Specialty Medical Laboratory Technologist

Role and Facility Information

Position Summary

Medical Lab Technologist position now available at the Arrow Lakes Hospital in vibrant Nakusp, situated in the beautiful West Kootenay region of B.C!

As the Laboratory Technologist you will work independently within our supportive and cohesive team environment, providing vital Lab services for clients from the Castlegar community and surrounding areas. This is a generalist Lab position and offers interesting and varied work within all areas of Core Lab (Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine) and Phlebotomy Accession. This site does not have acute care beds, but offers laboratory and radiology; urgent care; outpatient ambulatory care; community services; long term residential care services; and/or on-site doctors’ offices.

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 (temporary) 0.80fte position with an anticipated duration of one year or until the return of the current incumbent. Days of work are rotating and shift times are 07:00 to 15:00 and 09:00 to 17:00. Participation in the out of hours on-call schedule is a requirement of this MLT position.

Interior Health offers a range of employee benefits and fulfilling opportunities to support and enhance your advancement at every stage of your Laboratory career. If you are passionate about making a difference, apply today and join our talented and committed team.

The Arrow Lakes, established over 100 years ago, have plenty to offer locals and visitors, from breathtaking scenery and relaxing hot springs, to fabulous golf, plentiful fishing, great hiking trails and many other activities. The lakeshore village of Nakusp is known for its year-round amenities and warm and friendly community.



Estimated Remuneration
$29.70 - $37.04/hour

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Surrounded by lakes and mountains, Nakusp is fondly referred to as the “Hidden Gem” of the Kootenays. The Arrow Lakes and surrounding area offer beautiful scenery and a wide array of outdoor recreational opportunities. Nakusp is a vibrant business community with year-round amenities and a warm, friendly community. Experience summer like you never have before with world-class fishing, horseback riding, and golfing. Winter turns Nakusp into a virtual wonderland with great ice fishing, skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. After a day in the snow, the soothing waters of the Nakusp Hot Springs are an attraction for tourists and residents alike.

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