Interior Health Authority
Interior Health is seeking a Cytology Technologist II to join the cohesive and diverse laboratory team at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, B.C.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order and selected applicant(s) must comply.
The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is a growing 250+ bed hospital in the Thompson Cariboo Shuswap health service area and is one of two Interior Health tertiary referral hospitals. Located in Kamloops, RIH offers high-level, specialty medical care including core physician specialties, 24 emergency and trauma services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic services. RIH Lab strives to provide safe, convenient, respectful and accessible laboratory services to our patients. Programs and services include chemistry, hematology, transfusion medicine, microbiology and pathology.
As the Cytotechnologist at this site, you will work in a team based environment and perform a variety of duties within the Laboratory related to established cytology procedures. This is a hands-on and varied role which may include attending FNA fine needle aspiration clinics, managing files of tissues and slides, assisting with quality assurance and working in the Histology section of the Lab.
This is a relief part-time 0.81fte Cytotechnologist 2 position until the return of the current incumbent. Days of work are Monday to Friday with weekends and stat holidays off. Shift times are 07:30-15:30 are 08:00-16:00. As one of BC’s top employers, we offer relocation, a range of benefits and employee services and supportive and inclusive work environments to enhance growth and career development
Community Profile: Kamloops is one of BC’s sunniest cities and home to 90,000 residents. Kamloops offers major amenities and close proximity to Sun Peaks resort and the surrounding landscape of rivers, mountains, lakes and grasslands means unsurpassed opportunities for year-round outdoor adventures.
Graduate of a CSMLS approved Cytology program plus two years’ recent, related Cytology experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Current certification with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) and eligible for membership with the BC Society of Laboratory Sciences (BCSLS)
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