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Laboratory & X-Ray Technologist (CLXT), Multi Functional Lab Core - Whistler Health Centre - Provincial Laboratory Medicine Services

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Laboratory & X-Ray Technologist (CLXT), Multi Functional Lab Core - Whistler Health Centre

Provincial Laboratory Medicine Services

Whistler, BC

The Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technologist (CLXT) performs technical work involved in the duties associated with laboratory and x-ray test procedures. The Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technologist (CLXT) evaluates and verifies laboratory results, performs patient phlebotomies, performs quality control, participates in quality assurance and prepares related reports. Performs equipment maintenance and troubleshooting, participates in orientation of new employees. Works within health and safety requirements and within the Diagnostic Accreditation Program (DAP).

What you'll do

Perform daily routine duties in both Lab and X-ray departments as required.

  • Works on hematology, coagulation and chemistry benches.
  • Performs daily quality control, as appropriate
  • Runs patient samples and reports
  • Receive blood components and products
  • Assign and dispense uncross matched red cells, albumin, RHIG, IVIG, plasma and cross matched red cells
  • Transporting of blood components and products
  • Quarantine and discard of blood products
  • Pooling/reconstitution of purified plasma products (such as PCC, fibrinogen)

  • X-ray
    • Maintains film library
    • Prepares films for physicians and radiologists by retrieving relevant previous films and information and completing all documentation for each case
    • Performs general x-ray procedures in the department and on the floor
    • Performs inpatient and outpatient phlebotomies.
    • Performs, documents and monitors internal and external quality control.
    • Performs clerical functions such as participating in inventory control, keeping daily statistics, maintaining files, referring x-ray films to appropriate physicians, referring specimens to other labs, answering phone calls, booking procedures, referencing lab reports including Transfusion Medicine reports.
    • Participates in internal and external quality assurance programs.
    • Perform equipment maintenance and troubleshooting; documentation work performed.
    • Participates in the orientation of new employees, including conducting in-services when required.
    • Provides "on-call" services, as appropriate.
    • Carries out responsibilities in accordance with health and safety requirements. Immediately reports unsafe situations by notifying supervisor or other appropriate personnel.

    What you bring

    • Graduation from a recognized Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technology Program.
    • Eligible for registration with a provincial licensing body.
    • Completion of the NAIT TRAM 101 Course, minimum one (1) year recent, related experience or program/curriculum based instruction in transfusion medicine or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    You will also have
    • Demonstrated recent working knowledge of the assigned section or sections.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of laboratory procedures, and technical competence to perform tests used in the assigned section of the laboratory, including quality control and safety.
    • Basic awareness of research process.
    • Demonstrates interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
    • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize workload.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
    • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure in a constantly changing environment.
    • Basic knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care using point of care instrumentation.
    • Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment and software, including techniques appropriate to the designated area of the laboratory.
    • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
    • Commitment to develop knowledge and understanding of legislative obligations and provincial commitments found in the foundational documents - including Truth & Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Calls for Justice (2019), the Declaration Act Action Plan and Remembering Keegan: A First Nations Case Study - and how they intersect across the health care system.
    • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
    • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities of settler colonialism on Indigenous Peoples and familiarity with addressing Indigenous-specific anti-racism, anti-racism and Indigenous Cultural Safety and foundational documents and legislative commitments (The Declaration Act, the Declaration Action Plan, TRC, IPS, Remembering Keegan, etc.).

    What we bring

    Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
    • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
    • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
    • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
    • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
    • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
    • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

    Job Type: Temporary, Part-Time (0.60 FTE until February 9, 2025)
    $36.69 - $45.81/hour

    Location: 4380 Lormier Road, Whistler BC, V0N 1B4

    Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
    Hours of Work:
    Rotating; 0830-1630 OR 0900-1700 AND ON CALL 1700-2359,0000-0830 As Per Rotation

    Requisition # 168816E

    As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

    What we do

    Provincial Laboratory Medicine Services (PLMS) provides laboratory testing at 31 sites across the lower mainland and central coast of BC, including acute care hospital laboratories and specialty laboratories.

    PLMS is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

    PHSA and PLMS are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

    The Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose.

    Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

    PHSA is committed to equity in our hiring and employment practices. With learning and compassion, we are addressing existing inequities and barriers throughout our systems. PHSA is seeking to create a diverse workforce and to establish an inclusive and culturally safe environment. We invite applications and enquiries from all people, particularly those belonging to the historically, systemically, and/or persistently marginalized groups identified under the B.C. Human Rights Code.

    One of PHSA's North Star priorities is to eradicate Indigenous-specific racism, which includes dismantling barriers to health care employment at every level. We welcome Indigenous individuals to apply and/or contact the Sanya'kula Team (Indigenous Recruitment & Employee Experience) for support at .

    Indigenous-specific anti-racism initiatives are rooted in addressing the unique forms of discrimination, historical and ongoing injustices, and marginalization faced by Indigenous peoples. These initiatives align with an Indigenous rights-based approach, recognizing the inherent rights and self-determination of Indigenous communities. PHSA must uphold legislative obligations and provincial commitments found in the foundational documents such as including Truth & Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Calls for Justice (2019), the Declaration Act Action Plan and Remembering Keegan: A First Nations Case Study.

    ATTN: PHSA Employees:

    To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at

    Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of July 18, 2024. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

    If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday - Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

    About PHSA

    Canada's first provincial health services authority. Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is one of six health authorities – the other five health authorities serve geographic regions of BC. PHSA's primary role is to ensure that BC residents have access to a coordinated network of high-quality specialized health care services. PHSA operates provincial programs including BC Children's Hospital, BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, BC Emergency Health Services, BC Cancer, BC Centre for Disease Control and BC Transplant. It is also responsible for specialized provincial health services like chest surgery and trauma services, which are delivered in a number of locations in the regional health authorities.


    Government Health Care

    Company Size

    10,000+ employees

    Application closing date is 2024-09-07

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