Interior Health’s Lab Quality department is currently seeking a Technical Specialist, Client Services MLT Grade V. This position may be based in Kelowna or at another Interior Health Regional level Laboratory site. If you are an experienced, adaptable and innovative Medical Laboratory Technologist who possesses strong leadership capability; then we would encourage you to apply!
The Technical Specialist for this area works in a team based environment and is accountable for the development, implementation and maintenance of practice standards for the designated discipline. Acting as a Clinical Resource to laboratory staff you will provide leadership, direction and guidance on practice activities and advancing practice, research and education.
Key responsibilities include:
• Reviewing and implementing consistent practice standards, goals and objectives in conjunction with designated management and leading the development and standardization of discipline specific policies and procedures, continuing education and training programs.
• Monitoring existing procedures and equipment and develops new methods as appropriate ensuring best practice standards are implemented and communicated throughout the IH Laboratories.
• Supporting departmental and regional initiatives through collaboration with local and regional laboratory leaders and managers, pathologists and physicians to achieve overall goals and objectives.
Interior Health offers so many great benefits and services! Competitive pay plus shift premiums, relocation allowance, the opportunity to work with a diverse team, generous employer-paid vacation, sick time, extended health & dental; as well as learning and career development opportunities.
Graduation from an accredited Medical Laboratory Science training program with 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
Completion of recognized advanced specialty program/training in the designated discipline
5 years’ recent related experience, including 3 years leadership experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Quality Management Certification would be considered an asset
Valid BC Drivers license required
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.