Specialty Medical Laboratory Technologist

Role and Facility Information

Job ID 1501847
Date posted 02/17/2021
Job title :MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST
Community :NAKUSP
Facility :ARROW LAKES HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.80 FTE)
Position Summary

Medical Lab Technologist position now available at the Arrow Lakes Hospital in vibrant Nakusp situated in the 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 permanent 0.80fte position. Days of work are rotating and shift times are 06:30 to 14:30, 07:00-15:00 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 relocation assistance, competitive pay, 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 welcoming community http://nakusp.com/discover-nakusp/


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

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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