Medical Laboratory Assistant - Lions Gate Hospital, LM Labs
Within the context of a client and family centered care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, this position works under general supervision to perform duties related to blood collection and specimen processing.
Receives patients for testing, collects blood specimens using venipuncture and skin puncture, prepares specimens for analysis and forwards to referral laboratories or other areas.
Performs routine electrocardiogram testing where required. Utilizes the Laboratory Information systems and related database system / s to enter data, generate blood collection lists and reports, etc.
Answers telephones, files and distributes materials as required.
In this role, you will :
Explains procedure for the collection of laboratory specimens and responds to routine inquiries.
Performs routine lab tests such as urine tests for protein and / or glucose using colour coded dip sticks.
Separates serum or plasma from cells by centrifugation and prepares blood films by spreading blood specimen onto slide. Forwards to Technologist for analysis.
Stores analyzed specimens and discards outdated specimens as directed in accordance with established facility procedures.
Contacts courier, air transport or alternate carriers.You hold :
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If this sounds like you, apply now!
Lower Mainland Laboratories is a service of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) , responsible for providing public laboratory services throughout the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.
Hospital-based laboratories in Vancouver Coastal Health, Fraser Health, Providence Health Care and PHSA provide both inpatient and outpatient laboratory services.
These specialty laboratories provide a variety of reference and specialized testing.
The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians .
PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include : Patients first
The PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.