Hiring Laboratory technologist/ Radio pharmacy laboratory and quality specialist | $47.99 hourly

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Eastern Health’s Diagnostic Imaging program based in St. John’s, NL is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Laboratory technologist IIF. Eastern Health’s Diagnostic Imaging program provides essential medical imaging services. It offers a range of diagnostic procedures such as X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs. Functioning as a vital component of healthcare, it aids in diagnosing and monitoring various medical conditions. It supports timely treatment and enhances patient care across Eastern Health facilities. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Eastern Health
Program: Diagnostic Imaging
Position: Laboratory technologist IIF/Radio pharmacy laboratory and quality specialist
Section: Radiopharmaceutical Sciences (Nuclear and Molecular Imaging)
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $38.12 – $47.99 hourly
Employment Type: Permanent/Full Time
Location: 300 Prince Philip Dr, St. John’s, NL A1B 3V6, Canada
Primary Location: Health Science Centre
Shift: Days, Nights, Evenings, Weekends, Standby, and On-call (0 bi-weekly hours and 8-hour shifts)
Job ID: 08373RP1
Competition Number: 2024000616


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, chemistry, physics, laboratory technology, microbiology or a science related field
Experience: Candidates should have a minimum of three years of experience within the last five years working in a laboratory or clinically regulated environment by Health Canada, CNSC, or equivalent

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should regularly move or lift objects between 10-50+ lbs., such as shielded radioactive sources, lead bricks, and analytical equipment
  • The candidates should very often sit to perform paper/computer work and operate remote equipment, and regularly walk or stand to perform radiopharmaceutical production, cyclotron, and equipment maintenance
  • The candidates should regularly perform fine finger/precision equipment repair work and computer work, including handling open-source radioactivity and radioactive equipment/components requiring steadiness and accurate movement/control
  • The candidates should regularly work in confined/awkward spaces where reaching, bending, and crouching are required to complete maintenance work
  • The candidates should have personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including gloves and gowns

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should possess a Master’s level degree or should be current or eligible for registration with Regulatory Affairs Certificate (RAC) or Canadian Association of Professionals in Regulatory Affairs (CAPRA)
  • The candidates should have direct experience performing formal audits of an established process and creating audit reports and have direct experience in the lifecycle and creation of policies and procedures
  • The candidates should have experience developing and maintaining documentation within a quality assurance program and have experience working with analytical equipment such as HPLC, GC, radio-TLC, and Automated Chemistry Modules
  • The candidates should have experience involved in the maintenance and repair of analytical equipment such as HPLC, GC, TLC, and Automated Chemistry modules
  • The candidates should have experience working in a Health Canada GMP, CNSC Class-II facility and demonstrate evidence of data analysis and laboratory report preparation
  • The candidates should demonstrate evidence of regulatory and compliance process and procedures and demonstrate computer skills, strong teamwork skills, strong leadership skills and demonstrate strong writing and communication skills
  • The candidates should have proven analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, and organizational skills and have a satisfactory record of attendance and work performance
  • The candidates should be current or eligible for registration with Regulatory Affairs Certificate (RAC) or Canadian Association of Professionals in Regulatory Affairs (CAPRA)


  • The candidates should be able to work in a multidisciplinary team to assist in the routine production and setup of processes for the implementation of new radiopharmaceuticals
  • The candidates should be able to support the Quality Assurance program by conducting periodic reviews of paper and computer-based systems, conducting audits and inspections, and certifying production records
  • The candidates should be able to conduct on-demand experiments under the supervision of subject matter experts (SME), perform non-routine analysis of samples, and assist in troubleshooting and repairing equipment according to the facility’s preventive maintenance schedule
  • The candidates should be able to support routine equipment calibrations, equipment and software qualification, and repairs on various analytical equipment including but not limited to HPLC, GC, radio-TLC, Timers, pH-meters, Rotovap, Balances, Automated Synthesis Units (ASUs), Hotcells, and cyclotrons
  • The candidates should be able to participate in the development and maintenance of standard operating procedures and technical documents in accordance with Radiopharmaceutical Sciences quality assurance program under the guidance of subject matter experts
  • The candidates should be able to ensure that all activities are carried out following established Quality Assurance and Quality Control procedures in a GMP environment, applicable environmental and safety regulations, and other requirements applicable to the production of clinical radiopharmaceuticals

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume and competition number) through the below-mentioned details.

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