Medical Laboratory Assistant

Medical Laboratory Assistant

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Author pmnationtalk
Date January 5, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Trail, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Position Summary

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) Lab is currently seeking positive, energetic and motivated Medical Laboratory Assistants who want to be part of a high functioning team of medical Laboratory professionals!

Situated in Trail, KBRH is a 75 bed hospital that provides hospital services to residents of the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Area. Services include 24-hour emergency services, intensive care, general surgery, obstetrics, renal, psychiatry as well as inpatient and outpatient Lab services.

The Laboratory Assistant performs a variety of duties within the hospital, such as taking blood samples from patients, preparing blood and other specimens for analysis, performing routine lab tests and operating related equipment, distributing specimens within the Core Lab and outside Laboratories and receiving specimen from Labs within the region. Lab Assistants also enter data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and perform related clerical duties and ECG testing as required.

This is a relief part-time 0.73fte position. Days of work are rotating and shift times include morning, afternoon and evening shifts.

Interior Health Laboratory is strongly committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer many fulfilling opportunities to support and enhance knowledge and skills and help you progress at every stage of your Laboratory career.

Community Profile: Trail is nestled between the Monashee and Selkirk mountains on the banks of the Columbia River, approximately 10 km north of the US border. The area offers affordable housing and an easily accessible four season playground for outdoor enthusiasts.


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 24mths. 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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