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Laboratory Technologist (full Time)

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Full Time
A month ago
Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you a registered Lab Technologist looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our Laboratory department.

Performs established laboratory procedures and related duties under the direction of the Chief Technologist and in accordance with hospital and departmental policy in the fields of biochemistry, hematology, blood bank, urinalysis, accessioning, and phlebotomy.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 07:00 to 15:30, 08:00 to 16:30, 08:30 to 17:00

Fort Nelson General Hospital is a nine acute bed hospital with seven long-term care beds. Services include laboratory, medical imaging, community counselling, basic obstetrics and minor surgery. Visiting specialists in obstetrics, pediatrics, massage therapy, acupuncture and physiotherapy is also available. Fort Nelson also has dental clinics, pharmacies, a health unit, drug and alcohol programs, counselling services, child and youth programs, and several support groups and organizations.

Fort Nelson is located in the northernmost region of the Rocky Mountains and has a family and recreation-oriented community of 3,366 (2021) people. The country around Fort Nelson is vast and has an abundance of rivers, mountains, hot springs and wildlife viewing for the adventure seeker. Check out Fort Nelson for more information for those who want a slower pace lifestyle.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Relocation Incentive is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• "Loan Forgiveness Programs" offered through the Federal and BC Government

Qualifications
• Must have successfully completed an approved training course in medical technology and be currently registered with the Canadian Society of Laboratory Technologists.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to perform tasks according to prescribed procedures.
• Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to work under pressure
• Ability to work without direct supervision.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Ability to organize work.
• The physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.

Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.

There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.
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