Technical Coordinator, Molecular Genetics, BC Children’s & Woman’s Hospital Labs – Lower Mainland Labs Job at PHSA – Vancouver, BC
Lower Mainland Labs
The Technical Coordinator is responsible to assist in providing technical leadership and expertise in the designated discipline or area of expertise. This position will have responsibilities in both Molecular Diagnosis and Cytogenetics laboratories.
What you’ll do
Act as a technical resource by providing technical guidance to staff within the designated discipline or area of expertise using established standards and methodologies.
Assist the Technical Practice Lead or Team Lead in the development of; standardized policies, standards and procedures in support of practice goals and objectives.
Assist in implementing and communicating planned technical changes to staff and providing the appropriate feedback to the Technical Practice Lead or Team Lead as required.
Involve the Team Lead or Technical Practice Lead in resolving problems and removing barriers.
Provide technical guidance and advice through methods such as demonstrating procedures and work techniques to staff, assisting with facilitating resolutions to technical issues, and monitoring technical activities to ensure area standards are met and safety procedures are followed.
What you bring
Certified by the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science.
Bachelor of Science degree or an Advanced Registered certificate or completion of a supervisory/management program.
A minimum of three (3) years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
A valid BC driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle for business related purposes.
You also have comprehensive knowledge of:
Laboratory discipline with recent related experience
The standards of practice and guidelines for Medical Laboratory Technologists established by the CSMLS and/or other relevant national professional associations
Method development and evaluation and research processes including computerized systems relating to the Laboratory and current software applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Organization policies, procedures, and standards of care, including practice of safe work procedures with discipline equipment
How to function as a team member, leader, teacher, motivator, and facilitator and to coach and deal with others effectively and in a supportive manner
Demonstrate awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight Report (2020), BC’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and other related reports.
Commit to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).
What we bring
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.
Job Type: Regular, Full-Time
Wage: $35.71 to $44.63 per hour
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 2N9
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Hours of Work: Monday-Friday; 0800- 1600
Requisition # 139096
As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.
What we do
Lower Mainland Laboratories (LM Labs) provides laboratory testing at 31 sites across the lower mainland and central coast of BC, including acute care hospital laboratories and specialty laboratories. LM Labs is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).
The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.
Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA and LM Labs are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.
Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey—one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.
ATTN: PHSA Employees:
To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca
Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of January 22, 2023. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.
If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday – Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at [email protected] and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.
About the Company
Company: PHSA –
Company Location: Vancouver, BC