We are seeking reliable and motivated Medical Lab Assistants to join our cohesive Lab team within the friendly community of Ashcroft, BC. Shifts available Monday to Friday 08:00-16:00 on a casual as needed basis. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internally posted positions including temporary and permanent positions. Many careers begin with casual employment and quickly lead to other opportunities.
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.
Ashcroft Hospital and Community Health Care Centre does not have acute care beds, but provides: basic laboratory and radiology; urgent care; outpatient ambulatory care; community services; long term residential care services; and on-site doctors’ offices.
Interior Health is committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer many fulfilling opportunities and services to support you, enhance knowledge and skills and help you progress at every stage of your career.
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*
**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.