EORLA Pathology Assistant - Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association

Posting Date:Thu, 04 Feb 2021
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 501 Smyth Road
City: Ottawa

EORLA Pathology Assistant

Position Overview
Are you looking to put your studies to work in a large, centrally located Pathology Department? Are you eager to take advantage of numerous networking opportunities through our current affiliations with tertiary care and community hospitals, as well as the Regional Cancer Program? Would you like to learn exclusive skills through exposure to complex surgical specimens? If you are ready to work in a fast-paced environment that will continually challenges your abilities, then we would be interested in hearing from you!
The Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA) is currently seeking a Full-Time Pathology Assistant to join our team. This position will be responsible for the management of sample reception, accessioning and preparation for diagnostic testing, analysis, interpretation and result reporting of clinical/pathology samples. Assists with training. Identifies/resolves unsuitable specimens, keeps records of all tests and procedures performed. May rotate through different specified job functions.

What is EORLA?
EORLA is a member-owned, non-profit organization encompassing the operation of 18 licensed, acute-care, hospital-based clinical laboratories that service clinical programs across the Champlain Region of Eastern Ontario. EORLA laboratories provide diagnostic testing to both hospital inpatients and registered outpatients, performing a total of approximately 13 million tests annually. Comprehensive testing in the disciplines of Anatomic Pathology, Biochemistry, Transfusion Medicine, Hematopathology, and Microbiology/Virology is performed.

What does EORLA have to offer?
• Competitive salary
• Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
• Healthcare/Dental/Vision Plans
• Travel Assistance
• Life and AD&D Insurance
• Short and Long Term Disability
• Employee & Family Assistance Plan

Days and evenings, including weekends, 8 hour shifts. For information purposes only - EORLA reserves the right to change.

Basic Requirements
•Certified with The Canadian Certification Council of Pathologists’ Assistants (CCCPA);
•Minimum of six months to one year of demonstrated experience grossing complex cancer cases; •Knowledge of relevant accreditation standards, health care regulations, and knowledge in medical laboratory theory, principles and practices;
•Understands occupational health and safety legislation
•Good communication and interpersonal skills;
•Sound problem solving and conflict resolution skills.

*Where there are no applicants who hold a current CCCPA certification as a Pathologists' Assistant, applicants who are eligible for and actively pursuing certification may be considered.

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.

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.

How to apply:
For additional details, to apply, or to access the French version of the posting, please visit: http://www.eorla.ca/careers - Competition # J1220-1414

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