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PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER, MLT GRADE 5

Apply Now Job ID 1423566 Date posted 07/31/2020
Job title :PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER, MLT GRADE 5
Community :WILLIAMS LAKE
Facility :CARIBOO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Position Summary

Are you a passionate and motivated Medical Laboratory Technologist with progressive supervisory experience? Are you looking for your next rewarding career opportunity that offers work life balance in a beautiful, natural setting? If so, prepare to join our leading health organization! We are currently recruiting for a permanent fulltime “Professional Practice Leader, Medical Laboratory Technologist, Grade V” to manage lab services in Williams Lake and 100 Mile House in B.C.

The Profession Practice Leader (PPL) is responsible for the administration, supervision and planning of Laboratory Services. Reporting to the Laboratory Director, the PPL advises on budgets, workload, quality, labour relations and personnel. The PPL is responsible for interpreting and implementing all organizational regulations, policies and procedures as they apply to Laboratory services at their designated sites.

The PPL provides clinical guidance to Lab personnel and is responsible for the timely implementation of appropriate, consistent safe and high quality standards within sites under their jurisdiction. The PPL ensures consistency with organizational standards, policies and procedures for the advancement of the organization’s goals and objectives to deliver quality healthcare in an effective and efficient manner.

Days of work are Monday to Friday, 08:00-16:00 with weekends and stat holidays off. This position offers relocation assistance, competitive compensation, generous employer paid vacation and sick time in addition to comprehensive benefits, pension, life insurance and long-term disability coverage.

The PPL will be based at the Cariboo Memorial Hospital located in Williams Lake, B.C. This is an expanding Level 2, 31 bed community hospital serving Williams Lake and surrounding communities. CMH provides medical, surgical, obstetrical & gynecological, pediatric, internal medicine, cardiology, ophthalmology, psychiatry & dermatology. The hospital offers 24 hour Emergency, Lab and Imaging services. The PPL also manages Lab services at the 100 Mile House District General Hospital. This is a 16 bed facility, located in the historic town of 100 Mile House, approximately 1 hour by car from Williams Lake and 2 hours from Kamloops.

As the largest and fastest growing city in the area, Williams Lake serves as a business, industrial, and service hub for many outlying communities. Outdoor recreation enthusiasts are drawn to the area’s natural amenities. World-class mountain bike trails, miles of hiking and skiing terrain, and hundreds of lakes for kayaking, rafting, boating, fishing, and camping. The surrounding pristine wilderness provides unlimited recreation combined with the convenience of city living.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work and the people around you. Interior Health has been named one of BC’s Top Employers for 2020! This special designation recognizes the BC employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.


Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited Medical Laboratory Science training program. Current General 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.

Successful completion of a recognized formal management/leadership program.

Successful completion of recognized laboratory science continuing education courses within the last 5 years.

Minimum five years of related, progressive experience as a Technologist in a clinical laboratory of similar size and scope with at least 3 years demonstrated leadership experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the facility.

Valid BC Drivers license required.

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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