Laboratory Office Assistant

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Laboratory Office Assistant

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date October 27, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Williams Lake, BC
Category Assistant
Client Interior Health Authority
Contact Information
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Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

Cariboo Memorial Hospital and Health Centre is looking for a Casual Laboratory Office Assistant to join their team. Apply Today!

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:
• A current 5 Minutes Typing Test 45 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution, (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED);
• Medical Terminology course
• Your Grade 12 Diploma;
• Your Resume indicating two years’ recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;

This position performs a variety of clerical duties related to the planning and processing of employee vacation and leave information and performs registration and cashier duties as required. Typical duties and responsibilities include:
• Review and processes test requisitions by reading and interpreting written or verbal instructions from physicians and completing requisition forms with appropriate patient demographics such as patients name, date of birth and specific laboratory tests required
• Receives, sorts, numbers and prepares specimens such as sputum, blood, urine, stool, etc. by entering patient demographic information and tests ordered into LIS; preparing requisitions as required; verifying specimen identification matches identification on requisition; prioritizes specimen preparation to accommodate urgent requests as required.
• Receives referred in specimens from other laboratories, enters patient demographic data and tests ordered and/or prepares requisitions as required
• Answers incoming telephone calls, Receives, opens, and re-directs incoming mail, Faxes, mails and distributes reports for the laboratory area
• Assists in maintaining established levels of required laboratory supplies by monitoring levels and notifying the supervisor when a reorder is required.
• Performs clerical functions such as recording unit values of test results
• Assists with orienting new staff
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Shift Type(s): Rotating

Shift Times: 10:00 to 18:00

Days Of Work: Rotating

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 – 37.5 hours per week.

Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces….Be part of a dynamic team!


Education, Training and Experience:
Grade 12, medical terminology and two years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to keyboard at 45 wpm
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work
• Ability to operate related equipment.

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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