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LABORATORY ASSISTANT

Apply Now Job ID 1201210 Date posted 12/21/2018
Job title :LABORATORY ASSISTANT
Community :SALMON ARM
Facility :SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

We are seeking reliable and motivated Medical Lab Assistants to join our cohesive Lab team within the friendly community of Salmon Arm, BC.

The Shuswap Lake General Hospital is a Level 2 Community Hospital in the Thompson Cariboo Shuswap health service area. Located in Salmon Arm, between Kamloops and Revelstoke, the hospital offers services including surgical, inpatient, obstetrics, laboratory and 24 hour emergency.

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

Casual shifts are 8 hours and are available on an as needed basis between the hours of 07:00 – 23:00.

Interior Health Laboratory is strongly committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer many fulfilling opportunities to support and enhance knowledge and skills and help you progress at every stage of your Laboratory career.

Come and make a difference in the lives of others. Apply today and join our talented team of Lab professionals!


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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