Medical Laboratory Technologist

Position Summary

We are seeking a flexible and reliable medical Laboratory Technologist to join our welcoming and professional Lab team at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC.

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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 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.

This is a casual position, which means hours of work may vary and are not guaranteed. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internally posted vacancies within Interior Health.

If you are passionate about making a difference, apply today and join our talented and committed team.

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

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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 internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01516988

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Cranbrook

Department:

EKH ROUTINE CHEMISTRY

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$30.30 - $37.78

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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