Combined Laboratory / Radiology Technologist

Job Summary

Location: Fort Smith
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 23051
Salary: $87,419 - $104,423
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
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 incumbent provides diagnostic services (laboratory and X-ray) including to but not limited to chemistry, hematology, microbiology, phlebotomy, specimen receiving/processing, taking and preparing x-ray images and electrocardiographs.

Unlike most major laboratories and radiological departments in southern Canada, the NTHSSA Diagnostic Services Department lacks an on-site pathologist or radiologist. In absence of these services, the incumbent acts as a resource (first contact) on laboratory and radiological related practice Within the Fort Smith region,. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for the quality of results from all tests to ensure that the findings are reliable. The Combined Laboratory/Radiology Technologist will be required to provide standby coverage on a rotational basis (with the Lab/DI Lead during the evenings and weekends to provide emergency diagnostic services).

Duties are performed in accordance with established standards of radiological and laboratory practice, Accreditation Canada Standards, Guidelines and Required Organizational Practices as well as the philosophy, objectives policies and procedures of the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority.

The incumbent provides diagnostic services (laboratory and X-ray) including to but not limited to chemistry, hematology, microbiology, phlebotomy, specimen receiving/processing, taking and preparing x-ray images and electrocardiographs.

Unlike most major laboratories and radiological departments in southern Canada, the NTHSSA Diagnostic Services Department lacks an on-site pathologist or radiologist. In absence of these services, the incumbent acts as a resource (first contact) on laboratory and radiological related practice Within the Fort Smith region,. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for the quality of results from all tests to ensure that the findings are reliable. The Combined Laboratory/Radiology Technologist will be required to provide standby coverage on a rotational basis (with the Lab/DI Lead during the evenings and weekends to provide emergency diagnostic services).

Duties are performed in accordance with established standards of radiological and laboratory practice, Accreditation Canada Standards, Guidelines and Required Organizational Practices as well as the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority.

 

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

This level of knowledge is typically acquired through the successful completion of a certification from an approved Combined Laboratory/X-ray Technologist (CLXT) or Certified Combined Technician (CCT) program.

 

 

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Fort Smith HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
195 MCDOUGAL ROAD
BOX 876
FORT SMITH, NT  X0E 0P0
Tel (867) 872-6500
Fax (867) 872-3298
jobsfortsmith@gov.nt.ca

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

More Information

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 vulnerable sector 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 with your provincial governing body is mandatory for this position. 

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.

COVID-19 Vaccine

Effective April 1, 2022, employees may still be required to provide proof of vaccination and/or continue enhanced PPE use and COVID-19 testing if they work in areas that have additional worksite-specific policies? in?place that require proof of vaccination, PPE use, and COVID-19 testing.

The updated COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Guidelines are available at MyHR.

New hire employees for some positions may be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 before a formal employment offer is extended. Exemptions are not permitted for these positions; however, accommodation is available as required under the GNWT's Duty to Accommodate Injury and Disability Policy and under the Human Rights Act.

 

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 23051       

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $44.83 per hour (approximately $87,418 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $7,734.