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Combined Laboratory / X-Ray Technologist I

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Imaging/Radiation
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Laboratories, Alberta Public
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LAB00001498 Requisition #
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Under the supervision of, and in consultation with, the Department Supervisor, the Combined Laboratory / X-Ray Technologist I is responsible to perform site specific manual and automated approved laboratory procedures, diagnostic imaging exams and related duties, following established standards and practices defined by the ACCLXT (Alberta College of Combined Laboratory and X-ray Technologists), CPSA (College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta), and HPA (Health Professions Act). In addition to a competitive rate of pay, APL currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

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: LAB HSAA FAC PROF/TECH
  • Department: Rural Clinical Lab Suppl. MANN
  • Primary Location: Manning Community Health Ctr
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 21-AUG-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 03-SEP-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, On Call
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $33.98
  • Maximum Salary: $44.75
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
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:

Ability to work various shifts including days, evenings, weekends, and take call by responding within 30 minutes. Must demonstrate high level of organizational, communication (written and oral), and interpersonal skills. An ability to work well with patients and all members of the healthcare team. Entering, reviewing, reporting, and distributing patient results in an accurate, complete, timely, and efficient manner. Assessing unusual tests results and proceeding with established procedures for follow up with senior staff, pathologists, and physicians. Operation, calibration, and performance of basic troubleshooting with selected instrumentation and reporting equipment malfunction. Performing all required Quality Control procedures and maintaining accurate and up-to-date records. Investigating and documenting Quality Control problems and following up with Charge Technologist. Receives and reviews imaging requests for complete pertinent clinical and order information. Provides patient, public, and staff radiation protection and follows the principles of As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA). Follows all established safety policies and procedures. Participation in training of new staff and students. Demonstrates interest in professional growth and be prepared to maintain competency of technical skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Recent training or previous CLXT experience and preferably in a rural setting is desirable. This position may require frequent physical demands that include walking, standing, bending, lifting, and hand movements and extensive use of computers that may cause eye strain.

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

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