Medical Laboratory Assistant

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Medical Laboratory Assistant

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 10, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT
Community :KELOWNA
Facility :KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.59 FTE)
Position Summary

Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) opportunity available now at the Kelowna General Hospital!

The KGH Laboratory is our largest and most highly specialized 24/7 lab and progressive teaching facility. The Lab employs more than 200 people including generalist and specialist Lab Assistants, Med Lab Technologists, department Specialists, Scientists and Pathologists. Our dedicated Lab professionals work collaboratively in the disciplines of Accession, Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Services, Histology and Microbiology.

The Medical Laboratory Assistant performs 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 permanent part-time 0.59fte opportunity. Days of work are rotating and shift times are days 05:00-13:00, 06:00-14:00, 07:00-15:00 and 08:00-16:00. We offer competitive pay and a range of benefits and employee services to support you at every stage of your career.

The hospital is situated just a short stroll 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 skiing, dining and golfing, tons of hiking and biking trails, amazing beaches and a diverse arts and culture scene. Live, work and play where others only vacation.

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*

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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