Medical Laboratory Technologist, Pathology
- Posted by: Interior Health Authority
- Closing Date: Sep 16, 2022
- City: Penticton, BC
- Rate of Pay: Hourly
- Positions Available: 1
- Type: Full Time
- Duration: Permanent
- Avg. Hours/Week: 37.5
- Schedule: Days, Nights, Evenings, Shift
- Education: High School, College, University
Seeking a flexible and reliable Medical Laboratory Technologist to join their welcoming team at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, BC. This is a permanent full-time position in Pathology. Days of work are Monday to Friday and shift times are 07:00 to 15:00, 07:30 to 15:30, 08:00 to 16:00.
As a member of the MLT team, you can expect to contribute in a team based environment and perform a variety of duties within the pathology, histology and cytology areas of the Lab such as: routine and/or complex tests, utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments, including PCR testing, receiving specimens, entering data into the LIS, and validating/reporting test results.
The RIH Lab is a full-service 24/7 facility offering Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Histology, Microbiology, Pathology and point of care testing. The Lab employs a very large team of generalists and specialists who deliver both inpatient and outpatient Lab services utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Our professional Lab team, work collaboratively with other departments throughout the hospital and other Interior Health sites.
Community Profile: Kamloops is known as a four-season adventure playground, where you can enjoy long hot summers and milder winters. With a population of 90,000 Kamloops offers all the amenities of a big city including great restaurants, shopping, businesses, wonderful parks and recreation facilities as well as easy access to spectacular winter sports at Sun Peaks resort.
- 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
Variety of duties within the pathology, histology and cytology areas of the Lab such as: routine and/or complex tests, utilizing manual procedures and automated instruments, including PCR testing, receiving specimens, entering data into the LIS, and validating/reporting test results.