LAB00015321 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

You’re precise, analytical, detail-oriented - just the kind of person we need at Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) located in Rocky Mountain House. You work well under pressure and are able to prioritize workload and adapt to stressful and emergency situations using tact and diplomacy. You can follow lab and diagnostic imaging processes and procedures exactly, including hematology, chemistry, coagulation, urinalysis, specimen collection, preparation, referral, cardiology and general diagnostic imaging. Rocky Mountain House Hospital and Care Centre is a busy facility servicing a wide area, so you can expect some day-to-day variety in your work. The position includes days, evenings, weekends and on call duties. Rocky Mountain House is a small town with easy access to Red Deer. Rocky Mountain House's slogan is "Where Adventure Begins". You will have the opportunity to work in a bustling West Country with access to the mountains, horseback riding trails, ATV trails, lakes and rivers as well as beautiful scenery and rich heritage. You'll feel good knowing that your work makes a difference to people in your own community as you help healthcare professionals and patients get the information, they need to make an accurate diagnosis or to restore, maintain, or optimize health.


As a Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technologist I, you will perform procedures in both the laboratory and in diagnostic imaging, typically in rural sites. You will work as a member of the inter-professional team and be responsible for collecting and analyzing biological specimens, conducting X-ray examinations, ECGs and reporting results. Your responsibilities include preparing patients, venipuncture and micropuncture, routine equipment maintenance, maintaining supplies and performing quality control procedures as required.

  • Classification: Combined Lab/X-Ray Tech I
  • Unit and Program: Laboratory
  • Primary Location: Rocky Mountain House HC
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.50
  • Posting End Date: 11-MAR-2024
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temporary Part Time
  • Date Available: 21-MAR-2024
  • Temporary End Date: 01-SEP-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 8
  • Shifts per cycle: 20
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $35.45
  • Maximum Salary: $46.69
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of diploma from an accredited program in Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technology (CLXT). Active or eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Combined Laboratory and X-ray Technologists (ACCLXT).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Recent relevant experience as a Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technologist performing procedures in a core laboratory including hematology, expanded chemistry, coagulation, urinalysis, specimen collection, preparation and general diagnostic imaging, including hospital affiliated training programs. Recent cardiology experience including ECG and Holter Monitor. Valid Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification. Proven interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are required. Excellent public relation and a service-oriented manner are essential. Must be able to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with patients/clients, families, staff, inter-disciplinary team members and personnel from other departments in a fast-paced and changing environment. Proven analytic and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, logical/methodical work habits, and demonstrated ability to work independently are required. Candidate must be well organized and flexible. Current phlebotomy experience including venipuncture, micro-puncture, blood culture and Type and Screen on all ages and patient types.

Preferred Qualifications:

Recent and Relevant Experience with Epic Connect Care. Recent DR & CR experience. Familiar with DxH 600, ACL Elite Pro, Ortho Vitros XT 3400, Clinitek Advantus. Recent experience with MUSE, Cardioday, PACS, Unity Real Time and Wellsky.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.

Security Screening:

A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with APL.

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