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Northern Health

Medical Laboratory Assistant Ii

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Position Summary
Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you a registered Laboratory Assistant looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our Laboratory department.

Under the supervision of the Chief Technologist or designate, the Laboratory Assistant performs specimen collection, preparation and testing, and performs related clerical and other laboratory support functions. Performs inpatient and/or outpatient Electrocardiogram (ECG) testing, and/or Holter monitor testing as required, and explains test procedures. Performs routine equipment cleaning and maintenance.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Monday to Friday, Days - 07:00 to 15:00

Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre provides medical service to Old Masset, Port Clements and surrounding areas. The hospital and health centre has 4 Acute Care beds, 1 Palliative Care bed, 4 Long-term Care beds and a 4 unit assisted living complex. Some services provided at the hospital:
• Emergency
• Laboratory
• Diagnostic Imaging
• Pharmacy
• Chronic Disease Management
• Physiotherapy
• Speech and Language therapy
• Mental Health and Substance Use service
• Home and Community Care and Home Support services
• Visiting specialists in Pediatrics, Orthopaedics, ENT, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Respirology, Rheumatology, Urology and Ophthalmology
• Video conferencing capabilities with specialists or physicians in other areas Public Health provides many services to the community. Some of these services include:
• Harm reduction services
• TB testing
• Prenatal services with pregnancy registry
• Kindergarten screening and school immunizations
• Birth control, pap tests, STI testing

Masset is situated along the shoreline of Masset Sound on Haida Gwaii, formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, and is the largest village on the island. Major industries are logging, fishing and tourism. Masset provides services for a larger rural area with a population of 1,000 local residents and services a surrounding area of 2,300 including Tow Hill (unincorporated) and Old Masset (IR). incorporated in 1961, the Village of Masset (pop. 1,000) is the oldest of the island's municipalities. The community has one elementary school and one secondary school. Check out Masset , the place where the ocean meets the shore and the sunsets are breathtaking.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• "Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
As part of your application process, you will need to upload the following documentation:
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
• Registration number (if you are part of a regulated profession)
• Any supporting documents regarding education/qualifications for this position. Examples may include:
• Program certificates or diplomas
• High school/college/university transcripts etc.
• It is also recommended to provide a cover letter and resume
Are you an International Applicant? Before applying for a job with Northern Health, please follow these steps on our Northern Health careers page

Qualfications
• Grade 12, successful completion of a recognized Lab Assistant training program plus one (1) year's recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Ability to type at 25 w.p.m.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.

About Northern Health

Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations. Our vision of building a strong primary health care system for all Northerners will create a dynamic work environment that challenges all of your skills. We are also dedicated to optimizing the expertise of our staff and building relationships with regional educational institutions for training opportunities such as new physicians, nurses, and paramedical professionals. Northern British Columbia features spectacular lifestyle options in all of our family-oriented communities. Whether you want a casual walkabout beginning in your own backyard, sporting opportunities to challenge the best of athletes, or cultural activities in one of our many diverse communities, Northern British Columbia offers something for everyone.

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-06

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