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Laboratory Technologist I

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Labrador City, NL
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Medical Laboratory Technologist I
Permanent Full Time
Location: Labrador City, NL

The Medical Laboratory Technologist I is a member of a team of Medical Laboratory Technologists, who performs laboratory testing in the Chemistry, Microbiology, Hematology, Blood Banking and Water Testing Sections of the Medial Laboratory Department at the Labrador West Health Centre, under the medical direction of the Regional Medical Director of Laboratory Services/Regional Pathologist.


" Successful completion, and graduation from High School;
" Must have trained as a Medical Laboratory Technologist at an approved and accredited Medical Laboratory Science training program;
" Must be a registered Medical Laboratory Technologist with the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science, (CSMLS), which must always be maintained and current;
" Must be registered with the Newfoundland and Labrador Council of Health Professionals, (NLCHP), and must always be maintained and current;
" Must be experienced in using the Clinical Meditech Modules - Laboratory Information System, and the Hospital Information System;
" Must be willing to undergo additional education and ongoing training in timeline required by the employer;
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a Satisfactory certificate of conduct.

Duties: (Included but not limited to)

" To perform diagnostic laboratory testing in accordance with accepted laboratory standards, and the policies and procedures of Labrador-Grenfell Health;
" Performs diagnostic laboratory testing in Hematology, Blood Bank, Chemistry, and Microbiology in accordance with established laboratory policy and procedure on a rotating basis;
" Records and compiles daily and monthly unit statistics for the assigned department;
" Operates all the instruments in the laboratory with confidence and efficiency;
" Must always be an active part of the Medical Laboratory Team keeping all work areas clean and tidy;
" Assumes responsibility for the overall daily operation of the laboratory department as assigned by the Section Lead Technologist II and the Department Lead Technologist III;
" Participates and is a full member of the Medical Laboratory Department rotational schedule system of standby and shift work;
" May be required to attend meetings Regionally, Provincially, and may also be required to go out of province;
" Other related duties as required.


" LX-27 of the NAPE-LX Salary Scales, $30.31 to $37.89 per hour, plus the applicable Labrador Allowance.

Hours of Work:

" 70 hours bi-weekly, days, evening, and weekend shifts required, in addition to standby and callback duties.

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2022000556.

Labrador Grenfell Health values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
Labrador Grenfell Health is a smoke and scent free organization.

Competition Number: 2022000556
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About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

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