New Job Laboratory Assistant I In Alberta

Laboratory Assistant I
Laboratory Assistant I

Laboratory Assistant I

Company : Alberta Precision Labs
Salary : $23.25 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Your Opportunity:

Precise, analytical, and detail-oriented, you’re a laboratory assistant with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills that can help put people at ease about what to expect from the lab. After all, laboratory tests and results can provide critical information to diagnosing, maintaining, or improving health. Alberta Precision Laboratories (APL) is looking for someone like you for the role of Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) I. From procurement and processing to reporting results, you can perform lab processes and procedures safely, efficiently, and effectively, while ensuring all lab data is correctly and accurately recorded and communicated. APL is the new, wholly-owned subsidiary of Alberta Health Services and is ready to deliver high-quality, responsive diagnostic lab services to Albertans as a part of the provincial healthcare system. With competitive salaries, opportunities for professional development, and comprehensive benefits, you can truly thrive. Make a difference in your own community as you help healthcare professionals and patients get the information that they need to improve, optimize, or maintain health. Red Deer is one of Alberta’s largest cities of approximately 100,000, located near the midpoint of the Calgary–Edmonton Corridor. It has been named both a prime location for business and the “Cultural Capital of Canada.” Home to the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, there are plenty of teams, sports, and activities for all ages, as well as local public, private, francophone, and post-secondary education options. With all the necessary amenities sand a small town, friendly feel, you’ll love living and working in this beautiful city.


As a Medical Laboratory Assistant I, you will provide high quality service to clients of the clinical laboratory in an effective, efficient and safe manner. You will be responsible for a variety of laboratory functions including procurement, handling, processing, dispatching and testing of specimens, performing procedures and reporting results.

  • Classification: Laboratory Assistant I
  • Unit and Program: Microbiology
  • Primary Location: Red Deer Regional Hospital
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.80
  • Posting End Date: 25-MAY-2023
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 12-JUN-2023
  • Temporary End Date: 31-JAN-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 16
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $23.25
  • Maximum Salary: $28.98
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited Medical Laboratory Assistant program or equivalent.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Recent Microbiology experience in a clinical setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

Working knowledge of current LIS and HIS.

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.