A permanent 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, evening and night shifts.
What you will 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
EKH is a 75-bed acute care hospital with a medium size Laboratory offering Core Lab, Microbiology, Histo, Pathology, collections and accession services. It is considered a regional referral site for selected testing and there are 30 Medical Technologists and 25 Med Lab Assistants employed in various disciplines.
Cranbrook is situated in the southeastern corner of British Columbia. Cranbrook is the business capital and largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region and is an easy drive to Alberta and the US. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas in the distance, residents can enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities
and urban pursuits.
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, and learning and career development opportunities.
• 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*
**New Rate as of April 1, 2023 will be $28.17
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.