Medical Lab Assistant

Position Summary

We are seeking a reliable and motivated Medical Lab Assistant to join our cohesive Lab team within the friendly community of Salmon Arm, B.C. This is a relief opportunity until the return of the current incumbent and the work schedule includes rotating day and evening shifts.

The Laboratory Assistant performs a variety of duties within the site, 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.

The Shuswap Lake General Hospital is a Level 2 Community Hospital in the Thompson Cariboo Shuswap health service area. Located in Salmon Arm, between Kamloops and Revelstoke, the hospital offers services including surgical, inpatient, obstetrics, laboratory and 24 hour emergency.

Interior Health is committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer many opportunities to support and enhance knowledge and skills, and help you progress at every stage of your career. Apply today!

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
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

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 #:

01707155

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL

Location:

Salmon Arm

Department:

SLH LABORATORY

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$25.31

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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