Medical Lab Assistant

Medical Lab Assistant

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date December 2, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Nelson, BC
Category Assistant
Client Interior Health Authority
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Community :NELSON

Position Summary

Kootenay Lake Hospital is looking for reliable and motivated Medical Lab Assistants to join the team in Nelson! This is a relief (temporary) opportunity expected to run until April 2022 or the return of the incumbent. Days of work are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and shift times include 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. They shall also perform ECG testing as required.

Located on the shores of Kootenay Lake and surrounded by the Selkirk Mountains is the welcoming community of Nelson. Lush parks, colourful gardens and over 350 heritage buildings give the city its picturesque charm. Known as “City of the Arts,” Nelson has been consistently ranked as the number one small town arts community in Canada.


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*

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
Interior Health offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance, please email: [email protected]

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