Job Posting
full time Other Healthcare at Kootenay Lake Hospital
Nelson, British Columbia
Job ID: 4441

Summary
Professional Practice Leader, Medical Laboratory Technologist

We are currently recruiting for a permanent full time “Professional Practice Leader, Medical Laboratory Technologist, Grade 4” based at the Kootenay Lake Hospital in the highly desirable community of Nelson, BC.
If you are a passionate Medical Laboratory Technologist with leadership experience and are seeking a rewarding, dynamic and meaningful career where you can be a part of a leading health organization; we would love to chat with you!

The Professional Practice Leader (PPL) for the Laboratory is responsible for the administration, supervision and planning of Laboratory Services. Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, the PPL will advise on budgets, workload, quality, labour relations and personnel. The position is responsible for interpreting and implementing all organizational regulations, policies and procedures as they apply to Laboratory Services.

The PPL provides clinical guidance to Lab personnel and under the direction of the Laboratory Manager and is responsible for the timely implementation of appropriate and consistent standards within sites under their jurisdiction. The PPL ensures consistency with organizational standards for the advancement of the organization’s goals and objectives to deliver quality healthcare in an effective and efficient manner.

This is a permanent full-time position, eligible for our 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. Hours of work are 08:00-16:00 Monday to Friday with Saturday, Sunday and stat holidays off.

Kootenay Lake Hospital is a Level 1 Community Hospital offering services including surgical, inpatient and emergency. The Laboratory offers safe, convenient, respectful and accessible services for both inpatients and outpatients.

Located on the shores of beautiful Kootenay Lake and surrounded by the Selkirk Mountains is the picturesque community of Nelson. Lush parks, colourful gardens and over 350 heritage buildings give the city of Nelson a unique charm. Known as “City of the Arts,” Nelson has been consistently ranked as the number one small town arts community in Canada.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces. Interior Health has been named one of BC’s Top Employers for 2017! This special designation recognizes the BC employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

Qualifications

• Graduation from an accredited Medical Laboratory Science training program.
• Current General 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.
• Successful completion of a recognized formal management/leadership program. Successful completion of recognized laboratory science continuing education courses within the last 5 years.
• Minimum five years of related, progressive experience as a Technologist in a clinical laboratory of similar size and scope with at least 3 years demonstrated leadership experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the facility.
• Valid BC Drivers license required.

Site Type
Hospital

Position Type
Full-Time

Application Process
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Last Refreshed
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Summary
Specialty
Other Healthcare
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
Professional Practice Leader, Medical Laboratory Technologist. We are currently recruiting for a permanent full time ...
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
Other Incentives: Comprhensive Benefit Package 
Qualification Requirements
Education
 
Experience
 
Certifications
Eligible for BCSLS Membership; Completed CSMLS-PLA; Graduate from an approved program; Years of related experience
Minimum five years of related, progressive experience as a Technologist in a clinical laboratory of similar size and scope with at least 3 years demonstrated leadership experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the facility.

Valid BC Drivers License 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Kootenay Lake Hospital 
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City / Town
Nelson 
Country
Canada 
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unspecified 
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Geographic location may be approximate
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Published on 2017-11-29
Edited on 2017-11-29