Medical Lab Assistant

Position Summary

Med Lab Assistant opportunity at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH). Days of work are rotating and shifts include day, evening and nights. This is a relief (temporary) position until February 2023 or the return of the current incumbent. Interior Health offer competitive compensation and shift premiums, generous employer paid vacation and sick time in addition to a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career.

The MLA performs a variety of duties such as taking blood samples from patients, preparing blood and other specimens for analysis, performing routine lab tests, distributing specimens to Lab departments and outside Laboratories, operating related equipment, entering data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and performing related clerical duties and ECG testing as required.

VJH is in the Okanagan health service area and responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to patients throughout its service area. Located in Vernon, between Kelowna and Kamloops, VJH offers services including core physician specialties, Laboratory, 24 hour emergency and trauma services, acute and obstetrical care.

The thriving city of Vernon is home to approx. 40,000 residents, situated at the northern end of the sunny Okanagan Valley within a short drive to Kelowna International Airport and UBC Okanagan. The city is home to a diverse arts community and boasts major amenities within close proximity to three stunning lakes and Silver Star Mountain Resort.

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 #:

01755629

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.79 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL

Location:

Vernon

Department:

VJH SPECIMEN PROC

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$25.31

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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