Medical Lab Assistant

Medical Lab Assistant

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Author pmnationtalk
Date August 31, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Penticton, BC
Category Assistant
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :MEDICAL LAB ASSISTANT
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.73 FTE)

Position Summary

We are seeking a dynamic Med Lab Assistant for this multi-site opportunity. As driving is a requirement of the position an unrestricted drivers license is required. The successful applicant will working at the Penticton Regional Hospital Lab in addition to providing Lab Assistant services and collections at the nearby sites of Summerland Health Centre and the South Similkameen Health Centre in Keremeos. Days of work are rotating and shift times include day, evening and night 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.

We offer competitive compensation, generous employer paid vacation and sick time in addition to a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career.

Community Profile: We live where people come to vacation! With one of the best year-round climates in Canada, Penticton is easy to enjoy with two beautiful lakes, beaches, acres of parks, and wilderness trails on the local mountains.

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 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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