MEDICAL LAB ASSISTANT

Interior Health
Posted 4 months ago
Trail
TBD
Part Time

Job Description

Position Summary

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) Lab are seeking positive and motivated Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) who wants to be a part of their high functioning team! This is a relief part-time position until the return of the current incumbent. Days of work are rotating and shifts are 8hr day and evening shifts, with a variety of shift times between the hours of 06:30 and 22:30.

MLA’s perform 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 and operating related equipment, distributing specimens within the Core Lab and outside Laboratories and receiving specimen from Labs within the region. MLA’s also enter data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and perform related clerical duties and ECG testing as required.

Situated in Trail, KBRH is a 75 bed hospital that provides hospital services to residents of the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Area. Services include 24-hour emergency services, intensive care, general surgery, obstetrics, renal, psychiatry as well as inpatient and outpatient Lab services.

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

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 24mths. Please note we do not accept self-administered online tests

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: email AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca

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