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LAB00009184 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Sundre has a compelling history and a promising future. Though our roots are firmly planted in farming and ranching, Sundre's personality today also includes an interesting mix of "hard working, blue-collar town" and "holiday-vibe tourism destination". As a place to put down your own roots, Sundre offers you: A fabulous location with easy access to larger centers such as Red Deer and Calgary. A beautifully-treed riverside setting, and easy access to Rocky Mountain Playground trails, parks and a good variety of recreation facilities and options, solid health services and education systems K-12. A safe community in which to raise your family. A welcoming attitude that quickly adopts and embraces newcomers. Sundre Hospital is an acute care hospital with a busy emergency department as well as acute care, and long-term care departments providing service for the Community and surrounding area. This is a working level Laboratory Assistant I position utilizing technical skills and judgment performing a diverse range of procedures within the scope of practice of a Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA). Qualified MLA's will be considered for this position. Applicants must be able to work independently and perform all aspects within the scope of practice of an MLA including all specimen procurement and blood collection procedures as well as cardiology and urinalysis including microscopic analysis. Please note, this facility provides Long Term Care (LTC) or Designated Supportive Living (DSL) services and by Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, many AHS employees are restricted to work only at a single LTC/DSL site for the remainder of the pandemic. Speak to the hiring manager who will confirm if, as the successful candidate in this position, you will be restricted to work at only one LTC/DLS site in Alberta.


As a Medical Laboratory Assistant I, you will provide high quality service to clients of the clinical laboratory in an effective, efficient and safe manner. You will be responsible for a variety of laboratory functions including procurement, handling, processing, dispatching and testing of specimens, performing procedures and reporting results.

  • Classification: Laboratory Assistant I
  • Department: Rural Clinical Lab Supplies
  • Primary Location: Myron Thompson Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 15-APR-2022
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 03-FEB-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $22.73
  • Maximum Salary: $28.34
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited Medical Laboratory Assistant program or equivalent.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited urinalysis course including microscopic analysis. Urinalysis experience including microscopic analysis is required. Cardiology training and experience including ECG's and Holter Monitors. Able to perform all blood collection procedures including: venipuncture, micro-punctures, blood culture collection as well as collections on all patient ages including newborns, pediatrics and geriatrics.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Meditech LIS is an asset. Experience in a healthcare setting is preferred. Experience using MUSE and Cardioday applications. Familiar with Clinitek Status.

Please note:

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

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with APL.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Quesitons for additional information.

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