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LABORATORY ASSISTANT

Apply Now Job ID 1146950 Date posted 07/30/2018
Job title :LABORATORY ASSISTANT
Community :TRAIL
Facility :KOOTENAY BNDRY RGNL HSPTL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) Lab is currently seeking positive, energetic and motivated Medical Laboratory Assistants who want to be part of a high functioning team of medical Laboratory professionals!

Situated in Trail, KBRH is a 75 bed hospital that provides hospital services to residents of the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Area. Services include 24-hour emergency services, intensive care, general surgery, obstetrics, renal, psychiatry as well as inpatient and outpatient Lab services.

The Laboratory 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 and operating related equipment, distributing specimens within the Core Lab and outside Laboratories and receiving specimen from Labs within the region. Lab Assistants also enter data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and perform related clerical duties and ECG testing as required.

This is a casual position which means that hours are not guaranteed. Shifts available may be day or evening shifts during the hours of 07:00 to 15:00, 15:00 to 22:30, 15:15 to 22:45, 06:30 to 13:30, 08:45 to 14:15, 07:15 to 13:45 seven days per week, on an as needed basis.

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.
Community Profile: Trail is nestled between the Monashee and Selkirk mountains on the banks of the Columbia River, approximately 10 km north of the US border. The area offers affordable housing and an easily accessible four season playground for outdoor enthusiasts.


Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

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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