Medical Lab Assistant

Medical Lab Assistant

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 28, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :MEDICAL LAB ASSISTANT
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME

Position Summary

Permanent full-time Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) opportunity available now at the Kelowna General Hospital (KGH). Days of work are rotating and shift times will include day, evening and night shifts. The position offers competitive pay plus shift premiums for evenings, weekends, night shifts and stat holidays. Generous employer paid vacation, sick time, extended health and dental benefits as well as range of employee services, access to training and career development opportunities.

MLA’s perform a variety of duties such as taking blood and specimen 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 KGH Laboratory is our largest and most specialized 24/7 lab and progressive teaching facility. KGH Lab employs more than 200 people including MLAs, MLTs, Specialists, Scientists and Pathologists who work collaboratively in a variety of disciplines such as: specimen collections, Accession, Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Histology, Microbiology and Molecular. Apply today and join our amazing team!

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 as required
Ability to type 25 WPM *please upload a copy of an invigilated/supervised typing test dated within the last 48mths. Please note we do not accept self-administered online tests*

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