Medical Laboratory Assistant | Casual

Position Summary

We are seeking a reliable and motivated Medical Lab Assistant to join our cohesive Lab team within the Queen Victoria Hospital in the friendly community of Revelstoke, B.C.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and may vary and shifts may be at short notice. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to regular employment.

About us:

We are committed to achieving a culturally diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve, and where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work. Well-being and work-life balance are promoted within the team, and our commitment to environmental sustainability supports our primary goal of increasing the health and well-being of everybody in our region.

What we offer:

We offer welcoming workplaces along with a range of benefits, services and policies to support you at every stage of your career.

What will you work on:

The Medical Lab Assistant performs a variety of duties within the hospital, such as taking blood samples from patients, preparing blood and other specimens for analysis, performing routine lab tests, distributing specimens within the Lab and outside Laboratories, operating related equipment, entering data into the Lab Information System (LIS) and performing related clerical duties and ECG testing as required.

About this location:

Revelstoke offers unique opportunities for both visitors and residents; untouched natural beauty offering year round adventures with a legacy of heritage buildings that lend character and quaintness to the town. Hiking, mountain biking, fishing, climbing, canoeing, snowmobiling and the best backcountry skiing anywhere are some of the recreational activities this highly desirable community has to offer.

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 Indigenous Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process and/or career exploration, send your question(s) via email to IndigenousEmployment@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 #:

02064863

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

QUEEN VICTORIA HOSPITAL

Location:

Revelstoke

Department:

QVH LABORATORY

Reports To:

PPL OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$29.27

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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