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Laboratory Assistant Cariboo Memorial Hospital (Relief Part Time)

Reference Code: 00538345
Position Summary

Are you seeking that enviable work/life balance? You can find it in Williams Lake, BC. The Cariboo Memorial Hospital & Health Centre (CMH) is a community hospital that embodies a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible. With 31 beds, CMH offers ER, ICU, OR, Medical/Surgical, and Obstetrical units. The Lab provides safe, convenient, respectful and accessible laboratory outpatient services to patients.

Interior Health is seeking a Relief Part-time (.68 FTE) Medical Laboratory Assistant to join its team at Cariboo Memorial Hospital.

This position works in a team based environment and performs a variety of of duties within the Laboratory such as taking blood samples from patients, preparing blood and other specimens for analysis, performing routine lab tests, distributing specimens to Laboratory departments and outside Laboratories, operating related equipment, entering data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and performing related clerical duties. Performs ECG testing as required. Shifts will vary among Days and Evenings with rotating days off. Shift times are 06:00 to 14:00; 06:30 to 14:30; 07:15 to 15:15; 08:30 to 16:30; 09:15 to 17:15; 12:00 to 20:00

The City of Williams Lake (population 12,000) has rural charm intrinsic to its ranching culture and gold rush history. It also bustles with services and industries. Williams Lake is located 343 miles north of Vancouver, British Columbia, and 149 miles south of Prince George, British Columbia. Williams Lake is a natural jumping off point for a myriad of outdoor activities. The city offers a wide variety of outdoor activities and with several lakes and rivers just a quick drive from town, water activities such as fishing, boating, white water rafting, kayaking, and canoeing are all popular. Hikers and mountain bikers find plenty to explore along nature trails and in the surrounding forests and hillsides. For five months of the year, the snow covers the countryside in deep powder, inviting snowshoeing, cross country skiing and snowmobiling. Bull Mountain Ski Area offers miles of groomed trails, including a portion that is lit for night skiing.

Come join our team and grow your career with Interior Health! Excellent benefits! Opportunity to maximize your skills! An organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply today! Interior Health has the perfect work/life balance.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.


Grade 12, successful completion of a recognized Laboratory Assistant training program, plus one year's recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid Class 5 BC Drivers License.

Skills and Abilities:
Ability to type 25 WPM.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to deal with others effectively.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to organize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.
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