MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT

INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY - Vernon, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job title :MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT
Community :VERNON
Facility :VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

The Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) is seeking a reliable and motivated Medical Laboratory Assistant to join the busy Lab team!

VJH is in the Okanagan health service area and responsible for providing core medical and surgical specialty services to patients throughout its service area. Located in Vernon, between Kelowna and Kamloops, VJH offers services including core physician specialties, Laboratory, 24 hour emergency and trauma services, acute and obstetrical care.

The Medical 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 and ECG testing as required.

This is a casual position meaning hours are not guaranteed and may vary. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internally posted positions including temporary and permanent positions. Many careers at Interior Health begin with casual opportunities.

For a challenging, growth-oriented career in a beautiful natural setting where balanced lifestyle choices abound, come to Interior Health and join our quest to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of BC.

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
Ability to type 25 WPM *please upload a copy of an invigilated 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 AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.