Location: Dr Leonard. A. Miller Center
Laboratory Technologist III
Laboratory Program (Cytology)
Permanent, Full Time
Hours 70 bi-weekly (8 hour shiftwork; days; rotating) Salary LX-32 ($36.66 - $46.49 per hour) Competition Number 2022003103 Posted Date 20 June 2022 Closing Date Open until filled.
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.
The primary purpose of this position is microscopic interpretation of gynaecological and non-gynaecological specimens to determine the presence or absence of cancerous and pre-cancerous lesions. Attends Fine Needle Clinics for Rapid Onsite Evaluation. The laboratory uses liquid-based cytology for all specimens.
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Constantly lifts/moves objects less than 10 lbs and occasionally objects up to 30 lbs.
Constantly stands, sometimes for extended periods, or sits for extended periods requiring constant repetitive movement. Also, constant bending or stretching and working in awkward positions.
Constantly requires fine finger and precision work and requires the use of gross motor skills to perform with accurate control and steadiness.
Visual concentration is required when performing procedures and auditory concentration is required to communicate and give information, to listen for alarms, timers, etc.
Graduation from a recognized (accredited) program with a diploma in Cytotechnology is required.
Current and continuing certification with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) as a Cytotechnologist is required.
Current and continuing registration with the NL Council of Health Professionals is required.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.
*The successful applicant must be willing to complete at the first available opportunity refresher courses at the request of the employer.
If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE LX Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE LX Regional Bargaining Unit.
Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca
Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext 5-2 immediately
To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.
Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:
Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693
Email: [email protected]. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.
If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing [email protected] as soon as possible.
Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection and onboarding processes. We are happy to assist applicants requesting accommodation or support during the process. Please email [email protected] or call 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.
All Eastern Health employees and new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption.
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.