Medical Lab Assistant (Evenings)

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Medical Lab Assistant (Evenings)

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

Position Summary

Evening Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) opportunity available now at the Kelowna General Hospital (KGH).

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.

This is a relief (temporary) part-time 0.73fte position. Days of work are rotating and shift time are: 14:30-22:30. The position offers competitive pay plus shift premiums per the collective agreement. 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.

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.

KGH is situated just moments from Okanagan Lake in the vibrant and growing city of Kelowna. The city offers so much for professionals and families to enjoy such as; world class winter sports, dining and golfing, tons of hiking and biking trails, amazing beaches and a diverse arts and culture scene.


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 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, email [email protected]

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