Technical Assistant - Community Services - Laboratory
Island Health
Royal Jubilee Hospital Victoria, BC, CA
6d ago

Job Description

  • In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health), patient & staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA;
  • as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

  • Reports to Senior Technical Assistant & Clerical Supervisor. Takes blood from patients, collects and prepares blood and other specimens for analysis, distribution, and storage;
  • performs lab tests such as dipstick urine analysis and glucose testing at sites throughout southern Vancouver Island. Performs ECG testing and performs related clerical duties.

    QUALIFICATIONS :

    Education, Training And Experience

    Grade 12, successful completion of a recognized Lab Assistant training program plus one year's recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

    Valid Class 5 vehicle licence.

    Skills And Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to type at 25 wpm
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