Medical Laboratory Technologist | Histopathology

Company

Interior Health

Interior Health is one of five regional publicly-funded health authorities in BC. With more than 21,000 employees and nearly 1,900 physicians on our team we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development. Whether you desire to be near the Rocky Mountains, in the Kootenay Boundary, enjoying the Okanagan Valley vineyards, or experience the scenic Thompson Cariboo region, we have a place for your!

Location

Kelowna, Kelowna General Hospital

Duties

Position Summary
A permanent full-time Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) opportunity is available now at the Kelowna General Hospital (KGH). Days of work are rotating and shift times include days and evenings.

About us:

We are committed to achieving a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, and where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Well-being and work-life balance are promoted within the team, and our commitment to environmental sustainability supports our primary goal of increasing the health and well-being of everybody in our region.

About the job:

MLTs work in a supportive, team-based environment and perform a variety of duties within the assigned discipline department. Your responsibilities will include:

• Performing routine and/or complex tests, utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments
• Entering data into the Lab Information System (LIS), related systems and programs
• Validating and reporting test results
• Maintaining instruments, preparing solutions and control agents
• Contributing to training, evaluation and improvement programs

What we offer:

We offer welcoming workplaces along with a range of benefits, services and policies to support you at every stage of your career.

• Competitive pay and shift premiums
• Generous relocation assistance
• Employer-paid vacation starting at 4 weeks
• Employer-paid insurance, health and dental benefits
• Employee & Family Assistance Program
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Education and development opportunities

About this location:

The KGH Laboratory is our largest and most specialized 24/7 lab and progressive teaching facility. The Lab consists of hundreds of team members who work collaboratively in a variety of disciplines such as Collections, Accession, Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Microbiology, Histology, AP and Molecular.

The hospital is situated just moments from Okanagan Lake in the vibrant and growing city of Kelowna. The city offers so much for professionals and families to enjoy such as shopping, dining, golfing, tons of hiking and biking trails, amazing beaches and world-class winter sports. Live, work and play where others only vacation!

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.

Comments
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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 internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Start Date

2023-10-27

Hours

37.5 per week

Salary

$35.18 - $43.91

Comments

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Contact

Name

Bernadette Hamilton

Title

Recruiter

Telephone

250-469-7070, 12747

Email

Bernadette.Hamilton@interiorhealth.ca

Job Posting Link

Interior Healthwebsite

Display Date

2023-10-27

Expiry Date

2024-01-27