Medical Lab Assistant

Position Summary

Permanent full-time Medical Lab Assistant (MLA) position available in Lillooet, B.C. This is a Monday to Friday position. Shifts are 8hr day shifts, between the hours of 07:00 and 17:00.

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

Steeped in history, culture and tradition, the rural mountain town of Lillooet is located on the unceded territory of the St’at’imc Nation. Known for its semi-desert climate, this area enjoys dry summers and milder winters, with no shortage of exhilarating or relaxing outdoor activities available. Situated amongst spectacular scenery, Lillooet is within easy driving distance of Kamloops, Williams Lake, Whistler and 250km northeast of Vancouver.

This Level 1 Community Hospital offers a 24/7, 5 bed emergency department, 6 inpatient beds in addition to medical, palliative, maternity and part-time operating room. The hospital is co-located with the Mountain View Lodge long-term care facility. The site offers multi-disciplinary allied health and community health services.

The MLA performs a variety of duties within the hospital, such as taking blood samples from patients, preparing blood and other specimens for analysis, performing routine lab tests, distributing specimens within the Core Lab and outside Laboratories, operating related equipment, entering data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and performing related clerical duties. Performs ECG testing as required.

Interior Health offer relocation assistance, competitive compensation, generous employer paid vacation and sick time in addition to great employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career.

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 typing test dated within the last 48mths. Please note we do not accept self-administered online tests*

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 #:

01605462

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

LILLOOET HSPTL & HLTH CTR

Location:

Lillooet

Department:

LIH LABORATORY

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$25.31

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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