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LAB00009323 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

The successful candidate will provide technical leadership in planning, organizing, teaching and managing quality services within the laboratory for Devon General Hospital. Within this framework, duties will include monitoring daily processes and taking appropriate action to ensure expected services are delivered in a coordinated, consistent and timely manner. The Laboratory Technologist II will also be responsible for recognizing and resolving operational, technical, equipment and quality issues as well as recommending and justifying necessary/desired improvements in technical equipment, protocols and personnel development. The Technologist II will be responsible for developing and maintaining standardized training and competency of staff; administering Quality Control and Quality Assurance programs; and assisting with recruitment and selection of staff. Supervision and leadership will be provided to a team of Laboratory Technologists and Laboratory Assistants.

Description:

As a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) II, you will coordinate the day-to-day operations and the quality control function of the laboratory. You may have advanced technical knowledge or are the lead responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of Laboratory Information System (LIS) support, site education, quality assurance or laboratory research programs. Your responsibilities may include coordinating, prioritizing, monitoring and assigning work to MLT l's, providing technical advice, problem solving and trouble shooting on a variety of laboratory instruments. In addition, you will participate in the technical aspects of the laboratory, ensuring the performance of standard and specialized procedures.

  • Classification: Laboratory Technologist II
  • Union: HSAA FAC PROF/TECH
  • Department: Stat Laboratory DEVON
  • Primary Location: Devon General Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 21-JAN-2022
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 14-FEB-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $36.81
  • Maximum Salary: $47.30
  • 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:

Five years current experience in a related clinical laboratory area is required. Previous experience with the Epic (Beaker) Laboratory Information Systems and general computer applications is required. You are an organized, independent worker and strong team player committed to providing quality patient care. You have maintained up to date technical skills and knowledge of current methodologies and/or instrumentation within your area. You demonstrate excellent problem solving, decision making and troubleshooting skills. You are approachable and reliable. Your communication and interpersonal skills enable you to build and maintain relationships, facilitate teamwork, resolve conflict and manage change and resources. You have proven reliability, initiative and leadership abilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

A minimum of two years of recent supervisory experience is preferred. Core Lab experience within the last five years is preferred. Experience operating the following analyzers is preferred: ACL Elite Pro, Ortho Diagnostics Vitros XT3400, Siemens Stratus, Sysmex XNL-550 analyzer. Good understanding of a variety of computer applications is preferred (to aid in SOP writing, LIS testing, other projects).

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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