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Job Title:
Laboratory Technologist I

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

Job Description

Location: Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital - Clarenville

Dr. G. B. Cross Memorial Hospital - Clarenville
Laboratory Medicine
Permanent, Full-Time
Hours70 bi-weekly (8 and 12-hour shift work; days, nights, evenings, weekends; rotating)
SalaryLX-27 ($28.56 - $35.70 per hour)
Competition Number2019005408
Posted Date15 October 2019
Closing Date22 October 2019

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 Technologist I performs medical laboratory testing in a specialized unit of Laboratory or in the various units of a core lab environment in either an urban or rural setting. Work includes performing quality control activities, preparing specimens for testing, evaluating, interpreting and reporting on test results, recognizing unexpected errors or problems and performing preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on laboratory equipment.

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):
Occasionally lifts and/or unload objects weighing up to 30 lbs.
Regularly stands or sits for extended periods, requiring constant repetitive movement of upper extremities and walking to deliver reports/results.
Visual and auditory concentration are constant and eye/hand coordination and higher than normal levels of attentiveness are required.

Job Qualifications
Graduation from high school or equivalent.
Graduation from a recognized (accredited) program with a diploma in Medical Laboratory is required.
Registration as a general RT is required.
Current registration with the NL Council of Health Professionals is required.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE LX Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE LX Regional Bargaining Unit.

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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 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

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