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Medical LABORATORY ASSISTANT
Location:Grand Forks
Facility:BOUNDARY HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01248439
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:BOUNDARY HOSPITAL
Department:BDH LABORATORY
Reports To:PRACTICE LEADER
Hourly Wage:$24.33
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 at the Boundary Hospital, in the friendly community of Grand Forks.

The Laboratory Assistant performs 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, 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 and ECG testing .
This position is also required to collect samples from satellite laboratories at nearby sites therefore the successful applicant is required to have a valid BC Drivers Licence.

This is a casual position. Days of work are rotating and shift times are 07:00 to 14:00, 07:30 to 15:30, 09:00 to 13:00 and 07:00 to 15:00. Driving to Greenwood and Midway for clinic collections may be required on some shifts.

Interior Health Laboratory is 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.
 
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