Specialty Medical Laboratory Technologist

Role and Facility Information

Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you a registered Laboratory Technologist looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our Multi-Function Lab department.

Under the general direction of the Chief Medical Technologist, obtains and prepares specimens for routine analysis. Performs various routine Hematological, Microbiological, Biochemical and Immunohematological testing in accordance with Departmental Procedures.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: 06:30 to 15:00, 07:00 to 15:30, 08:00 to 16:30, 08:30 to 17:00, 09:30 to 18:00, 14:30 to 23:00, 23:00 to 07:00, rotating
23:00-07:00 is on-call hours only

GR Baker Memorial Hospital is a full care hospital with 26 acute beds, four ICU beds and five crisis stabilization beds. Some services provided are laboratory, diagnostic imaging, pharmacy, home and community care and home support, mental health and addictions, general surgery, internal medicine, otolaryngology (ENT), community cancer care, physiotherapy, respiratory therapy, environmental health and speech and language therapy. Visiting specialists in cardiology, pediatrics, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, urology and ophthalmology.

Quesnel has a population of 10,000 (2021) local residents and is one of the central interior's oldest cities and home to the world’s largest gold pan. Nestled on the banks of the Fraser and Quesnel rivers, Quesnel is the commercial centre of the North Cariboo. Check out Quesnel for more information on this outdoor playground and its access to a wealth of adventures.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Relocation Incentive is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• “Loan Forgiveness Programs” offered through the Federal and BC Government

Qualifications

• Graduate of an approved school of Medical Laboratory Technology and current Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science registration.
• One (1) year recent related experience.
• Experience in all the above disciplines preferred.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.

Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.

There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.

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Quesnel

In a quiet valley, surrounded by beautiful green mountains and lush forests, is the community of Quesnel. With a rich history tied to the Gold Rush era, Quesnel comes to life each year in the celebration of “Billy Barker Days” featuring more than 100 sporting events, rodeos, and stage shows. The community atmosphere promotes family time, personal interests, and career development. Commute times are short, world-class recreation is available in your backyard, and the community prides itself on its regular family-friendly events.

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