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Job Details

Medical Laboratory Technologist

Employer

Alberta Health Services

Date Posted

September 09, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $33.98 to $44.75 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 38.75 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 09, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Alberta Health Services

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Medical Laboratory Technologist Specific Skills

  • Study blood cells and other tissues
  • Set up medical laboratory equipment
  • Prepare tissue sections for microscopic examinations
  • Perform blood group, type and compatibility tests for transfusion purposes
  • Establish procedures for analysis of specimens and for medical laboratory experiments
  • Conduct chemical analyses of blood, urine and other body fluids
  • Conduct quality control assessment of testing techniques

Experience

Experience an asset

Work Setting

Hospital medical laboratories

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Medical Laboratory Technologist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Medical Laboratory Technologists
METHODICAL

Interest in supervising and training other medical laboratory technicians and laboratory workers; and in performing blood group, type and compatibility tests for transfusion purposes; may supervise and train other medical laboratory technologists

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing results of laboratory tests; and in establishing procedures for the analyses of specimens and for medical laboratory experiments

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with laboratory equipment to conduct chemical analyses of blood, urine, cerebro-spinal and other body fluids, and to prepare tissue sections for microscopic examinations using techniques to demonstrate special cellular tissue elements and other characteristics; may perform the duties of a pathologist's assistant in some hospitals

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Pathologists Assistants
METHODICAL

Interest in assisting pathologists to prepare for autopsies by obtaining patients' medical records and arranging for radiographic examinations; and in cleaning and maintaining autopsy, surgical and other equipment

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with autopsy and surgical equipment to weigh and photograph organs and specimens; may perform the duties of a medical laboratory technologist in some hospitals

INNOVATIVE

Interest in compiling findings from chemical analyses of collected tissue specimens

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn More

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