Specialty Medical Laboratory Technologist

Role and Facility Information

Position Summary

Medical Lab Technologist opportunity now available at the Castlegar and District Community Health Centre!

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 permanent 0.81fte position. Days of work are rotating and shift times are 07:30-15:30, 09:00-17:00 and 12:30 – 20:30. The position offers competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits plan that includes extended health & dental coverage, generous employer paid vacation and sick time in addition to life insurance and long-term disability.
This location is eligible for relocation assistance and also qualifies as an underserved location for BC student loan forgiveness.

The friendly town of Castlegar (population 9,000) is located in the scenic Selkirk Mountain Range in the West Kootenay’s, BC approximately half way between Vancouver and Calgary and 425 miles north east of Seattle. The amicable climate and breathtaking scenery of Castlegar contribute to an enjoyable lifestyle with unlimited recreational activities year round. Just a short distance from the town are championship golf courses, two world-class alpine ski resorts and groomed cross-country ski trails.



Estimated Remuneration
$30.30 - $37.78/hour

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Located in the Selkirk Mountain range, Castlegar has become known as one of the most desirable places to live in the region. A vibrant mix of commerce, recreation, and community makes Castlegar an easy choice for a comfortable and active way of life. The natural beauty and rugged adventure are at your doorstep in Castlegar. Escape to world-class skiing at nearby Red Mountain or experience kayaking adventures the Slocan River. Castlegar’s friendly and culturally rich community paired with its central location makes it ideal for exploring life’s tickle trunk of outdoor activity in the West Kootenays.

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