Laboratory Assistant I C-030

Laboratory Assistant I C-030

26 Aug
Alberta Precision Labs.
Drayton Valley

26 Aug

Alberta Precision Labs.

Drayton Valley

Your Opportunity:

Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Centre is an acute care hospital with a busy emergency department as well as acute care, day surgeries, cancer centre, restorative care, palliative and long term care departments providing service for the Community and surrounding area. This is a working level position utilizing technical skills and judgment performing a diverse range of procedures within the scope of practice of a Medical Laboratory Assistant I (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.


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: Drayton Valley Hospital and Ca

- Primary Location: Drayton Valley Hospital

- Multi-Site: Not Applicable

- FTE: 0.00

- Posting End Date: 08-SEP-2020

- Employee Class: Casual/Relief

- Date Available: 18-SEP-2020

- 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: N/A

Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited Medical Laboratory Assistant program.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Completion of a recognized Medical Laboratory Assistant training program including a microscopic urinalysis component. Equivalencies may be considered. Cardiology training and experience including ECG’s and Holter Monitors. 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:

2 years recent experience working as a Medical Laboratory Assistant. Recent experience with MUSE and MARS/Cardioday applications. Current registration with CSMLS. Experience using Meditech LIS. Ability to communicate effectively in English. Good organizational skills and ability to assume responsibility. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work independently and promote teamwork. Recent experience performing urinalysis.

Please note:

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

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