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Laboratory Technician - Casual (TELUS Health - Edmonton)

Location: 

Edmonton, AB, CA

Req ID:  27042
Jobs by Category:  Health
Job Function:  Health Solutions
Status:  Casual
Schedule:  Regular

Description

 

Status: Casual (approx 2-3 days per week - day shifts Monday thru Friday)

 

Create awesome experiences for our clients!

 

TELUS Health is empowering every person to live their healthiest life. Guided by our vision, we are leveraging the power of our leading edge technology and focusing on the uniqueness of each individual to create the future of health. 

 

Simply put, our team members across the country are united by their commitment to continuously innovating to make healthcare more accessible and deliver improved health experiences for everyone. 

 

Do you share our passion?

 

TELUS Health Care Centres is currently looking for a Casual Lab Assistant / Phlebotomist to support our Edmonton Centre. Within this role, the Lab Assistant / Phlebotomist is accountable and responsible for all areas related to screening, diagnostic testing and ensuring our clients have a friendly and positive experience. 

 

Our team and what we’ll accomplish together:

 

You're an out of the box thinker that goes above and beyond to make each client experience a great one! Being flexible and innovative are a part of your motto. You will be directly collaborating with other experienced and like-minded Phlebotomists while supporting other team members within the clinic. As part of the team, you'll be a key contact person for clients, physicians, staff, suppliers and guests, this team member is the voice and face of the company in many instances. 

 

What you’ll do:

 

  • Performs tests and diagnostic examinations on patients including but not limited to tonometry, audiograms, visual acuity, phlebotomy, urine collection, processing and accessioning; shipping and analysis of samples
  • Conducts resting ECG’s and spirometry-based pulmonary tests
  • Conducts 24hr blood pressure testing when required
  • Conducts height & weight checks
  • Documents diagnostic results in the chart and enters results manually as required
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Commits to continuous learning and becoming knowledgeable and proficient with new processes 
  • Collaborates with medical, kinesiology and dietitian staff for thorough understanding of their specific needs 
  • Collaborates with CSC and CCC staff in regards to client bookings, etc 
  • Ensures accuracy of all communication with co-workers, suppliers and doctors’ offices
  • Interacts with testing laboratories as required 
  • Develops and maintains professional relationships with clients, staff, suppliers and other healthcare providers in the community 
  • Provides support to other staff as assigned

 

 

Qualifications

 

What you bring:

 

  • Minimum 1 year of practical work experience in phlebotomy and performing ECG’s
  • Strong knowledge of desktop computer systems and Microsoft Office
  • Exceptional organizational and customer service skills
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant Certification
  • CPR Certification

 

Great-to-haves:

 

  • Knowledge and experience working with Med Access, our Electronic Medical Record System
  • Certification in Audiometry and/or Spirometry

 

 

A bit about us

We’re a people-first, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability—your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

TELUS Health is an IT leader in Canada that focuses on the health sector. Our mission is to improve the way information is being used along the continuum of care to better the health of citizens in Canada and in selected countries.  

Disclaimer:  In accordance with the TELUS Health Solutions Data Center Security Policy, as a condition of employment, all personnel whose job functions require they work at a Data Center and/or have access to detailed knowledge of technology related to client service delivery, are subject to a Personnel Security Screening conducted through the Government of Canada.

 

 

 

 

Health

We’re looking for clinicians, programmers, product developers, sales and marketing people, customer support, and everyone in between. If you have a penchant for turning information into better health outcomes, then we want you to help us develop, implement and manage the most innovative healthcare solutions possible.

We are honoured to be recognized

21,166
Physicians using TELUS Health electronic medical records

6,300
Pharmacies using our pharmacy solutions

140 million+
Health claims processed using TELUS Health solutions

Accessibility

TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.