Medical Lab Assistant - Interior Health Authority

Job Details

Medical Lab Assistant

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  • City City: Vernon
  • 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

Position Summary 

Permanent full-time MLA opportunity at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Days of work are rotating and shifts include day, evening and nights. 

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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https://jobs.interiorhealth.ca/job/vernon/medical-lab-assistant/602/29854759984

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ABOUT THE COMPANY

Caring is at the heart of who we are. We strive to live out our vision: Health and well-being for all, as we deliver hospital, community and long-term care services to the over 834,000 people across British Columbia’s southern Interior region. For more than 20 years, Interior Health has worked together with partners and communities, inspired by innovation and the pursuit of a healthier tomorrow. We want you to enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and get to know the people around you. The range of careers at IH includes: financial advisors who oversee health care resources, technology professionals who support digital health services; nurses, food and nutrition staff, plant services and support workers in health-care facilities, and allied health and physicians on the front line of patient care. Care Lives Here.