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* Medical Laboratory Assistant (WORKSITE LOCATION IS FLEXIBLE)

Position Summary

This posting encompasses all Medical Laboratory Assistant positions across the Interior Health region. If you are a qualified MLA and do not see exactly what you are looking for on our career site, please apply to this competition.

Reason to Apply:
We are a B.C. top employer and offer progressive and diverse workplaces, a network of welcoming colleagues along with a range of benefits and services to support you:
• Recognition of previous experience in determining salary
• Relocation assistance for eligible positions
• Generous employer-paid benefits, vacation & sick pay
• Education and career development opportunities
• Locations that qualify for B.C. student loan forgiveness
• Positions that are eligible for the B.C. Provincial Nominee Program

What you will 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 our Locations:
Positions are available now in our largest sites in Kelowna and Kamloops as well as various regional and community hospitals, we can work with you to find your dream position in locations such as the:

Okanagan: Beautiful beaches, lakes, orchards, vineyards, golfing and world-class ski resorts all just minutes away from the main centres of Kelowna, Vernon, Penticton and Oliver.

Thompson Cariboo Shuswap: Spectacular scenery, agricultural abundance, provincial parks, culturally and historically rich communities such as Williams Lake, Kamloops, Salmon Arm, Revelstoke and Merritt

Kootenay’s: The wilderness capital of BC offers majestic mountain ranges, glacier-fed lakes and lush forests for skiing, hiking, biking and camping. Home to sunny, laid back communities like Cranbrook, Nelson, Trail and Creston.

We have multiple hospitals hiring now and we can work with you to find your dream position whether you are looking for a big city, smaller town or rural community.

Come join our stellar team of Medical Lab professionals and APPLY TODAY!


Education and 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
• Ability to type 25wpm
• Valid BC Driver’s License as required

Further Questions?
Not sure if you are qualified? Yet to obtain CSMLS certification? Or maybe you have questions about Lab careers and training opportunities? We are here to help, email our Lab Recruiter:


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 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.

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