MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT

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

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Job title :MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT
Community :PRINCETON
Facility :PRINCETON GENERAL HSPTL
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

We are seeking reliable and motivated Medical Lab Assistants to join our cohesive Lab team within the friendly community of Princeton, BC.

The Princeton General Hospital is a Level 1 Community Hospital in the Okanagan health service area. Located south west of Penticton, the hospital offers services including acute care, laboratory, and 24 hour emergency.

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, distributing specimens within the Core Lab and outside Laboratories, operating related equipment, entering data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and performing related clerical duties. Performs ECG testing as required.

Shift times are 07:00 to 15:00, 07:30 to 15:30, 06:30 to 14:30 with out of hours on-call.

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

Community: Situated in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, you will find the quaint community of Princeton, BC. Offering affordable housing, a four season playground for outdoor enthusiasts and yet located just an hour from the South Okanagan and 3hrs from Vancouver; making this a truly perfect location to maximize your work-life balance.

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.