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LAB00008802 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

You’re an analytical, organized lab technologist who works well under pressure. Help clinicians and patients diagnose and manage disease in Alberta Precision Laboratories’ (APL’s) busy Hematology/Transfusion Medicine (TM) department of Chinook Regional Hospital (CRH) in Lethbridge. An excellent problem-solver, you can adapt, prioritize, and manage your time while ensuring lab and organizational policy compliance, including quality control and quality assurance procedures. You reliably complete all Day, Evening, Night, and Weekend shift duties as per posted schedules, and can contribute to a positive, respectful, and patient-oriented workplace independently and as part of the team. APL is the new, wholly-owned subsidiary of Alberta Health Services 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, you can truly thrive. Make a difference in your own community as you help healthcare professionals and patients get the information that they need to improve, optimize, or maintain health. The Chinook Regional Hospital (CRH) in Lethbridge provides a full suite of healthcare services including the Jack Ady Cancer Centre and serves over 150,000 people. Lethbridge, (population approx. 101,500), located about 212 kilometres southeast of Calgary, is the third-largest city in the province. Featuring K-12 public and Catholic schools, local southern Alberta college campuses, and the only university south of Calgary. Lethbridge has one of North America’s largest urban park systems, and offers and a wide variety of sports centres, museums, and theatres near some of Alberta’s most unique landmarks. Discover the outstanding quality of life for yourself!


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
  • Department: Routine Hematology CHI
  • Primary Location: Chinook Regional Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 19-JAN-2022
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temporary Full Time
  • Date Available: 31-JAN-2022
  • Temporary End Date: 30-JUN-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • 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:

Recent experience (within the last 1-3 years) in Hematology and TM, in a medium sized testing facility. Comprehensive TM testing including type & screen, antibody investigations, autoantibody investigations, red cell typing, pre & post natal testing, as well as appropriate selection & dispensing of blood and blood products. Complex hematology processing including assisting with bone marrow collection, sample processing & differential, CSF/body fluid, semen analysis & malaria investigation.

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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