Medical Lab Technologist

Position Summary

Medical Lab Technologist position now available at the Arrow Lakes Hospital in Nakusp, situated in the West Kootenay region of B.C.

We offer a generalist MLT position with interesting and varied work within all areas of Core with some phlebotomy. This site does not have acute care beds, but offers laboratory and radiology; urgent care; outpatient ambulatory care; community services; long term residential care services; and doctors’ offices.

Typical duties include: routine and/or complex tests utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments, greeting patients, collecting and/or receiving specimens, entering data into the LIS, validating/reporting test results, maintaining instruments and preparing solutions and control agents. Participation in the on-call schedule is required.

As a B.C. top employer, we offer progressive and diverse workplaces, a network of welcoming colleagues and a range of benefits and services to support you, including:
• $10,000 signing bonus plus substantial relocation allowance *eligibility criteria applies
• Recognition of previous experience in determining salary
• Employer paid health and dental benefits, generous vacation & sick time
• Education, training and career development opportunities
• Locations that qualify for B.C. student loan forgiveness

The beautiful Arrow Lakes and Slocan Valley area is where you will find the safe and quaint community of Nakusp. Nestled in between the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, this friendly lakeside village is home to approx. 2,000 residents. Living here you can enjoy an abundance of year-round outdoor recreation and community activities.

If you are an MLT graduate with current CSMLS certification, or are writing your exam this year, then we would love to hear from you! Apply today and find out more about the satisfying career and lifestyle waiting for you at Interior Health.


• 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


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 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.

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