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Medical Laboratory Technologist

Under the direction of the Charge Technologist, the general duty technologist is responsible for the day-to-day performance of routine testing and procedures within an assigned division of the laboratory in accordance with the accepted standards and administrative policies, procedures and requirements of the Guelph General Hospital.

  • Supports and implements the mission, vision and values of Guelph General Hospital in his/her relations with patients, hospital staff, physicians, suppliers and other healthcare facilities;
  • Abides by the policies, procedures, routines, goals and objectives and regulatory requirements of the hospital and particularly the laboratory;
  • Maintains a record of all work performed;
  • Works under general supervision but is expected to exercise independent judgement within the limitations of knowledge and experience;
  • Performs routine technical procedures under general supervision in an assigned division of the laboratory according to approved procedures outlined in the procedure manuals;
  • Maintains proper knowledge of the proper care and maintenance of equipment within the assigned division of the laboratory;
  • Performs and documents routine maintenance of equipment;
  • Performs and documents routine quality control of reagents and equipment;
  • Participates in Quality Improvement, Quality Assurance and Quality Control programs (e.g. QMP-LS);
  • May be assigned to act as a preceptor during training of staff;
  • Responsible for daily cleaning of work area and equipment as per instructions in procedure manuals and/or safety procedures;


  • Current Registration Certificate 
  • Member of the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (C.M.L.T.O.)
  • Recent experience, within the last 1-2 years in Chemistry, Transfusion Services and Haematology
  • Good understanding of Quality Management/Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance and Ontario Laboratory Accreditation
  • Proven decision making skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
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All shifts, including weekends