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Job Title:
Laboratory and X-Ray Technologist

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Laboratory Medicine
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Laboratory and X-Ray Technologist (REPOST)
Education Opportunity
Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre/Grand Bank Health Centre/
U. S. Memorial Health Centre
Laboratory Services
Permanent, Full-Time
Hours70 bi-weekly; 8 hour rotating shifts; days, nights, evenings,
weekends; standby and on call required. Must report for duty within 30 minutes when on standby
SalaryLX27 ($29.13 - $36.41 per hour)
Competition Number2019000089
Posted Date15 January 2020
Closing DateOpened Until Filled

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Laboratory and X-Ray Technologist is responsible for performing a variety of technical laboratory and general radiographic procedures. These would include operating stationary equipment in the Diagnostic Imaging Department, preparing patients for examination, checking and maintaining x-ray equipment, collecting blood samples and/or other bodily specimens from inpatients and outpatients, preparing specimens and performing routine analysis of specimens manually or with the use of analyzers, and interpreting results and repeats testing if necessary. Performs other related duties as required.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Limited requirement to reposition/lift patients to and from x-ray table and from stretcher.
Constant requirement to stand for extended periods, to walk to and from procedures, to use machinery that requires very controlled movement, to operate hand tools that require accurate control, and to use fine finger precision movements when on computer. In some cases, there is limited freedom to move about.
Occasionally required to bend or stretch into awkward body positions.
Higher than normal levels of attentiveness are required for the health and safety of patients when performing tests and to ensure the correct interpretation of the laboratory or x-ray requisition.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from a recognized (accredited) program with a diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology or a degree in Medical Laboratory Science supplemented by the successful completion of a Diagnostic Imaging Skills Program
Current registration with the NL Council of Health Professionals as a General MLT.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

Open to internal and external applicants; however preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE LX Regional Bargaining Unit.

"If there are no internal or external applicants that demonstrate the required qualifications, consideration may be given to an applicant who is currently enrolled in, or willing to enroll and complete a recognized/approved X-Ray Skills for Medical Laboratory Technologists program. The recipient of this education opportunity may receive financial assistance to help offset the cost of completing the program, and will be required to sign a two year (3640 hour) return-in-service agreement"

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: ((709) 777-7777 (ext. 5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.