Medical Lab Technologist, Microbiology

Medical Lab Technologist, Microbiology

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Author pmnationtalk
Date September 28, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Technology
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :MEDICAL LAB TECHNOLOGIST, MICROBIOLOGY
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.63 FTE)

Position Summary

Microbiology Medical Lab Technologist (MLT) opportunity available now at the Kelowna General Hospital (KGH). This is a relief (temporary) 0.63fte position available until the return of the current incumbent. Days of work are rotating and shifts are days and evenings until 00:00.

As an MLT, you will work in a team-based environment and perform a variety of duties within the Microbiology department. Typical duties may include performing routine and/or complex tests utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments, 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.

KGH is our biggest hospital and most diverse laboratory. Offering Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Histology, AP, Microbiology, Molecular and Point of Care testing. KGH Lab has hundreds of generalists and specialists who collaborate with departments throughout the hospital and sites across our region, to deliver innovative lab services utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and technology.

As a B.C. top employer, Interior Health offers progressive and diverse workplaces, a network of welcoming multi-disciplinary colleagues and a range of benefits and services to support you:

• Recognition of previous experience in determining salary
• Relocation assistance for eligible positions
• Employer paid benefits, vacation & sick time
• Training and career development opportunities

The vibrant city of Kelowna offers so much to enjoy! Vineyards, orchards, golfing, hundreds of hiking and biking trails, amazing beaches and a diverse arts and culture scene situated on stunning Okanagan Lake and not forgetting multiple winter resorts right on our doorstep. Live, work and play where others only vacation.

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.
If you self-identify as Aboriginal, First Nations, Métis or Inuit and if you have a question or would like assistance with the application process contact [email protected]

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