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Combined Laboratory / X-Ray Technologist I

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Radiology/Imaging
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LAB00010813 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Daysland is a beautiful small town with many enjoyable opportunities for family and friends. Quiet streets are lined with stately trees, and open space areas include a golf course, beautiful parks, and the scenic "Crocus Trail" walking path. Daysland is located in a productive agricultural area. Daysland has lots to offer for such a small Town. We are equipped with almost any kind of business you will need and if we do not have the service you need there are many other surrounding towns or major cities within driving distance. It is close to major centers including Camrose, Red Deer, and Edmonton. Join us in one of our many cultural programs on a frequent and seasonal occurrence. Daysland's cultural life is one of the major attractions for current residents. Our facilities, for hosting cultural events include the Palace Theatre, the Senior Centre, Community Hall, Daysland School, and the Public Library. We have many groups that are dedicated on a volunteer basis to enriching the lives of our community with a variety of cultural activity. Some of these include: the community theatre organization, a historical society, the agricultural society, and various religious organizations. Something we're very proud of is the resurrection of the historic Palace Theatre which is now providing weekly and monthly entertainment in cinema, theatre, musicals and visual art. The works of many Alberta and Canadian artists are being invited to perform in this public space where many residents can enjoy them. The Town of Daysland has lots to offer for children as well. We offer a K-12 school, sports teams including hockey, baseball, soccer from April to June, a Learn To Skate program in the winter months, dance at the theatre twice a year, a theatre which offers kids movies, as well as two playgrounds which are both kid friendly.

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
  • Unit and Program: Laboratory
  • Primary Location: Daysland Health Centre
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 07-DEC-2022
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 19-DEC-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, On Call
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $33.98
  • Maximum Salary: $44.75
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
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:

Required to take call and live within 30 minutes of the facility when on call. Recent cardiology experience including ECG and Holter Monitor The ability to effectively communicate in English. Good organizational skills and ability to assume responsibility. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work independently and promote good teamwork, under pressure and in emergency situations Demonstrated initiative, good judgment, and attention to detail. Ability to demonstrate tact and courtesy in dealing with patients, staff, and physicians. Practices effective radiation protection, infection control, and safety techniques as applicable. Proficient computer skills. Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification Ability to adapt and be receptive to new ideas and change. Demonstrated desire and actions to further own knowledge relating to profession. Demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and adapt to stressful situations using tact and diplomacy. Ability to interpret, explain and apply applicable legislation, standards, policies and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

Recent experience in the past two years: Mobile Radiography – GE Portable DI- Carestream DXR Ascend X-ray unit, Kodak Direct View CR 850 Laboratory-ACL Elite Pro, Sysmex 1000i, Vitros 250, Clinitek Status, I-Stat, and Triage MeterPro ECG-Mac 5500 Computer-Muse, Agfa PACS, and Meditech experience.

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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