MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST

Company

Interior Health Authority

Duties

Position Summary

Permanent full-time with on-call Med Lab Technologist opportunity available now in the highly desirable mountain town of Fernie, B.C!

THIS POSITION QUALIFIES FOR A $10,000 SIGNING BONUS!

Typical duties include: 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. This is a generalist Core Lab position and offers an excellent opportunity to hone independent practice and self-direction within our small and varied laboratory – basic chemistry, transfusion medicine, hematology and blood bank.

Days of work are rotating and shift times are 07:00-15:00 and 11:00-1900. Participation in the Lab out of hours and weekend (typically 1 in 3 weekends) on-call schedule is required. Interior Health offers relocation assistance, competitive compensation, generous employer paid vacation & sick time plus a range of valuable benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career.

Community: Fernie is a charming, historic city in the mountains with a welcoming community of 4800 residents, approximately 3hrs by car to Calgary and 1hr from Cranbrook. Outdoor recreation is a way of life all year round with a network of trails for hiking and biking; the Elk River offering fly-fishing and rafting and the Fernie Alpine Resort offers easy access to winter sports. Downtown Fernie is a combination of historic and contemporary buildings and offers something for everyone with cultural attractions, boutiques, eateries and coffee shops.

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

2021-12-10

Salary

30.90/hr

Contact

Job Posting Link

Interior Health Authoritywebsite

Display Date

2021-12-10

Expiry Date

2022-01-10