Specialty Medical Laboratory Technologist

Role and Facility Information

We are seeking a casual Laboratory Technologist on Salt Spring Island, BC.

The Department of Laboratory Medicine, Pathology and Medical Genetics (LMPMG) is committed to enhancing patient care through the provision of consistently high quality laboratory services. Reporting to the supervisor or delegate, you will perform established laboratory procedures, including hematology, chemistry and transfusion medicine.


As a Laboratory Technologist, you have successfully completed a recognized diploma program in Medical Laboratory Technology and have certification with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS). Completion of core laboratory related courses within the last two years and one year of recent experience is required (or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience).

Skills and Abilities

• A knowledge of relevant core laboratory testing, techniques, methods and procedures

• Knowledge of legislations and government policies and procedures related to laboratory technology

• The ability to work collaboratively as an effective member of an interdisciplinary team

• Conflict resolution, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills

• The ability to work independently, prioritize issues and workload and complete assigned work

• You must be able to demonstrate procedures to other employees and students

• The ability to communicate and effectively deal with patients, families, staff, physicians and other health care providers

About Us

Island Health is one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia and provides health care and support services to over 750,000 residents on Vancouver Island, the surrounding islands and the mainland communities north of Powell River. With more than 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers, Island Health is the largest employer on Vancouver Island.

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment.

Come be part of our future!



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Salt Spring Island

Salt Spring Island is located in the sheltered southern waters of the Gulf Islands of British Columbia. The island’s shoreline is varied and beautiful, offering rocky shores, tidal pools, and a wide variety of sandy beaches to explore. The year-round residents of Salt Spring Island include an eclectic mix of artists, musicians, and entrepreneurs. Many vacationers come to Salt Spring simply to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and soak in the quiet island lifestyle. Farming is important on the island, and local farmers form the backbone of the popular Salt Spring Market so feel free to check it out while you're there!

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