Medical Technologist 3 - Rural Bella Coola

$32.64 - $40.69 hourly
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Bella Coola, BC, Canada
  • Jun 08, 2021
Full time Healthcare Medical Technician

Job Description

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Medical Technologist to join the Clinical Laboratory team in Bella Coola, BC. Apply today to join our team!

As a  Medical Technologist 3 at VCH you will:

  • Provide technical leadership and expertise in the provisioning of Laboratory and Diagnostic Services for the Central Coast (Bella Coola/Bella Bella).
  • Participate in the planning and coordination of services; monitor the quality of technical work performed to ensure departmental standards are met and safety procedures are followed.
  • Schedule staff activities and participate in recruitment and performance management; train and coach team members.
  • Facilitate workplace solutions and the implementation of new techniques and procedures.
  • Perform a variety of routine/complex tests utilizing manual and automated procedures/instruments, when required.
  • Supervise at least one (1) other Medical Technologist and a total staff of up to and including seven (7) FTE.



Bella Coola sits in a mountain valley at the head of the North Bentinck Channel, 500 km north of Vancouver, with a population of about 1800 people. The community is at the end of a long, truly magnificent fjord, on the mainland coast of British Columbia. Bella Coola General Hospital has 10 acute bed, 5 residential beds and a 3 bed emergency department open 24/7, along with a laboratory, diagnostic imaging services, Telehealth, Mental Health, Public Health, Home & Community Support Services. Also within the hospital are a medical clinic and a pharmacy.

Education & Experience

  • Certified by the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS).

  • Bachelor of Science degree or an Advanced Registered certificate or completion of a supervisory/management program plus a minimum of five (5) years’ recent, related experience including two (2) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Regular travel within the Central Coast is required. Expenses will be reimbursed as per the Collective Agreement.


Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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