Medical Lab Assistant

Position Summary

Relief full-time Medical Lab Assistant opportunity is available now at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook. Days of work are rotating and shifts include day and evening 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

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 so many great benefits such as competitive pay plus shift premiums, and the opportunity to work with a great team. Generous employer-paid vacation, sick time, extended health, dental, and a variety of employee services 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/photo 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 #:

01792796

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Cranbrook

Department:

EKH SPECIMEN PROC

Reports To:

PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$26.39

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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