Req ID: 147677
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Various positions across the province
Department: PLM Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Type of Employment: Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: Healthcare Position
Posting Closing Date: 11-Apr-23
Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.
Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out www.novascotia.com to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.
Our team is seeking applicants for the positions of Graduate Medical Laboratory Technologists and Medical Laboratory Technologists. Hours of work and work locations vary throughout the province.
Our Graduate Medical Laboratory Technologist (under a Licensed MLT) and our Medical Laboratory Technologists (MLT) works in collaboration with all members of the Pathology & Laboratory Medicine team to conduct diagnostic analytical laboratory tests and procedures to using appropriate methodologies and quality assurance techniques.
The MLT ensures that the principles and practices that guide our work such as the mission, vision, values, expected behaviors, the leadership philosophy, organizational health, population health, ethics, safety, quality, partnerships and interprofessional collaboration are integrated within the services they provide and through the messages they deliver.
We would love to hear from you if you have the following:
Graduate from an approved program in Medical Laboratory Technologist/or eligible for graduation of an accredited Medical Laboratory Technologist program
Must be eligible or licensed with NSCMLT and eligible or registered with CSMLS within 2023
Strong client focus and ability to build solid healthcare client/practitioner relationships
Working knowledge and proficiency with a variety of computer software and programs
Ability to work effectively both independently and within an interdisciplinary team
Demonstrated accountability, judgment and decision making skills
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Self-directed with demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail
Demonstrated leadership abilities
Demonstrated planning, organization, prioritization and time management skills
Demonstrated commitment to self-learning and continuous professional development
Commitment to promoting a culture that supports safety, ethical practices and organizational health
Good attendance and work record in current and past employment
Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
Successful Applicants are required to provide a Criminal Record Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to Human Resources before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment
Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.
Permanent full-time positions; 75 hours biweekly
Shifts may include days, nights, weekends and holidays
Travel to various sites may be required
Please refer to our 'Locations' page for more detailed information on our facilities, http://www.nshealth.ca/locations and http://www.novascotia.com/map for more detailed information on surrounding communities
$30.23 - $36.81 Hourly
Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.
Successful candidates may also be eligible for a signing bonus and relocation assistance with a defined Return of Service contract.
Once You've Applied
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
This is a Healthcare bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.
As per the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Protocol in High-Risk Settings, Nova Scotia Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated by November 30th, 2022.
Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.