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

Casual Laboratory Assistant position now available at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital!

Vernon Jubilee Hospital (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.

Days of work are rotating and shift times include day, evening and night shifts on an as needed basis. Casual employees have access to internally posted vacancies.

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. Performs ECG testing as required.

The thriving city of Vernon is home to approx. 40,000 residents, situated at the northern end of the sunny Okanagan Valley within a short drive to Kelowna International Airport and UBC Okanagan. The city is home to a diverse arts community and boasts major amenities within close proximity to three stunning lakes, award winning wineries and golf courses and offers easy access to the world renowned Silver Star Mountain Resort; making the area hugely desirable for residents and visitors.

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 Class 5 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*