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MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST

Apply Now Job ID 1426190 Date posted 07/23/2020
Job title :MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST
Community :MERRITT
Facility :NICOLA VALLEY HEALTH CTR
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Medical Laboratory Technologist opportunity now available at the Nicola Valley Hospital and Health Centre in the friendly community of Merritt, B.C.

The Nicola Valley Hospital and Health Centre has eight acute care inpatient beds and includes a 24/7 Emergency Department, Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy, Public Health, Mental Health, Home and Community Care Nursing and Home Support and Lab and X-ray.

As the Laboratory Technologist you will work independently within our supportive and cohesive team environment, providing vital Lab services to both inpatients and outpatients from the Merritt community and surrounding areas. This is a generalist Lab position and offers interesting and varied work within all areas of Core Lab.

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.

Interior Health is committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer great benefits, employee services and fulfilling opportunities to support and enhance knowledge and skills and help you progress at every stage of your Laboratory career.

Community Profile: Merritt known as the Country Music Capital of Canada offers a blend of country fun, wonderful heritage, urban amenities and outdoor adventure; with over 200 lakes and numerous hiking and biking trails in the surrounding area. Merritt is conveniently situated an easy 87km drive south of Kamloops and 270km northeast of Vancouver. Come and experience western charm in the heart of the Nicola Valley.


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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