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Manager – Laboratory Services at Yukon Hospital Corporation in Whitehorse

Posted on Jan 30, 2013 in Healthcare & Social Services

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary

$70,000 to $80,000/yr

Hours per Week

To be determined



About this Job

Reporting to the Director of Allied Patient Services, manages and directs the activities of the Laboratory Department; in the absence of a Resident Pathologist, provides advice to other medical professionals and confers with pathologists; maintains an equipment maintenance system, supplies inventory system and coordinates the maintenance of the Laboratory and cardiology information systems; promotes better patient care; serves as consultant to external medical staff; and performs other related duties

The following are knowledge and skills required for this position:

Knowledge of medical laboratory principles, theories, procedures, methods, techniques, practices and legislation

Knowledge and ability to maintain a wide variety of complex laboratory equipment

Excellent human resource and interpersonal skills with the ability to organize, coach, mentor and evaluate staff in varied roles.

Excellent organizational and analytical skills

Knowledge of the organization, functions of all depart¬ments, regulations, policies and procedures of the corporation,

Ability to plan, organize, schedule and assign work, resolve operating problems, and assess staff performance

Ability to maintain records and prepare comprehensive and concise reports and correspondence.

Good research and writing skills

Excellent problem solving and decision making skills

Ability to prepare training programs.

Effective interpersonal skills including discretion, tact and reliability

Ability to operate a computer and experience in utilizing a Laboratory information System

Ability to deal with interruptions, distractions, time pressures, concurrent demands and client pressures.

Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity

The successful candidate will have a degree in Laboratory Medicine or Healthcare Management, current CSMLS Certification as a Registered Medical Technologist in Canada (2 to 3 years of post secondary education at a technical institute) and 5 years recent experience in a medical laboratory and 2 years experience in a Laboratory Management position.

This job was posted on Jan 30, 2013 and will be removed on Mar 31, 2013

All applications must be received before Mar 31, 2013

Yukon Hospital Corporation

Please Contact: Human Resources



Address: 5 Hospital Road, Whitehorse Y1A 3H7

To apply for this Job

Term: February 18, 2013 until February 17, 2014 or until return of incumbent. Quoting competition #2013-004 e-mail your resume to: Human Resources Department Yukon Hospital Corporation #5 Hospital Road, Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 3H7 Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to consider resumes from International applicants. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.