Medical Laboratory 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.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and may vary and shifts may be at short notice. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to regular employment.

What we offer:
Interior Health offers so many great benefits and services! Competitive pay plus shift premiums, 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. This location maybe eligible for the BC Loan Forgiveness Program.

What will you work on?
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.

About this location:
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.


• 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


**New Rate as of April 1, 2023 will be $35.18 to $43.91

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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$32.57 - $40.66

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