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MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST MICROBIOLOGY

Apply Now Job ID 1241662 Date posted 04/08/2019
Job title :MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST MICROBIOLOGY
Community :CRANBROOK
Facility :EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.71 FTE)
Position Summary

Awesome 0.71fte MLT opportunity now available in the friendly community of Cranbrook, BC!

Our Microbiology Team is seeking a flexible and reliable Medical Laboratory Technologist to join their welcoming team at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC.

East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) is a 75 bed acute care hospital with a medium size Laboratory offering Core Lab, Microbiology, Histopathology and Specimen Accession services. It is considered a regional referral site for selected testing and there are 30 Medical Technologists and 25 Med Lab Assistants employed in the various areas of the lab.

Working in the Microbiology department, you can expect to work in a team based environment and perform a variety of duties within the Microbiology area 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 Laboratory Information System (LIS), and validating/reporting test results.

This is a relief part-time (0.71fte) position until JULY 2020 or the return of the current incumbent. Days of work are rotating and shift times are 08:30 to 16:30, 07:30 to 15:30, 08:30 to 16:30, 14:30 to 22:30. There is the opportunity to bid for additional shifts.

Interior Health offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits and pension plan, excellent vacation entitlement and relocation assistance. Work environments that support growth and development, access to progressive clinical resources, a network of skilled multidisciplinary colleagues and access to development and career growth opportunities. Apply today and join our dynamic team!

Community Profile: Situated in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, Cranbrook is the business capital and largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region and is an easy drive to Alberta and the US. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas, residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities such as hiking, camping, fishing and winter sports to name just a few.


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
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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