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Combined Laboratory / X-Ray Technologist I

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Radiology/Imaging
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LAB00010707 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

The Town of Provost is located on Highway 13 just 20 km west of the Saskatchewan Border town of Macklin. It is 50 minutes southeast of Wainwright AB and approximately 75 minutes southwest of Lloydminster AB/SK. The Town of Provost is a thriving community located in East Central Alberta that is built on strong agricultural roots and the energy industry it is called home by approximately 2000 citizens. There are 5 physicians serving a large surrounding area, since babies are delivered here we tend to see a large number of young children in the lab.

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: Provost 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 experience as a CLXT performing procedures in a core laboratory and general diagnostic imaging, including hospital affiliated training programs. Laboratory experience includes hematology, expanded chemistry, coagulation, urinalysis, specimen collection, preparation and referral. 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 Recent cardiology experience including ECG and Holter Monitor 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 experience- GE AMX4 ECG-Mac 5500, Muse DI- Shimadzu Radspeed, Kodak Direct View CR 850 Laboratory-ACL Elite Pro, Sysmex XS 1000i, Vitros 250, Clinitek Status Connect, I-Stat, and Triage MeterPro LIS-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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