Medical Lab Technologist II | Additional Procedures
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Kelowna, Kelowna General Hospital
Medical Lab Technologist (MLT II) Additional Procedures opportunity is available now at the Kelowna General Hospital (KGH). This is a permanent full-time position requiring two years of recent related experience, including one year of recent experience in fungal culture and dermatophyte identification. Days of work are 08:00-16:00 Monday to Friday with weekends and stat days off.
What we offer:
• An attractive remuneration package
• Excellent career prospects
• Employer paid training/education
• Employer paid vacation starting at 4 weeks (20 days)
• Medical Service Plan
• Employer paid insurance premiums
• Extended Health & Dental coverage
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Work-life balance
What will you work on:
As an MLT II you will work in a team-based environment and perform additional procedures for the assigned area(s) of the Laboratory (such as Ova & Parasites, Mycoplasma Cultures, Mycology, etc.) as well as a variety of routine and/or complex tests utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments within the laboratory.
This position is also responsible for functions such as, collecting and/or receiving specimens, entering data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and related computer systems/programs, validating and reporting test results, maintaining instruments and preparing solutions and control agents in accordance with established procedures and safety standards. Participates in departmental training programs with a view to on-going learning of new/existing tests and procedures for use in the Laboratory. Provides input to Operations by participating in the development of laboratory guidelines and procedures; research and continuous quality improvement initiatives for the department.
About this location:
KGH is our biggest hospital and most diverse laboratory. Offering Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Histology, AP, Microbiology, Molecular and Point of Care testing. KGH Lab has hundreds of generalists and specialists who collaborate with departments throughout the hospital and sites across our region, to deliver innovative lab services utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and technology.
The vibrant city of Kelowna offers so much to enjoy! Vineyards, orchards, golfing, hundreds of hiking and biking trails, amazing beaches and a diverse arts and culture scene situated on stunning Okanagan Lake and not forgetting multiple winter resorts right on our doorstep. Live, work and play where others only vacation.
• Graduation from an approved Medical Laboratory Science Program and current certification with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS)
• Eligible for membership with the BC Society of Laboratory Sciences (BCSLS) and/or CSMLS
• Two (2) years recent related experience including one (1) year of recent experience in the assigned additional procedures area(s) of the Laboratory particularly Fungal Culture and Dermatophyte identification
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
$35.62 - $44.47
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