Specialty Medical Laboratory Technologist

Role and Facility Information

Kelowna General Hospital is currently seeking a reliable and flexible Medical Lab Technologist, to join their busy team.

Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) is one of two of Interior Health’s tertiary referral hospitals and the Lab at KGH is our largest and most diverse. This is a full-service Laboratory offering Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Histopathology, Microbiology and Point of Care testing. The Lab employs a large team of generalist and specialist Technologists who deliver progressive inpatient and outpatient Lab services utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Our professional Lab team, work collaboratively with other departments throughout the hospital and other Interior Health sites.

As a Laboratory Technologist, you will work in a team based environment and perform a variety of duties within the Laboratory 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.

This is a permanent part-time (0.5fte) position. Days of work are rotating and shifts are 8 hours with various start times to include day, evening and night shifts.

Interior Health offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic medical services, dental and extended health including massage therapy, chiropractic, physiotherapy in addition to life insurance and long-term disability.

Interior Health Laboratory is strongly committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer many fulfilling opportunities to support and enhance knowledge and skills and help you progress at every stage of your Laboratory career. Apply today!


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

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Terms

Compensation

Estimated Remuneration
$28.62-$35.69/hour
Benefits and/or Incentives
Comprehensive Benefit Package
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Kelowna

Glistening water below lush mountains, dotted with parks frame the Okanagan's largest and liveliest population centre; Kelowna. Okanagan Lake is the perfect place to sail, kayak, or relax on the beach. Rolling greens offer world class golfing, minutes away from spectacular hiking and biking trails. In the winter enjoy ski resorts and skating rinks right at your fingertips. Decorated with heritage buildings and modern architecture, Kelowna offers something for everyone with orchards, vineyards and all the amenities of a major centre. From restaurants, and shops, to art galleries, live music and theatre, this city has it all. Come and experience our four seasons playground and see why life is better here.

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