Laboratory Assistant I
Alberta Public Laboratories
Drayton Valley, AB
Your Opportunity:
Drayton Valley is a town in central Alberta, Canada. It is located on Highway 22, approximately 133 kilometres southwest of Edmonton. It is surrounded by Brazeau County, known for its vast oil fields. The town is located between the North Saskatchewan River and the Pembina River.

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: 0.70
Posting End Date: 27-MAR-2019
Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
Date Available: 15-APR-2019
Temporary End Date: 12-APR-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 12
Shifts per cycle: 42
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
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:
Recent experience working as a medical laboratory assistant. Recent experience in cardiology testing including Holter monitor and ECG with MUSE and MARS applications. Recent experience performing urinalysis. 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 good teamwork. Demonstrated initiative, good judgment, and attention to detail. Ability to work under pressure and in emergency situations. Ability to demonstrate tact and courtesy in dealing with patients, staff, and physicians.

Preferred Qualifications:
As Required.