Medical Lab Technologist, Microbiology

Company

Interior Health

Location

Kelowna, BC

Duties

Position Summary

Microbiology Medical Lab Technologist (MLT) opportunity available now at the Kelowna General Hospital (KGH). This is a permanent 0.63fte position. Days of work are rotating and shifts are day and evening shifts between the hours of 07:00 and 00:00.

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order and selected applicant(s) must comply.

As an MLT, you will work in a team-based environment and perform a variety of duties within the Microbiology department. Typical duties may include performing routine and/or complex tests utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments, 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.

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.

As a B.C. top employer, Interior Health offers progressive and diverse workplaces, a network of welcoming multi-disciplinary colleagues and a range of benefits and services to support you:

• Recognition of previous experience in determining salary
• Relocation assistance for eligible positions
• Employer paid benefits, vacation & sick time
• Training and career development opportunities

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.

Requirements

Qualifications

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.

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
If you self-identify as Aboriginal, First Nations, Métis or Inuit and if you have a question or would like assistance with the application process contact AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca

Start Date

2021-10-28

Hours

23.6/week

Salary

$30.90 - $38.63/hr

Comments

Apply through:

https://jobs.interiorhealth.ca/job/kelowna/medical-lab-technologist-microbiology/602/16963309504

Contact

Name

Interior Health

Title

Interior Health

Address

505 Doyle Ave

Telephone

250-469-7070

Fax

250-469-7068

Email

careers@interiorhealth.ca

Job Posting Link

Interior Healthwebsite

Display Date

2021-10-28

Expiry Date

2021-11-28