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Medical Laboratory Technologist
Location:Cranbrook
Facility:EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01506982
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.58 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:HSA
Facility:EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Department:EKH ROUTINE CHEMISTRY
Reports To:PRACTICE LEADER
Hourly Wage:$30.30 - $37.78
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

We are seeking a flexible and reliable medical Laboratory Technologist to join our welcoming and professional Lab team at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, BC.

East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) is a 75 bed acute care hospital with a medium size Laboratory offering Core Lab, Microbiology, Histopathology and Specimen Accession services. It is considered a regional referral site for selected testing and there are 30 Medical Technologists and 25 Med Lab Assistants employed in the various areas of the lab.

The Laboratory Technologist works in a team based environment and performs a variety of duties within the Core Lab (Chemistry, Hematology and Transfusion Medicine) such as 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.

Situated in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, Cranbrook is the business capital and largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region and is an easy drive to Alberta and the US. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas, residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities such as hiking, camping, fishing and winter sports to name just a few.

Interior Health is committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer competitive pay and benefits, relocation assistance and many fulfilling opportunities to support and enhance your knowledge and skills at every stage of your Laboratory career.
 
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