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MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST

Apply Now Job ID 1456890 Date posted 10/16/2020
Job title :MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST
Community :PRINCETON
Facility :PRINCETON GENERAL HSPTL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Medical Lab Technologist opportunity now available at the Princeton General Hospital!

As the Laboratory Technologist you will work autonomously within our supportive and cohesive team environment, providing vital Lab services to both inpatients and outpatients from the Princeton community and surrounding areas. This is a generalist Lab position and offers an excellent opportunity to hone independent practice and self-direction within our small and varied laboratory – basic chemistry, transfusion medicine, hematology and blood bank. Histology and microbiology are sent to our larger lab in Kelowna.

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 casual position. Shift times are 06:30-14:30 and 07:30-15:30 with weekends on-call.

Interior Health Laboratory is 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.

Community:
Situated in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, you will find the quaint and welcoming community of Princeton, BC. With approximately 2,800 residents Princeton offers affordable housing and a four season playground for outdoor enthusiasts. This family friendly town is conveniently located just a short drive from the South Okanagan, the US border crossing and only 3hrs from Vancouver by car, making Princeton a perfect location to maximize your work-life balance!


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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