Relief full-time Medical Lab Assistant opportunity available now at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Days of work are rotating and shifts include day and evening shifts. This position is expected to run until the return of the current incumbent.
What will you work on
MLA’s perform a variety of duties such as taking blood and specimen samples from patients, preparing blood and other specimens for analysis, performing routine lab tests, distributing specimens to departments and outside Labs, operating related equipment, entering data into the LIS and performing related clerical duties and ECG testing as required.
About this location
East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) is an acute care hospital with 75 beds. The lab is medium in size and performs both in and outpatient services. It is a regional referral site for selected testing and there are over 25 Med Lab Technologists and 22 Med Lab Assistants working across the various departments.
Reasons to Apply
Interior Health offers competitive pay plus shift premiums per the collective agreement. The opportunity to work with a great team, in addition to generous employer paid vacation, sick time, extended health, dental, and a variety of employee services and career development opportunities.
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/photo 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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