Medical Lab Assistant

Position Summary

Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) opportunity available now at the Kelowna General Hospital (KGH). This is a relief position. Days of work are rotating and shift times are: days and evenings.

MLA’s perform a variety of duties such as taking blood and specimen 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.

The KGH Laboratory is our largest and most specialized 24/7 lab and progressive teaching facility. KGH Lab employs more than 200 people including MLAs, MLTs, Specialists, Scientists and Pathologists who work collaboratively in a variety of disciplines such as: specimen collections, Accession, Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Histology, Microbiology and Molecular.

Interior Health offers competitive pay plus applicable shift premiums for evenings, weekends, night shifts and stat holidays. Generous employer paid vacation, sick time, extended health, dental benefits, and a range of employee services and access to training and career development opportunities

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 offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance email 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 #:

01599192

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.73 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KGH MICRO-PCR - COVID19

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEAD

Hourly Wage:

$25.31

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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