Vancouver Coastal Health

Supervisor - Combined Lab & X-ray Technologists (CLXT)

Job Description

Job Title: Supervisor - Combined Lab & X-Ray Technologists (CLXT)
Work Site:

Clinical Laboratory, Bella Coola General Hospital - Bella Coola, BC

Status: Regular Full Time 
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $33.29 - $41.61 per hour

Hours of work vary as operationally required

Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 169890-jma


Come work as a Combined Lab & X-Ray Technologist (CLXT) Supervisor with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!  Relocation Assistance and Staff housing may be available.

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Combined Lab & X-ray Technologist (CLXT) Supervisor to lead the team at Bella Coola General Hospital in Bella Coola, BC. Apply today to join our team!


As a Supervisor - Combined Lab & X-Ray Technologist (CLXT) at VCH you will:

  • Be responsible for the supervision and coordination of technical staff activities.
  • Oversee the quality of work performed, participate in recruitment and performance management and coaches and orientate team members.
  • Work within the Diagnostic Accreditation Program (DAP) standards to ensure quality services to patients/clients.
  • Recommend updates to policies, protocols and procedures, compile financial and statistical reports, resolve routine problems in both the x-ray and lab departments and respond to enquiries.
  • Liaise with other departments to facilitate the provision of effective and appropriate services that meet client needs in an efficient manner.
  • Perform technical duties as required.



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 long term care 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

  • Graduated from a recognized Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technologist/Technician program.

  • Registered with a recognized provincial professional association.

  • Two (2) years recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Demonstrated skill in operating related equipment and in performing techniques appropriate to the designated area.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability in transfusion medicine as appropriate within scope of practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (orally and in writing) and deal effectively with clients and their families, coworkers, physicians, other health care staff, and staff of external agencies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practice of safe work procedures with relevant equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an effective leader, motivator, facilitator and team member.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate, facilitate, coach and mentor staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement procedures and protocols.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote a culture of enquiry and evidence-based practice.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with and/or guide others in resolution of conflict issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
  • Demonstrated skill in techniques appropriate to area of specialty and the use of applicable equipment and supplies.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage own learning to meet future challenges within the organization.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including the ability to effectively use a computerized client care information system.
  • Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


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