Job title :MEDICAL LAB ASSISTANT (MULTISITE)
Facility :VERNON JUBILEE HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Permanent full-time Med Lab Assistant (MLA) opportunity in Vernon. Days of work are rotating and shifts include day, evening and nights. This is a float, multi-site position and therefore shifts may be at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital, Pleasant Valley Health Centre, Enderby Health Centre and the Sterling Centre lab in downtown Vernon.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination order and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Interior Health offer competitive compensation and shift premiums, generous employer paid vacation and sick time in addition to a range of employee benefits and services to support you at every stage of your career.
The MLA performs a variety of duties such as taking blood samples from patients, preparing blood and other specimens for analysis, performing routine lab tests, distributing specimens to Lab 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.
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 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 and Silver Star Mountain Resort.
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*
Any position that is required to enter a LTC/AL/MH facility to provide services, the successful candidate of that position will be subject to the PHO Order regarding mandatory vaccination.
We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
Interior Health offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance contact AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca