Medical Laboratory Technologist

Medical Laboratory Technologist

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Author pmnationtalk
Date March 3, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.61 FTE)

Position Summary

Kelowna General Hospital is currently seeking a reliable and flexible Medical Lab Technologist, to join their busy team.

Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) is one of two of Interior Health’s tertiary referral hospitals and the Lab at KGH is our largest and most diverse. This is a full-service Laboratory offering Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Histopathology, Microbiology and Point of Care testing. The Lab employs a large team of generalist and specialist Technologists who deliver progressive inpatient and outpatient Lab services utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Our professional Lab team, work collaboratively with other departments throughout the hospital and other Interior Health sites.

As a Laboratory Technologist, you will work in a team based environment and perform a variety of duties within the Laboratory such as 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.

This is a relief (temporary) 0.61fte position. Days of work are rotating and shift times are: 06:30 to 14:30, 14:30 to 20:30, 20:30 to 06:30. Employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary opportunities. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with relief positions and quickly lead to regular employment.

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits and pension plan, excellent paid vacation and sick time entitlement. Work environments that support your growth and development, access to progressive clinical resources and a network of skilled interdisciplinary health care professionals. Apply today!

This position is situated at the Kelowna General Hospital in the vibrant and growing city of Kelowna. The city offers so much for professionals and families to enjoy such as world class skiing, wineries, golfing, hiking and biking trails, amazing beaches and a diverse arts and culture scene. Come 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.

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 [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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