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Medical Laboratory Assistant
Location:Creston
Facility:CRESTON VALLEY HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01354539
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.65 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:CRESTON VALLEY HOSPITAL
Department:CVH LABORATORY
Reports To:PRACTICE LEADER
Hourly Wage:$24.33
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Awesome permanent MLA opportunity now available in Creston, B.C.

We are seeking a reliable and motivated Medical Lab Assistant to join our cohesive Lab team within the friendly team at the Creston Valley Hospital & Health Centre. This is a Level 1 Community Hospital in the East Kootenay health service area. Located in Creston, south east B.C. between Osoyoos and Cranbrook, the hospital offers services including surgical, inpatient and 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.

This is a permanent part-time position. Shifts are rotating 08:00-12:30 and 08:00-15:00, Monday to Friday with the opportunity to bid for additional casual shifts.

Interior Health Laboratory is strongly committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer many fulfilling benefits and 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 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