Medical Laboratory Technologist 1 Microbiology

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 19264
Salary: $84,845 - $101,361
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Open until filled

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

 

 

Job Information

The Medical Laboratory Technologist 1, Microbiology is required to provide laboratory medicine expertise for the Microbiology section of Stanton Laboratory in accordance with Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI), Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) and Accreditation Canada Standards. This position provides information about general microbiology, the intricacies of infectious diseases, collection of specimens and scientific analysis while using investigative skills. A variety of biological and environmental samples are examined using standard microbiology procedure to ensure that medical and non-medical professionals have the test results necessary to diagnose, treat and manage disease and address public health issues.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

A recognized Medical Laboratory Technology Program at a minimum of a diploma or degree level from an accredited Canadian Post-Secondary Institution. Internationally trained Medical Laboratory Technologists must have at least three (3) years of working experience in a Canadian Hospital Laboratory as a Medical Laboratory Technologist working in a core laboratory.

Applicants must have recent, relevant experience (within the past five years) in a Canadian Hospital Microbiology Laboratory.

These are bona fide requirements, equivalencies will not be considered.

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
YELLOWKNIFE CENTRE 5TH FLOOR  
BOX 1320 YELLOWKNIFE NT X1A 2L9
Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445
jobsyk@gov.nt.ca

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

 

More Information

Shift Work

This position involves a Rotating/Irregular Shift Schedule which may change due to operational requirements.

Term Position

This job opening is for a one (1) year term.

Affirmative Action

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

Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Immunization Status

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

Registrations

Eligible for current registration/certification witth the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science at the General Registered Technologist designation.

For more information on health and social services careers and practicing in the Northwest Territories please visit www.practiceNWT.ca

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.

Eligibility

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

Equivalencies

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 19264        

Closing Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $43.51 per hour to $51.98 per hour (approximately $84,845 - $101,361) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.