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MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST

Apply Now Job ID 1404573 Date posted 06/15/2020
Job title :MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST
Community :FERNIE
Facility :ELK VALLEY HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.59 FTE)
Position Summary

Permanent MLT opening now available at the Elk Valley Hospital in picturesque Fernie B.C.!

As the Med Lab 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 07:00-15:00 and 11:00-19:00. Participation in the Lab out of hours and weekend on-call schedule (typically 1 out of 3 weekends) 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.

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 older and contemporary buildings and offers something for everyone with cultural attractions, boutiques, eateries and coffee shops.


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

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
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 the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
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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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