Medical Laboratory Technologist

Company

Interior Health Authority

Interior Health 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

Penticton

Duties

Position Summary

Permanent MLT position available at the Penticton Regional Hospital. This is a full-time position that rotates around all lab departments. Days of work are rotating and shifts include day, evening and night shifts.

Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) is a referral centre for three community hospitals and one diagnostic centre in the South Okanagan. Our Emergency department sees upwards of 36k visits and we have 129 acute beds and 102 extended care beds and offer a full range of health services to the community.

As the Med Lab Technologist typical duties include: 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.

Interior Health offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits and pension plan, excellent vacation entitlement and relocation assistance. Work environments that support growth and development, access to progressive clinical resources, a network of skilled multidisciplinary professionals and access to learning and rewarding work opportunities. Come live work and play where others only vacation!

Penticton has one of the best year-round climates in Canada, so it’s easy to enjoy two beautiful lakes, acres of parks and wilderness trails on the local mountains. Penticton's population is approximately 33,000 and offers small town charm with bigger city amenities

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

40

Salary

$30.90 - $38.63

Contact

Name

Bernadette Hamilton

Display Name

Bernadette Hamilton

Email

careers@interiorhealth.ca

Other Email

careers@interiorhealth.ca

Job Posting Link

Interior Health Authoritywebsite

Display Date

2021-06-25

Expiry Date

2021-08-27