Surrey Memorial Hospital, LM Labs, $24.81 per hour
What you’ll do
Collect blood and other specimens and label 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 collection of fine needle aspirations by providing clerical support.
Prepare specimen for analysis by centrifuging, aliquoting, and distributing specimens by priority including Microbiology, Pathology and Cytology specimens and assisting with gross exams. Stain, mount, and label slides.
Perform clerical duties as required including computer data entry for patient information and tests. Communicate test results to designated parties and handle 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
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.
Load specimens for analysis on barcode enhanced automated and semi-automated equipment only.
What you bring
Successful completion of a recognized Lab Assistant training program
One (1) year's recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
You will have the ability to
Type 25 wpm.
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Deal with others effectively.
Physically carry out the duties of the position.
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.
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.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Temporary, Part-Time (08/31/2021 – 0.67 FTE)
$24.81 per hour
13750 96th Avenue, Surrey BC
Rotating Days; Rotating Hours
Requisition Number: 101616
What we do
Lower Mainland Laboratories (LML) lmlabs.phsa.ca provides laboratory testing at 31 sites across the lower mainland and central coast of B.C., including acute care hospital laboratories and and specialty laboratories.
Provincial Health Services Authority (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.
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