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Imaging/Radiation
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LAB00005763 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Hanna, located 199 km from Red Deer, with a population of 2,673, offers its residents a friendly, safe, and small town lifestyle, while also benefiting from the wide variety of recreational facilities and amenities within the town. The Hanna Health Centre is comprised of a 24-hour Emergency Department, a 17 bed Acute Care ward, and a 61 bed Long Term Care facility, and is the only community collection site in the area. This site provides a dynamic work environment for those who enjoy challenging their skills as a Combined Lab/X-Ray Tech I. You will work as part of the inter-professional team and be responsible for biological specimen collection, analyzing and reporting laboratory results, and conducting-ray examinations. The rotation includes day shifts during the week, and rotating Saturday day shift with an on-call responsibility requiring a 30 minute response time to the Hanna site.

Description:

As a Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technologist I, you will perform procedures in both the laboratory and in diagnostic imaging, typically in rural sites. You will work as a member of the inter-professional team and be responsible for collecting and analyzing biological specimens, conducting X-ray examinations, ECGs and reporting results. Your responsibilities include preparing patients, venipuncture and micropuncture, routine equipment maintenance, maintaining supplies and performing quality control procedures as required.

  • Classification: Combined Lab/X-Ray Tech I
  • Union: HSAA FAC PROF/TECH
  • Department: Rural Clinical Lab Suppl. HANN
  • Primary Location: Hanna Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.40
  • Posting End Date: 07-JUL-2021
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 17-JUL-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 8
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $33.98
  • Maximum Salary: $44.75
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Required Qualifications:

Completion of diploma from an accredited program in Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technology (CLXT). Active or eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Combined Laboratory and X-ray Technologists (ACCLXT).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Recent, relevant experience as a Combined Laboratory and X-ray Technologist performing procedures in a core laboratory and general diagnostic imaging Laboratory experience includes hematology, expanded chemistry, coagulation, urinalysis, specimen collection, preparation and referral. Recent cardiology experience including ECG and Holter Monitor. The ability to effectively communicate in English and provide excellent customer service is essential. Good organizational skills and ability to assume responsibility required. Good interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as promote good teamwork is required. Demonstrated initiative, good judgment, and attention to detail essential. Ability to work under pressure and in emergency situations prioritizing workload, demonstrating tact and courtesy in dealing with patients, staff, and physicians required. Practices effective radiation protection, infection control, and safety techniques as applicable. Proficient computer skills required. Ability to interpret, explain and apply applicable legislation, standards, policies and procedures, and maintain patient confidentiality. Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification. Demonstrated desire and actions to further own knowledge relating to profession. Receptive to new ideas and change. An excellent attendance record, reliability and personal suitability must be demonstrated through your employment references.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiar with Sysmex XN-L550, ACL Elite Pro, Ortho Vitros XT3400, Clinitek Advantus, I-Stat and Triage Meter. Recent experience with Muse, Cardioday, Agfa PACS, and Meditech LIS.

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