Medical Lab Assistant

Position Summary

We are seeking a reliable and motivated Medical Lab Assistant to join our cohesive Lab team within the Queen Victoria Hospital in the friendly community of Revelstoke, B.C. Days of work are Monday to Friday and shift times are: 08:30-15:20 and 10:00- 17:00.

The Medical Lab Assistant 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 Lab and outside Laboratories, operating related equipment, entering data into the Lab Information System (LIS) and performing related clerical duties and ECG testing as required.

The Queen Victoria Hospital is a Level 1 Community Hospital in the Thompson Cariboo Shuswap health service area. Located in Revelstoke, between Salmon Arm and Golden, the hospital offers services including acute care, laboratory, obstetrics, and emergency.

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

Community: Revelstoke offers unique opportunities for both visitors and residents; untouched natural beauty offering year round adventures with a legacy of heritage buildings that lend character and quaintness to the town. Hiking, mountain biking, fishing, climbing, canoeing, snowmobiling and the best backcountry skiing anywhere are some of the recreational activities this highly desirable community has to offer.

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*

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 #:

01709723

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.85 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

QUEEN VICTORIA HOSPITAL

Location:

Revelstoke

Department:

QVH LABORATORY

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$25.31

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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