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Laboratory Technician 3 - LT3

Job ID: J0722-1107
Job Title: Laboratory Technician 3 - LT3
Department: EORLA - Core Lab
Union Group: OPSEU
Job Type: Temporary Full Time
Position Number(s): 00111481
Job Code: 290751
Site: St. Francis Memorial Hospital (SFMH)
Location: Barry's Bay, Ontario, Canada
Job Category: Laboratory Professional
Number of Vacancies: 1
FTE: 1.0
Salary Range: $27.98 - $32.22/Hour

Position Overview

Temporary position until January 31, 2023, approximately.

This position is responsible for the collection, receiving, accessioning and preparation of all samples for diagnostic testing and results reporting of clinical samples. The LT3 may also be required to identify and resolve unsuitable specimens for testing. Depending on operational requirements they may be required to assist with training of new staff as well as may rotate through different specified job functions.


Days and evenings, including weekends, 8 and 12 hour shifts. Stand-by/call-back may be required. For information purposes only - EORLA reserves the right to change.

Basic Requirements

•College diploma from a recognized program or successful completion of MLPAO or successful completion of CSMLS exam in the appropriate field of practice;
•Minimum of six months to one year of experience unless clinical placement was conducted in one of EORLA's labs;
•Knowledge of medical laboratory theory, principles and practices;
•Knowledge of applicable occupational health and safety legislation; transportation of dangerous goods, WHMIS, Universal precautions, safe handling practices;
•Good communication and interpersonal skills.

As a pre-condition of employment, all new EORLA employees will be required to obtain and provide a satisfactory Criminal Records Check dated within six (6) months from the date of issue.

*Mandatory Vaccination Policy*
EORLA is following the provincial government directive and implementing a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for everyone working in the hospital environment. If you are successful in the selection process, an offer of employment is conditional upon presentation of government issued documentation confirming that you have been fully vaccinated with a vaccine that has been approved in Canada. Any individual who cannot be vaccinated on medical grounds or other grounds recognised by the Human Rights Code can request an accommodation.

Please note that with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s (OHRC) position has been that a singular belief or personal preference against vaccinations and/or masks is not protected on the ground of creed under the Code.

Preferred Qualifications

•Bilingualism is considered an asset.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA) is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Application Information

Please submit your online application by 11:59 p.m. EST the day the job posting closes. It is mandatory that you provide a throughly completed application with all the necessary information to help us determine whether you meet the qualifications as outlined on the job posting. Failure to do so will result in your being screened out of the competition. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Thank you for your cooperation and assistance.