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2020-012 Medical-Laboratory Technician, Tuberculosis-Screening Campaigns

Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services, Kuujjuaq
2020 February 19

The regional plan of action to eliminate tuberculosis in Nunavik includes population screening campaigns for tuberculosis. Under the direct supervision of the pivot nurse and within a multidisciplinary team, the laboratory technician shall perform diagnostic tests for tuberculosis using GeneXpert.




Contribute to the setup and closing of a mobile laboratory;

Perform diagnostic tests for tuberculosis using GeneXpert in a negative-pressure chamber;

Cooperate with the team in preparing and shipping specimens to outside laboratories;

Ensure management of biomedical waste;

Serve as the team’s focal point for all laboratory procedures;

Carry out any other related tasks.


Appropriate collegial-studies diploma

Experience in a remote region or with tuberculosis shall be considered an asset

Availability for work in a remote region

Excellent spoken and written skills in at least two of the three languages in use in Nunavik (French, English, Inuktitut)

Capacity for work under pressure and according to a variable schedule

Capacity for adaptation

Aptitude for teamwork


Candidates who are beneficiaries of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement shall receive priority.

Conditions and benefits

Temporary, part-time position of one year with possibility of extension

Regular stays of several weeks in the Nunavik communities

Salary according to the rules set forth by the MSSS

During travel,northern benefits stipulated under the working conditions shall be paid and lodging provided.

Additional details

Interested candidates should send their résumé, no later than February 19th, 2020, care of:


Human Resources

Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services

P.O. Box 900, Kuujjuaq, Québec J0M 1C0

E-mail: ressources_humaines.reg17@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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