Medical Laboratory Assistant

Position Summary

Kootenay Lake Hospital is looking for reliable and motivated casual Medical Lab Assistants to join the team in Nelson.

The Laboratory Assistant performs a variety 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. They shall also perform ECG testing as required.

This is a casual position. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and that days of work and shift times may vary. Many careers with us begin with casual employment and lead to permanent or temporary career opportunities. Shift times for this position are between the hours of 06:30 and 19:00.

Located on the shores of Kootenay Lake and surrounded by the Selkirk Mountains is the welcoming community of Nelson. Lush parks, colourful gardens and over 350 heritage buildings give the city its picturesque charm. Known as “City of the Arts,” Nelson has been consistently ranked as the number one small town arts community in Canada.

Qualifications

Grade 12
Successful completion of a recognized Laboratory Assistant training program
One year's recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Valid BC Driver’s License as required
Ability to type 25 WPM *please upload a copy of an invigilated/supervised typing test dated within the last 48mths. Please note we do not accept self-administered online tests*

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, contact AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01586781

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

KOOTENAY LAKE REGNL HSPTL

Location:

Nelson

Department:

KLH LABORATORY

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$25.31

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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