Penticton Regional Hospital is currently seeking a reliable and motivated Medical Laboratory Assistant to join their high functioning team of Laboratory professionals!
This is a relief (temporary) part-time position until the return of the current incumbent. Days of work are rotating and shifts are 8 hours and include a variety of day, evening and night shifts.
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.
Interior Health Laboratory is committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer many fulfilling opportunities to support and enhance knowledge and skills and help you progress at every stage of your career.
Penticton has one of the best year-round climates in Canada, so its easy to enjoy two beautiful lakes, acres of parks and wilderness trails on the local mountains. Penticton's population is approximately 33,000 and offers small town charm with bigger city amenities
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*
**New Rate as of April 1, 2023 will be $26.94
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.