Medical Lab Assistant

Position Summary

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) Lab are seeking positive, energetic and motivated Medical Laboratory Assistants (MLA) who want to be a part of their high functioning team! This is a relief part-time position until the return of the current incumbent. Days of work are rotating and shift times are 08:30-16:30 and 07:00-11:00.

MLA’s perform 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 and operating related equipment, distributing specimens within the Core Lab and outside Laboratories and receiving specimen from Labs within the region. MLA’s also enter data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and perform related clerical duties and ECG testing as required.

Situated in Trail, KBRH is a 75 bed hospital that provides hospital services to residents of the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Area. Services include 24-hour emergency services, intensive care, general surgery, obstetrics, renal, psychiatry as well as inpatient and outpatient Lab services.

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

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 as required
Ability to type 25 WPM *please upload a copy of an invigilated typing test dated within the last 24mths. 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 #:

01741153

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.52 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

KOOTENAY BNDRY RGNL HSPTL

Location:

Trail

Department:

KBH SPEC PROC COLL STN

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$25.31

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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