Medical Laboratory Technologist

Position Summary

Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) opportunity now available at the Kootenay Lake Hospital in beautiful Nelson, B.C.! This is a permanent 0.6fte position. Days of work are rotating and shift times are days and evenings.

As the MLT you will work independently within our supportive and cohesive team environment, providing vital Lab services to both inpatients and outpatients from the Nelson community and surrounding areas. This is a generalist MLT position and offers interesting and varied work in the Core Lab.

Typical 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.

We offer 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
• Employer paid benefits, vacation & sick time
• Training and career development opportunities
• Locations that qualify for B.C. student loan forgiveness

Located on the shores of beautiful Kootenay Lake and surrounded by the Selkirk Mountains is the enchanting city of Nelson. A temperate climate, lush parks, colourful gardens, cosmopolitan amenities and over 350 heritage buildings give the community its unique small town charm. https://www.discovernelson.com/

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you.

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 #:

01608236

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.60 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

KOOTENAY LAKE REGNL HSPTL

Location:

Nelson

Department:

KLH LABORATORY

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$30.90 - $38.63

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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