Are you a passionate Laboratory Professional looking for Room to Grow both personally and professionally? Do our Core Values in Patient Care – Quality, Integrity, Respect and Trust – resonate with you?
We are presently hiring and looking for Laboratory Technologists to join the Laboratory Team at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) and assist with vacation relief coverage and short notice on-call availability.
This position works in a team based environment and under general supervision of the Section Head, Professional Practice Leader or other designated personnel. The Med Lab Tech performs a variety of routine and/or complex tests utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments within the laboratory. Position is also responsible for functions such as greeting patients, collecting and/or receiving specimens, entering data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and related computer systems/programs, validating and reporting test results, maintaining instruments and preparing solutions and control agents in accordance with established procedures and safety standards. Participates in departmental training programs in individual or all sections of the lab (such as, microbiology, histology, cytology, etc.) with a view to learning new/existing tests and procedures for use in the Laboratory.
Located in Kelowna, KGH offers high-level, specialty medical care including 24 emergency and trauma services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic/paramedical services.
The KGH Lab strives to provide safe, convenient, respectful and accessible laboratory outpatient services to our patients, in addition to offering a test menu that meets the needs of the people we serve. Our services provide full clinical diagnostic and anatomic pathology services.
Our present casuals actually get more shifts than they want, especially if they work the off-shifts. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including part time or full time permanent positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual on-call positions and lead to regular employment.
Excellent Benefits! Opportunity for growth! Apply Today!
Come to Interior Health and experience the difference of working for the public sector.. Where it feels good to give back.