The Northwest Territorial Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) works under the direction of the Minister of Health and Social Services, in partnership with the Deputy Minister, Health and Social Services and the Health and Social Services regions, to support the health and wellbeing of people across the Northwest Territories through planning, development, deliver, evaluation and reporting on program and service delivery.
NTHSSA is committed to the development and provision of quality services in such a way as to make the best use of public resources, ensure the sustainability of the system, focus on client safety and best practices and promote positive health and social outcomes. NTHSSA strives to continually improve the health and social service system to ensure best health, best care, and a better future for the people of the NWT.
Our mission is to work with people to optimize well being through the provision of collaborative and culturally appropriate health and social services.
Located within the Inuvik Regional Hospital and reporting directly to the Laboratory Supervisor the incumbent works as one of four Laboratory Technologists including the Supervisor who deliver chemistry, water testing, coagulation, hematology, basic microbiology including stat gram stains, immunohematology, phlebotomy and specimen receiving/processing services within the Laboratory.
The Laboratory Technologist analyzes samples and conducts individual patient tests using both complex laboratory instrumentation and manual techniques. While performing analysis the incumbent must recognize normal and atypical findings and initiate the appropriate action. Accurate testing allows a referring physician to accurately diagnose medical conditions and arrange for proper care and treatment which ultimately impacts on a patients morbidity. This accurate and timely testing also assists public health to address regional or territorial health issues in an effective manner.
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 diploma/degree level. Certification and registration with the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Sciences as a General Medical Laboratory Technologist is a requirement.
Inuvik HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
1st FLOOR ALEX MOSES GREENLAND BUILDING
INUVIK, NT X0E 0T0
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This job opening is for a One Year Term with a possible extension.
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.
The salary for this position ranges from $43.51 per hour to $51.98 per hour (approximately $84,845.00 - $101,361.00 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $15, 279.00
Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.
Criminal Records Check
Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.
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 # 18846
Closing Date: Open Until Filled