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CYTOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST II

Apply Now Job ID 1302825 Date posted 09/11/2019
Job title :CYTOLOGY TECHNOLOGIST II
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.40 FTE)
Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a Cytology Technologist (II) Grade 2 to join the cohesive and diverse laboratory team at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, B.C.

The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) Lab strives to provide safe, convenient, respectful and accessible laboratory services to our patients. Programs and services include chemistry, hematology, microbiology, histopathology, cytology, and transfusion medicine.

The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is a 254 bed hospital in the Thompson Cariboo Shuswap health service area and is one of two Interior Health tertiary referral hospitals. Located in Kamloops, RIH offers high-level, specialty medical care including core physician specialties, 24 emergency and trauma services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic services.

As the Cytotechnologist at this site, you will work in a team based environment and perform a variety of duties within the Laboratory related to established cytology procedures. This is a hands-on and varied role which may include attending FNA fine needle aspiration clinics, managing files of tissues and slides, assisting with quality assurance and working in the Histology section of the Lab.

This is a permanent part-time 0.4fte Medical Technologist 2 position. Days of work are Monday to Friday with weekends and stat holidays off. Shift times are 07:30-15:30 are 08:00-16:00. We offer relocation assistance, a comprehensive benefits’ package, pension plan and excellent vacation entitlement. Additional casual shifts are available in Cytology and/or other areas within the Lab.

As one of BC’s largest health authorities, we offer work environments conducive to your personal growth and career development. This includes access to progressive clinical resources, a network of skilled multidisciplinary professionals and exciting work opportunities in beautiful locations that allow you to truly maximize your work-life balance.

Community Profile: Kamloops is one of BC’s sunniest cities and home to 90,000 residents. Kamloops offers affordable housing, a large selection of restaurants and stores, a lively arts scene and a full range of businesses. Close proximity to Sun Peaks resort and the surrounding landscape of rivers, mountains, lakes and grasslands means unsurpassed opportunities for year-round outdoor adventures.


Qualifications

Graduate of a Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science approved Cytology program plus two years’ recent, related Cytology experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Current certification with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) and eligible for membership with the BC Society of Laboratory Sciences (BCSLS)
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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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