Medical Laboratory Technologist 1, Microbiology


The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA)

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.


Yellowknife, NT


The Medical Laboratory Technologist 1, Microbiology is required to provide laboratory medicine expertise for the Microbiology section of Stanton Laboratory in accordance with Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI), Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) and Accreditation Canada Standards. This position provides information about general microbiology, the intricacies of infectious diseases, collection of specimens and scientific analysis while using investigative skills. A variety of biological and environmental samples are examined using standard microbiology procedure to ensure that medical and non-medical professionals have the test results necessary to diagnose, treat and manage disease and address public health issues.


A recognized Medical Laboratory Technology Program at a minimum of a diploma or degree level from an accredited Canadian Post-Secondary Institution. Internationally trained Medical Laboratory Technologists must have at least three (3) years of working experience in a Canadian Hospital Laboratory as a Medical Laboratory Technologist working in a core laboratory.

Applicants must have recent, relevant experience (within the past five years) in a Canadian Hospital Microbiology Laboratory. New graduates are encouraged to apply.

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37.5 per week


The salary for this position starts at $44.83 per hour (approximately $87,419.00 per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.



Laura Steven

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Laura Steven


Technical Supervisor, Microbiology


548 Bryne Road, P.O. Box 10


867-767-9300 x46691


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The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA)website

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