Medical Lab Technologist | Microbiology

Position Summary

Our Microbiology department is seeking a flexible and reliable Medical Laboratory Technologist to join their welcoming team at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, BC. This is a permanent part-time 0.8fte position. Days of work are rotating and shift times include a variety of eight hour day and evening shifts, between the hours of 07:00 and 23:00.

As the Micro MLT, you can expect to work in a team based environment and perform a variety of duties within the microbiology, histology and cytology areas 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 LIS, and validating/reporting test results.

The RIH Lab is a full-service 24/7 facility offering Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Histology, Microbiology and point of care testing. The Lab employs a large team of generalists and specialists who work collaboratively with other departments throughout the hospital and other Interior Health sites.

Interior Health offers help with relocation costs, competitive compensation, generous employer paid benefits and employee services to support you at every stage of your career.

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 including great restaurants, shopping, businesses, wonderful parks and recreation facilities as well as easy access to spectacular winter sports at 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
Previous Microbiology experience would be considered an asset

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 #:

01757963

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.80 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH MICRO-PCR - COVID19

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$30.90 - $38.63

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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