Are you skilled at data entry and clerical functions? Are you curious about the inner workings of a public health laboratory? Help BC’s COVID-19 response by joining LM Labs as a Clerk, where you will assist laboratory professionals with processing test requisitions and matching them with patient samples.
These roles are available both temporary full-time and temporary part-time and will be instrumental in supporting COVID-19 testing work across the province. Join this essential coordinated health care function to play a role in gathering critical diagnostic data!
What you’ll do
Perform data entry and general word processing functions such as inputting client information into computerized systems, maintaining registers, and typing correspondence, reports and documents.
Receive and process test requisitions, matching them with patient samples when required.
Enter, search and retrieve information from computerized information systems. Enter test orders into information systems in accordance with established procedures.
Answer telephone calls.
Perform general record management and filing duties.
Receive, record, sort and distribute incoming and outgoing mail, faxes, internal correspondence, and courier documents.
Maintain inventory of department supplies as needed.
What you bring
Grade 12 graduation.
Two (2) years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
You have the ability to:
Keyboard a minimum of 45 wpm.
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Physically carry out the duties of the position.
Deal with others effectively.
Operate related equipment.
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.
Laboratory Clerk - COVID 19 Response
Job Type: Temporary project work with the possibility of extension according to operational requirements.
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: September 30, 2021
Hours of Work: Variety of shifts available, including days, nights and evenings. Shifts are subject to change in response to operational requirements.
Location: Vancouver Region - BCCDC, with potential for additional locations as needed.
What we do
Lower Mainland Laboratories (LM Labs) lmlabs.phsa.ca, a service of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), provides laboratory testing at 31 sites across the lower mainland and central coast of B.C., including acute care hospital laboratories and specialty laboratories.
PHSA plans, coordinates 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: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, 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, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.