COVID-19 Immunization Requirements

All APL employees are required to be fully immunized against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

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Laboratory
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LAB00007899 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

In this role, you help clinicians and patients get the information they need to get a correct diagnosis, and restore, maintain, or optimize health. You’ll have the opportunity to perform daily processing of COVID samples. Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) is the new, wholly-owned subsidiary of Alberta Health Services (AHS) and is ready to deliver high-quality, responsive diagnostic lab services to Albertans as a part of the provincial healthcare system. With competitive salaries, opportunities for professional development, and comprehensive benefits, including health and dental, you can truly thrive. A vibrant, youthful, and multicultural city in northwestern Alberta, the City of Grande Prairie has friendly, laid-back small-town vibes, merged with the urban amenities you would expect – arts and culture, sports, shopping, and a brand-new, state-of-the-art regional hospital and cancer center, set to open in 2021. With numerous parks and playgrounds, walking trails, Western Canada’s newest dinosaur museum, and hiking in the nearby northernmost tip of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, there’s something for everyone. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable & is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. If you want to practice microbiology in a northern city with much to offer, this may be the opportunity for you! This position will be moving to the new Grande Prairie Regional Hospital when the new hospital opens. The successful candidate in this position accepts it knowing they will transfer over to the new site.

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: HSAA FAC PROF/TECH
  • Department: COVID-19 Clinical Microbiology
  • Primary Location: Grande Prairie QE II Hsp/Mac
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 08-OCT-2021
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 18-OCT-2021
  • Temporary End Date: 27-SEP-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $33.98
  • Maximum Salary: $44.75
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required.

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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