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MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT

Apply Now Job ID 1219860 Date posted 02/12/2019
Job title :MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.65 FTE)
Position Summary

An opportunity exists for a Laboratory Assistant to join our team in a part-time position at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops.

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. Performs ECG testing as required. Shifts times are varied and include day, evening and night shifts on a rotating schedule.

The RIH Lab strives to provide safe, convenient, respectful and accessible laboratory services to our patients. Programs and services include chemistry, hematology, microbiology, histopathology, cytology, and transfusion medicine. RIH is a tertiary hospital and a 24/7 operation with state of the art equipment, acting as a regional referral site.

This is a 0.65fte relief part-time opportunity. Days of work are rotating and shift times are: 06:00-10:00, 08:00-12:00, 06:00-14:00, 07:00-15:00 and 23:00 to 07:00

Kamloops, the third largest city in the southern interior of BC, is famous for its hospitality, offering visitors all the amenities of a big city. Live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!


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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