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Medical Laboratory Clerk, Powell River Hospital - LM Labs

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
Medical Laboratory Clerk, Powell River Hospital

LM Labs

Powell River, BC

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

The Laboratory Clerk is responsible to perform a variety of clerical duties in support of Laboratory Services.

What you'll do

  • Process test requisitions by receiving written or verbal instructions from physicians and enter pertinent information into computer system such as age, weight and fasting according to the specific laboratory test required; explain requisition information to patients.
  • Distribute Laboratory Specimen Collection Containers including pertinent specimen collection information.
  • Answer telephone; respond to general enquires, take and relay messages or refer caller to appropriate person or area.
  • Make appointments and attends to urgent requests.
  • Record tests on Laboratory forms for billing purposes.
  • Open, sort and distribute mail; sort Laboratory reports for distribution to physicians and referral laboratories.
  • Prepare/type reports and maintain related records.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

What you bring

  • Grade 12.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Two (2) years' recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

You also have the ability to:
  • Keyboard at 45 wpm.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Carry out the duties of the position.
  • Deal with others effectively.
  • Operate related equipment.
  • Organize work.
  • Demonstrate awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission's 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Site Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and other related reports.
  • Commit to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).

As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).

What we bring

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, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

Job Type: Casual

Wage: $23.58/ hour
5000 Joyce Avenue, Powell River BC, V8A 5R3

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Hours of Work: Monday - Friday; 0730-1530, 0800-1600

Requisition # CAS-135910

What we do

Lower Mainland Laboratories (LM Labs) provides laboratory testing at 31 sites across the lower mainland and central coast of BC, including acute care hospital laboratories and specialty laboratories. LM Labs is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

The Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA and LM Labs are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments' unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey-one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.
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