Laboratory Technologist I

Laboratories, Alberta Precision - Edmonton, AB (30+ days ago)

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Your Opportunity:
Under the direction of the Laboratory Manager and Clinical Supervisor, through collaboration, consultation and a team oriented approach, the Laboratory Technologist I is responsible for: analyzing specimens and validating results by operating various types of automated equipment and or manual methods; ensuring accuracy of patient information and processing specimens; ensuring accuracy of results by participating in internal and external quality control programs; maintain and troubleshoot a variety of instruments by following established procedures to ensure optimal function of laboratory equipment; understand and maintain a working knowledge of all analytical techniques. Under the direction of the Technologist II , participating in orientation and training of new staff, coworkers and external clients including students and medical residents: monitoring and organizing daily work flow and adapting to accommodate fluctuations: displaying leadership and teamwork; maintaining a professional demeanor at all times. The Laboratory Technologist I is responsible for the provision of services in accordance with established standards and the Mission, Vision, Values and policies and procedures of Alberta Precision Laboratories.

Description:
As a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) I, you will be responsible for the daily processing, testing, results analysis and reporting of diagnostic samples within the laboratory department. You will perform a variety of routine and specialized procedures in the processing of specimens used in diagnosis, treatment and research.

Classification: Laboratory Technologist I
Union: LAB HSAA FAC PROF/TECH
Department: Core Laboratory GN
Primary Location: Grey Nuns Community Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.60
Posting End Date: 24-JAN-2020
Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
Date Available: 03-FEB-2020
Temporary End Date: 05-MAR-2021
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 6
Shifts per cycle: 18
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $33.98
Maximum Salary: $44.75
Vehicle Requirement: N/A

Required Qualifications:
Completion of an accredited Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Alberta (CMLTA).

Additional Required Qualifications:
Provincial practice permit required. Evidence of appropriate CSMLS certification. Familiarity with Laboratory Information systems an asset (e.g. SunQuest, Epic, WellSky) An organized, independent worker and strong team player committed to providing quality patient care. Ability to understand and maintain a working knowledge of analytical techniques and demonstrate excellent problem solving, decision making and troubleshooting skills. Approachable, reliable, communication and interpersonal skills that enable you to deal courteously and tactfully with team members and other para medical staff. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
As required.