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MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST

Apply Now Job ID 1338432 Date posted 12/13/2019
Job title :MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST
Community :SALMON ARM
Facility :SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.63 FTE)
Position Summary

Multiple Medical Lab Technologist (MLT) opportunity now available in Salmon Arm, B.C!

Shuswap Lake Hospital is a small 40-bed Level 2 acute care Hospital in the Thompson-Cariboo-Shuswap health service area. Located in Salmon Arm, B.C the hospital offers services including surgical, inpatient, obstetrics and 24-hour emergency. Our acute care caseload is quite varied and we are a smaller STAT Lab, which allows for a great learning environment. Our MLTs rotate through Chemistry, Hematology/Coag, Transfusion Medicine and the Manual bench, processing blood, urine, body fluids and CSFs on site.

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 Salmon Arm community and surrounding areas.

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 permanent part time line is a float position. Shifts are days/evenings/nights 07:00 to 15:00, 08:00 to 16:00, 12:00 to 20:00, 14:30 to 22:30, 16:00 to 23:59, 23:30 to 07:30.

Salmon Arm lies in the heart of BC, nestled between the beautiful mountains and hills of the Shuswap Region. Located right on the serene Shuswap Lake, Salmon Arm is midway between Calgary and Vancouver (around 5hrs by car in either direction) and Kelowna international airport is a short 1.5hr drive away. Hundreds of miles of hiking trails and endless year round outdoor recreational activities surround this pristine town, which draws in tourists from all over the world with its countless opportunities for adventure. Cost of living is substantially lower than surrounding BC urban centres, and the city’s tremendously high quality of life landed it in the #1 place to live in BC, and #6 in Canada by MacLean’s Magazine.

Apply today and come and start your adventure in Salmon Arm!


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

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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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