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Medical Laboratory Technologist
Location:Princeton
Facility:PRINCETON GENERAL HSPTL
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Competition #:01456890
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HSA
Facility:PRINCETON GENERAL HSPTL
Department:PGH LABORATORY
Reports To:PRACTICE LEADER
Hourly Wage:$30.30 - $37.78
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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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.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT