Medical Lab Technologist, Microbiology

Position Summary

Our Microbiology team is seeking a flexible and reliable Medical Laboratory Technologist to join their welcoming team at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC. This is a relief part-time (0.50fte) position until the return of the current incumbent. Days of work are rotating and shift times are days and evenings until 23:00.

East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) is a 75 bed acute care hospital with a medium size Laboratory offering Core Lab disciplines, Microbiology and Histopathology. It is considered a regional referral site for selected testing and there are many MLTs and MLAs employed in the various areas of the lab.

You can expect a team-based environment and to perform a variety of duties within the Microbiology area of the Lab such as routine and/or complex tests, utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments, including PCR testing, receiving specimens, entering data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS), and validating/reporting test results.

Interior Health offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits and pension plan, excellent vacation entitlement and relocation assistance. Work environments that support growth and development, access to progressive clinical resources and a welcoming network of colleagues.

Community Profile: 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 #:

01707519

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.50 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Cranbrook

Department:

EKH MICROBIOLOGY

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEAD OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$30.90 - $38.63

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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