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Medical Lab Technologist

Position Summary

Med Lab Technologist (MLT) position available now at the Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops. This is a relief part-time opportunity until the return of the current incumbent. Days of work are rotating and shift times include day and evening shifts.

The MLT performs a variety of routine and/or complex tests utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments within the laboratory. Position is also responsible for functions such as: collecting and/or receiving specimens, entering data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS), validating and reporting test results, maintaining instruments and preparing solutions and control agents. Participates in departmental training programs in individual or all sections of the lab (such as, microbiology, histology, cytology, etc.) with a view to learning new/existing tests and procedures for use in the Laboratory.

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 Lab offering Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Histopathology, Microbiology, Molecular and Point of Care testing. The Lab employs a large team of generalist and specialists who work collaboratively with other departments throughout the hospital and other Interior Health sites.

Community Profile: 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 plus wonderful parks and recreation and easy access to 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 #:

01710316

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.63 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH HEMATOLOGY

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$30.90 - $38.63

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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