Medical Laboratory Technologist

Company

Interior Health

COME LIVE, WORK, AND PLAY ... WHERE OTHERS ONLY VACATION Our uniqueness is in who we are and where we are. Our geographical location offers the choice of an active urban lifestyle or quiet rural setting. Whether you’re in clinical care, management, or in a supporting role, your impact will be felt. Your passion and motivation combined with our commitment to set new standards of excellence makes Interior Health the right choice for you. We thrive as a direct result of state-of-the-art equipment, forwarding thinking and strong leadership. We are here for your whole life from career choices to family benefits to work/life balance. At Interior Health there is always room to grow.We strive to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. From the financial advisor managing our health care resources, to the IT professional enabling life-saving data, to the nurse and physician on the front line of patient care, everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces.

Location

Cranbrook, BC

Duties

Position Summary

Permanent full-time MLT opportunity at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC.

East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) is a 75 bed acute care hospital with a medium size Laboratory offering Core Lab, Microbiology, Histopathology and Specimen Accession services. It is considered a regional referral site for selected testing and there are approx. 30 Medical Technologists and 25 Med Lab Assistants employed in the various areas of the lab.

The Laboratory Technologist works in a team based environment and performs a variety of duties within the Core Lab (Chemistry, Hematology and Transfusion Medicine) such as 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.

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits and pension plan, excellent vacation entitlement and relocation assistance. Work environments that support your growth and development, access to progressive clinical resources and a network of skilled interdisciplinary health care professionals. Apply today!

Situated in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, Cranbrook is the business capital and largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region and is an easy drive to Alberta and the US. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas, residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities such as hiking, camping, fishing and winter sports to name just a few.

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.

Hours

37.5 hrs/ wk (1.0 FTE)

Salary

$30.30 - $37.78 / hr

Comments

Apply online at https://jobs.interiorhealth.ca/

Contact

Name

IH Careers

Display Name

IH Careers

Address

505 Doyle Ave. Kelowna BC V1Y 0C5

Telephone

250.469.7070

Fax

250.469.7068

Email

careers@interiorhealth.ca

Job Posting Link

Interior Healthwebsite

Display Date

2021-04-14

Expiry Date

2021-05-14