Northern Health

Job Description

Now This is Living!

Feeling the need to do something out of the ordinary and add some excitement to your life? Want to wake up every morning to endless recreational opportunities? Want to experience northern BC’s rich cultural heritage at its best?

With Northern Health you can enjoy a lifestyle that offers small town warmth, big city amenities, affordable living, and some of the shortest commutes in the country.  That’s what we call the best of BC – without the price tag!

Medical Laboratory Assistant
Casual – Various Locations Throughout Northern Health

Reporting to the Chief Technologist takes blood from patients, collects and prepares blood and other specimens for analysis; performs tests such as urine analysis and glucose monitoring and operates related equipment. Performs E.C.G.’s, specimen dispatch, filing and all clerical function of the Accession Department. Holter Monitor testing, and use of LIS efficiently. Attention to detail and multi-tasking a must.

To be successful for this position you must have 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

Check out what else you can expect by choosing Northern Health!
• Generous relocation packages for difficult to fill positions
• Northern living allowance in rural communities
• Great benefit packages and pension
• Unmatched work-life balance
• Affordable housing prices in most of our communities
• Four season, endless outdoor adventure
Offered through the Federal and BC Government “Loan Forgiveness Programs”, see our careers site for more information and eligibility.
“The team I have is the best I have ever come across, and together we are a very close knit team, with a powerful, positive energy that makes you really want to go to work.” Karen – Emergency Nurse, Dease Lake

“What’s not to like when you work with the most up to date equipment available, in an outdoor playground, with a team that loves coming to work every day.” – Charlene – Technologist – Fort St. John

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