Job title :LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST
Community :PRINCETON
Facility :PRINCETON GENERAL HSPTL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
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 permanent full-time opportunity. Days of work are rotating and shift times are: 08:00 to 16:00, 06:30 to 14:30 and 07:30 to 15:30 with a weekend and on-call requirement. This position offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic medical services, dental and extended health including massage therapy, chiropractic, physiotherapy in addition to life insurance and long-term disability.

Interior Health Laboratory is strongly 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. Offering affordable housing, a four season playground for outdoor enthusiasts and yet conveniently located just a short drive from the South Okanagan and 3hrs from Vancouver; 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

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