Wednesday , September 27 2023

UHN Employment – Stem Cell Specialist, Medical Laboratory Technologist

Website University Health Network

Job Description:

The Cell Processing Lab plays a central and crucial role in the Blood and Marrow Transplant program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and the Stem Cell Specialist at this facility exercises significant independent judgment, initiative and decision making, extreme accuracy and attention to detail, as well as the ability to work shift work and adjust to a flexible and sometimes unpredictable work schedule. Working with blood products for patient transplant is highly demanding mentally, since it directly affects patient wellbeing and errors, both technical and clerical, can be very detrimental and are for the most part unacceptable. The work requires specialized training and clinical grade sterility as well as a flawless tracking system both electronic and on paper in order to deliver optimum results in patient care. It also entails direct contact with biologically hazardous specimens.

Job Requirements:

  • Exercise initiative and good judgement with ability to multi-task
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in a Cell Processing Facility, or equivalent
  • Client service oriented with the ability to effectively work with diversity
  • Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Experience with clinical transplant of different types of Hematopoietic Progenitor and Therapeutic cells
  • Completion of a Medical Laboratory Science college program and membership with the College for Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO)
  • Expertise working in clinical grade aseptic conditions; GMP/GLP standards and guidelines
  • Knowledge of applicable legislative and/or departmental policies
  • Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements

Job Details:

Company: University Health Network

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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