Medical Lab Assistant - Interior Health Authority

Job Details

Medical Lab Assistant

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  • City City: Penticton
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 1
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 40
  • Schedule Schedule: Days, Nights, Evenings, Shift
  • Education Education: High School, College, University

Position Summary 

Penticton Regional Hospital Lab is currently seeking a reliable and motivated Medical Laboratory Assistant to join their high functioning team of Laboratory professionals! Days of work are rotating and shifts include day, evening and night shifts. 

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.

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

Penticton has one of the best year-round climates in Canada, so it’s easy to enjoy two beautiful lakes, acres of parks and wilderness trails on the local mountains. Penticton's population is approximately 33,000 and offers small town charm with bigger city amenities.

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*

What you will do:

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.

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https://jobs.interiorhealth.ca/job/penticton/medical-lab-assistant/602/28122076672


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