Medical Lab Technologist | Blood Bank

Position Summary

Medical Lab Technologist (MLT) opportunity available now at the Kelowna General Hospital (KGH)-Transfusion Services team. This is a permanent part time (0.80 FTE) position. Days of work are rotating and shifts are days and nights. THIS POSITION MAY QUALIFY FOR A $10,000 SIGNING BONUS! Plus generous relocation allowance. Apply today to find out more!

What will you work on?

As an MLT, you will work in a team-based environment and perform a variety of duties within the discipline department. Typical duties may include performing routine and/or complex tests utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments, 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.

About this location/unit

KGH is our biggest hospital and most diverse laboratory. Offering Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Histology, AP, Microbiology, Molecular and Point of Care testing. KGH Lab has hundreds of generalists and specialists who collaborate with departments throughout the hospital and sites across our region, to deliver innovative lab services utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and technology.

The vibrant city of Kelowna offers so much to enjoy! Vineyards, orchards, golfing, hundreds of hiking and biking trails, amazing beaches and a diverse arts and culture scene situated on stunning Okanagan Lake and not forgetting multiple winter resorts right on our doorstep. Live, work and play where others only vacation.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you

As a B.C. top employer, Interior Health offers 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 for eligible positions
• Employer paid benefits, vacation & sick time
• Training and career development opportunities

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

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 #:

01736956

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.80 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KGH BLOOD BANK

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$30.90 - $38.63

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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