Medical Laboratory Technologist

Position Summary

We are hiring for casual MLTs to join the Core Lab at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, BC.

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

The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is one of Interior Health Authorities tertiary referral hospitals and the Lab at RIH is one of our largest and most interesting. This is a full-service Laboratory offering Chemistry, Haematology, Transfusion Medicine, Histopathology, Microbiology and Point of Care testing. The Lab employs a very large team of generalist and specialist Technologists who deliver both 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.

Typical Laboratory Technologist duties include 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 that hours are not guaranteed and may vary. There may be opportunity to bid for additional shifts in other areas of the Lab or at other Interior Health Lab sites in addition to access to internally listed temporary and permanent positions.

Kamloops is known as a four-season adventure playground, where you can enjoy long hot summers and milder winters. With a population of 90,000 Kamloops offers all the amenities of a big city including great restaurants, a lively arts scene, shopping, businesses, wonderful parks and recreation facilities as well as easy access to spectacular winter sports at Sun Peaks resort.

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 #:

01540977

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH LAB - CORE CASUAL

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$30.90 - $38.63

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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