MEDICAL LAB TECHNOLOGIST
Interior Health Authority
Permanent full-time MLT opportunity now available at the Nicola Valley Hospital and Health Centre in the friendly community of Merritt, B.C.
THIS POSITION QUALIFIES FOR A $10,000 SIGNING BONUS!
The Nicola Valley Hospital and Health Centre has eight acute care inpatient beds and includes a 24/7 Emergency Department, Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy, Public Health, Mental Health, Home and Community Care Nursing and Home Support and Lab and X-ray.
As the MLT you will work independently within our supportive and cohesive team environment, providing vital Lab services for inpatients and outpatients from the Merritt community and surrounding areas. Typical duties include: routine and/or complex tests utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments, greeting patients, collecting and/or receiving specimens, entering data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS), validating/reporting test results, maintaining instruments and preparing solutions and control agents.
This is a generalist Lab position and offers interesting and varied work within all areas of Core Lab. Shift times are rotating 8hr day and evening shifts plus participation in the on-call out of hours schedule. Interior Health offers competitive compensation, shift premiums and a comprehensive benefits and pension plan. In addition to generous paid vacation and sick time entitlement and relocation assistance; we strive to create work environments that encourage growth and development.
Community Profile: The city of Merritt offers a blend of country fun, an urban lifestyle and outdoor adventure! The city has a pleasant climate with lots of sunshine and very little rain throughout the year. There are two rivers, hundreds of lakes and numerous hiking and biking trails to enjoy in the surrounding area. Merritt is located 87km south of Kamloops and an easy 3hr drive 270km northeast of Vancouver.
Graduation from an approved Medical Laboratory Science Program
Current certification with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) and eligible for membership with the BC Society of Laboratory Sciences (BCSLS) and/or CSMLS
One (1) year recent related experience
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