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

Oliver, BC

Duties

Position Summary

The South Okanagan General Hospital in Oliver, B.C. is urgently seeking a reliable and flexible Medical Lab Technologist (MLT) to join their welcoming team. This is a permanent part-time opportunity, days of work are rotating and shift times are days and evenings with participation in out of hours and overnight on-call required.

MLT’s performs a variety of routine and/or complex tests utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments within the laboratory. MLTs are also responsible for functions such as greeting patients, 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. MLTs work independently within supportive and cohesive team environment. This is a generalist Lab position and offers interesting and varied work within all areas of Core Lab including hematology, chemistry and 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.

We offer 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. Relocation assistance may be available for this position.

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

Start Date

2021-07-28

Hours

29/week

Salary

$30.90 - $38.63

Comments

If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, please contact AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

Contact

Name

Bernadette Hamilton

Address

505 Doyle Ave

Email

careers@interiorhealth.ca

Job Posting Link

Interior Health Authoritywebsite

Display Date

2021-07-28

Expiry Date

2021-10-27