Medical Lab Assistant - Interior Health Authority

Job Details

Medical Lab Assistant

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  • City City: Kelowna
  • 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 

Permanent full-time MLA opportunity available now at the Kelowna General Hospital. Days of work are rotating and shift times are day and evening shifts: 05:00-13:00, 08:00-16:00, 12:00-20:00 and 17:00-01:00. 

MLA’s perform a variety of duties such as taking blood and specimen samples from patients, preparing blood and other specimens for analysis, performing routine lab tests, distributing specimens to departments and outside Labs, operating related equipment, entering data into the LIS and performing related clerical duties and ECG testing as required. 

Interior Health offers competitive pay plus shift premiums per the collective agreement for evenings, weekends, nights and stat holidays. Generous employer paid vacation, sick time, extended health, dental, and a variety of employee services and career development opportunities.

The KGH Laboratory is our largest and most specialized 24/7 lab and progressive teaching facility. The Lab consists of hundreds of team members who work collaboratively in a variety of disciplines such as: Collections, Accession, Chemistry, Hematology, Transfusion Medicine, Histopathology, Microbiology and Molecular.

The hospital is situated just moments from Okanagan Lake in the vibrant and growing city of Kelowna. The city offers so much for professionals and families to enjoy such as shopping, dining, golfing, tons of hiking and biking trails, amazing beaches and world class winter sports. Live, work and play where others only vacation!

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 as required
  • Ability to type 25 WPM *please upload a copy of an invigilated/supervised typing test dated within the last 48mths. Please note we do not accept self-administered online tests*

What you will do:

Variety of duties such as taking blood and specimen samples from patients, preparing blood and other specimens for analysis, performing routine lab tests, distributing specimens to departments and outside Labs, operating related equipment, entering data into the LIS and performing related clerical duties and ECG testing as required.

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