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All AHS employees are required to be fully immunized against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

ALB00190725 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

The Laboratory Technologist I in the dermatology department directly supports the Mohs’ surgical program. This Laboratory Technologist I - Dermatology Laboratory Technologist position works collaboratively with the Mohs’ surgeon to provide real time tissue slides. This allows the physician to determine that the tissue removed from the patient has skin margins that are free from cancer. The successful candidate must have great attention to detail, be very precise, be able to efficiently organize their time and be able to stand for long periods during their shift.


As a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) I, you will be responsible for the daily processing, testing, results analysis and reporting of diagnostic samples within the laboratory department. You will perform a variety of routine and specialized procedures in the processing of specimens used in diagnosis, treatment and research.

  • Classification: Laboratory Technologist I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: Dermatology Lab Tech
  • Primary Location: Richmond Road Diag Treat Centr
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.00
  • Posting End Date: 24-JAN-2022
  • Employee Class: Casual/Relief
  • Date Available: 03-FEB-2022
  • Hours per Shift: Varies
  • Length of Shift in weeks: Varies
  • Shifts per cycle: Varies
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Other
  • Minimum Salary: $33.98
  • Maximum Salary: $44.75
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Alberta (CMLTA).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Able to work with chemicals such as: formalin, xylene, bleach, gloves. The ability to lift, carry, push or pull objects weighing more than 20 lbs. Physical effort requiring manual dexterity is constantly required (is: more than 755 of time on the job). The ability to stand and/or walk for approximately 75% of time on the job. The ability to communicate and collaborate within a multi-disciplinary team. Demonstrated ability to work within a high volume workload and constantly changing priorities. Able to work with continual exposure to disruptive noise and interruptions. Ability to perform all quality control and assurance practices and maintain records as required. Ability to accept other duties as required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience working in a Mohs’ clinic. Demonstrated organization skills. Demonstrated proficiency using MS Word and Excel. Ability to monitor supply inventory and act appropriately to maintain adequate supplies. Recent demonstrated experience with a cryostat. Recent demonstrated experience with fresh tissue embedding. Recent demonstrated experience with using an automated tissue stainer.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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