Medical Lab Assistant

Position Summary

Relief (temporary) part-time Medical Laboratory Assistant position available now at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. This schedule includes rotating day and evening shifts.

We offer the opportunity to work with a great team, competitive compensation in addition to a range of benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career.

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. The city offers a large selection of restaurants and stores, arts scene and a full range of businesses. Close proximity to Sun Peaks resort and the surrounding landscape of rivers, mountains and lakes provides opportunities to enjoy year-round outdoor activities.

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 #:

01720234

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.66 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH ACCESSION

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEAD

Hourly Wage:

$25.31

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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