Specialty Medical Laboratory Technologist

Role and Facility Information

We are seeking a flexible and reliable medical Laboratory Technologist to join our welcoming and professional Lab team at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC.

The successful Laboratory Technologist applicant will perform a variety of duties within the Histology Lab such as routine and/or complex tests of tissue samples, utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments, receiving specimens, entering data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS), validating/reporting test results, maintaining instruments and preparing solutions and control agents.

East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) is an acute care hospital with a medium size Laboratory offering inpatient and outpatient services. It is considered a regional referral site for selected testing and there are a large number of Med Lab Technologists and laboratory assistants employed in Histology, Microbiology and Core Lab.

This is a relief full-time position. Days of work are Monday to Friday with weekends and stat holidays off. Shift times are rotating 06:30-14:30, 07:00-15:00 and 08:00-16:00.

Cranbrook is situated in the southeastern corner of British Columbia. Cranbrook is the business capital and largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region and is an easy drive to Alberta and the US. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas in the distance, residents can enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities and urban pursuits.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.


• 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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Live and work in BC


Cranbrook is a thriving city, cradled on a gentle plain by snow-capped mountains. Boasting the most sunshine in British Columbia, Cranbrook’s idyllic climate presents the perfect conditions for outdoor adventure. Hike or cycle the local trails, play a round of golf, or relax on one of the many lakes only minutes from the city. The mild winter is perfect for cross country and alpine skiing at nearby resorts, or snowmobiling on the almost limitless network of trails. For more urban pursuits, Cranbrook offers shopping, cafés, sports arenas and a lively arts and cultural community. With Cranbrook’s magnificent scenery, friendly people, and abundant activities, it is the ultimate location to live, work and play.

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