Medical Lab Technologist | Microbiology

Position Summary

Med Lab Technologist (MLT) position is available now at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. This is a relief (temporary) 0.64fte position in Microbiology available until JUNE 2024 or the return of the current incumbent. Days of work are rotating and shift times are a variety of day and evening shifts.

What you will work on

MLTs work in team based environments to perform a variety of routine and/or complex tests utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments. MLTs are also responsible for functions such as: 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.

About this location

The RIH Laboratory is our second largest tertiary referral 24/7 site in the interior region. The Lab consists of many generalist and specialist team members, who work collaboratively in a variety of disciplines such as: Collections, Accession, Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Microbiology, Histology, AP and Molecular.

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.

Reasons to Apply

Interior Health offers so many great benefits! Competitive pay plus shift premiums, the opportunity to work with a great team, generous employer-paid vacation, sick time, extended health, dental, and a variety of employee services, learning and career development opportunities.


• 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


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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