Additional hours may be required

Job Description  

Comprehensive working knowledge of the theory, methodologies and procedures in Clinical Biochemistry to perform analytical testing with accuracy and precision; must demonstrate competency and accountability in decision and actions.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Perform procedures related to analytical testing of patient samples according to established policies and procedures either manually or on automated equipment
  • Responsible and accountable for all results and procedures performed
  • Exhibit good time management, multitask, monitor and prioritize workload in response to demands of urgent and STAT testing
  • Communicate effectively all critical results to ordering physicians or units
  • Perform internal and external quality control procedures, calibrations, linearity and other quality assurance procedures; perform basic troubleshooting when these procedures fail acceptable limits; report unresolved problems and seek guidance from Senior or Charge Technologist as needed
  • Perform the required routine preventative maintenance on equipment (daily, weekly, monthly), and documentation according to the established protocol
  • Perform basic troubleshooting of equipments and instruments; record per protocol and report these equipment malfunctions to the designated technical staff
  • Communicate any testing downtimes to units and advise on expected time of resumed testing
  • Use of independent and professional judgement and knowledge to respond to inquiries
  • Assist in inventory control of reagents and supplies; prompt notification of any depleted inventory
  • Receive, accession and process specimens in accordance with established SOPs
  • Knowledgeable of laboratory safety practices and observe these safe procedures at all times
  • Assist in training new staff or medical technology students as requested
  • Ability to work independently in a team environment to achieve optimum laboratory operations
  • Rotates through relevant areas and workstations and shifts; may work unsupervised in off hour shifts, subject to evaluation of knowledge and competency
  • Learn new procedures as required and perform other duties as assigned
  • Perform troubleshooting of Point of Care devices
  • Assist in nurses training and competency checks on Point of Care devices
  • Work independently at off-site Point of Care Testing

Job Requirements:

  • Current general class registration with the College of MedicalLaboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO)
  • Experience in Biochemistry preferred
  • Demonstrated problem recognition and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated organizational, time management and prioritization skills
  • Follow the CMLTO code of professional conduct
  • Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance record
  • In accordance with accreditation standards, employment is conditional upon applicants demonstrating proof of visual colour discrimination ability pertinent to the essential duties of the job

Salary    As per OPSEU Collective Agreement

Open Date   12/6/2017

Posting Deadline  12/12/2017

Please apply online at http://www.mountsinai.on.ca/careers or submit a current resume and an "Application forJob Posting" form to Human Resources, Room 301 by 4:00 p.m. of the posting deadline date.

All employees will follow safe work practices and comply with the roles and responsibilities that are outlined with respect to health and safety policies, procedures and training at Mount Sinai Hospital. In accordance with Hospital policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases.

Mount Sinai Hospital is a scent sensitive environment and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at the Hospital. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by the Hospital’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please call the Accommodation

Phone Line at 416-586-4800 ext. 7050 or email [email protected].

Equity. Good For Our Health.

Join Our Team. Join Our Future


Publication Date: 

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 11:00am