MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGISTApply Now Job ID 1271699 Date posted 06/11/2019
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Kelowna General Hospital is currently seeking a reliable and flexible Medical Lab Technologist, to join their busy team.
Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) is one of two of Interior Health’s tertiary referral hospitals and the Lab at KGH is our largest and most diverse. This is a full-service Laboratory offering Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Histopathology, Microbiology and Point of Care testing. The Lab employs a large team of generalist and specialist Technologists who deliver progressive 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.
As a Laboratory Technologist, you will work in a team based environment and perform a variety of duties within the Laboratory such as routine and/or complex tests utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments, 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 Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with relief positions and lead to regular employment.
Interior Health Laboratory is strongly committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer many fulfilling opportunities to support and enhance knowledge and skills and help you progress at every stage of your Laboratory career. Apply today!
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
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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