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MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT

Apply Now Job ID 1325440 Date posted 11/14/2019
Job title :MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.73 FTE)
Position Summary

Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) opportunity available now at the Kelowna General Hospital!

Kelowna General Hospital is a tertiary hospital and acts as the referral site for the central and eastern part of the health region. With the opening of the Medical Program at UBCO, KGH has also become a progressive teaching facility. KGH provides both outpatient and inpatient services that is supported by all 5 Laboratory disciplines including 24/7 Core Lab and Microbiology services. The KGH Laboratory is our largest with over 190 people working in a variety of generalist and specialist areas including MLAs, MLTs, Technical Specialists and Pathologists.

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.

This is a temporary part-time 0.73fte opportunity. Days of work are rotating and shift times are 23:00-07:00.

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 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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