We are seeking reliable and motivated Medical Lab Assistants to join our cohesive Lab team at the Princeton General Hospital.
The Lab is open Monday to Friday daytime with on-call coverage required for evenings, nights and weekends. Shift times are 06:30 to 14:30, 07:00 to 15:00, 15:00 to 07:00, and 07:00 to 07:00.
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. This position requires on-call work using Point of Care and Virtual Care models.
The Princeton General Hospital is a Level 1 Community Hospital in the Okanagan health service area. Located southwest of Penticton, the hospital offers services including acute care, laboratory, and 24-hour emergency.
Interior Health is committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer many fulfilling opportunities to support and enhance knowledge and skills to help you progress at every stage of your Laboratory career.
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*
**New Rate as of April 1, 2023 will be $26.94
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.