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Apply Now Job ID 1323487 Date posted 11/05/2019
Community :FERNIE
Position Summary

Relocate to beautiful Fernie, B.C! Medical Laboratory Technologist MLT position now available in the Core Lab at the Elk Valley Hospital.

As the Laboratory Technologist you will work autonomously within our supportive and cohesive team environment, providing vital Lab services to both inpatients and outpatient clients from the community. This is a generalist Core Lab position and offers an excellent opportunity to hone independent practice and self-direction within our small and varied laboratory – basic chemistry, transfusion medicine, hematology and blood bank.

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 Laboratory Information System (LIS), validating/reporting test results, maintaining instruments and preparing solutions and control agents

This is a permanent part-time 0.59fte opportunity. Days of work are rotating and shift times are 07:00-14:27 and 11:33-1900. Participation in the Lab out of hours and weekend (1 out of 3 weekends) on-call schedule is required. Interior Health offers competitive compensation, generous employer paid vacation and a range of valuable benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career.

Community: Fernie is a charming, historic city in the mountains with a welcoming community of 4800 residents. Outdoor recreation is a way of life all year round with a network of trails for hiking and biking; the Elk River offering fly-fishing and rafting and the Fernie Alpine Resort offers easy access to winter sports. Downtown Fernie is a combination of historic and contemporary buildings and offers something for everyone with cultural attractions, boutiques, eateries and coffee shops.


• 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 preferred
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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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