Laboratory Assistant, Fraser Canyon Hospital
Provincial Health Services Authority
Hope, British Columbia
6d ago

Laboratory Assistant, Fraser Canyon Hospital

Lower Mainland Laboratories, $24.33 per hour

What you’ll do

  • Collect blood and other specimens and labels with relevant information according to Fraser Health policies. This includes sweat collections, breath collections, capillary gases, venous and capillary blood samples, and other specimens as required.
  • Assist in the collections of fine needle aspirations by providing clerical support.

  • Prepare specimens for analysis by centrifuging, aliquoting, and distributing specimens by priority including Microbiology, Pathology and Cytology specimens and assisting with gross exams.
  • Stains, mounts, and labels slides.

  • Perform clerical duties as required including computer data entry for patient information and tests. Communicate test results to designated parties and handles inquiries from other health team members.
  • Clean, operate and maintain equipment such as temperature checks on fridges, incubators, autoclaves and water bath. Inform appropriate staff of problems with equipment as per established procedure.
  • Prepare reagents, media, and specimen collection material and distribute as required. Receive, store and ship specimens and other materials.
  • Prepare, handle, and transport specimens for preanalytical and post-analytical storage, including discarding specimens as per accepted protocols.

  • 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.
  • What’s in it for you

    Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future.

    That’s why we’re focused on your care too offering health, wellness, development programs to support you at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
  • Casual Opportunity

    Wage : $24.33 per hour

    1275 7th Avenue, RR 4, Hope

    Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

    Rotating Shifts

    Requisition Number : 093093

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