Laboratory Assistant I Y-023

Laboratory Assistant I Y-023

17 Nov
Alberta Precision Laboratories

17 Nov

Alberta Precision Laboratories


Your Opportunity:

Reporting to the Supervisor or Manager, this position is responsible for performing a variety of duties including, but not limited to collections and/or specimen processing, quality management, troubleshooting, and general support.


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: Mobile Collection Serv

Primary Location: Mobile (Glenbrook)

Multi-Site: Not Applicable

FTE: 0.80

Posting End Date: 24-NOV-2021

Temporary Employee Class: Temporary Part Time

Date Available: 04-DEC-2021

Temporary End Date: 30-JUN-2022

Hours per Shift: 6.2

Length of Shift in weeks: 2

Shifts per cycle: 10

Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends, on call

Days Off: As Per Rotation

Minimum Salary: $22.73

Maximum Salary: $28.34

Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided

Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited Medical Laboratory Assistant program or equivalent.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Medical Laboratory Assistant certificate or Medical Laboratory Technologist diploma from an educational institute within Canada satisfactory to APL or MLA certification through CSMLS. Competency in phlebotomy. May be required to pass a phlebotomy skills challenge. Knowledge of ECG theory. Data entry proficiency. A valid class 5 driver's license with no restrictions (a Graduated Driver’s License (GDL) will not be accepted), a driver's abstract, completed within the last 2 months and satisfactory to APL. Required to work on an on call basis during day shifts on weekends and statutory holidays, on a rotational basis. Physical ability (lifting and carrying 10 to 20 pounds, walking, driving). Any Canadian equivalency to English 30 or 33 or CLBA score of Benchmark 8 completed within the last 6 months.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience as a Mobile MLA. 2 years experience as an MLA. 6 months experience in performing ECGs within the past 5 years. At least 3 years of driving experience in Calgary and area. At least 2 years phlebotomy experience. Ability to work independently. Courses or certificates in conflict resolution, communication, personal leadership or customer service. Knowledge of the Laboratory Information System. Comfortable in using computer hardware and software. Telemed experience

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