Laboratory Assistant I - #94710

Alberta Precision Labs

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Edmonton, AB
Salary: CA$23.72 per hour
Contract type: Full time

Your Opportunity:

The successful candidate will be responsible for performance of duties in the Client Response department at the University Of Alberta Hospital. Client Response duties include, but are not limited to, responding and documenting client requests for laboratory test information and results. Duties also include performance of urinalysis testing including macroscopic and microscopic examination, maintenance of inventory and supplies and management of report distribution. Additional responsibilities include sorting and matching specimens to requisitions, accessioning requisitions into the laboratory information system, sample distribution, troubleshooting problem specimens. You will be responsible for communicating effectively on an oral and written manner while enhancing relationships with laboratory and non-laboratory personnel.


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: Client Response/Urinalysis
  • Primary Location: U of A Hospital
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.80
  • Posting End Date: 24-NOV-2023
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 18-DEC-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 8
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $23.72
  • Maximum Salary: $29.56
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited Medical Laboratory Assistant program or equivalent.

Additional Required Qualifications:

You are an organized, independent worker and strong team player committed to providing quality patient care. You are approachable and reliable. You must have the ability to listen, comprehend and orally respond to or relate information, direction or questions in person, over the phone or in writing in an accurate, clear and concise manner. In addition, you will have the ability to organize and prioritize tasks while adapting to changing circumstances and interruptions. You must be approachable, flexible, reliable and tactful team member contributing to a positive work environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in Urinalysis and/or relevant courses in Urinalysis is an asset. Knowledge of medical terminology is an asset. Previous Lab Client Response experience within the last two years. Working knowledge of Connect Care/Epic.

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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