New Job Laboratory Assistant I In Alberta

Laboratory Assistant I
Laboratory Assistant I

Laboratory Assistant I

Company : Alberta Precision Labs
Salary : $22.73 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Your Opportunity:

As a Laboratory Assistant, you’re analytical, detail-oriented, and organized. You are interested in the challenge and variety of performing lab collections in various locations, including community based Patient Service Centers, or performing mobile collections as operationally required, at Designated Assisted Living facilities and private homes. Working in collaboration with co-workers, other health professionals, physicians, and patients, you will solve problems and ensure a smooth, timely workflow. You can comfortably work independently and in a group setting, and will be able to manage vehicle maintenance, including scheduled service, when operationally required. 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.


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: Receiving and Accession
  • Primary Location: Carry Drive PSC
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 08-JUL-2022
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 18-JUL-2022
  • Temporary End Date: 24-FEB-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $22.73
  • Maximum Salary: $28.34
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited Medical Laboratory Assistant program or equivalent.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

A valid Class 5 Driver’s License with no restrictions (a Graduated Driver’s License (GDL) will not be accepted). Experience in blood and ECG collections.

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.