Specialty Medical Laboratory Technologist

Role and Facility Information

Medical Laboratory Technologist opportunities now available at the Kootenay Lake Hospital in Nelson!

As the Laboratory Technologist you will work independently within our supportive and cohesive team environment, providing vital Lab services to both inpatients and outpatients from the Nelson community and surrounding areas. This is a generalist Lab position and offers interesting and varied work within all areas of Core Lab.

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 relief 0.73fte position. Days of work are rotating and shift times are 07:00-15:00, 10:00-18:00 and 14:30-22:30

Kootenay Lake Hospital is a Level 1 Community Hospital offering services including surgical, inpatient and emergency. The Laboratory offers safe, convenient, respectful and accessible services for inpatients and outpatients.
If you are passionate about making a difference, apply today and join our talented and committed team.

Located on the shores of beautiful Kootenay Lake and surrounded by the Selkirk Mountains is the picturesque community of Nelson. Lush parks, colourful gardens and over 350 heritage buildings give the city of Nelson a unique charm. Known as “City of the Arts,” Nelson has been consistently ranked as the number one small town arts community in Canada.


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

Terms

Compensation

Estimated Remuneration
$29.12-$36.32/hour
Benefits and/or Incentives
Comprehensive Benefit Package

Live and work in BC

Nelson

Perched on the shores of Kootenay Lake in the heart of the Selkirk & Kokanee Mountains, the city of Nelson sets itself apart by offering a rare blend of outdoor adventure and cosmopolitan sophistication of arts and heritage. Downtown is lush with gardens, boutiques, and unique restaurants that offer a social feeling of big city life in a classic Victorian setting. The summer creates a mecca for hiking, golfing, and water sports while the abundant winter snow transforms the terrain at Whitewater Resort for world-class skiing and winter adventures. Come to Nelson and let the storybook charm and community welcome you.

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