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Apply Now Job ID 1400202 Date posted 05/27/2020
Community :KELOWNA
Position Summary

Interior Health’s Laboratory team is currently seeking a Technical Specialist, Anatomical Pathology to be based at our tertiary hospital lab sites in either Kelowna or Kamloops, B.C. If you are an experienced, adaptable and innovative Medical Laboratory Technologist who possesses strong leadership capability and has advanced training and skills in this discipline; then we would love to chat with you about this rewarding position.

The Technical Specialist for this area works in a team based environment and is accountable for the development, implementation and maintenance of practice standards for the designated discipline. Acting as a Clinical Resource to laboratory staff you will provide leadership, direction and guidance on practice activities and advancing practice, research and education.

Key responsibilities include:
• Reviewing and implementing consistent practice standards, goals and objectives in conjunction with designated management and leading the development and standardization of discipline specific policies and procedures, continuing education and training programs.
• Monitoring existing procedures and equipment and develops new methods as appropriate ensuring best practice standards are implemented and communicated throughout the IH Laboratories.
• Supporting departmental and regional initiatives through collaboration with local and regional laboratory leaders and managers, pathologists and physicians to achieve overall goals and objectives.

This is a permanent full-time position. Hours of work are 08:00-16:00 from Monday to Friday with weekends and stat holidays off. The position may be located at either of our tertiary labs at the Kelowna General Hospital or the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. Interior Health Authority is a leading health organization offering competitive compensation, relocation assistance and generous employer paid vacation. In addition to comprehensive benefits including coverage for dental and extended health, life insurance, long-term disability and a range of services to support you at every stage of your career.

Located in the sunny southern interior of B.C. our region is renowned as a four-season playground surrounded by nature, where you can enjoy many recreation options during long hot summers and milder winters. Whether you want to be based in Kelowna or Kamloops, both are major centers offering welcoming and diverse communities with shopping, restaurants, vineyards, craft breweries, arts and culture, family friendly amenities and so much more!

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum and together, we create great workplaces.


Graduation from an accredited Medical Laboratory Science training program with 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.

Completion of recognized advanced specialty program/training in the designated discipline.

5 years’ recent related experience, including 3 years leadership experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Valid BC Drivers license required.
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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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