Labrador-Grenfell Health Medical Laboratory Assistant Temporary in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL

Labrador-Grenfell Health

Branch Happy Valley-Goose Bay NL CA

Medical Laboratory Assistant
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2018000239N. The primary purpose of this position is to register patients and perform…

Medical Laboratory Assistant
Temporary Call-In
Location: Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Reporting to the Lead Medical Laboratory Technologist III. The primary purpose of this position is to register patients and perform phlebotomy procedures.


" Graduation from a High School or equivalent;
" Successful completion of the Medical Laboratory Assistant one year program;
" Experience with Meditech would be an asset;
" Must be willing to complete and successfully pass the Medical Laboratory Assistant registration exams with the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science, (CSLMS), within a time frame deemed appropriate by the employer;
" Obtain and maintain current membership with CSLMS;
" Must have Basic CPR;
" Must have good communication, and interpersonal skills, and be able to answer questions from staff, and other stakeholders concerning procedures and processes in the Laboratory Department;
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.

Duties and Responsibilities: (Include but not limited to):

" Responsible for registration and test ordering of inpatient, outpatient and referred-in specimens from other clinics;
" Collect inpatient and outpatient blood samples and receives and distributes other biological samples daily;
" Instruct patients in the various collection procedures for biological samples and the fasting requirements for various laboratory test procedures;
" Assists with the packing, sorting, sending and recording of specimens to referral centers;
" Sterilizes and disposes of all laboratory biohazardous materials on a daily basis;
" Performs ECG’s during regular working hours as required;
" Maintains a current inventory of supplies for the department and informs Technologist II or Lead Technologist III of needed items;
" Responsible for filling orders received from other clinics;
" Prepare media when required;
" Accurately enter results from referred out specimens;
" Conducting audits on referred out specimens;
" Cleaning glassware and ensures that the collection and wash up areas are kept clean and tidy;
" Perform other related duties as required.

" LX-19 of the NAPE-LX salary scales, $20.52 to $24.03 per hour, plus the applicable Labrador Allowance

Hours of Work:
" Variable shifts required.

This position is open to both male and female applicants.
Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2018000239N

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-27
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