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LABORATORY ASSISTANT
Location:Salmon Arm
Facility:SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01201210
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL
Department:SLH LABORATORY
Reports To:PRACTICE LEADER
Hourly Wage:$23.43
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

We are seeking reliable and motivated Medical Lab Assistants to join our cohesive Lab team within the friendly community of Salmon Arm, BC.

The Shuswap Lake General Hospital is a Level 2 Community Hospital in the Thompson Cariboo Shuswap health service area. Located in Salmon Arm, between Kamloops and Revelstoke, the hospital offers services including surgical, inpatient, obstetrics, laboratory and 24 hour emergency.

The Laboratory Assistant performs a variety of duties within the site, such as taking blood samples from patients, preparing blood and other specimens for analysis, performing routine lab tests, distributing specimens within the Core Lab and outside Laboratories, operating related equipment, entering data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and performing related clerical duties. Performs ECG testing as required.

Casual shifts are 8 hours and are available on an as needed basis between the hours of 07:00 – 23:00.

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 Laboratory career.

Come and make a difference in the lives of others. Apply today and join our talented team of Lab professionals!
 
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 Class 5 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*

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT