Casual Medical Laboratory Assistant positions available now at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. This schedule includes day, evening and night shifts. Casual means that hours are not guaranteed and may vary. Casual employees are immediately eligible to apply for internally posted vacancies including temporary and permanent positions.
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. Performs ECG testing as required.
The RIH Lab strives to provide safe, convenient, respectful and accessible laboratory services to our patients. Programs and services include chemistry, hematology, microbiology, histopathology, cytology, and transfusion medicine. RIH is a tertiary hospital and a 24/7 operation with state of the art equipment, acting as a regional referral site.
Community Profile: Kamloops is one of BC’s sunniest cities and home to 90,000 residents. Kamloops offers affordable housing, a large selection of restaurants and stores, a lively arts scene and a full range of businesses. Close proximity to Sun Peaks resort and the surrounding landscape of rivers, mountains, lakes and grasslands means unsurpassed opportunities for year-round outdoor activities.
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
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*
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
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.