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Laboratory Technologist – Laboratory Services

Laboratory Services
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.
Closing Date
Competition open until filled
PSAC Bargaining Unit/L08
Pay Rate
$37.25 - $47.14
Employment Status
Regular Part Time
Monthly/weekly hours
0.6 FTE
Start Date
Monday, October 2, 2023


Are you looking to be part of an exceptional and passionate health care team in one of Canada’s most spectacular natural environments with vast and stunning wilderness at your doorstep?


Yukon Hospitals strives to cultivate an environment of passionate and engaged people with a culture that values growth, work/life balance, and wellness in helping all our people reach optimal ability. Our organization is an integrated system of hospitals: Whitehorse General Hospital (58 beds), Watson Lake Community Hospital (6 beds) and Dawson City Community Hospital (6 beds).

Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, the position provides diagnostic testing for physicians and other health care providers without immediate support or consultation of an on-site pathologist. The medical laboratory technologist performs a variety of routine and specialized procedures in the processing of specimens for analysis used in diagnosis and treatment. This position is responsible for daily processing, testing, resulting and reporting of diagnostic samples within the laboratory; maintaining an on-going quality control program in order to ensure the accuracy and quality of the test results; keeping accurate records of all procedures; maintaining and troubleshooting a variety of laboratory instruments.

Knowledge and skills required:

  • Knowledge of medical laboratory principles, theories, procedures, methods, techniques and practices;
  • Knowledge and ability to maintain a wide variety of complex laboratory equipment with and without the aid of service personnel;
  • Ability to perform routine and special analysis/procedures including phlebotomy;
  • Ability to maintain records and prepare comprehensive and concise reports;
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality;
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Professionalism, thoroughness, punctuality, reliability and tact;
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to deal with interruptions, distractions, time pressures, concurrent demands and client pressures;
  • Ability to work in a team environment and foster team dynamics;
  • Commitment to professional development and continuing education;
  • Cross-cultural awareness; and,
  • Ability to work in a computerized environment

Candidates must be certified as a Registered Medical Laboratory Technologist in Canada and be a member in good standing with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS).  Recent experience working in an accredited Medical Laboratory and a valid class 5 driver’s license are also required for this position.  This position will be expected to work all shifts and perform on-call duties as required. A degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or related field would be considered an asset for this position.


  • Relocation Allowance
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Generous Vacation Time


TO APPLY: Quoting competition #2023-461, please e-mail your resume to:

For more information, contact recruitment at

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Indigenous Workforce Initiative - We are committed to having a diverse and representative workforce that reflects the community we serve.  When applying to YHC Career Opportunities, we invite you to voluntarily self-identify in the email body of your application.  Please do so in whatever manner you feel accurately reflects who you are. You will then be connected with Yukon Hospitals’ Indigenous Workforce Initiative (IWI), where you can receive support with application materials, hear about additional training or mentorship opportunities, and ask any questions you have.  All self-identification information will remain confidential. You are also welcome to contact IWI supports before submitting your application at or call 867-332-7203. 

Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to consider resumes from International applicants. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.

Posting Date: August 8, 2023/Open Until Filled