Team Lead, Laboratory

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Location: Inuvik

Department: Northwest Territories HSSA

Job Code: 15519

Salary: $83,363 - $99,509

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

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About the Job

Job Information

The Beaufort-Delta Region administers all regional health and social services delivered through the Inuvik Regional Hospital (IRH), a 47 bed accredited facility, seven community health centres; and twenty-two other sites, including a public health clinic, an elders facility, social services and dental therapy offices, and various group homes. The Beaufort-Delta Region provides and supports the delivery of health care services to adults and children on an inpatient, outpatient and outreach basis in order to enhance health community's well-being through excellence, accountability and respect for regional

Located in Inuvik and reporting directly to the Manager of Health and Social Services the incumbent leads the delivery of chemistry, hematology, immunohematology, phlebotomy, specimen receiving/processing services, and water testing through two Laboratory Technologists within the laboratory. In addition to leading and directing the deliveries of IRH laboratory services the incumbent will deliver direct services (i.e. hands on testing) and conduct analysis of samples as operational requirements demand.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:
This level of knowledge is typically acquired through the successful completion of a recognized Medical Laboratory Technology Program at a degree level, five years of directly related Core Laboratory experience.  

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Eligible for current certification with the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Sciences as a Medical Laboratory Technologist is mandatory for this position.

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Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $42.75 per hour (approximately $83,362. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 15519      

Closing Date: Open until filled


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
66 Franklin Manor
Box 1869
Ph. (867) 678-6600
Fax (867) 678-6620