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!
Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association (EORLA) is currently seeking a Full-Time Pathologists’ 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.
• 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.
*Mandatory Vaccination Policy*
Per EORLA’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, 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 recognized 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.
• 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.
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.