Medical Laboratory Technologist

Medical Laboratory Technologist

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date March 3, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Cranbrook, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST
Community :CRANBROOK
Facility :EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME

Position Summary

Permanent full-time MLT opportunity at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC.

East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) is a 75 bed acute care hospital with a medium size Laboratory offering Core Lab, Microbiology, Histopathology and Specimen Accession services. It is considered a regional referral site for selected testing and there are approx. 30 Medical Technologists and 25 Med Lab Assistants employed in the various areas of the lab.

The Laboratory Technologist works in a team based environment and performs a variety of duties within the Core Lab (Chemistry, Hematology and Transfusion Medicine) such as 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.

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

Situated in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, Cranbrook is the business capital and largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region and is an easy drive to Alberta and the US. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas, residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities such as hiking, camping, fishing and winter sports to name just a few.

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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