MTS Level 6 - Medical Laboratory Technologist - Clinical Pathology - Biochemistry Laboratory - Diagnostic Services - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Date of Posting: 
August 12, 2012
Competition Eligibility: 
Unrestricted Competition
Atlantic Veterinary College - Diagnostic Services - Biochemistry Laboratory - Clinical Pathology
MTS Level 6 - Medical Laboratory Technologist
Full-Time Term
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

$45,457 per annum, prorated to term as per CUPE 1870 (salary under review) plus out-of-scale adjustment

August 2012 - June 24, 2013 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements.)

Diagnostic Services seeks application from medical laboratory technologists for a term replacement position in the Biochemistry section of the Clinical Pathology Laboratory.
The position involves receiving sample submissions, entry of patient demographics and sample test requests into a computerized laboratory management system, harvesting sera from the sample submissions and organizing ( bar coding/redirecting, etc. ) the sera for specific testing and alternating between routine bench work and the Cobas C501 chemistry instrument. Position involves technical support for the Endocrinology section as needed.

• RT designation
• Relevant years of related diagnostic experience preferably in a clinical laboratory setting (preferably in chemistry).
• BSc would be an asset.
• Excellent organizational, computer and communication skills.
• Experience with laboratory instrumentation such as the Roche family of instruments
• Familiarity with quality control protocols would be an asset
• Good bench skills are desirable.
• The ability to work under minimum supervision, to multitask and to troubleshoot technical issues at the bench and instrument level is desirable.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

K. Vanlunen

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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