Public Health Technologist Zoonotic Disease and Emerging Pathogens – LM Labs

  • Company:
    PHSA
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    16 hours ago
  • Category:
    Healthcare

Public Health Technologist Zoonotic Disease and Emerging PathogensBCCDC Labs, Vancouver BC $30.90 to $38.63 per hour What you’ll doParticipate in day-to-day work activities in Zoonotic Diseases & Emerging Pathogens by testing referred-in, reference, clinical and other samples using serological, culture, molecular and other techniques.Evaluate and verify results according to established procedures.Perform molecular testing as determined by protocol (West Nile surveillance) or special request approved by Team Lead and Program Head/Medical Microbiologist.Perform culturing techniques as determined by protocol (Borrelia species and Helicobacter pylori) or special request approved by Team Lead and Program Head/Medical Microbiologist.Perform Helicobacter pylori stool antigen test.Identify bacteria using light, darkfield and fluorescent microscopy.  What you bringCertification with the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS).One (1) year recent related experience in the designated discipline within the last six years, and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Basic knowledge of microbiology, molecular biology and biosafety.You will have the ability to:Manage multiple projects independently and meet the demands of the section’s routine work schedule.Write scientific manuscripts an asset and performing literature searches.Troubleshoot unexpected results.Use interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.Demonstrate attention to detail and organizational skills.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. Regular Full-Time Wage: $30.90 to $38.63 per hour655 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Monday to Friday; 0800-1600/0830-1630 Requisition Number: 105291 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.  ATTN: PHSA Employees: To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca     Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of April 1, 2021. 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 internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.