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LABORATORY ASSISTANT

Apply Now Job ID 1185935 Date posted 11/07/2018
Job title :LABORATORY ASSISTANT
Community :CRANBROOK
Facility :EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook is looking for Casual Lab Assistants to join their team!

East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) is an acute care hospital with 69 beds. The lab is medium in size and performs both in and outpatient services. It is considered a regional referral site for selected testing and there are over 25 Laboratory Technologists and 22 Laboratory Assistants employed in the various departments.

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

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements may vary as needed including daytime and evening shifts.

For a challenging, growth-oriented career in a beautiful natural setting where balanced lifestyle choices abound, come to Interior Health and join our quest to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of BC.


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 Class 5 BC Driver’s License.
Ability to type 25 WPM *please upload a copy of an invigilated typing test dated within the last 24mths. Please note we do not accept self-administered online tests*
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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