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MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST

Apply Now Job ID 1437219 Date posted 09/10/2020
Job title :MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST
Community :NELSON
Facility :KOOTENAY LAKE REGNL HSPTL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Position Summary

Permanent generalist Medical Laboratory Technologist opportunity now available at the Kootenay Lake Hospital in beautiful Nelson, B.C.!

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 Nelson community and surrounding areas. This is a generalist MLT position and offers interesting and varied work within all disciplines of the 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.

This is a permanent full time position. Days of work are rotating and shift times include a variety of day, evening and on-call shifts. The position offers the opportunity to work with a great team, in addition to relocation assistance, competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, pension plan and generous employer paid vacation and sick time.

If you are passionate about making a difference, apply today and join our talented and committed team.

Located on the shores of beautiful Kootenay Lake and surrounded by the Selkirk Mountains is the picturesque community of Nelson. Lush parks, colourful gardens and over 350 heritage buildings give the city of Nelson a unique charm. Known as “City of the Arts,” Nelson has been consistently ranked as the number one small town arts community in Canada.


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 preferred.

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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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