Medical Laboratory Technologist

Company

Interior Health Authority

Interior Health Authority is a regional health authority in British Columbia. It is one of the five publicly-funded regional health authorities, serving the southern Interior region of British Columbia.

Location

Oliver BC

Duties

Position Summary

The South Okanagan General Hospital in Oliver, B.C. is urgently seeking a reliable and flexible Medical Lab Technologist, to join their welcoming Laboratory team.

As the Medical Lab Technologist (MLT) you will work independently within our supportive and cohesive team environment, providing vital Lab services for the community of Oliver and the surrounding areas. This is a generalist MLT position and offers interesting and varied work within all areas of Core Lab including hematology, chemistry and the blood bank.

SOGH is an active, rural hospital serving the communities of Oliver, Osoyoos, and surrounding areas that sees an average of 16,000 emergency visits per year. There are 7 Emergency beds and 18 acute care beds which regularly operate at 100% capacity. This busy hospital is co-located with an 80 bed long-term care facility and also offers outpatient Lab services.

This is a relief (temporary) part-time 0.50fte position. Days of work are rotating and shift times are days and evenings: 07:00-16:00, 07:00-18:00, 08:30-16:30.

Interior Health offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits that includes extended health & dental cover, generous employer paid vacation & sick time, life insurance and long-term disability coverage and pension plan. Our Laboratories are committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer many fulfilling opportunities to support and enhance knowledge and skills and help you progress at every stage of your career.

Community:
Just a short drive from Penticton, Osoyoos and the US border, the town of Oliver is located in a picturesque valley of orchards, vineyards, lakes and waterways; in the heart of south central British Columbia known as “The Capital of Wine Country”. With its mild climate, relaxed lifestyle and scenic surroundings, Oliver is a wonderful residential location to call home. Recreational opportunities in the area include hiking, cycling, canoeing, fishing and skiing.

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.
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 the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

Start Date

2021-02-02

Hours

18.75

Salary

$30.30 - $37.78

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Contact

Name

Jessica Geen

Title

Recruitment Assistant

Email

careers@interiorhealth.ca

Job Posting Link

Interior Health Authority

Display Date

2021-02-02

Expiry Date

2021-03-02