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Medical LABORATORY ASSISTANT
Location:Kamloops
Facility:ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01296644
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Department:RIH ACCESSION
Reports To:PRACTICE LEADER
Hourly Wage:$24.33
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Casual opportunities now available for Medical Lab Assistants within the Accessioning department at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops.

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. Shifts times are varied and include day, evening and night shifts on a rotating schedule.

The RIH Lab strives to provide safe, convenient, respectful and accessible laboratory services to our patients. Programs and services include chemistry, hematology, microbiology, histopathology, cytology, and transfusion medicine. RIH is a tertiary hospital and a 24/7 operation with state of the art equipment, acting as a regional referral site.

This is a casual position which means that hours are not guaranteed and may vary. Casual employees are eligible to apply for internally posted vacancies including temporary and permanent positions.

Apply today and join our dynamic Lab team!
 
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