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Medical Laboratory Assistant
Location:Oliver
Facility:SOUTH OKANAGAN GEN HSPTL
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Competition #:01491966
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:SOUTH OKANAGAN GEN HSPTL
Department:SOG LABORATORY
Reports To:PRACTICE LEADER
Hourly Wage:$24.81
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Medical Laboratory Assistant position available now at the South Okanagan General Hospital located in Oliver B.C.

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.

This is a casual position days of work and shift times offered may vary depending on the needs of the department. Shift times are: 07:20 to 15:43, 06:30 to 14:53, 07:00 to 15:23, 08:00 to 12:00. Casual employees are able to apply for internally listed vacancies including permanent and temporary opportunities.

Interior Health is strongly committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer great benefits and 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 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*
We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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