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Medical Laboratory Assistant
Location:Cranbrook
Facility:EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01368589
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Department:EKH SPECIMEN PROC
Reports To:PRACTICE LEADER
Hourly Wage:$24.33
Close Date:FEBRUARY 20, 2020*
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Position Summary

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook is looking for flexible and motivated Medical Lab Assistants to join their Laboratory team.

East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) is an acute care hospital with 75 beds. The lab is medium in size and performs both in and outpatient services. It is considered a regional referral site for selected testing and there are over 25 Laboratory Technologists and 22 Laboratory Assistants employed in the various departments.

The Laboratory Assistant performs a variety of duties such as receiving and processing specimens for analysis. Other duties may include performing routine lab tests, distributing specimens to Laboratory departments and/or outside Laboratories, operating related equipment, entering data into the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and performing related clerical duties and ECG testing as required.

For a challenging, growth-oriented career in a beautiful natural setting where balanced lifestyle choices abound, come to Interior Health and join our quest to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in BC.
 
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/photo of an invigilated typing test dated within the last 24mths. 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