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Posting #: 2020-855969


Position: Medical Laboratory Technologist 

Department:  Laboratory - Surgical Pathology

Status: Temporary Full-time for approx. 6 months

Hours: Monday to Friday - Various rotating 8 hour shifts (between 6:00am and 10:00am start times). (Hours are subject to change based on operational needs) 

Site: Oakville (coverage at Milton and Georgetown as required)

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions.   We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community. 

This is what you'll be doing:

Responsible for all duties related to the processing of surgical pathology specimens.

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

  • Current general registration with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario required
  • Recent clinical experience of 3-5 years in Histology (hospital-based preferred)
  • Experience in routine Histology procedures and equipment
  • Strong working knowledge and experience in  immunohistochemistry preferred
  • Experience in specimen grossing an asset
  • Working knowledge of all Pathology quality assurance and quality controls required
  • Ability to work effectively as a collaborative member of a team
  • A positive attitude with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position
  • Good employment and attendance record required

The ideal candidate is strong in patient centered care in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require a person with good communication skills with a clear patient focus with the ability to manage execution and to foster teamwork and cooperation.

Date Re-posted: December 8, 2020

Internal applicants due by: December 15 2020

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you.  Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume. 

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.  

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.



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