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Laboratory Scientist I - Molecular Genetics

LAB00006142 Requisition #
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  • Classification: Laboratory Scientist I
  • Department: Molecular Diagnostics UAH
  • Primary Location: U of A Hospital
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 05-APR-2021
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 15-APR-2021
  • Temporary End Date: 15-OCT-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.96
  • Maximum Salary: $49.15
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Medical Laboratory Science.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Minimally a BSc in Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, or related field is required. Successful completion of the Genetics Technology Graduate Diploma Program through BCIT or Michener Institute or an equivalent 2 years of experience in an inherited disease molecular diagnostic laboratory is required. Experience with molecular biology techniques and related equipment including but not limited to: DNA and RNA extractions, DNA Sanger Sequencing, DNA NGS sequencing, PCR, repeat-primed PCR, real-time PCR, genotyping, Southern blot hybridization. Bioinformatics experience such as BLAST, primer design, protein prediction analysis, splice site analysis is required. Knowledge of Human Genome Variation Society (HGVS) sequence variant nomenclature is required. Proven interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Ability to work in a stressful environment and meet critical timelines. Strong attention to detail and accuracy with proven analytic and problem solving skills. Ability to maintain confidential information.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in an accredited clinical molecular diagnostic and cytogenetic laboratory is an asset. Working knowledge of the following databases and applications: Epic, Cerner Millennium, Netcare, Mysis and TRACCESS are an asset.

Please note:

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

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with APL.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Quesitons for additional information.

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