Trillium Health Partners

Senior Laboratory Technologist

System ID
Job Type
Full Time
Credit Valley Hospital
Number of Positions

Job Description


Position:                           Senior Laboratory Technologist

Posting Number:            2020-18129

Status:                              Full Time

Dept.Health System:     Laboratory Medicine & Genetics - Cytology

Hours of Work/Shift:     Days and Weekends   

Posted:                              September 15, 2020

Internal Deadline:           September 22, 2020



Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.

At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!

Key Qualifications:


  • Current C.M.L.T.O.
  • Minimum of 5 years in a Cytology/Histology Laboratory
  • Strong understanding of Histology processes including Grossing, embedding, Microtomy and Special Stains
  • Undergraduate degree in related field or A.R.T. preferred
  • Strong understanding of all specimen types and best practices associated with them including non-gynecological, gynecological, fine needle aspirations and ROSE for EBUS/EUS
  • Demonstrated understanding of Quality Management Systems
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication (written and oral) skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to recent Continuing Education
  • Strong, demonstrated commitment to enhancing the quality and sustainability of laboratory services including customer satisfaction
  • Excellent work ethic and attendance record

    Position Summary: 
  • Acts as the technical resource in specialty and provides ongoing expertise to ensure quality of results and adherence to regulations and standards
  • Ensures performance and submission of external quality control data and reviews results
  • Along with the manager, identifies, evaluates and implements new testing technologies and methodologies, aligned to best practice
  • Facilitates the validation and implementation of new instrumentation
  • Facilitates training of staff within specialty
  • Coordinates equipment troubleshooting, repair, calibration and maintenance and communicates issues to Manager
  • Provides statistical summaries to Manager and Director regarding workload and performance indicators
  • Supports the manager in managing inventory and monitoring the budget within discipline
  • Responsible for authoring and reviewing controlled documents
  • Works in conjunction with other team members to prioritize, co-ordinate and complete area workload
  • Performs routine and special testing procedures as per M.L.T. job description
  • Actively participates in continuing education to possess current knowledge and technical expertise
  • Shares responsibility for staff scheduling
  • Other duties as assigned


Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.


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Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing, based on our values compassion, excellence and courage.  To be Better Together, we commit to fostering a respectful workplace culture that promotes a safe and supportive environment for everyone who provides care, supports caregiving, receives care or visits the hospital.


 In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.


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


Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.


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



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