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Reports to the MLT II or the Supervisor, or Manager, this position is responsible for performing a variety of duties including: routine and specialized laboratory procedures and preparation of specimens. Performs routine bench duties in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures to ensure a high quality, accurate and timely result. Ensures annual competencies are completed. Provides instruction and collects specimens ensuring sample integrity. Performs all quality control and assurance practices and maintains records. Operates, maintains and performs troubleshooting on a variety of laboratory instruments. Monitors department supply inventory and acts appropriately to maintain. Participates in the validation and assessment of procedures and equipment under the direction of the senior techs. Responds appropriately to non-conforming events. Identifies when to refer complex issues to the immediate Supervisor. Contributes to operational improvements. Collaborates on the preparation of manuals and SOP. Maintains, cleans, decontaminates and organizes work areas based on LEAN Six Sigma principles and SOPs. Maintains awareness and consistently practices all safety precautions and procedures including WHMIS. Enters information into the LIS and tracking system. Files, retrieves and discards specimens/blocks /slides with a high degree of accuracy. Participates in the training and orientation of students and staff. Performs other related duties. This position is currently identified to transfer to DynaLIFE in December of 2022. However, as other vacancies come up within this area, this position may no longer be identified to transfer. For further details, please speak to the hiring manager. The successful applicant will receive further information about the position’s transfer to DynaLIFE.


As a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) I, you will be responsible for the daily processing, testing, results analysis and reporting of diagnostic samples within the laboratory department. You will perform a variety of routine and specialized procedures in the processing of specimens used in diagnosis, treatment and research.

  • Classification: Laboratory Technologist I
  • Unit and Program: Anatomic Pathology
  • Primary Location: Diagnostic Scientific Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 22-AUG-2022
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 22-AUG-2022
  • Temporary End Date: 21-JUL-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $33.98
  • Maximum Salary: $44.75
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Alberta (CMLTA).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Able to work with exposure to chemicals and gloves. Chemicals may include but not limited to: formalin, xylene, alcohol and bleach. Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is required (i.e. more than 75% of time on the job).

Preferred Qualifications:

Anatomic Pathology experience in a clinical setting within the past 10 years. Experience within the last 2 years preferred. Experience grossing up to level IV. Experience performing and assessing special stains. Basic LIS and Microsoft computer skills.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.

Security Screening:

A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with APL.

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