Medical Lab Assistant

Position Summary

Permanent full-time Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) opportunity available now at the Penticton Regional Hospital. Days of work are rotating and shift times are day, evening and night shifts.

What will you work on

MLAs 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

Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) is a referral centre for three community hospitals and one diagnostic centre in the South Okanagan. Our Emergency department sees upwards of 36k visits and we have 129 acute beds and 102 extended care beds and offer a full range of health services to the community.

We live where people come to vacation! With one of the best year-round climates in Canada, Penticton is easy to enjoy with two beautiful lakes, beaches, acres of parks, and wilderness trails on the local mountains. Penticton's population is approximately 33,000 and offers small-town charm conveniently located for restaurants, local markets, festivals, concerts and ski areas.

Reasons to Apply

Interior Health offers so many great benefits and services! Competitive pay plus shift premiums, the opportunity to work with a diverse team, generous employer-paid vacation, sick time, extended health & dental; as well as learning and career development opportunities.

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 #:

01767708

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL

Location:

Penticton

Department:

PRH SPECIMEN PROC

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$26.39

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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