Medical Lab Assistant

Position Summary

Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) opportunity available now at the Cariboo Memorial Hospital (CMH) in Williams Lake, B.C. This is a casual position and shift times are days and evenings.

What will you work on?

As a member of the MLA team, you will perform a variety of duties in accessioning, outpatients and hospital collections. Typically this involves a lot of patient interaction through collecting blood and other specimens, preparing blood and specimens for analysis, sample processing and send out to outside Labs. Your responsibilities will also include using the Laboratory Information System (LIS), Holter monitor set-up & placement and ECG testing and some other clerical duties.

How will you create impact?

As a valued member of the team, you will have an immediate impact on the delivery of high quality care, in the largest and busiest centre north of Kamloops. We have 28 inpatient beds, 14 Emergency beds plus a trauma room, in addition to a 4 bed ICU and obstetrics unit. CMH is a very close knit team of multi-disciplinary professionals and we pride ourselves on supporting one another in the Lab, and across the facility.

How will we help you grow?

The fast pace, acuity and unique needs of every patient offer the opportunity to learn and develop your skillset. CMH is a diverse care environment that is undergoing expansion and there are opportunities in the Lab and other departments, as the site and community grows. You will be a part of the bigger IH network with access to colleagues, resources, employee services, education and training; whatever direction your career takes you. Apply today to find out more about what we offer!


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*


This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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