MEDICAL LAB TECHNOLOGIST
Permanent 0.79fte MLT position available at the Castlegar and District Community Health Centre. Days of work are rotating and shift times are days and evenings: 07:30 to 15:30, 12:30 to 20:30, 09:00 to 17:00.
This is a generalist Lab position and offers a great opportunity to work independently in all areas of the Core Lab (Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine) in addition to some phlebotomy. This site does not have acute care beds, but offers laboratory and radiology; urgent care; outpatient ambulatory care; community services; long term residential care services; and/or on-site doctors’ offices.
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.
As a B.C. top employer, we offer progressive and diverse workplaces, a network of welcoming multi-disciplinary colleagues and a range of benefits and services to support you:
• Recognition of previous experience in determining salary • Relocation assistance for eligible positions • Employer paid benefits, vacation & sick time • Training and career development opportunities • Locations that qualify for B.C. student loan forgiveness
The friendly town of Castlegar (population 9,000) is located in the scenic Selkirk Mountain Range in the West Kootenay’s, BC approximately half way between Vancouver and Calgary and 425 miles north east of Seattle. The amicable climate and breathtaking scenery of Castlegar contribute to an enjoyable lifestyle with unlimited recreational activities year round. Just a short distance from the town are championship golf courses, world-class alpine resorts and groomed cross-country ski trails.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order and selected applicant(s) must comply.
• 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 offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and would like assistance with the application process email AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca