Laboratory Assistant

Laboratory Assistant

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 20, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kamloops, BC
Category Assistant
Client Interior Health Authority
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 Job title :LABORATORY ASSISTANT
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.66 FTE)

Position Summary

Permanent part time (0.66 FTE) Medical Laboratory Assistant position available now at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. This schedule includes rotating evening and night shifts from 06:00 to 10:00, 06:00 to 12:00, 06:00 to 14:00, 07:00 to 15:00, 23:00 to 07:00 hours; weekend work is required. Rotating day and evening shifts.

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.

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.

We offer the opportunity to work with a great team, competitive compensation in addition to a range of benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career.

Community Profile: Kamloops is one of BC’s sunniest cities and home to 90,000 residents. Kamloops offers affordable housing, a large selection of restaurants and stores, a lively arts scene and a full range of businesses. Close proximity to Sun Peaks resort and the surrounding landscape of rivers, mountains, lakes and grasslands means unsurpassed opportunities for year-round outdoor activities.

Apply today and join our dynamic Lab team!

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 BC Driver’s License
• Ability to type 25 WPM *please upload a copy of an invigilated typing test dated within the last 48mths. Please note we do not accept self-administered online tests*

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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