Medical Lab Assistant

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Author pmnationtalk
Date September 7, 2019
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $24.33 - Per Hour
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Medical Lab Assistant

Competition #: 01297938
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: HEU
Hourly Wage: $24.33
Close Date: SEPTEMBER 15, 2019*


Position Summary
Laboratory Assistant 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 Casual opportunity. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and may vary and shifts may be at short notice. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent and temporary positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual employment and lead to regular employment.

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.

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*

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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