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Medical Technologist 3 (Cytogenetics)

Medical Technologist 3 (Cytogenetics)

855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

$32.64/hr - $40.69hr

The cytogenetic technologist performs a variety of tests and procedures on specimens submitted for cytogenetic analyses using cytogenetic and molecular techniques in the context of the organization’s quality management system.


What you’ll do

  • Assigns patient identification number and checks various regional databases for previous relevant analyses.
  • Validates and maintains inventory, and prepares reagents used for test procedures.
  • Sets up and harvests cultures for cytogenetic analyses.
  • Prepares slides and performs various banding techniques such as G-banding, C-banding.
  • Prepares slides and performs fluorescence in situ hybridization.
  • Performs DNA/RNA extraction and molecular techniques.
  • Performs troubleshooting on related techniques to consistently achieve high quality.

What you bring

  • Certification with the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Sciences in Clinical Genetics and graduation from the post graduate diploma program in Clinical Genetics from the British Columbia Institute of Technology or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

What’s in it for you

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 and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Casual Oportunity
$32.64/hr - $40.69hr
855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled
Work Days: Rotating

Hours of Work: Rotating

Requisition Number: 96635

What we do

Lower Mainland Laboratories (LML)lmlabs.phsa.ca provides laboratory testing at 31 sites across the lower mainland and central coast of B.C., including acute care hospital laboratories and and specialty laboratories.

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates 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: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, 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, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.