MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST, MICROBIOLOGYApply Now Job ID 1325594 Date posted 11/07/2019
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.69 FTE)
Our Microbiology department is seeking a flexible and reliable Medical Laboratory Technologist to join their welcoming team at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, BC.
The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) is one of Interior Health Authorities tertiary referral hospitals and the Lab at RIH is one of our largest and most interesting. This is a full-service Laboratory offering Chemistry, Haematology, Transfusion Medicine, Histopathology, Microbiology and Point of Care testing. The Lab employs a very large team of generalists and specialists who deliver both inpatient and outpatient Lab services utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Our professional Lab team, work collaboratively with other departments throughout the hospital and other Interior Health sites.
Working in the Microbiology department, you can expect to work in a team based environment and perform a variety of duties within the microbiology, histology and cytology areas 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 (temporary) part-time 0.69fte position. Days of work are rotating and shifts are 8hr day and evening shifts. There may be opportunity to bid for additional casual shifts in Microbiology, other areas of the RIH Lab or at nearby Interior Health Lab sites. Interior Health offers competitive compensation, generous employer paid vacation and a range of benefits and employee services to support you at every stage of your career.
Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Apply today!
Community Profile: Kamloops is known as a four-season adventure playground, where you can enjoy long hot summers and milder winters. With a population of 90,000 Kamloops offers all the amenities of a big city including great restaurants, a lively arts scene, shopping, businesses, wonderful parks and recreation facilities as well as easy access to spectacular winter sports at Sun Peaks resort.
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
Previous Microbiology experience would be considered an asset
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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