Alberta Hospital Edmonton (AHE) is a fully accredited psychiatric hospital operating under the governance of Alberta Health Services. Alberta Hospital Edmonton provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment, consultation, education and research. Admission and continuing treatment at Alberta Hospital Edmonton can be voluntary, formal under the Mental Health Act, or in the Forensic Service under the Criminal Code of Canada. Referral agents include physicians, mental health professionals, other health care facilities, community agencies, courts, corrections, police, self-referral and family. Adult Acute Services and Adult Tertiary Care serve adults between 18 and 65 years of age with a severe and/or persistent mental illness. Forensic Services provides services for adults and adolescents with mental health problems who are in conflict with the law.
As a Laboratory Assistant I, you will be responsible for a variety of laboratory functions including receiving and sorting specimens, cleaning and sanitizing lab equipment and performing basic lab tests. In addition, you will carry out essential clerical duties along with patient queries.
Classification: Laboratory Assistant I
Union: LAB AUPE GSS
Department: Cntrl Receiving&Accession AHE
Primary Location: Alberta Hospital Edmonton
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 20-DEC-2019
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 20-JAN-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days, On Call
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $22.69
Maximum Salary: $27.23
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent. Completion of an accredited Medical Laboratory Assistant Program.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Graduation from a recognized Medical Laboratory Assistant program, which includes specimen handling and phlebotomy. Successful demonstration of laboratory skills and data entry. Working within a team environment, good interpersonal skills, effective time management and the ability to set priorities. Adaptable and flexible within an environment of change and interruptions. Ability to listen, comprehend and orally respond to or relay information, directions or questions in person, over the telephone or in writing in an accurate and clear concise manner. Must represent Laboratory Services in a respectful, professional and courteous manner.
Competency with the Sunquest Laboratory Information System and Epic (Beaker). Familiar with Non-Violent Crisis Intervention. Recent experience with Phlebotomy, Data Entry and ECG’s. Familiarity with Patient and Family Centred Care and NOD.