Specialty Medical Laboratory Technologist

Role and Facility Information

Northern Health is accepting applications a part time (0.60 FTE) lab tech for Stuart Lake Hospital.

Who we are
Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations of Northern BC. Through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations, we provide exceptional health services for Northerners. Our value statements guide decisions and actions and include: Empathy - Respect - Collaboration - Innovation.

What you can expect

• Opportunities for career growth
• Supportive work environment
• 4 weeks paid vacation
• Health & Dental Coverage
• Pension Plan
• Relocation Assistance for eligible positions
• Spectacular outdoor activities
• Short commutes
• Affordable housing market
• Shift Rotation/hours of work: Monday – Friday; 08:00 – 12:30

Job Summary
Performs laboratory work and related duties in the fields of Biochemistry, Hematology, Blood Bank, and Microbiology. Reports data obtained to the physicians.
5 Key Areas of Responsibility
• Biochemistry: Quantitative and qualitative analysis of blood, urine, feces, cerebrospinal fluid and other body fluids.
• Blood Bank: Preparation of blood for transfusion purposes requires the knowledge and use of methods in blood grouping,
• Urinalysis: Qualitative and semi-quantitative chemical and microscopic analysis of urine involving simple techniques and mathematical calculation, few reagents and the use of a microscope.
• Hematology: Primarily, the quantitative microscopic examination of unstained and stained cellular elements; also, the determination of various blood clotting factors, red cell sedimentation rate and red cell fragility.
• Microbiology: Processing of the specimen from its arrival in the lab until the final report is sent to the physician.

Job Qualifications
• Successful completion of an approved course in Medical Technology.
• Registration with the British Columbia Society of Laboratory Science (BCSLS).

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Live and work in BC

Fort St. James

The prosperous city of Fort St. James is a National Historic Site located on the southeast shore of Stuart Lake, one of B.C's largest lakes. Boasting one of the oldest and most successful forestry industries in the province, Fort St. James is surrounded by mountains and a 300-kilometre network of forests, lakes and rivers. Fishing and boating are favourite pastimes for the residents here.

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