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Job Title:
Laboratory Technologist I

Posted Date:
1/23/2019
Closing Date:
None specified
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description


LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST
Eastern Health

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
Laboratory Technologist's work in a variety of areas within Eastern Health, including but not limited to Haematology, Biochemistry, Anatomical Pathology, Microbiology, etc. Laboratory Technologist duties include routine and stat samples analyses on blood and body fluids, quality assurance activities such as corrective actions and documentation and equipment maintenance and monitoring.

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 a recognized (accredited) program with a diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology or a degree in Medical Laboratory Science.
Certification as a general RT or applicable subject RT.
Current registration from the NL Council of Health Professionals is required.
Good communication skills are required in the day-to-day interaction with patients, co-workers and technologists.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

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HoursBased on the needs of the department
Salary LX-27 ($28.56 - $35.70 per hour)
Competition NumberGENERAL156
Posted Date23 January 2019
Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca

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: employment@easternhealth.ca. 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.